Irish Extra

Coordinator of football operations Jason Michelson had a very busy week behind the scenes adjusting the team's schedule.

Rare Noon Kick Alters Irish Schedule

Notre Dame heads to Pittsburgh early to better ready for first noon ET kickoff in four years.

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Jaylon Smith led the Irish with 14 tackles against USC.

Irish Freshmen Embrace Hard Work For Challenge Ahead

They came in as a class of three, and at their backs, they have an army of support and resources as they transition to academic and athletic life at the University of Notre Dame. Marina Mabrey, Arike Ogunbowale and Ali Patberg will be suiting up to help the Fighting Irish women’s basketball team pursue a national championship, and likewise, they will be pursing academic excellence in the classroom.

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Steven Fogarty is the 15th player to be named a two-year captain with the Irish.

Irish Extra: Irish Show Mettle and Fight On

Joe Schmidt and others stopped a mid-game slide, regrouped and stuffed USC long enough for the Irish offense to win it.

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WR Chris Brown is among the active Irish players who had a role in a 2012 win at No. 8 Oklahoma.

Some Irish Golf Tests Ahead for the Fighting Irish Men

The Notre Dame men’s golf team will take a fall break trip to Ireland to take part in the Jerry Murray/Waterville Invitational hosted by Notre Dame at the famed Waterville Golf Club in Waterville, Ireland

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Sophomore Sam Fry leads the Irish in kills and points through nine matches in 2015.

Irish Hockey Leadership Mantle Falls to Senior Quintet

The Irish open the 2015-16 regular season with a weekend series at Penn State (Oct. 16-17), marking the first time Notre Dame and Penn State are meeting since Penn State became a NCAA Div. I program (2012-13).

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Jon Gallagher led all players with three goals during the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament, scoring twice on Sunday against UAB

Irish Extra: It’s All About Preparation and Focus

“These are the moments we live for, playing in games of this magnitude” – Amir Carlisle

