Indiana, a new team at the half, beats Idaho 35-22. (Indiana Football short postgame thoughts)

Good Lord the Hoosiers started this one slow. What a joke on that initial goal line stand they had. We were unable to find any rhythm in our offense. I get it was wet out there. Betting on your Big Ten lineman to bully in 1 of 2 goal line plays against Idaho would usually be a safe bet. Not for Indiana in that first … Continue reading Indiana, a new team at the half, beats Idaho 35-22. (Indiana Football short postgame thoughts)

Well… (Marshall just whooped the Irish)

I keep it short and sweet. Here’s my knee-jerk reactions to that offensive blooper reel we put out. Tyler Buchner couldn’t get anything goin! That pick to start off the second quarter was such a blown play. He can not be throwing that ball anywhere but on the opposite side of the wideout from that defender. Although that hurt us, what was even more painful … Continue reading Well… (Marshall just whooped the Irish)

Short thoughts heading into Marshall (Notre Dame pre-game Week 2)

I’ve had sufficient time to let the last loss marinate. After enough time to console myself (as is the case following any ND loss), I am happy to have tested our metal right out the gate. These big early season non-conference matchups are our true barometer for where we as a program sit. And after letting the initial crushing feeling subside, I’m fairly happy with … Continue reading Short thoughts heading into Marshall (Notre Dame pre-game Week 2)

Down with Idaho! (Short pregame thoughts week 2)

Well. 1-0 in the Big Ten feels nice doesn’t it. Let’s just take a moment and enjoy last weeks win one last time… …. …. Alright thank you. Now onto Idaho. Whodaho? Udaho. While last week was touted the battle amongst Big Ten basement dwellers, this matchup is a little less even on the tale of the tape. Fact of the matter is this is … Continue reading Down with Idaho! (Short pregame thoughts week 2)

3 Idaho Vandals to worry about, but remember this is still the Big Ten. (Short Hoosier preview)

I got with new contributor Big Red to try to release a post on our site highlighting 3 players or facets of our teams’ opponents and how our respective teams So let’s take a look into three weapons on Idaho and just what Tom Allen and the Hoosiers may have in store to respond. Just some short thoughts on what to look out for from … Continue reading 3 Idaho Vandals to worry about, but remember this is still the Big Ten. (Short Hoosier preview)

Marshall’s 3 biggest weapons, and how The Irish will handle them.

Each Thursday this season I want to take a look at the 3 most dangerous players or facets of our upcoming opposition, and just provide short thoughts on each. So let’s delve into my 3 points of concern regarding the Marshall Thundering Herd and just how I think Notre Dame should be able to handedly nullify each. #1: Henry Colombi Last weeks stats vs Norfolk … Continue reading Marshall’s 3 biggest weapons, and how The Irish will handle them.

Cam Jones: The Hero Indiana Football Needs and Deserves.

Heart and Determination. Cam Jones has got those two things in spades. In his 5th season at Indiana University, Cam Jones has traversed the highs and lows that have made up Tom Allen’s time in Bloomington. He was apart of one of the most exciting Indiana teams I can remember. This guy has been at the core of our program’s efforts to create an identity … Continue reading Cam Jones: The Hero Indiana Football Needs and Deserves.

Why was this not done a decade ago? Don Fischer, Hoosier legend, selected for IU Athletics Hall of Fame.

Indiana University announced the latest class of inductees into the IU Athletics Hall of Fame. Among the class sits one man, who has chatted his way into the hearts of all the obsessed Hoosiers out there. Don Fischer will be inducted this year and I honestly have to say about time. Not enough of a resume on the guy before?! I just wanted to give … Continue reading Why was this not done a decade ago? Don Fischer, Hoosier legend, selected for IU Athletics Hall of Fame.

The Mourning After: ND loses after holding their own for 3 quarters. (ND week 1 recap)

Well… First off.. ESPN on ABC ain’t really our thing. We’re more of an NBC crowd. I’ll tell ya… I felt really good after 3 quarters. Like. Really good. That the Irish were finally going to prove the haters wrong. That we were going to justify our independent status. I thought our side was winning most of the game at the line of scrimmage(except for … Continue reading The Mourning After: ND loses after holding their own for 3 quarters. (ND week 1 recap)

An Optimist’s thoughts heading into Ohio State (ND Football pre-game post Week 1)

Hello all, this is my first time contributing to flyoverwire.com and I’m excited to be writing this, my first post for the site. I’m here to rep the Notre Dame Fighting Irish for the site. So without further ado… let’s get into my thoughts heading into Notre Dame’s David and Goliath-Esque matchup with the Ohio State Buckeyes. Now don’t you dare say I’m out of … Continue reading An Optimist’s thoughts heading into Ohio State (ND Football pre-game post Week 1)