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

Flashy Helmet? What Would Rock Think?

A lot of Irish fans are apoplexic over the uniforms – and especially the helmets – adidas has rolled out for the Oct. 6 Miami game at Chicago’s Soldier Field. And, yes, the “bold” designs do seem to spit in the face of tradition. “Rockne would be rolling over in his grave if he saw   Read Full Post