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Blog Archives
11/04/2015 – Rare Noon Kick Alters Irish Schedule
10/20/2015 – Irish Freshmen Embrace Hard Work For Challenge Ahead
10/18/2015 – Irish Extra: Irish Show Mettle and Fight On
10/15/2015 – Some Irish Golf Tests Ahead for the Fighting Irish Men
10/12/2015 – Irish Hockey Leadership Mantle Falls to Senior Quintet
09/30/2015 – Irish Extra: It’s All About Preparation and Focus
09/14/2015 – Irish Extra: Fry, Irish Taking It Step by Step
09/08/2015 – Irish On The Mark During Berticelli Weekend
09/06/2015 – Irish Extra: Josh Adams Ready When Called
09/03/2015 – Men’s Soccer Establishes Itself With Exclamation
09/03/2015 – Irish Development Plan Leads To WNBA Success
08/12/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Former Player Endows Clark’s Former Position at Dartmouth
08/09/2015 – Bettis, Brown Offer Heartfelt Remarks Upon Hall of Fame Induction
08/07/2015 – Lots of Irish Memories Remain of Jerome Bettis and Tim Brown
07/28/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Patberg Found Promise In USA Debut
07/20/2015 – Demetrius Jackson Hones Leadership Skills With Steph Curry
07/13/2015 – Grant, Connaughton Leave A Lasting Legacy As They Embark On NBA Journey
06/30/2015 – Irish Extra: Football 101
06/23/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: From Doubt, Building a Legacy
05/29/2015 – Irish Extra: NCAA Bid Means a Little Extra to Kutsulis
05/26/2015 – Irish Extra: Notre Dame Baseball Sees Big Jump Up the Curve
05/24/2015 – Irish Extra: Notre Dame Men’s Lax Drops Out Of NCAA Title Chase By Slimmest Of Margins
05/22/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Irish and Denver Back to Do It Again on NCAA Championship Weekend
05/21/2015 – Irish Extra: Another Notre Dame Men’s Lax First — Consecutive NCAA Final Fours
05/19/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Irish Softball Expects To Be Back For More
05/17/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Another Notre Dame Men’s Lax First — Consecutive NCAA Final Fours
05/17/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Irish Strong on NCAA Softball Comeback Trail
05/15/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Seniors Relish NCAA Softball Home Games
05/14/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Ossello Heads Home for NCAA Action with Irish Men’s Lacrosse
05/14/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Ossello Heads Home for NCAA Action with Irish Men’s Lacrosse
05/12/2015 – Irish Extra: A Special Bond Between Mik Aoki and Pete Frates
05/11/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Irish Balance and Toughness Pay Dividends in NCAA Men’s Lacrosse
05/08/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Women’s Golf Still In Position For Big Things At NCAA Regional
05/04/2015 – Irish Extra: Irish Baseball Program Underscores Fight Against ALS
05/01/2015 – Irish Extra: Ferguson Not Far Removed from Championship Form
05/01/2015 – Irish Extra: Fiala Upsizes Input to Irish Baseball Offense
04/28/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Irish Flourish With Koerner At The Plate
04/28/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Notre Dame-Mexico Matches A Sight To Behold
04/23/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Irish Men’s Lacrosse Now Playing From the Front
04/21/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Frosh Lefty Miller Making Her Rookie Season Count
04/21/2015 – Irish Extra: Irish Running Game Displaying Blue-Chip Potential
04/20/2015 – Irish Extra: Irish Men’s Doubles Pairing Boasts All-Star Potential
04/19/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Fans Mob Arlotta Stadium Turf After Epic Irish Victory
04/18/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Irish Show Their Grit Despite Loss Versus Northwestern
04/17/2015 – Irish Extra: Smoyer Takes Next Step and Irish Baseball Benefits
04/17/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: The Challenge Begins Anew for Irish Women’s Hoops Program
04/15/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Tim McCarthy Has Delivered His Final Season Of Safety Messages at Notre Dame Stadium
04/15/2015 – Irish Extra: Jarrett Grace’s Long Road To Recovery
04/14/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: 2014-15 Success Leaves Mike Brey’s Group Hungry for More
04/13/2015 – Irish Extra: Irish Rebounding Impressively from Tough Stretch
04/13/2015 – Irish Extra: Sweep of Seminoles Big Boost for Mik Aoki and Company
04/08/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Still-Young Irish Know Where They Need to Go
04/06/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Reimer, Turner Help Irish Beat South Carolina At Its Own (Post) Game
04/06/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Leadership Growth Plays Dramatic Role in Irish Success
04/04/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Madison Cable Tuned In To Irish Success
03/30/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Irish Women Savor Fifth Straight NCAA Final Four Opportunity
03/28/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Allen Steals the Show for Irish Versus Stanford
03/27/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: For Notre Dame and Stanford, A Rivalry Renewed
03/26/2015 – Irish Extra: The Long Road to Oklahoma City
03/23/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Defense Paves Way For Irish On Road To Sweet 16
03/22/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Irish Defensive Pieces All Come Together Versus Buckeyes
03/21/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Westbeld Not a Rookie Any More
03/21/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Fortunato Explosion Hits the Spot for Irish
