Tony Roberts and Lou Somogyi were back this week to produce another great podcast of "The Irish Huddle" for Blue & Gold Radio.
During today's segment, which was recorded on Wednesday of this week, "The Irish Huddle" was joined by Vinny Cerrato, who served as the football recruiting coordinator for former Irish head coach Lou Holtz, to discuss the differences between today's recruiting to the past, share anecdotes from his efforts on the trail, give his take on current players quarterback Everett Golson and linebacker Manti Te'o, and more.
Check back on Thursday for the next edition of "The Irish Huddle" recapping the Oklahoma game and previewing the upcoming matchup against Pitt 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.