The Irish Huddle - September 30, 2011

September 30th, 2011

BGI Radio presents "The Irish Huddle", hosted by the legendary radio voice of Notre Dame football, Tony Roberts, with former Notre Dame sports information director Roger Valdiserri and Blue & Gold Illustrated senior editor Lou Somogyi. "The Huddle" is available every week , including during football season. Please check with BlueandGold.com for further, complete coverage of the Fighting Irish football team.

During today's segment, "The Huddle" discussed the quarterback position, which has struggled at times this season for the 2-2 Irish. Head coach Brian Kelly seems to have found his starter in sophomore Tommy Rees, but the future of the position beyond this season appears very much uncertain at this point.

Check back tomorrow morning for the remaining segment of this week's "Irish Huddle".

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The Irish Huddle - September 29, 2011

September 29th, 2011

BGI Radio presents "The Irish Huddle", hosted by the legendary radio voice of Notre Dame football, Tony Roberts, with former Notre Dame sports information director Roger Valdiserri and Blue & Gold Illustrated senior editor Lou Somogyi. "The Huddle" is available every week , including during football season. Please check with BlueandGold.com for further, complete coverage of the Fighting Irish football team.

During today's segment, "The Huddle" welcomed special guest Jack Lengyel to the show. Lengyel (born 1935) is a software executive and former American football coach, lacrosse coach, and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at the College of Wooster from 1966 to 1970 and at Marshall University from 1971 until 1974, compiling a career college football record of 32–55. At Marshall, he took over the Thundering Herd football program after theSouthern Airways Flight 932 plane crash that killed nearly the entire team in 1970.

Check back tomorrow and Saturday morning for the remaining segments of this week's "Irish Huddle".

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The Irish Huddle - September 24, 2011

September 24th, 2011

BGI Radio presents "The Irish Huddle", hosted by the legendary radio voice of Notre Dame football, Tony Roberts, with former Notre Dame sports information director Roger Valdiserri and Blue & Gold Illustrated senior editor Lou Somogyi. "The Huddle" is available every week , including during football season. Please check with BlueandGold.com for further, complete coverage of the Fighting Irish football team.

During today's segment, "The Huddle" opened with a look back at last weekend's win over Michigan State in South Bend. The Irish finally broke into the win column for the first time this season and improved to 1-2 on the season. Notre Dame travels to Pittsburgh for a Saturday showdown with the Panthers at Heinz Field at noon.

Check back next week for another series of "Irish Huddle".

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The Irish Huddle - September 23, 2011

September 23rd, 2011

BGI Radio presents "The Irish Huddle", hosted by the legendary radio voice of Notre Dame football, Tony Roberts, with former Notre Dame sports information director Roger Valdiserri and Blue & Gold Illustrated senior editor Lou Somogyi. "The Huddle" is available every week , including during football season. Please check with BlueandGold.com for further, complete coverage of the Fighting Irish football team.

During today's segment, "The Huddle" welcomed special guest Gene Corrigan to the show. Corrigan was the athletics director at Notre Dame from 1981-87, and he also enjoyed stops as the athletics director at Virginia and a former commissioner in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Check back tomorrow morning for the remaining segment of this week's "Irish Huddle".

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The Irish Huddle - September 17, 2011

September 17th, 2011

BGI Radio presents "The Irish Huddle", hosted by the legendary radio voice of Notre Dame football, Tony Roberts, with former Notre Dame sports information director Roger Valdiserri and Blue & Gold Illustrated senior editor Lou Somogyi. "The Huddle" is available every week , including during football season. Please check with BlueandGold.com for further, complete coverage of the Fighting Irish football team.

During today's segment, "The Huddle" looked ahead to Saturday afternoon's matchup against Michigan State. The Irish are trying to avoid just the third 0-3 start in program history against a Spartans squad that has won 10 of the last 14 games, including 6 of 7 in South Bend.

Check back next week for another series of "Irish Huddle".

