2002 Archive

Season Results
07/31/03 Justin Tuck Named To Preseason Hendricks Award Watch List
07/31/03 Irish Football Ranked No. 18 In ESPN/USA Today Preseason Poll
07/31/03 Many Irish Football Players Receive Preseason Awards
07/31/03 Carlyle Holiday Named To Davey O’Brien Preseason Watch List
07/22/03 Irish Host Second Annual Tackle The Arts
07/17/03 Second Annual Tackle The Arts Scheduled For Saturday
07/11/03 Football Fantasy Camp Concludes With Exciting 19-12 Win By Gold Team
07/09/03 Duff And Earl Named To Preseason Thorpe Award Watch List
07/09/03 Tickets Now On Sale For 2003 Notre Dame Kickoff Luncheons
06/30/03 Football Fantasy Camp Kicks Off July 2
06/16/03 Irish Video Coordinator Tim Collins Named Independent Video Coordinator of the Year
05/28/03 Alumni Ticket Exchange Program
05/27/03 Mickey Marotti Named Master Strength and Conditioning Coach
05/27/03 Four Irish Football Players Ranked Among The Sporting News’ Best
05/27/03 Black Coaches Association To Honor Tyrone Willingham
05/15/03 2002 Season Archive
05/09/03 Who Is The Greatest Notre Dame Football Player Of All Time?
05/06/03 Kickoff Time Announced For Stanford Game
05/05/03 Irish Football Ranked No. 22 By Athlon’s
05/01/03 Notre Dame’s All-Stars
04/27/03 Six More Irish Players Selected During Second Day Of NFL Draft
04/26/03 Notre Dame Unveils The Shirt
04/26/03 Blue Defeats Gold In Spring Game, 17-14
04/26/03 Blue Defeats White, 34-20, In Alumni Football Game
04/26/03 Postgame Quotes
04/26/03 Blue 17, Gold 14
04/26/03 Former Irish Center Jeff Faine Selected In First Round Of NFL Draft
04/24/03 Back Under Center – Carlyle Holiday Looks Forward To Blue-Gold Game
04/24/03 Irish Wrap Up Spring Season With 74th Annual Blue-Gold Scrimmage
04/22/03 Maurice Stovall and Rhema McKnight Expect Big Things For 2003 Season
04/15/03 Courtney Watson Sets The Tone For Irish Defense In 2003
04/13/03 Vontez Duff: Ready To Run
04/12/03 Notre Dame Football To Play Host To ESPN’s College Gameday On Tuesday
04/08/03 Jimmy Gonzales Hired As Director of Football Personnel Development
04/08/03 Bobby Morton Looking To Learn As Much As He Can During Spring Football
04/07/03 Rashon Powers-Neal Talks About His Switch To Fullback
04/04/03 Linebacker Derek Curry Finds A Balance
04/03/03 Spring Football Week One: X’s and O’s… K’s and P’s?
04/01/03 Irish Start Spring Season
04/01/03 Football Looking To Fill Leadership Roles
04/01/03 George Connor Funeral Arrangements
03/31/03 Notre Dame Football Legend George Connor Dies At The Age Of 78
03/28/03 2003 Spring Football Media Guide In PDF Format
03/27/03 Interview With Coach Willingham
03/24/03 2003 Coaches Clinic Session Titles
03/24/03 Theismann Named To 2003 College Football Hall of Fame
03/19/03 D.J. Durkin And Chad Klunder Named Football Graduate Assistants
03/18/03 2003 Notre Dame Spring Football Festival
03/04/03 2003 Notre Dame Football Coaches Clinic
02/18/03 NFL Combine
02/14/03 Seven Former Irish Players Make College Football Hall of Fame Ballot
02/12/03 Joe Theismann Named To Cotton Bowl Hall of Fame
02/05/03 Football Announces 2003 Signees
02/05/03 Coach Willingham Press Conference Transcript
02/04/03 Irish To Finish 2003 Season At Syracuse
01/28/03 Football Announces Dates For Coaching Clinic
01/21/03 Arnaz Battle To Participate in College Football All-Star Challenge
01/13/03 Willingham Listed As One Of The Most Powerful People In Sports
01/10/03 Fantasy Camp Becomes A Reality
01/10/03 2003 Football Kickoffs
01/09/03 Irish Football Well-Represented in College All-Star Games
01/03/03 Shane Walton Named Consensus All-American
