Aug. 16, 2011

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – is proud to announce the creation of its new blog, Irish UNDerground, which debuts Tuesday to coincide with football’s media day. Fans are encouraged to bookmark Irish UNDerground at

Just as its name was coined by a Notre Dame Athletics Facebook follower, Irish UNDerground aims to provide fans with Notre Dame athletics news 24 hours a day, seven days a week by streamlining the latest happenings around the Fighting Irish athletics department through social media avenues such as YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and CoveritLive.

Fans can get their daily fix of features, live chats, videos, photos, commentaries and news regarding current and former Notre Dame student-athletes and staff.

Each Notre Dame home athletic contest and selected special events will be covered with a live chat on Irish UNDerground which can also be accessed on mobile devices, bringing you closer to the the heartbeat of the Irish than ever before.

To help launch Irish UNDerground, join us Tuesday for a live chat throughout the football team’s media day at Notre Dame Stadium. The chat will begin at 9:45 a.m. (ET).

Have your questions and comments ready as we’ll give you up-to-the-second photos, quotes, excerpts and the inside scoop on all the happenings when the Irish coaches and players meet with the media.

Following the media day activities, Irish UNDerground will provide exclusive pictures and commentary during the team’s midday photo shoot.