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Aaron Horvath

  1. Two Domers On Hard Knocks?

    Jun 13, 2014, 1:35 AM EDT

    The yearly dance to decide what NFL team will participate in NFL Films and HBO’s award-winning series Hard Knocks is said to be decided. According to multiple sources, the Atlanta Falcons are allowing cameras to film their every move during training camp on this season’s production. Aside from having the opportunity to shadow a team…

  2. Flanagan No Longer On Irish Sideline

    Jun 5, 2014, 9:57 AM EDT

    In a move that not many people were expecting (well, at least I wasn’t), NBC has reassigned Alex Flanagan from her post as the sideline reporter for Notre Dame football games to another position within the Network. Flanagan sent out a tweet on Wednesday thanking everyone for her seven years at Notre Dame. It's been…

  3. ND/UM Tickets Take A (Price) Hike

    Jun 3, 2014, 4:15 PM EDT

    What does the price of a ticket mean? Well, on the surface, it dictates the price one must pay to obtain entrance to an event, but on the secondary market the ticket price shows the price people are willing to pay. Recently, it’s been widely circulated that the Notre Dame – Michigan matchup on Sept.…

  4. Bettis’ Last Roadblock

    Jun 2, 2014, 4:03 PM EDT

    At the University of Notre Dame, the school and athletic department pride themselves on graduating student-athletes and helping set each person up for the next 40 years. In the recent article from Irish Eyes, Will Slattery looks into former Notre Dame football student-athlete Jerome Bettis’ pursuit of a degree from the University. Slattery’s piece answers…

  5. The Evan Sharpley Trading Card

    May 20, 2014, 3:21 PM EDT

    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. After the first card was presented to Jack Nolan (@NDJackNolan), we moved to our next recipient, former quarterback and baseball player, Evan Sharpley (@EvanSharpley). (To see Jack Nolan’s…

  6. 2014 NFL Draft Recap

    May 13, 2014, 10:13 AM EDT

    To put it simply, the 2014 NFL Draft was a great one for the Irish as they saw eight of their former student-athletes get selected by NFL squads, all of which were chosen in the top 190 picks. In addition to those selected in the Draft, a plethora of other former Irish football players received…

  7. NFL Draft Spotlight: Louis Nix III

    May 8, 2014, 2:16 PM EDT

    With the 2014 NFL Draft beginning on Thursday, May 8th, I thought we should give a little background on the three possible first round picks (as told to us by the pundits) from the Fighting Irish. Let’s take a look at Louis Nix III. Louis Nix III, better known as Irish Chocolate, has been the…

  8. NFL Draft Spotlight: Stephon Tuitt

    May 8, 2014, 2:08 PM EDT

    With the 2014 NFL Draft beginning on Thursday, May 8th, I thought we should give a little background on the three possible first round picks (as told to us by the pundits) from the Fighting Irish. Let’s take a look at Stephon Tuitt. Stephon Tuitt, a well-built defensive end on the stalwart Irish defense the…

  9. NFL Draft Spotlight: Zack Martin

    May 8, 2014, 1:57 PM EDT

    With the 2014 NFL Draft beginning on Thursday, May 8th, I thought we should give a little background on the three possible first round picks (as told to us by the pundits) from the Fighting Irish. Let’s take a look at Zack Martin. Zack Martin, a two-time captain of the Notre Dame football squad is…

  10. Wayback Wednesday – “Moose’s Desk”

    Apr 30, 2014, 2:30 PM EDT

    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…

  11. The Jack Nolan Trading Card

    Apr 15, 2014, 5:42 PM EDT

    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…

  12. Taking In #HelmetFriday

    Apr 11, 2014, 9:57 AM EDT

    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…

  13. Rees Shines At #NDProDay

    Mar 20, 2014, 8:58 PM EDT

    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…

  14. Spring (Practice) Has Sprung

    Mar 4, 2014, 4:53 PM EDT

    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…

  15. A Conversation With Jack Swarbrick On UA Partnership

    Jan 21, 2014, 11:09 AM EDT

    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,…

  16. How The Green Jerseys Came To Be

    Jan 2, 2014, 11:29 PM EDT

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

  17. Irish In The NFL – Week 17

    Dec 30, 2013, 1:21 PM EDT

    Throughout NFL training camps, 41 former Notre Dame student-athletes participated in team drills and games. Currently, 20 (18 who finished their career at ND) former Irish football players are on active NFL rosters, while nine are on the injured reserve and four on practice squads. Below, you will find all the former Notre Dame student-athletes…

  18. #NDinNYC: NYSE, 30 Rock, Yankee Stadium And Some Football

    Dec 27, 2013, 11:10 AM EDT

    The Irish inched closer to the kick-off of the New Era Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium on Saturday afternoon. On Thursday, the Irish began a busy day by taking a trip to the “Top of the Rock,” the highest point on the famed Rockefeller Center (30 Rock), home of the National Broadcasting Company (NBC). We're…

  19. #NDinNYC: An Irish Christmas Story

    Dec 25, 2013, 8:32 PM EDT

    The Notre Dame football squad continued their bowl preparation for the New Era Pinstripe Bowl on Dec. 24 an 25 in New York City and surrounding areas. On Christmas Eve, the Irish began the day with breakfast before getting a few hours off prior to getting taped and on the bus to head over to…

  20. Irish In The NFL – Week 16

    Dec 24, 2013, 11:58 AM EDT

    Throughout NFL training camps, 41 former Notre Dame student-athletes participated in team drills and games. At the end of camp, 27 (24 who finished their career at ND) former Irish football players made active NFL rosters, while three were put on the injured reserve and five on practice squads. Below, you will find all the…

  21. #NDinNYC: Flying Irish To The Big Apple

    Dec 24, 2013, 10:09 AM EDT

    The Notre Dame football squad began their trek on Monday afternoon to New York City for the fourth-annual New Era Pinstripe Bowl. After getting packed up and ready to go at the “Gug,” the Irish then took three buses of players to the South Bend Airport to load up for the two-hour flight to the…

  22. Inside The Schedules (2014-2016)

    Dec 20, 2013, 10:45 AM EDT

    In a long awaited release, the Notre Dame athletic department and director of athletics Jack Swarbrick just announced the Irish football schedule for the next three seasons. Below you will find the schedules for the 2014-16 seasons, where they will be played (except for one game in 2016), my thoughts on the schedules, why some…

  23. The @NDSportsBlogger Sits Down With John Walters

    Dec 20, 2013, 10:21 AM EDT

    On Wednesday, I had the opportunity to sit down with nationally-recognized sportswriter John Walters for a 40-minute conversation about all things Notre Dame. We talked about the football squad, men’s soccer, Regis Philbin and more! Take some time to listen to me talk with Walters, a 1988 graduate of Notre Dame at the player below.…

  24. Irish In The NFL – Week 15

    Dec 18, 2013, 10:50 AM EDT

    Throughout NFL training camps, 41 former Notre Dame student-athletes participated in team drills and games. At the end of camp, 27 (24 who finished their career at ND) former Irish football players made active NFL rosters, while three were put on the injured reserve and five on practice squads. Below, you will find all the…

  25. Irish In The NFL – Week 14

    Dec 10, 2013, 10:19 AM EDT

    Throughout NFL training camps, 41 former Notre Dame student-athletes participated in team drills and games. At the end of camp, 27 (24 who finished their career at ND) former Irish football players made active NFL rosters, while three were put on the injured reserve and five on practice squads. Below, you will find all the…

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