01/01/03 Post-game Notes
01/01/03 No. 11 Irish Fall To No. 17 NC State In Gator Bowl, 28-6
12/31/02 Irish Visit USS John F. Kennedy
12/31/02 Notre Dame Enjoys Final Day Of Preparations For The Gator Bowl
12/31/02 Gator Bowl Capsule
12/29/02 Irish Enjoy A Full Day In Jacksonville
12/27/02 Irish Visit Children’s Hospital
12/26/02 Six Football Players Cited By The Sporting News
12/26/02 Irish Football Arrives In Jacksonville For Gator Bowl
12/20/02 Football Press Conference Transcript
12/20/02 Gator Bowl Tickets
12/18/02 Arnaz Battle Named Independence Bowl Foundation Sportsman of the Year
12/17/02 Irish Football Standouts Collect More Accolades
12/14/02 Tickets Still Remain For Gator Bowl
12/13/02 Tyrone Willingham Wins George Munger Award for College Coach of the Year
12/13/02 Shane Walton Attends Bronko Nagurski Award Banquet
12/09/02 Tyrone Willingham Named Home Depot National Coach Of The Year
12/09/02 2002 Official Notre Dame Bowl Tour
12/08/02 Gator Bowl Press Conference Transcript
12/08/02 Irish Prepare For New Year’s Day Matchup With Wolfpack
12/08/02 Irish Head To Gator Bowl To Face North Carolina State
12/06/02 2002 Football Awards
12/06/02 Shane Walton Named MVP At 82nd Annual Notre Dame Football Banquet
12/05/02 Shane Walton Named An AFCA All-American
12/04/02 Jeff Faine Named a Rimington Award Finalist
12/03/02 Snapper John Crowther Wins NACDA Scholarship
12/03/02 Defensive Coordinator Kent Baer Named Finalist For Broyles Award
12/02/02 Football’s John Crowther Named Second-Team Verizon Academic All-American
12/02/02 2002 Notre Dame Football Highlights
12/02/02 Shane Walton Named FWAA First-Team All-American
11/30/02 Postgame Notes
11/30/02 No. 7 Irish Fall To Trojans
11/26/02 Coach Willingham Press Conference Transcript
11/25/02 Irish And Trojans Renew Old Rivalry In Los Angeles
11/23/02 No. 8 Irish Rough Up Rutgers, 42-0
11/23/02 Notre Dame 42, Rutgers 0
11/23/02 Irish Crush Rutgers
11/23/02 Notre Dame 42, Rutgers 0
11/22/02 Irish Football Seniors Ready To Take Final Bows
11/22/02 A Man of Many Names
11/21/02 Gary Godsey Reflects On The Importance Of Saturday’s Home Finale
11/19/02 Coach Willingham Press Conference Transcript
11/19/02 Shane Walton Named Bronko Nagurski Trophy Finalist
11/17/02 Irish Seniors Prepare For Final Home Game Against Rutgers
11/16/02 Walton’s On-Field Fierceness Is Matched By His Caring Off It
11/14/02 Football’s John Crowther and Kyle Budinscak Named Academic All-District
11/14/02 Courtney Watson Named A Finalist For Butkus Award
11/13/02 Football’s Tim O’Neill Enjoying His Time At Notre Dame
11/13/02 Notre Dame’s Football Game With USC Is Sold Out
11/12/02 Shane Walton Thinks About Playing His Last Game At Notre Dame Stadium
11/12/02 Coach Willingham Press Conference Transcript
11/12/02 No. 9 Irish Use Bye Week To Prepare For Rutgers
11/09/02 No. 9 Irish Come From Behind To Beat Navy
11/09/02 No. 9 Irish Come From Behind To Beat Navy
11/09/02 Notre Dame 30, Navy 23
11/09/02 Notre Dame 30, Navy 23
11/07/02 Irish Safety Is Calm In Frenetic Irish Defense
11/07/02 Ryan Grant’s Hard Work Is Paying Off
11/07/02 Ray Guy Award Semifinalist Joey Hildbold Reflects On His Season in 2002
11/07/02 Senior Jordan Black Getting The Last Laugh
11/06/02 Cornerback Shane Walton Named A Semifinalist For The Jim Thorpe Award
11/06/02 Joey Hildbold Getting His Kicks During Senior Season At Notre Dame
11/05/02 Senior All-Star Candidate Jeff Faine Talks About His Workout Program
11/05/02 Coach Willingham Press Conference Transcript
11/04/02 No. 9 Fighting Irish Meet Midshipmen In Baltimore
