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Notre Dame Insider's Tyler James and Eric Hansen offer their takes on Notre Dame football, discuss the latest news and bring on guests with expert knowledge.

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    Mike McGlinchey on the evolution of Notre Dame's football program

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 83:11


    Former Notre Dame left tackle Mike McGlinchey joins the podcast to discuss watching the 2021 Irish, how the program and Brian Kelly evolved during his time at Notre Dame, former teammate Hunter Bivin's impact on the program, Notre Dame's offensive line play this season, McGlinchey's recovery from a season-ending injury, the legendary tackles he's played with for the San Francisco 49ers and more.  Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen make ND-Stanford predictions in "Place Your Bets" (31:35) before answering questions from Twitter (42:20).


    Bruce Feldman on the College Football Playoff and the coaching carousel

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 86:15


    Bruce Feldman, a college football reporter for FOX Sports and writer for The Athletic, joins the podcast to discuss where Notre Dame fits in the College Football Playoff discussion, what the playoff committee should focus on with the top teams in the country, how head-to-head games should matter, what the head coaching market for ND defensive coordinator Marcus Freeman will look like this offseason, if schools are gaining an advantage by firing their coaches early, how much he tracks his "Freaks List" during the season and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen and make ND-Georgia Tech predictions in "Place Your Bets" (26:55) before answering questions from Twitter (34:51).


    Eric Mac Lain on Virginia's explosive offense and a wild ACC season

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 73:03


    Eric Mac Lain, college football analyst for the ACC Network, joins the podcast to discuss Notre Dame's improvement this season, how to slow down Virginia QB Brennan Armstrong, why the Cavaliers have struggled on defense, who he thinks will win a wide-open ACC, what's wrong with Clemson this season, which team he'd nominate to play the Irish in the Peach Bowl and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen make ND-Virginia predictions in "Place Your Bets" (24:55) before answering questions from Twitter (34:51).


    Rick Minter on Notre Dame's defensive evolution and stopping the triple option

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 73:22


    Rick Minter, a two-time defensive coordinator at Notre Dame, joins the podcast to discuss the challenges of stopping Navy's triple-option offense, how a defense can create a scheme specific for this week, if it's harder on defensive linemen or linebacker, how Marcus Freeman has done in his first season as Notre Dame's defensive coordinator, the impact of safety Kyle Hamilton's injury, what it takes to improve two-minute defense and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen makes ND-Navy predictions in "Place Your Bets" (31:13) before answering questions from Twitter (40:12).


    Dane Brugler on Notre Dame's top 2022 NFL Draft prospects

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 72:43


    Dane Brugler, NFL Draft analyst for The Athletic, joins the podcast to discuss if safety Kyle Hamilton has secured a high draft position, why he anticipated a big season from defensive end Isaiah Foskey, what makes Jarrett Patterson an attractive center prospect, why running back Kyren Williams will be coveted, which Notre Dame player has surprised him, what the Irish are facing in North Carolina quarterback Sam Howell and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen make ND-UNC predictions in "Place Your Bets" (30:05) before answering questions from Twitter (39:01).  


    Rick Mirer on Tyler Buchner's play and the challenges facing a young quarterback

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 69:44


    Former Notre Dame quarterback Rick Mirer joins the podcast to discuss how Tyler Buchner has played as a freshman quarterback, his expectations for Buchner as he continues to develop, the difficulties Mirer faced as a young quarterback and the challenge of playing on the road, how the Irish can be successful playing multiple quarterbacks, what's keeping Mirer busy now and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen make ND-USC predictions in "Place Your Bets" (24:33) before answering questions from Twitter (31:15).