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The Irish Huddle - September 16, 2011

September 16th, 2011

BGI Radio presents "The Irish Huddle", hosted by the legendary radio voice of Notre Dame football, Tony Roberts, with former Notre Dame sports information director Roger Valdiserri and Blue & Gold Illustrated senior editor Lou Somogyi. "The Huddle" is available every week , including during football season. Please check with BlueandGold.com for further, complete coverage of the Fighting Irish football team.

During today's segment, "The Huddle" talked conference expansion, and how it might impact Notre Dame. The Big XII is increasingly unstable as Texas A&M and Oklahoma explore their options elsewhere. The Aggies have been approved for entry into the SEC pending the waiver of rights to sue by the remaining Big XII programs. The Sooners are reportedly considering applying for entry into the Pac-12.

Check back tomorrow morning for the remaining segment of this week's "Irish Huddle".

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The Irish Huddle - September 15, 2011

September 15th, 2011

BGI Radio presents "The Irish Huddle", hosted by the legendary radio voice of Notre Dame football, Tony Roberts, with former Notre Dame sports information director Roger Valdiserri and Blue & Gold Illustrated senior editor Lou Somogyi. "The Huddle" is available every week , including during football season. Please check with BlueandGold.com for further, complete coverage of the Fighting Irish football team.

During today's segment, "The Huddle" looked back at last Saturday's 35-31 loss to Michigan. The Irish gave up 28 points in the fourth quarter capped by a 16-yard touchdown pass from Denard Robinson to Roy Roundtree with just two seconds left. The Wolverines marched 80 yards in just 28 seconds to claim their third-consecutive win over the Irish.

Check back tomorrow and Saturday morning for the remaining segments of this week's "Irish Huddle".

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The Irish Huddle - September 10, 2011

September 10th, 2011

BGI Radio presents "The Irish Huddle", hosted by the legendary radio voice of Notre Dame football, Tony Roberts, with former Notre Dame sports information director Roger Valdiserri and Blue & Gold Illustrated senior editor Lou Somogyi. "The Huddle" is available every week , including during football season. Please check with BlueandGold.com for further, complete coverage of the Fighting Irish football team.

During today's segment, "The Huddle" welcomed Frank Pomarico to the show. Frank was an offensive guard at Notre Dame from 1971-73, and his son, Tom, is currently a fifth-year senior long snapper at the University of Michigan, which will host the Irish Saturday evening at the Big House.

Check back next week for another series of "Irish Huddle".

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The Irish Huddle - September 9, 2011

September 9th, 2011

BGI Radio presents "The Irish Huddle", hosted by the legendary radio voice of Notre Dame football, Tony Roberts, with former Notre Dame sports information director Roger Valdiserri and Blue & Gold Illustrated senior editor Lou Somogyi. "The Huddle" is available every week , including during football season. Please check with BlueandGold.com for further, complete coverage of the Fighting Irish football team.

During today's segment, "The Huddle" looked ahead to Saturday's matchup against Michigan and the decision to start sophomore quarterback Tommy Rees, who relieved senior Dayne Crist at the start of the second half of last week's loss to South Florida.

Check back tomorrow morning for the remaining segment of this week's "Irish Huddle".

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The Irish Huddle - September 8, 2011

September 8th, 2011

BGI Radio presents "The Irish Huddle", hosted by the legendary radio voice of Notre Dame football, Tony Roberts, with former Notre Dame sports information director Roger Valdiserri and Blue & Gold Illustrated senior editor Lou Somogyi. "The Huddle" is available every week , including during football season. Please check with BlueandGold.com for further, complete coverage of the Fighting Irish football team.

During today's segment, "The Huddle" looked back at last Saturday's 23-20 loss to South Florida in the season opener. The Irish will attempt to bounce back Saturday evening in a game under the lights at Michigan Stadium against the Wolverines.

Check back tomorrow and Saturday morning for the remaining segments of this week's "Irish Huddle".

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