11/02/02 No. 4 Irish Fall To Boston College, 14-7
11/02/02 Post-Game Notes
11/02/02 Post Game Quotes
10/31/02 Tony Rice, Allen Pinkett To Sign Autographs Saturday At Notre Dame Experience
10/31/02 Arnaz Battle Is Ready For Boston College
10/30/02 Football’s Jeff Faine and Joey Hildbold Named Semifinalists For National Awards
10/30/02 Notre Dame and Boston College – An Intense Rivalry
10/29/02 Ryan Roberts Turns His Thoughts To Boston College
10/29/02 Coach Willingham Press Conference Transcript
10/28/02 Notre Dame Solidifies Status with Big Victory
10/28/02 # 4 Irish Return Home To Face The Eagles
10/26/02 No. 6 Notre Dame Rolls Past No. 11 FSU, 34-24
10/26/02 No. 6 Notre Dame Rolls Past No. 11 FSU, 34-24
10/26/02 Notre Dame 34, Florida State 24
10/24/02 Running Back Ryan Grant Looks Forward To A Great Game With Florida State
10/24/02 Faine Gives Middle Of Notre Dame’s Line Stability
10/24/02 Defensive Tackle Darrell Campbell Ready For Highly Anticipated Game At Florida State
10/23/02 Irish Football Prepares For Florida State
10/23/02 Irish Hope to Live Up to BCS Rating At Tallahassee
10/23/02 Parseghian Knows Exactly What Willingham Is Going Through
10/22/02 Coach Willingham Press Conference Transcript
10/21/02 No. 6 Notre Dame Preparing For Trip To Florida State
10/20/02 # 7 Notre Dame 21, #15 Air Force 14
10/20/02 Notre Dame 21, Air Force 14
10/20/02 Irish Ground Falcons
10/19/02 Ground Attack Leads Notre Dame Past Air Force, 21-14
10/19/02 Irish Ground Falcons
10/17/02 Linebacker Courtney Watson Named A Semifinalist For The Butkus Award
10/15/02 Irish Prepared To Face Disciplined Air Force Squad
10/15/02 Coach Willingham Press Conference Transcript
10/15/02 Notre Dame Heads West For Prime Time Meeting With Air Force
10/13/02 Irish Defense Shuts Down Panthers
10/12/02 Irish Defense Shuts Down Panthers
10/12/02 Irish Defensive Line Wants to Join the Scoring Frenzy
10/12/02 Irish Improve To 6-0
10/12/02 Irish Improve To 6-0
10/12/02 #8 Notre Dame 14, Pittsburgh 6
10/12/02 #8 Notre Dame 14, Pittsburgh 6
10/11/02 Two of the Nation’s Hottest Teams Ready for Battle on Saturday
10/11/02 2002 Football Banquet
10/10/02 Notre Dame Prepares For Pittsburgh
10/09/02 Defensive Line Coach Greg Mattison Talks About Pittsburgh
10/08/02 Darrell Campbell Talks About the Defense And The Challenging Pittsburgh Offense
10/08/02 Thirty-Eight Former Irish Appear On ’02 NFL Rosters
10/08/02 Coach Willingham Press Conference Transcript
10/07/02 No. 8 Fighting Irish Play Panthers In Notre Dame Stadium
10/06/02 Notre Dame-Navy Tickets Now On Sale To The General Public
10/05/02 Notre Dame 31, Stanford 7
10/05/02 Fighting Irish Crush Cardinal, 31-7
10/05/02 Notre Dame 31, Stanford 7
10/05/02 Fighting Irish Crush Cardinal, 31-7
10/04/02 Mike Golic Will Be The Guest Speaker For The 82nd University of Notre Dame Football Banquet
10/04/02 Head Coach Tyrone Willingham and Cardinal Back On Same Field
10/04/02 In (God)sey, The Irish Trust In 2002
10/04/02 Different IS OK WIth Senior Ryan Roberts
10/03/02 Final Practice Report Before Stanford Game
10/02/02 Willingham Prepares For The Run And Teyo Johnson
10/02/02 Coach Willingham Dreams Of A ‘Sea Of Green’ For Saturday’s Game Versus Stanford
10/02/02 Pat Dillingham Is Ready For Saturday’s Game Against Stanford
10/01/02 Coach Willingham Press Conference Transcript
09/30/02 No. 9 Football Faces Stanford At Home
09/27/02 Memorial Service Set For Leon Hart
09/25/02 Wednesday’s Football Practice Report
09/24/02 Vontez Duff Comments About Practicing During The Bye Week.