    Mike Golic Jr. on Notre Dame's offensive line and navigating a quarterback timeshare

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 83:56


    ESPN's Mike Golic Jr. joins the podcast to discuss Notre Dame's offensive line improvement against Virginia Tech, if it's sustainable for the rest of the season, how Tyler Buchner helps the Irish offense, who he'd start at quarterback, how his offensive line in 2012 managed shared time between QBs Everett Golson and Tommy Rees, the impact Chris Watt made as a graduate assistant last season, what a team gains from winning so many close games and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen make predictions for the rest of the season in "Place Your Bets" (27:47) before answering questions from Twitter (37:42).


    Steve Wiltfong on Notre Dame's quarterback talent and recruiting outlook

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 88:13


    247Sports director of recruiting Steve Wiltfong joins the podcast to discuss Notre Dame's loss to Cincinnati, the quarterback talent on ND's roster, how the Irish can improve its quarterback room, if the efforts in the 2022 and 2023 classes at the position are encouraging, how high ND's 2022 class can finish and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen make ND-Virginia Tech predictions in "Place Your Bets" (32:07) before answering questions from Twitter (39:29).


    Aaron Taylor on Notre Dame's offensive line play and chances for improvement

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 84:52


    Aaron Taylor, a two-time All-American and Lombardi Award winner as a Notre Dame offensive lineman, CBS Sports analyst and founder of the Joe Moore Award, joins the podcast to colorfully discuss what has surprised him about the way the Irish have played on the offensive line, if the issues are fixable this season, what will be required for the line to improve, how the quarterbacks' athleticism impacts the offensive line, why the right side of the offensive line hasn't been able to carry the unit, how to prepare younger players, Jeff Quinn's ability as an offensive line coach and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen make ND-Cincinnati predictions in "Place Your Bets" (33:18) before answering questions from Twitter (42:28).


    Barry Alvarez on Wisconsin, Notre Dame and coaching success

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 83:24


    Barry Alvarez, former Wisconsin athletic director and Hall of Fame coach, joins the podcast to discuss the importance of the Notre Dame-Wisconsin series, former Wisconsin QB Jack Coan playing for the Irish, the success of defensive coordinator Jim Leonhard, Alvarez's decision to leave Lou Holtz's staff at Notre Dame to become head coach at Wisconsin, why the program has sustained its winning ways, his grandson Jake Ferguson playing tight end for the Badgers, his thoughts on Brian Kelly's tenure at ND, the College Football Playoff and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen make ND-Wisconsin prediction in "Place Your Bets" (27:50) before answering questions from Twitter (37:10).


    Former QB Gary Godsey on his Notre Dame-Purdue moment

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 73:40


    Gary Godsey, who stepped in at quarterback for Notre Dame's upset victory over No. 13 Purdue in 2000, joins the podcast to discuss how he learned he would replace injured starter Arnaz Battle, his preparation to play against Purdue QB Drew Brees, his most vivid memories from the game, how the the rest of his career played out, what he thinks of ND's current quarterbacks, what he's doing now and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen make ND-Purdue predictions in "Place Your Bets" (15:42) before answering questions from Twitter (23:53).


    Bob Morton on Notre Dame's offensive line and a path to improvement

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 79:46


    Former Irish offensive lineman Bob Morton joins the podcast to discuss Notre Dame's 41-38 victory over Florida State, the Irish offensive line struggles, how freshman Blake Fisher fared in his first start, the challenges Michael Carmody faced in replacing him, the difficulties of playing in an environment like FSU, how much improvement he expects to see on the offensive line and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen make ND-Toledo predictions in "Place Your Bets" (28:49) before answering questions from Twitter (35:37).


    Orlando Sentinel's Matt Murschel on the state of Florida State

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 59:02


    Matt Murschel, national college football writer for the Orlando Sentinel, joins the podcast to discuss Florida State's quarterback competition, the impact of new transfers joining the Seminoles, if head coach Mike Norvell has the program heading in the right direction, the state of Florida's three biggest football programs, his perspective on Notre Dame and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen make ND-FSU predictions (24:42) before answering questions from Twitter (34:27).


