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Golson still seems to have trouble learning what the plays are. Big reason why the delay of game calls. I would rather Golson then any other Qb on the roster.
I'll be tuned in for their games this season. Be interesting to see how he and Weis do. The way Crist got demoted was THE worst decision Kelly has made so far. Kelly was an absolute ass in the way he handled the QB situation that year.
I disagree completely, but you're entitled to your opinion. I hope DC does well in his new venture.
Can we drop this topic already? This has been a topic of discussion for 7 months straight now and it's to the point that I really don't think ANYONE cares anymore. What happened has happened and you can't do anything about it...neither can I or any other poster on this board. It's in the past now...it's time to let it go! :)
et's not get too excited. I hope Dayne does well inspite of the talent surrounding him but Weis stacked the deck to make the offense look better than it is.
It was Dayne's #1 offense against the #2 defense from what I have read and they were not allowed to blitz. Dayne had all day to throw and was seldom, if ever, pressured. Keep in mind the #1 defense last year ranked 119 in the country. Imagine what the #2 defense restricted from pressuring the QB must have looked like.
Smoke and mirrors at this point.
thank you mr. crist.
I'm not interested in arguing any point or bringing it up for a debate...just stating my opinion because it was related to the post about Crist starting his career at Kansas. Just putting some info about Crist and the Kansas team that others may not know about.
I hope DC has a fine season, but I won't be watchin'.
If it's not Irish football, it really isn't football!
Glad I can amaze you. I am told by many that I am an amazing person.
I follow college FB (that includes the entire landscape) and read articles from many venues daily when I can. I'm a college FB junkie so to speak and with little going on in the off season I have a constant feed. Also, when on the road (which I am often with one of my businesses) I have Serius XM with four stations (2 ESPN channels, college FB and FOX sports) flipping back and forth. So most of the time when posting I'm just repeating what I have read or heard from various outlets.
Perhaps you should try it sometime. Certainly can't hurt your knowledge of the game and just might improve your discussion skills by adding something of substance when you attempt to post.
Notre Dame football: Ecuyer dies
Al Ecuyer, a two-time first-team All-American and a three-year starter at offensive guard for Notre Dame football teams from 1956 through 1958, died Saturday in Metairie, La., after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 74.
A memorial Mass will be held at noon Friday (May 4) at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. (in Metairie Cemetery). Visitation will begin at 11:30 a.m. Internment will follow in All Saints Mausoleum.
In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to Jesuit High School, 4133 Banks Street, New Orleans, La. 70119 or University of Notre Dame, Department of Development, 1100 Grace Hall, Notre Dame, Ind., 46556.
Recruiting Week In Review
As the May evaluation period prepares to get underway, the Notre Dame coaching staff is still searching out new prospects as well as recruiting the players already on the board.
Last week Irish Sports Daily spoke to a young man who received a Notre Dame offer recently and is obviously high on the Irish. ISD also caught up with a recruit who just received a Notre Dame offer on Monday. Both are versatile athletes whi fit the concept of head coach Brian Kelly’s position flexibility. What have you been missing by not being a member of Irish Sports Daily?
Marcus Ball, ATH, 6-3, 205, Westerville South High School, Westerville, OH received a Notre Dame offer shortly after taking a visit to South Bend. Now that he has that official offer, he’s eager to see more of Notre Dame. And this time, he hopes to bring his parents with him, always a good sign.
“I’m hoping to get back to Notre Dame sometime at the end of May or beginning of June,” said Ball. “Now that I have an offer, I just want to get back up there to see everything again with my family. I’ve been speaking with Coach (Mike) Elston every week and he really wants me back up there as well.”
Notre Dame has been showing the Ohio athlete considerable amounts of attention lately. Last week, there were two special visitors at his school.
“Coach Elston and Coach (Bob) Diaco stopped by on Friday,” recounted Ball. “It’s great to see that they are interested in me and really want me there. I’m very interested in Notre Dame and they’re definitely high on my list. I just want to get my parents up there for the next visit so they can see everything and get the full experience of what Notre Dame is all about.”
Notre Dame sees Ball playing a role very similar to current Irish player Jamoris Slaughter, that of safety/outside linebacker hybrid. That has caught Ball’s attention.
“It’s a very interesting position, I think I could fit in very well,” he stated. “I think my athleticism helps me fit in all over the field.”
Ball has a top three, but has not named a leader from that group. Still, it appears as if Notre Dame is in a very good position.
“Like I said, Notre Dame is a great school and I want to get back so my parents can see it,” he said. “Just to be good enough to receive an offer from them is an honor.
Ball has yet to set any timetable for a decision.
Ebenezer Ogundeko, DE, 6-4, 240, Jefferson Central School, Brooklyn, NY has seen his offer list blow up over the past month. On Monday, he added three more to the list when Marshall, Michigan and Notre Dame all extended scholarship offers. He added these to an already impressive offer sheet that includes Alabama, Florida, Ohio State, Stanford and a host of others.
Ogundeko was impressed with the Irish offer. Notre Dame defensive coordinator, Bob Diaco showed up at his school and extended the scholarship offer.
“He spoke to my coach and my coach told me about it,” recounted the talented Brooklyn athlete. “It was pretty good. I like Notre Dame. I like the tradition and their program.”
Diaco envisioned Ogundeko playing a role similar to another Brooklyn high school star currently at Notre Dame.
“They want me to be like Ishaq (Williams),” Ogundeko said. “They want me to attack from the outside linebacker position.”
Ogundeko knows Williams and the two have spoken about Notre Dame.
“I speak to Ishaq,” he said. “He said good things about Notre Dame.”
Though Ogundeko has made a couple of recruiting trips, he has yet to visit Notre Dame. He hopes to remedy that this summer.
“I went to some schools on the East Coast, but I’m going to hit Notre Dame and Alabama in the summertime,” he said.
Ogundeko believes his physical skills have caught the eyes of college coaches.
“My speed, my technique and the way I can run on the field,” he said of what he believes are his best attributes.
He briefly committed to Connecticut after a Junior Day there but has since backed off that commitment though the Huskies remain high on his list. He lists comfort his top priority in choosing a final destination.
“I just want a place to be happy at,” he explained. “Just a place where I can play and be happy for the next four to five years.”
Ogundeko plans to make a decision after his senior season.
These two summaries represent just a sample of the Notre Dame football recruiting information available each week on Irish Sports Daily.
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