Report: Bob Diaco hired as head coach at UConn

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Late Wednesday night news broke that Notre Dame defensive coordinator Bob Diaco had been hired as the new head football coach at UConn. The 40-year-old Diaco and Connecticut reportedly reached a five-year contract that will start at $1.5 million per year. Diaco has been at Notre Dame since 2010, arriving with ...

Cullen Finnerty: Ex-Division II champion quarterback missing

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

Cullen Finnerty, one of the winningest quarterbacks in college football history, has been missing for days and members of his family are fearing the worst. A Michigan law enforcement official says family members believe he may have suffered "a mental episode." Finnerty led Grand Valley State to three Division II national ...

USF 23, Notre Dame 20: Notre Dame Needs Some Holtzball

Sunday, September 4th, 2011

In the wake of South Florida's 23-20 win at Notre Dame Saturday, it sure feels like the storm that delayed the game twice for a total of nearly three hours is actually still hovering over South Bend. How's that for a hacky lede, eh? Brian Kelly's Fighting Irish were truly awful ...

Bowl Preview: Hyundai Sun Bowl

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Notre Dame (7-5) vs. Miami (FL) (7-5) (-3) Brian Kelly himself has said that no team begins their season aiming for the Sun Bowl. So why does it exist? What's the point of this and other bowl games that feature nothing but teams that are disappointed to be there? It sure ...

Notre Dame Upsets Utah, Brian Kelly Safe, Fans Disappointed

Saturday, November 13th, 2010

No matter what you think of Utah, that was a stunning upset by Notre Dame. Playing with freshman quarterback Tommy Rees, without  running back Armando Allen, and with what might be worst defense in college football history were it not for Michigan, the Irish still scored 28 points and held ...

Brian Kelly Must Go*

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Imagine that you are a workplace supervisor. Now imagine that one of the employees you are responsible for overseeing is killed on the job as a result of your gross negligence. Think you'd still be employed? Exactly. Unless we learn of facts that point to the contrary, it is difficult for me to think ...

Week Nine College Football Picks

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Record after week eight: 88-38 (63-60-3 ATS) 12 pm ET Northwestern (5-2) at Indiana (4-3) (+3) All Indiana has left on the schedule that they can definitely win on a good day are Northwestern and Purdue. Not-so-coincidentally, those are the two wins they need for bowl eligibility. They're not beating Wisconsin, Iowa, or ...

Week Eight College Football Picks

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

Record after week seven: 79-32 (56-52-3 ATS) 12 pm ET Purdue (4-2) at (11) Ohio State (6-1) (-24) Ah, the scene of Terrelle Pryor's 2009 Waterloo. Every one of the flaws in his game (most of which still exist, by the way) came to light that afternoon in Lafayette in a stunning display ...