    Dennis Dodd on the changing NCAA landscape and how Notre Dame football fits

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 58:59


    Dennis Dodd, national college football writer for CBS Sports, joins the podcast to discuss the bevy of changes across college football this offseason, the effects of conference realignment, the future of the 12-team playoff, Notre Dame's most difficult game in 2021, the expectations for Jack Coan and Marcus Freeman, the Irish player that intrigues him the most, Brian Kelly's legacy and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen make season-long predictions in "Place Your Bets" (25:13) before answering questions from Twitter (31:37).


    Robby Toma on the Hawaii influence on Notre Dame's roster

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2021 71:09


    Former Notre Dame wide receiver Robby Toma joins the podcast to discuss the pride he takes in seeing other Hawaii products at ND, why the Irish have had success with recruits from the islands, his expectations for Marist Liufau, the compassion shown for Myron Tagovailoa-Amosa, the bright futures for Jordan Botelho and Kahanu Kia, how he evolved as a wide receiver during his career and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen offer Hawaii-inspired predictions in Place Your Bets (21:33) before answering questions from Twitter (33:06).


    Mike Golic Sr. on practice observations and expectations for Notre Dame

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2021 69:17


    Mike Golic Sr. joins the podcast to discuss his observations from Thursday's Notre Dame football practice, Brian Kelly's evolution, how Jack Coan can succeed, his impression of Marcus Freeman, the new NIL rules, what he'll be doing this football season, why he lives in South Bend half the year and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen make more season predictions in the Place Your Bets segment (22:54) before answering questions from Twitter (32:25).


    Phil Steele previews Notre Dame's 2021 season

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 54:46


    College football analyst Phil Steele, whose annual College Football Preview has become a staple for reporters and fans, joins the podcast to discuss his 2021 edition, how the Irish will fare this season, the biggest question marks for Notre Dame, what he expects from quarterback Jack Coan, what impact defensive coordinator Marcus Freeman will make, where he ranks head coach Brian Kelly and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen make season predictions in the "Place Your Bets" segment (20:14) before answering questions from Twitter (29:02). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Greg Biggins breaks down Notre Dame's upcoming recruiting visitors

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2021 90:13


    Greg Biggins, a national recruiting analyst for 247Sports, joins the podcast to discuss how the proposed College Football Playoff will impact recruiting, how quickly visitors may commit now that the dead period has been lifted, which Notre Dame visitors he likes the most, the chances of the Irish landing WR C.J. Williams, what kind of players Notre Dame recruited in CB Jaden Mickey, QB Tyler Buchner and CB Chance Tucker and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen offer predictions in Place Your Bets (26:55) before answering questions from Twitter (35:24). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Brady Quinn on Notre Dame quarterbacks past and present

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2021 67:59


    Former Irish quarterback Brady Quinn joins the podcast to discuss Ian Book's NFL potential with the New Orleans Saints, what challenges Jack Coan is facing trying to step in as ND's starting quarterback, how the Irish can put freshman Tyler Buchner in a position to succeed, what the ND offense can become under offensive coordinator Tommy Rees and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen offer predictions in "Place Your Bets" (30:32) before answering questions from Twitter (44:02). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Tom Lemming on Notre Dame's 2022 recruiting class and finding the missing pieces

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2021 73:36


    Legendary recruiting analyst Tom Lemming joins the podcast to discuss Notre Dame's defensive end recruits in the 2022 class, how impressive the defensive recruiting has been overall, if the Irish are recruiting good enough quarterbacks to win a national championship, how he rates Notre Dame's coaching staff as recruiters, if he misjudged Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah as a prospect and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen make Blue-Gold Game predictions in Place Your Bets (24:25) before answering questions from Twitter (30:07) See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Charlie Weis on the NFL Draft, QB evaluations and adapting offenses

