Blue & Gold Illustrated recruiting editor Andrew Ivins and football analyst Bryan Driskell talk Notre Dame recruiting and answer listener questions. The two discuss the latest with Rivals100 safety Brandon Burton, where the Irish could finished in the Rivals rankings and which powerhouse high school program is more important for the Irish – Bishop Gorman or IMG Academy?
October 29th, 2015
October 28th, 2015
Blue & Gold Illustrated senior editor Lou Somogyi and football analyst Bryan Driskell talk about the upcoming matchup between Notre Dame and the undefeated Temple Owls. Also discussed was the college football shakeup from this past weekend and how it impacts Notre Dame moving forward.
October 21st, 2015
Blue & Gold Illustrated senior editor Lou Somogyi and assistant editor Andrew Owens discuss the College Football Playoffs and where Notre Dame currently stands in that conversion. Somogyi and Owens do a conference-by-conference breakdown of the top contenders and even talk about key upcoming games. Where Notre Dame fits into this picture is the backdrop for this discussion.
October 19th, 2015
Blue & Gold Illustrated senior editor Lou Somogyi and football analyst Bryan Driskell break down the 41-31 Notre Dame victory over arch-rival USC. A full analysis of the offense, defense and special teams is the topic of discussion. Notre Dame's potential for a playoff run now that USC is in the rear-view is also discussed.
October 15th, 2015
Blue & Gold Illustrated recruiting editor Andrew Ivins has the latest with Notre Dame's recruiting efforts. He previews the upcoming weekend with Rivals.com analysts Josh Helmholdt and Adam Gorney and also chats with Virginia Tech cornerback commit Troy Pride, who will visit South Bend for the USC game.
October 14th, 2015
Blue & Gold Illustrated senior editor Lou Somogyi and football analyst Bryan Driskell preview the upcoming rivalry game between Notre Dame and USC. It is a rivalry that Somogyi believes is unlike any other.
October 13th, 2015
Chris Balas joins WDFN's Matt Shepard to talk Michigan football in the days leading up to a showdown with Michigan State.
October 12th, 2015
Blue & Gold Illustrated senior editor Lou Somogyi and football analyst Bryan Driskell break down Notre Dame's 41-24 victory over Navy, its fifth straight win over the Midshipmen. Notre Dame's game-changing special teams plays, its second half defensive adjustments and the poise of DeShone Kizer are among the many topics covered from the game. Also discussed is the latest news coming out of Los Angeles, with USC head coach Steve Sarkisian being given a leave of absence.
October 8th, 2015
Blue & Gold Illustrated recruiting editor Andrew Ivins breaks down the latest Notre Dame commit, TE Cole Kmet, with Rivals.com Midwest recruiting analyst Josh Helmholdt. He also talks with Ryan Donnelly of BuckeyeGrove.com about DT target Jerron Cage and previews the Navy visitors with Rivals.com West Coast recruiting analyst Blair Angulo, which includes 4-star DE Carlo Kemp, who is the nephew of Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano.
October 7th, 2015
Blue & Gold Illustrated senior editor Lou Somogyi and football analyst Bryan Driskell preview the upcoming matchup between Notre Dame and Navy. After losing three out of four games from 2007 to 2010, Notre Dame has re-established dominance, winning the last four games, three by double digits. Navy comes into the matchup undefeated and brings with it a dynamic option quarterback and a far more stingy defense.