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Here Come the Irish, Music City

December 18, 2014


For the first time in history, the Fighting Irish are heading to the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl.

Notre Dame (7-5) is slated to take on Southeastern Conference representative, LSU (8-4), at 3 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014 at LP Field, home of the NFL Tennessee Titans, in Nashville, Tennessee. Ticket sales are approaching 55,000, and we know many of our Irish fans will be making the trip to Nashville. We are here to make sure you have all of the information you need before arriving in Music City.

Know It All

If you are heading to Nashville to see the Irish play live, follow the Music City Bowl on Twitter and Facebook for all bowl event details, updates, parking information, and so more!

You can also have all bowl information at your fingertips by downloading the new Music City Bowl App. It will have the most up-to-date information on the game and surrounding events. The app can be found by searching “Music City Bowl” on the App store or Google Play.


If you have questions, feel free to contact the Music City Bowl directly at or by phone at 615-743-3130.

And be sure to head over to Notre Dame Bowl Central for exclusive bowl features, stats, records, and more!

Recap: Echoes 2014

December 15, 2014

Notre Dame Football Honors 16 Student-Athletes


University of Notre Dame senior linebacker Joe Schmidt received the 2014 Notre Dame Monogram Club Most Valuable Player honor Friday night at the 94th Notre Dame Football Awards Show (ECHOES | 14).

Schmidt, voted MVP by his teammates, and 15 other Irish players were honored at the show, which was sponsored by The Notre Dame Club of Saint Joseph Valley, South Bend International Airport, CBTS, Visit South Bend Mishawaka, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center and

Highlights from the ECHOES, presented by Coke Zero, will be broadcast four times on NBC Sports Network. The recap show will debut on Saturday, Dec. 20, at 1:30 p.m. EST and re-air on Dec. 24 at 7:30 p.m. EST, Dec. 24 at 11:59 p.m. EST and Dec. 28 at 6 p.m. EST.

Award Winners

Scout Team Player of the Year: Offense – Tyler Plantz
Scout Team Player of the Year: Defense – Austin Larkin
Newcomer of the Year: Offense – Torii Hunter Jr.
Newcomer of the Year: Defense – Drue Tranquill
Special Teams Player of the Year – C.J. Prosise
Offensive Lineman of the Year – Ronnie Stanley
Irish Around the Bend – Kyle Brindza
Moose Krause Lineman of the Year – Sheldon Day
Father Lange Iron Cross – Christian Lombard
Pietrosante Award – Cam McDaniel
Rockne Student-Athlete – Corey Robinson
Tire Rack Play of the Year – Ben Koyack
Offensive Player of the Year – Will Fuller
Defensive Player of the Year – Jaylon Smith
Next Man In – Justin Utupo
Most Valuable Player – Joe Schmidt

The 2014 Notre Dame Football Awards Show

December 11, 2014

The Echoes will be hosted by Mike Mayock and Skylar Diggins


A Celebration of the 2014 Fighting Irish Team: The Echoes, will be held Friday, Dec. 12, at DeBartolo Performing Arts Center on the Notre Dame campus. The red-carpet event begins at 6:30 p.m. EST with a reception that will feature hors d’oeuvres from Ruth’s Chris Steak House. The awards show program, co-hosted by Skylar Diggins and Mike Mayock, will start at 8 p.m. in the Leighton Concert Hall. The program will include a video tribute to the 2014 Fighting Irish plus a series of awards honoring the Notre Dame Football team and comments from head coach Brian Kelly.

Tickets for The Echoes are still available and can be purchased at the Notre Dame Ticket Office. Tickets may also be purchased online at or by calling the Notre Dame Ticket Office at 574-631-7356. The Notre Dame Football Awards Show is a reserved seating event. Any special seating needs should be requested when purchasing tickets for the program.

Come out and show your support as we celebrate the accomplishments of our Fighting Irish from the 2014 season.

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