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 23, 2021 72:10


    Former Notre Dame head coach Charlie Weis joins the podcast to discuss his experiences advising college players on NFL decisions, what he liked about Tom Brady as a draft prospect, how to evaluate quarterback prospects, his projection of Ian Book, his favorite QB in the 2021 NFL Draft, how to prepare wide receivers to play in a college offense and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen make NFL Draft predictions in Place Your Bets (29:20) before answering questions from Twitter (36:45). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Miles Boykin on patience in wide receiver development

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 16, 2021 63:54


    Former Notre Dame wide receiver Miles Boykin joins the podcast to discuss life in the NFL with the Baltimore Ravens, how he slowly progressed to a breakout season in his Notre Dame career, why that development takes time at the wide receiver position, how much coach DelVaughn Alexander impacted his career, the talent remaining at the position on ND's roster and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen make receiving predictions in Place Your Bets (20:45) before answering questions from Twitter (27:53). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Rick Minter on how Notre Dame's defense may evolve under Marcus Freeman

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2021 72:20


    Two-time Notre Dame defensive coordinator Rick Minter joins the podcast to discuss how Marcus Freeman approaches defense, the differences between a three-man and four-man front, the benefits of using multiple looks, how to make the transition from Clark Lea easier, his experience with safeties coach Chris O'Leary and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen make predictions for Notre Dame's early enrollees in Place Your Bets (33:32) before answering questions from Twitter (40:59). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Jesse Temple sizes up Jack Coan's fit at Notre Dame

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2021 54:42


    Jesse Temple, The Athletic's Wisconsin beat writer, joins the podcast to share his insights on Wisconsin graduate transfer Jack Coan, how he'll handle the chance to become Notre Dame's starting quarterback, his ability to run and throw the deep ball, the circumstances that led to him leaving Wisconsin, his best performances with the Badgers, an overview of Wisconsin's program in 2021 and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen make some predictions in Place Your Bets (20:56) and answers questions from Twitter (33:03). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Steve Wiltfong on Notre Dame football's recruiting momentum

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2021 74:21


    Steve Wiltfong, national director of recruiting for 247Sports, joins the podcast to discuss where Notre Dame's 2022 recruiting class can realistically finish in the national rankings, how the Irish can close the gap with the top programs in the country, how new assistant coaches Marcus Freeman and Chris O'Leary have impacted recruiting, Wiltfong's favorite commit in Notre Dame's 2022 class, how meaningful the Pot of Gold event will be in the 2023 class and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen answer questions from Twitter (34:09). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    2022 QB Steve Angeli on why he committed to Notre Dame

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 5, 2021 45:55


    Quarterback Steve Angeli, a 2022 recruit, joins the podcast to discuss his decision to commit to Notre Dame, how he learned about Notre Dame during a recruiting dead period, his connections to the program, his relationship with offensive coordinator Tommy Rees, how former Irish QB Brandon Wimbush helped him through the process and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen answer questions from Twitter (23:43). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Michael McCann on the legal hurdles ahead for name, image and likeness in NCAA

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 19, 2021 70:29


    Michael McCann, legal analyst and senior sports legal reporter for Sportico, joins the podcast to discuss what's delaying the creation of name, image and likeness rules at the NCAA level, the risk the NCAA has taken by not establishing them sooner, how soon they may be put into effect, how schools will handle them, if Notre Dame can benefit from them and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen answer questions from Twitter (20:10). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Rocco Spindler on his family, recruiting and enrolling early at Notre Dame

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 29, 2021 64:07


    Rocco Spindler, a four-star offensive guard, joins the podcast to discuss why he's enrolling early at Notre Dame, living up to the standard his family set, how his grandpa impacted his appreciation for the Irish, why he connected with offensive line coach Jeff Quinn, his mindset as a guard and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen answer questions from Twitter on ND's coaching staff, transfer possibilities and other hypotheticals (26:03). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Notre Dame hires defensive coordinator Marcus Freeman in busy first week of offseason

