| Feb 1, 2013
| 8:46 AM
As money managers are fond of reminding us, past returns are no guarantee of future returns. Same goes for coaches, football and otherwise.
But if Steve Fairchild’s most recent nine seasons as an offensive coordinator are any indicator, and if...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 9:03 PM
When Sonny Lubick landed his first Division I-A head-coaching job, at Colorado State in 1993, then-Western Athletic Conference rival San Diego State was a natural place to search for assistants to run the offense.
First with Dan McGwire at quarterback...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 7:12 PM
SOUTH BEND -- He is the biggest curiosity on the Notre Dame football team in cyberspace, an enigmatic concoction of encouraging numbers and limited playing time that dominates chat board discussions and speculation.
At least Cierre Wood is no longer a...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 9:42 AM
So much for giving a line that would inspire the masses to describe the second coming of the biggest moment of his career.
But if you looking for a zany line, it's not coming from Tom Coughlin.
He's won straight-forward in New York for five years, and...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 4:57 PM
SOUTH BEND -- Never underestimate the significance of presence.
It's as important to the DNA of a quarterback as a quick release and the ability to elude.
It tells everyone in the room, "I'm 'the man.'" It gives football coaches the confidence to hand...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 7:35 PM
SOUTH BEND - Notre Dame-Florida State: Good matchup between a couple of quality 8-4
football teams; solid tradition; national appeal; a game with as much
"buzz" as can be expected on Dec. 29.
Eighteen years too late?
This year's Champs Sports Bowl...
| May 11, 2011
| 7:28 PM
SOUTH BEND — What did Kevin Rogers see in Donovan McNabb 18 years ago that the rest of college football missed?
Rogers, a former Notre Dame assistant (1999-2001), was the offensive coordinator at Syracuse in 1993 when McNabb was a senior at Mount...