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BGI Radio: The Irish Huddle, Pt. 1

Tony Roberts, Lou Somogyi and Roger Valdiserri were back this week to produce another great podcast of "The Irish Huddle" for Blue & Gold Radio.

Show Summary:

During today's segment, which was recorded on Tuesday of this week, "The Irish Huddle" discussed Notre Dame's trip to Norman in 1957 when Valdiserri was serving as the administrative assistant for Irish head coach Terry Brennan. The Sooners were not only on a 47-game winning streak while being ranked as the nation's No. 2 team, but had also went 123 straight games without being shut out by the opponent. The Irish traveled to Sooner Country as a three-score underdog and clinched the greatest upset in Notre Dame history by blanking Oklahoma 7-0 - eventually finishing the season 7-3 and ranked as the No. 10 team in the land.

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Check back on Wednesday for the next edition of "The Irish Huddle" previewing the 2012 Notre Dame-Oklahoma Top-10 matchup with guest and BGI staff writer Dan Murphy.

Irish Huddle cast:

Tony, Roger and Lou combine to bring nearly eight decades of involvement and experience with Notre Dame football. Tony Roberts is a legendary broadcaster who was the voice of Notre Dame football for 26 years on the Mutual and Westwood One radio networks. In 2005, he was honored with the Chris Schenkel Award, given annually by the National Football Foundation and the College Football Hall of Fame to a college football broadcaster who has excelled in his field and contributed to his community.

Long-time University of Notre Dame Sports Information Director Roger Valdiserri spent his 30 years at Notre Dame changing and advancing the profession of media relations at the collegiate level.

Valdiserri, a 1954 graduate of Notre Dame, was inducted into the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Hall of Fame, and was named one of the 100 most influential people in college football.

An institution when it comes to Notre Dame history, Lou Somogyi brings more than 20 years of veteran coverage to Blue and Gold Illustrated as senior editor and is a Notre Dame graduate. Author of "The Fifth Quarter" column, he earned Best Column honors from Collegiate Sports Publications Association in 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005. Lou provides the brand of unique perspective on Irish sports that's found nowhere else in print or on the Internet.

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