09/24/02 Football Practice Report
09/24/02 Coach Willingham Press Conference Transcript
09/24/02 Notre Dame Mourns Death Of 1949 Heisman Winner Leon Hart
09/24/02 The Future’s so Bright, He’s Wearing Shades
09/24/02 Head Coach Tyrone Willingham To Appear Wednesday on Pardon The Interruption And The Jim Rome Show
09/22/02 Blue-Chipper Gerome Sapp Blue No More
09/22/02 A National Championship Reunion: The 1977 Notre Dame Football Team
09/22/02 Tyrone Willingham Comments On Carlyle Holiday’s Injury
09/21/02 Irish Rally To Stop Spartans, 21-17
09/21/02 Notre Dame Improves To 4-0
09/21/02 Notre Dame 21, Michigan State 17
09/21/02 Notre Dame 21, Michigan State 17
09/18/02 Football Practice Report
09/18/02 Willingham, Irish Try to End Skid Against Spartans
09/17/02 Willingham Has Brought Fun Back to Notre Dame
09/17/02 Nicholas Setta Composed and Confident For All Situations
09/17/02 Carlos Pierre-Antoine: Living and Learning
09/17/02 Coach Willingham Press Conference Transcript
09/17/02 Walton Named Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player Of The Week
09/16/02 No. 12 Fighting Irish Open Preparations For Michigan State
09/14/02 No. 20 Fighting Irish Upset No. 7 Wolverines, 25-23
09/14/02 Notre Dame 25, Michigan 23
09/14/02 No. 20 Fighting Irish Upset No. 7 Wolverines, 25-23
09/14/02 Notre Dame 25, Michigan 23
09/12/02 Football Practice Report
09/11/02 Interview With Raghib Ismail
09/11/02 Football Practice Report
09/10/02 Coach Willingham Press Conference Transcript
09/10/02 Willingham Gets Biggest Test With Irish Against Michigan
09/09/02 No. 20/21 Fighting Irish Host No. 7/6 Wolverines
09/07/02 Notre Dame 24, Purdue 17
09/07/02 Fighting Irish Move To 2-0
09/07/02 Notre Dame 24, Purdue 17
09/07/02 Behind The Scenes At Notre Dame Football
09/07/02 Notre Dame 24, Purdue 17
09/05/02 Walton Reflects On Record Defensive Performance Against Maryland
09/05/02 Q & A With Bob Morton
09/05/02 Notre Dame Experience Makes Its Debut In 2002
09/04/02 Irish Make Home Debut, Host Rival Boliermakers
09/03/02 Holiday Looks Comfortable In Notre Dame’s New Offense
09/03/02 Football Practice Report
09/03/02 Coach Willingham Press Conference Transcript
09/03/02 New Look For Friday Football Luncheons And Earlier Pep Rally Start Times
09/03/02 Nicholas Setta Named USATODAY.com National Player Of The Week
09/02/02 No. 23/24 Fighting Irish Host Boilermakers In Home Opener
09/01/02 Notre Dame 22, Maryland 0
09/01/02 Willingham Hopes First Win Sets Tone For Season
08/31/02 Fighting Irish Shut Out No. 21 Terrapins, 22-0
08/31/02 Fighting Irish Shutout No. 21 Terrapins, 22-0
08/30/02 Notre Dame vs. Maryland Q&A
08/28/02 Irish Football Practice Report
08/28/02 Coach Willingham Press Conference Transcript
08/28/02 Joe Theismann Stopped By Tuesday’s Practice
08/26/02 Irish Preparing For Season Opener
08/24/02 Coach Willingham Speaks After The Final Two-A-Day Practice
08/23/02 Offensive Coordinator Bill Diedrick Reflects On Thursday’s Scrimmage
08/22/02 Walton On the Road To Greatness
08/19/02 Coach Willingham Reflects On Saturday’s Scrimmage
08/16/02 In The Huddle With Scott Raridon
08/15/02 In The Huddle With Carlyle Holiday
08/14/02 Irish Football Earns Special Mention Honors From The American Football Coaches Association
08/14/02 Media Day Notes
08/14/02 Irish Football Players Earn Preseason Accolades
08/13/02 No Faine, No Gain
08/12/02 Arizona Diamondbacks Visit Notre Dame
08/11/02 Practice Report
08/10/02 Irish Football Veterans Participate In First Fall Practices
08/09/02 Erica Weiland Genise Hired As Director of Football Operations
08/07/02 Irish Football Freshmen Finish Second Day Of Preseason Camp
08/07/02 Q&A With Irish Freshman Defensive Back Jake Carney
08/07/02 Second Day Of Practice Underway For Irish Football Freshmen
08/06/02 Irish Football Freshmen Participate In First Practice
08/03/02 Limited Number Of Football Tickets On Sale To General Public Beginning Tuesday
08/02/02 Fall Football Set To Start Monday When Freshmen Report
08/02/02 Fan Appreciation Day Set