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  1. Wayback Wednesday – “Moose’s Desk”

    Apr 30, 2014, 2:30 PM EST

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    This feature revolves around the @NDSportsBlogger taking time away from his desk to go find an interesting artifact around the University of Notre Dame Athletic Department (or in this case, a random desk), enjoy… Past “Wayback Wednesday’s” – The First Game After 9/11 Notre Dame Football – “Under The Lights” Coach Kline’s Hanna Batrite Moose’s…

  2. The Jack Nolan Trading Card

    Apr 15, 2014, 5:42 PM EST

    Coach Brey shows Jack his card

    In a partnership between Upper Deck and the University of Notre Dame, we will be presenting special Upper Deck trading cards to five members of the Irish family. First up is the voice of Notre Dame athletics, Jack Nolan (@NDJackNolan). The Presentation The presentation of the card to Jack Nolan was men’s basketball coach Mike…

  3. The Men in Red

    Apr 12, 2014, 6:04 PM EST

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    Mike Franz, the official 2013-14 men’s basketball beat writer for the In The Paint blog, is currently a sophomore at Holy Cross College. Over the course of the year Mike will bring you insight from within the student section, interviews with Fighting Irish players and stories from inside the team circle. You can follow Mike (and the…

  4. Blue-Gold Game: Recap

    Apr 12, 2014, 3:41 PM EST

    Malik Zaire in last season's Blue-Gold Game. Zaire was the player of the game this year, throwing for 292 yards and 2 TDs.

    Craig Chval, the official 2013 football beat writer for the Strong & True blog, is currently a junior at the University of Notre Dame. Over the course of the year Craig will bring you insight from within the student section, interviews with Fighting Irish players and previews of each game. You can follow Craig (and…

  5. Blue-Gold Game: Defensive Preview

    Apr 11, 2014, 3:48 PM EST

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    Craig Chval, the official 2013 football beat writer for the Strong & True blog, is currently a junior at the University of Notre Dame. Over the course of the year Craig will bring you insight from within the student section, interviews with Fighting Irish players and previews of each game. You can follow Craig (and…

  6. Taking In #HelmetFriday

    Apr 11, 2014, 9:57 AM EST

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    If you follow my @NDSportsBlogger account on twitter or @NDFootball, you probably notice that every once in a while we tweet about #HelmetFriday. What is #HelmetFriday you ask? Well, it’s simple.   Steps to #HelmetFriday: 1. See if @NDSportsBlogger or @NDFootball mentions #HelmetFriday on twitter 2. If you’re in town, tweet at us where you…

  7. Blue-Gold Game: Offensive Preview

    Apr 4, 2014, 6:45 PM EST

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    Craig Chval, the official 2013 football beat writer for the Strong & True blog, is currently a junior at the University of Notre Dame. Over the course of the year Craig will bring you insight from within the student section, interviews with Fighting Irish players and previews of each game. You can follow Craig (and…

  8. Rees Shines At #NDProDay

    Mar 20, 2014, 8:58 PM EST

    Notre Dame quarterback Tommy Rees (PHOTO: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY)

    On Thursday morning a plethora of NFL scouts, video crews and media members convened inside the “Gug” to witness Notre Dame Football’s 2014 Pro Day. During Pro Day, former Irish student-athletes go through a variety of activities that range from “measurables” (height, weight, wingspan, etc…) to on-field (3-cone drill, 40-yard dash, 60-yard shuttle, etc…). I…

  9. Spring (Practice) Has Sprung

    Mar 4, 2014, 4:53 PM EST

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    After a tumultuous 9-4 season that culminated in a New Era Pinstripe Bowl victory over the Rutgers Scarlet Knight at Yankee Stadium in New York, the Notre Dame football team got back on the practice field as one on Monday, March 3. During the practice, the Irish worked through a variety of drills in helmets…

  10. ND Rank: #1-5

    Mar 2, 2014, 7:16 PM EST

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    Craig Chval, the official 2013 football beat writer for the Strong & True blog, is currently a junior at the University of Notre Dame. Over the course of the year Craig will bring you insight from within the student section, interviews with Fighting Irish players and previews of each game. You can follow Craig (and…