03/21/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: One More Shot for Three Irish Seniors
03/20/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: The Boys And Girls Of Spring Return To Notre Dame
03/19/2015 – Irish in the 2015 NCAA Championships: The Notre Dame Men in Pittsburgh
03/19/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Irish Rely On Experience Heading Into NCAA Opener
03/18/2015 – It Takes A Village
03/17/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Jewell’s Drive
03/17/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: NCAA Selection Show Creates Memories For Women’s Basketball Team
03/16/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: ACC Celebration Short-Lived, Now It’s on to the NCAAs
03/15/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: A Special Night for a Special Group
03/14/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Irish Men’s Hoops Squad Already Breathing Rare Air
03/14/2015 – Irish Extra: Robinson, Gleason Doubling Up for Irish Tennis
03/13/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Irish Pay First Installment of ACC Dues
03/12/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: ACC Legend Murphy Cherishes his Notre Dame Experience
03/11/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Jewell Loyd … Things I Know
03/10/2015 – Irish Extra: Irish Hang Tough and Advance in Hockey East
03/09/2015 – Irish Extra: Seidel Races to Top Spots on ACC Distance Platforms
03/08/2015 – Irish Extra: Irish Men Finish on High Note Versus Clemson
03/07/2015 – Irish Extra: Irish Persevere Through Longest College Hockey Game
03/05/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: ACC Legend Achonwa Told It Like It Was
03/03/2015 – Irish Extra: Hockey Seniors Ready for Final Playoff Push
03/03/2015 – Irish Extra: Johnson Provides Veteran Hockey Presence on Defense and in Community
03/02/2015 – Irish Extra: It’s Like Old Times Again for Keith Gilmore
03/02/2015 – Irish Extra: Sanford Brings Both Experience and Memories to Irish Sideline
03/02/2015 – Irish Extra: Lyght Provides Valuable Link to Irish Past
03/02/2015 – Irish Extra: Denson Comes Home to Notre Dame
03/01/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Ossello Sets Physical Face-Off Tone For Irish
02/27/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Markisha Sets Wright Tone On Senior Night
02/26/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Senior Leadership Helps Keep Irish Train on Track
02/24/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Reimer Taking Shots, Making Shots For Irish
02/20/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: McGraw and Robinson Go Back to Early Days of Irish Women’s Hoops
02/20/2015 – Irish Extra: Brey and McGraw Help Make Notre Dame a Basketball Powerhouse
02/18/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Defense the Watchword in Irish Win Over Wake Forest
02/17/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Loyd and Her Defense Fuel Irish Rally
02/16/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Muller’s Gracefulness Igniting Notre Dame’s Offense
02/15/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: A Dazzling Debut For Wynne
02/14/2015 – Irish Extra: Petersen, Irish Rookies Growing Up
02/10/2015 – Irish Extra: Pecor Peaking Early in Irish Tennis Season
02/10/2015 – Irish Extra: Vrabel Setting a Tone for Irish Tennis Toughness
02/09/2015 – Irish Extra: Fencing Seniors Finish Home Slate in Style
02/09/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Irish Breeze at Boston College
02/09/2015 – Irish Extra: There Are Dean Smith Fighting Irish Connections, Too
02/06/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Irish Still Have Progress to Make
02/05/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Jackson Adds Rebounding as Next Dimension
02/04/2015 – Irish Extra: A Notre Dame Football Signing Day Diary
01/31/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Irish Putting Power Back into Power Play
01/30/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Embracing The Moment
01/27/2015 – Irish Extra: College Tennis A Different Animal For Schnurrenberger
01/23/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Mabrey Helps Irish Ease Past Georgia Tech
01/23/2015 – Irish Extra: Irish Breeze in Blacksburg
01/20/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Allen Stays Cool When Temperature Rises
01/20/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Irish Focus and Go Small for Big Win
01/19/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Wuthrich Knows What It Takes
01/15/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Hawkins an Irish Trailblazer On and Off Court
01/12/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Westbeld Making Her Mark with Irish
01/11/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Irish Take Their Cuts Against ACC Elite
01/08/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Irish Cherish Matchup with Unbeaten Virginia
01/04/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Irish Lean on Vets Grant and Connaughton
01/03/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: Cable Helps Irish Survive Scare
01/02/2015 – IRISH EXTRA: NCAA Stats Don’t Tell Entire Tale for Irish Hoops
12/28/2014 – Irish Extra: Fuller Flying on the Football Field
12/28/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Connaughton Lights the Irish Fire
12/24/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: McGraw’s Crew Ramps Up Defense
12/21/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Jackson Dunk Sets Tone for Win Over Boilermakers
12/21/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Road Trip to Crossroads Classic
12/20/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: The McGraw-Saint Joseph’s Connection
