Irish Return to Traditional Captains

At St. John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota, legendary football coach John Gagliardi has a tradition of making each member of his senior class – from All-American to bench-warmer — a “co-captain” of the Johnnies.  His thinking: it’s a line that looks great on a resume. At Notre Dame, tradition has held that the captaincy is   Read Full Post

7-5 Never Looked So Good

Saturday’s rain-soaked 20-16 victory over USC at the Los Angeles Coliseum may not have been a beauty – definitely more gritty than pretty. The naysayers will point out that it came against a Trojan team stumbling through its first season of the “Bush Penalty Era” and missing star quarterback Matt Barkley. The shine has definitely   Read Full Post