  11. ND Rank: #6-10

    Feb 23, 2014, 4:49 PM EST

    Raghib Ismail

    Craig Chval, the official 2013 football beat writer for the Strong & True blog, is currently a junior at the University of Notre Dame. Over the course of the year Craig will bring you insight from within the student section, interviews with Fighting Irish players and previews of each game. You can follow Craig (and…

  12. ND Rank: #11-15

    Feb 16, 2014, 11:14 PM EST

    Chris Zorich

    Craig Chval, the official 2013 football beat writer for the Strong & True blog, is currently a junior at the University of Notre Dame. Over the course of the year Craig will bring you insight from within the student section, interviews with Fighting Irish players and previews of each game. You can follow Craig (and…

  13. ND Rank: #16-20

    Feb 9, 2014, 12:52 PM EST

    John Huarte won the Heisman Trophy in 1964 in his first year as a monogram winner.

    Craig Chval, the official 2013 football beat writer for the Strong & True blog, is currently a junior at the University of Notre Dame. Over the course of the year Craig will bring you insight from within the student section, interviews with Fighting Irish players and previews of each game. You can follow Craig (and…

  14. ND Rank: #21-25

    Feb 4, 2014, 11:28 PM EST

    Todd Lyght deflects a pass against USC in 1988. The Irish won the game against the No. 2 Trojans 27-10.

    Craig Chval, the official 2013 football beat writer for the Strong & True blog, is currently a junior at the University of Notre Dame. Over the course of the year Craig will bring you insight from within the student section, interviews with Fighting Irish players and previews of each game. You can follow Craig (and…

  15. ND Rank: #26-30

    Jan 29, 2014, 8:15 PM EST

    Bob Golic in the 1978 Cotton Bowl

    Craig Chval, the official 2013 football beat writer for the Strong & True blog, is currently a junior at the University of Notre Dame. Over the course of the year Craig will bring you insight from within the student section, interviews with Fighting Irish players and previews of each game. You can follow Craig (and…

  16. ND Rank: #31-35

    Jan 25, 2014, 2:32 PM EST

    Brady Quinn

    Craig Chval, the official 2013 football beat writer for the Strong & True blog, is currently a junior at the University of Notre Dame. Over the course of the year Craig will bring you insight from within the student section, interviews with Fighting Irish players and previews of each game. You can follow Craig (and…

  17. ND Rank: #36-40

    Jan 21, 2014, 6:36 PM EST

    Joe Theismann

    Craig Chval, the official 2013 football beat writer for the Strong & True blog, is currently a junior at the University of Notre Dame. Over the course of the year Craig will bring you insight from within the student section, interviews with Fighting Irish players and previews of each game. You can follow Craig (and…

  18. A Conversation With Jack Swarbrick On UA Partnership

    Jan 21, 2014, 11:09 AM EST

    Originally posted on Fighting Irish Blog:
    At 11 a.m. on Tuesday morning, Jack Swarbrick (University of Notre Dame Director of Athletics) and Kevin Plank (Founder and CEO of Under Armour) hosted a press conference announcing a partnership between the two entities to outfit the athletic department of Notre Dame over the foreseeable future. Last week,…

  19. ND Rank: #41-45

    Jan 15, 2014, 5:05 PM EST

    Jim Crowley (first from left) and Harry Stuhldreher (fourth) formed half of the "Four Horsemen."

    Craig Chval, the official 2013 football beat writer for the Strong & True blog, is currently a junior at the University of Notre Dame. Over the course of the year Craig will bring you insight from within the student section, interviews with Fighting Irish players and previews of each game. You can follow Craig (and…

  20. ND Rank: #46-50

    Jan 7, 2014, 11:51 PM EST

    Creighton Miller in the 1942 game against Great Lakes at Soldier Field.

    Craig Chval, the official 2013 football beat writer for the Strong & True blog, is currently a junior at the University of Notre Dame. Over the course of the year Craig will bring you insight from within the student section, interviews with Fighting Irish players and previews of each game. You can follow Craig (and…

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