Just as it does every other day of the year, academics play a key role on Notre Dame football Saturdays. The Academic Lecture Series schedule has been set for the 2011 Football Season. For more information regarding our four unique lecture series’, please visit our Academics page…
The wait is finally over for Notre Dames’ 2010 free agents that have waited eagerly to sign with a team and start playing football again. The signees are as follows:
- Armando Allen (RB) –Tampa Bay Buccaneers
- Robert Hughes (RB) – Chicago Bears
- Kerry Neal (LB) – Indianapolis Colts
- Brian Smith (LB) – Cleveland Browns
- Chris Stewart (OL) – New York Jets
- Darrin Walls (DB) – Atlanta Falcons
- Ian Williams (DT) – San Francisco 49ers
The seven graduates listed above will join Kyle Rudolph (TE) of the Minnesota Vikings in preparation of the 2011 season. We wish them all a successful future in the National Football League. Good Luck with Training Camp and let football begin!
The University of Notre Dame today unveiled retro-style adidas football uniforms that the Fighting Irish will wear against Michigan on Sept. 10, 2011, to celebrate the first night game ever played at Michigan Stadium.
This will be the first prime-time meeting between the Irish and Wolverines since a 1990 matchup of top-five teams in South Bend. ESPN will broadcast the game nationally at 8 p.m. EDT.
“We are happy to partner with adidas to help commemorate the first night game at Michigan Stadium with new uniforms,” said Notre Dame head football coach Brian Kelly. “It seems fitting that the two schools with the two best winning percentages in college football play in this historic game. I know our players are looking forward to the contest and both teams’ new uniforms will only add to the excitement in the Big House on September 10.”
More pictures of the new retro uniforms.
With Commencement 2011 behind us, the next full University event in Notre Dame Stadium will be Notre Dame vs. South Florida on Saturday, September 3rd!
To get in the ‘football state-of-mind’ check out the virtual tour of the Notre Dame Stadium locker room constructed by Univeristy photographer Matt Cashore and the Office of Public Affairs and Communication. Be sure to turn your sound up as you enjoy the virtual tour!
Due to the nighttime start of the Notre Dame vs. USC game on October 22nd, the traditional post game Basilica and Stepan Center Masses have been moved to pre-kickoff. The Basilica Mass will begin at 4:00 pm while the Stepan Center Mass will begin at 4:15 pm. Click Here for the current USC weekend Game Day schedule and here for more information about masses at Notre Dame.
This is the first announced change of the Game Day schedule to accommodate the later start time of the USC night game. Please continue to visit gameday.nd.edu for up-to-date information about the USC weekend and all other Game Day news.
Throughout this annual Blue-Gold Weekend, the University of Notre Dame Department of Athletics in partnership with the Notre Dame Coaches’ Wives will be hosting a clothing and food drive as part of a community service initiative in order to benefit local charitable organizations. All participants will be entered to win fabulous prizes including an ND Football Weekend Experience Package, a “Play Like a Champion Today” sign autographed by the Notre Dame Head Coaches, an adidas Coaches’ Package, a personalized football autographed by Head Football Coach, Brian Kelly, and more!!
University of Notre Dame head football coach Brian Kelly will again be the featured speaker at the annual kick-off celebration and unveiling ceremony for The Shirt 2011, to be held Friday (April 15) from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore. Shirts will be available for purchase immediately after the 5:45 p.m. unveiling.
Here is more information about the event.
NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Look for a couple of new wrinkles connected with football at the University of Notre Dame in 2011.
The Irish for the first time in 21 years will play a night game at Notre Dame Stadium – and the University for the first time will go to variable game ticket pricing for its home football schedule.
The Notre Dame-USC game slated for Oct. 22, 2011, at Notre Dame Stadium will kick off at 7:30 p.m. EDT.
“We are very excited about the opportunity to play host to a home night game. While we will do this only on a selective basis, we think it is important to occasionally use the platform of a prime-time game to promote the University and our football program,” said Notre Dame athletics director Jack Swarbrick.
Notre Dame snapped an 8 game losing streak on Saturday night by beating the USC Trojans for the first time since 2002. Click here to watch the Irish celebrate the victory at The Coliseum.…
Come out to the Irish Green to cheer on Coach Kelly and the Irish as they gear up for Saturday’s game against the Utah Utes. The rally will start at 6:30, but be sure to come out early to enjoy a live performance by the Whistle Pigs and various food, drink, and activities! The Irish Green…
The University of Notre Dame is proud to host first and second round play of the 2010 Women’s Soccer NCAA tournament!
Alumni Field will host first round play on Friday, November 12th, including Notre Dame vs. New Mexico at 7:30 pm. For more information on Friday’s action, click here…
In light of yesterday’s accident, both the Friday Football Luncheon and the Pep Rally at the Irish Green have been canceled.
Continued prayers for Declan Sullivan, his mother, father, sister and brother, the Notre Dame Football Family and the University as a whole.…
A special Mass will be held at the University of Notre Dame on Thursday (Oct. 28) in memory of the student who died in an accident that occurred today (Oct. 27) on a practice football field when a film tower fell over.
Students will come together for a Mass of Remembrance for Declan Sullivan, a 20-year-old Notre Dame junior from Long Grove, Ill., who died while filming Notre Dame football practice for the Department of Athletics from a hydraulic scissor lift at the LaBar Practice Complex.…
A special collection in honor of Blessed Brother André Bessette will be taken up in Notre Dame Stadium during the second quarter of the Notre Dame-Western Michigan football game on Saturday (Oct. 16).
The collection will support ongoing efforts of the University of Notre Dame and the Congregation of Holy Cross to help rebuild Haiti following the devastating earthquake there in January.
Celebrated for his own service to the sick and needy, Blessed Brother André, who died in 1937, is the first member of Notre Dame’s founding religious order, the Congregation of Holy Cross, to be proclaimed a saint. He will be canonized by Pope Benedict XVI during a ceremony in the Basilica of Saint Peter in Rome on Sunday (Oct. 17).
Come out to the Irish Green this Friday evening to cheer on Coach Kelly and the entire Irish Football Team as they get ready to play Western Michigan on Saturday. Coach Kelly and this week’s game captains will speak as Notre Dame’s band, cheerleaders, and students come out to support the Irish.
The Irish Green…
NOTRE DAME, Ind. – The Notre Dame men’s basketball team will hold a one-hour practice session that will be open to the public from 10:00-11:00 p.m. on Friday, October 15 at Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center.…