Sept. 14, 2006
After a successful first weekend of great football coverage, und.com is prepared to bring you the excitement of a Notre Dame football weekend once again as the Irish are set to take on Michigan at 3:42 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16.
Und.com, through its FREE Fighting Irish All-Access content package, is the number one source on the world wide web to keep up with all the events on campus.
Here is the lineup of events you can hear, or view, on und.com this weekend –
Und.com Pre-Game Show – Jack Nolan, Reggie Brooks and Mirko Jurkovic breakdown the upcoming weekend matchup on und.com’s pre-game show, which is posted on und.com Friday morning. The show features a complete analysis of the upcoming football contest, including highlights of both Notre Dame and the opposing team.
Friday Football Luncheon* – The first event Fighting Irish All-Access will bring you is the Friday Football Kickoff Luncheon. Coverage will begin at approximately 12:30 p.m. EDT. The football luncheon is a traditional event on campus and features player interviews, special guests and an appearance from Irish head coach Charlie Weis. WHME’s Bob Nagle hosts the show from the Joyce Center Fieldhouse.
Football Pep Rally* – Und.com has improved its coverage of the football pep rallies, featuring a multiple-camera system that allows fans at home to keep up with the action and enjoy the atmosphere. Whether the pep rally takes place in Notre Dame Stadium (as it is scheduled for this weekend, weather permitting) or the Joyce Center, und.com offers exclusive live coverage of the event from start to finish. The pep rallies begin at 6:00 p.m. EDT, with the team entering at 6:30 p.m.
Notre Dame Football Friday Live* – At 8:00 p.m. EDT, und.com’s Jack Nolan hosts `Notre Dame Football Friday Live’ from the Waterford Estates Lodge just north of campus. This live audio-only stream will feature special guests (last weekend the show welcomed former All-American offensive tackle Aaron Taylor) and an interview with each of the Heisman Trophy winners that the Notre Dame Athletics Department is honoring at each home game this season.
Football Atmosphere Video Feature* – Each football Saturday, und.com’s Jack Nolan will provide Irish fans with a look at the flavor and atmosphere of a football Saturday with a short feature – typically loaded up into the site about two hours before kickoff.
Notre Dame Stadium Web Camera* – Want to see the atmosphere inside Notre Dame Stadium on Saturday? Und.com offers its exclusive Stadium Camera – which is activated at 10 a.m. on football Saturdays. Irish fans can watch `The House that Rockne Built’ fill up for kickoff – and see the teams warm up on the field. The stream is discontinued when NBC comes on the air (this weekend at 3:30 p.m. EDT).
NBCSports.com’s Vonage Countdown to Kickoff* – A pregame show produced from the field in Notre Dame Stadium – it can be accessed at both NBCSports.com and on und.com. Vonage also hosts the post-game show from Notre Dame Stadium. Click here for the link.
Halftime Show* – NBCSports.com offers fans a chance to see the pageantry of halftime will full coverage of both band performances. Click here for the link.
Post Game Press Conference* – Und.com offers exclusive on-line coverage of both participating head coach press conferences after the game on Saturday. The press conferences start anywhere from five to 20 minutes after the completion of the game.
Official Post-Game Radio Show* – To wrap up football Saturday, und.com offers a live audio/video stream of the Official Notre Dame Post-Game Radio Show. Streamed live from Gate 3 of the Joyce Center, the post game show features Jack Nolan, Mirko Jurkovic and Reggie Brooks and completely recaps the day’s game. In addition, if you missed Coach Weis’ press conference live, it will be replayed in its entirety on the post game show. The show runs 90 minutes after Westwood One leaves the air. Fans are encouraged to either e-mail or call into the show with questions and comments after the game.
Charlie Weis Press Conference – Coach Weis meets with the media at either 1:30 p.m. (if the Irish play a late away game on Saturday) or 12:30 p.m. (if the game is early or at home) in the Guglielmino Athletics Complex to recap the previous day’s game. Und.com offers exclusive full coverage of this press conference, with audio and video posted soon after the completion of the event.
And this is not all. On und.com every day of game week when the Irish hold a practice, Fighting Irish All-Access is there with a practice report. In addition, Fighting Irish All-Access offers full coverage of Coach Weis’ comments after practice on Wednesday and Thursday. Not done yet, Fighting Irish All-Access also offers exclusive full coverage of all ND football press conference – Coach Weis on Sunday and Tuesday, offensive team captain Brady Quinn on Wednesday, defensive team captain Tom Zbikowski on Wednesday and special teams captain Travis Thomas on Thursday.
* – these events are only produced on home football weekends.