12/19/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Football Makes a Holiday Contribution
12/17/2014 – Irish Extra: New Notre Dame Fencing Boss Knows All the Right Moves
12/16/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Huarte Celebrates 50 Years Since Heisman Trophy Win
12/14/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: ACC Opener Earns High Marks for Brey’s Crew
12/14/2014 – Irish Extra: 2014 Football Season Echoes Loudly
12/13/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: McGraw Coaching Tree Has Lots of Branches
12/10/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Vasturia Making A Larger Mark for Irish
12/07/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Win by UConn Shows Irish Where They Want to Go
12/04/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Torres Fills the Bill
12/02/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Seniors Give Irish Chance For Ongoing Success
11/30/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Unselfishness Early Hallmark for Irish Men
11/27/2014 – Irish Extra: Grooms Leads Irish Equipment Army
11/27/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Martin Returns Home Again
11/27/2014 – Irish Extra: Football GameDay Planning Never Ends at Notre Dame
11/26/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Women’s Hoops Learning It’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint
11/25/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Notre Dame Advances In The Rain
11/24/2014 – Irish Extra: Coccia Ready to `Fight the World’s Fight’
11/24/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Huffman Finding Her Role
11/23/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Loss to Louisville Can’t Diminish Irish Ties
11/22/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Freshman Johnson Breaks Out
11/21/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Russo Now Ready at Both Ends
11/20/2014 – Irish Extra: Luke Picks Up the Pace
11/20/2014 – Mike Denbrock and the Irish Offensive Coaching Staff: A Day in the Life
11/20/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Beachem Embraces Upsized Role
11/17/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Notre Dame Men Take Next Step
11/16/2014 – Irish Extra: Collinsworth Return Proves Bittersweet
11/15/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Olmsted Jolly on the Spot
11/13/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Plantz Stars in Own Irish Passion Play
11/10/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Square Meal, Square Deal
11/08/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Grant Catches Fire
11/06/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Reimer Finding Rhythm in Year Two for Irish
11/03/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: DiPauli Giving Irish Big Shot in the Arm
11/02/2014 – Irish Extra: Auguste, Jackson Taking the Next Step
10/31/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: A Wall In Goal
10/30/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Irish Know It’s `Game On’ with Midshipmen
10/28/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Off to the Races for Women’s Basketball Squad
10/27/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Senior Day Success Leads To ACC Women’s Soccer Championship Berth
10/27/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Hodan’s Hot Play Has Irish On A Roll
10/23/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Making A Wish Come True
10/16/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Riggs Knows All About Tallahassee Music Scene
10/12/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Some Early Growing Pains for Irish Hockey
10/11/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Solid Starts for Both Irish Swimming Squads in Stark Relays
10/11/2014 – Irish Extra: When Adversity Hits, Notre Dame Hits Harder
10/12/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Some Early Growing Pains for Irish Hockey
10/11/2014 – Irish Extra: When Adversity Hits, Notre Dame Hits Harder
10/09/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Poise in Two-Minute Offense Key to Irish Success
10/06/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Irish Women’s Soccer Team Comes Ever So Close–Again
10/04/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Notre Dame Invitational Results Bode Well for Irish Women
10/04/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Notre Dame Defense Creating Name of Its Own
10/01/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Notre Dame Fumbles: They Are Simply Not Allowed
09/30/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Rookie Class Makes for Irish Hockey Wild Card in 2014-15
09/27/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Irish Rookies Keynote Win Versus North Carolina
09/25/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Red-Zone Defense Paves Way for Solid Start to 2014 Irish Season
09/20/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Blackhawk’s Stephen Johns Feeling Right At Home At Notre Dame
09/21/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Compton Family Ice Arena Draws Raves from the Chicago Blackhawks
09/21/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Lessons From The North Carolina Match
09/18/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: National Catholic Championships A Special Occasion For Large And Small Schools Alike
09/18/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Notre Dame-North Carolina Rivalry Revisited
09/14/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Defense Dominates Second Half
09/13/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Shamrock Series More Than A Game
09/07/2014 – IRISH EXTRA: Secondary Communication Leads to Victory Over Michigan