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 9, 2021 96:41


    Tyler James and Eric Hansen discuss Notre Dame hiring defensive coordinator Marcus Freeman from Cincinnati, if Mike Elston will stay on staff, Terry Joseph heading to Texas, the NFL decisions for Aaron Banks and Tommy Tremble, the addition of grad transfer QB Jack Coan, the transfer portal exodus and takeaways from the loss to Alabama. Then they answer questions from Twitter (43:25). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Pod of Gold Extra Point: Notre Dame vs. Alabama recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 2, 2021 65:00

    ND Insider's Tom Noie and Carter Karels give their thoughts on Alabama's 31-14 win over Notre Dame in the Rose Bowl semifinal on Friday. They discussed the game, the 2020 season, Irish head coach Brian Kelly's postgame antics, closing the gap on the Crimson Tide and more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Todd McShay on Alabama's top talent and how Notre Dame can compete

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2020 66:54


    ESPN NFL Draft and college football analyst Todd McShay joins the podcast to discuss to talent gap between Alabama and Notre Dame, why Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah keeps moving up his draft rankings, which Notre Dame offensive players he likes the most, the upside of Kyle Hamilton, his recovery from COVID-19 and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen offer Notre Dame-Alabama predictions in Place Your Bets (22:17) before answering questions from Twitter (30:35). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Cecil Hurt on Alabama's strengths and Nick Saban's sustained success

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2020 76:32


    Cecil Hurt, the sports editor for the Tuscaloosa News who has covered Alabama for the newspaper since 1982, joins the podcast to discuss Alabama's strengths and weaknesses, how its defense has evolved, the most important player on the Alabama offense, how Nick Saban built Alabama into its current powerhouse stage, how this team compares to previous versions and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen answer questions from Twitter (30:22). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Pod of Gold Extra Point: Notre Dame makes the College Football Playoff

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2020 37:47

    ND Insider's Tom Noie and Carter Karels give their thoughts on No. 4 Notre Dame securing a spot in the College Football Playoff. They discussed the CFP selections, the Irish being matched up with top-ranked Alabama, the Rose Bowl moving to Arlington, Texas, Clemson defeating Notre Dame in the ACC Championship Game and more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Dan Wetzel on lessons learned this season and the College Football Playoff

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2020 76:22


    Yahoo Sports national columnist Dan Wetzel joins the podcast to discuss the eventful college football season, what programs and conferences have learned that can be applied moving forward, the outlook for the College Football Playoff, if Ohio State deserves a spot in the playoff, how Notre Dame and Ian Book measure up against the best in the country, Clark Lea's decision to go to Vanderbilt and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen make ACC Championship predictions in Place Your Bets (32:40) before answering questions from Twitter (42:18). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Pod of Gold Extra Point: Previewing Notre Dame's early signing period with Mike Farrell

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2020 55:48

    Mike Farrell, national recruiting director for Rivals.com, joins the show to discuss the top players in Notre Dame's class, the challenges of evaluating and recruiting players during the COVID-19 pandemic, the dead period continuing to be extended and more (0:28). Then, ND Insider's Carter Karels answers your recruiting questions from Twitter (27:46). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Jack Swarbrick on navigating 2020 and looking ahead at 2021 for Notre Dame football

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2020 73:15


    Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick discusses his most stressful moments of 2020, if he ever thought ND's football season would be derailed, what he thinks about the coach-in-waiting concept, what the plans for a 2021 season look like, how the Irish will navigate eligibility, his opinion on the Knight Commission's FBS recommendation and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen make predictions for the rest of Notre Dame's season during the Place Your Bets segment (28:45) before answering questions from Twitter (40:13). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Pod of Gold Extra Point: Notre Dame vs. Syracuse recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2020 38:45

    ND Insider's Tom Noie and Carter Karels give their thoughts on No. 2 Notre Dame's 45-21 win over Syracuse on Saturday. They discussed how the Irish looked against the Orange, the flipped narrative of quarterback Ian Book, wide receiver Javon McKinley catching three touchdowns, running back Kyren Williams being a 1,000-yard rusher, cornerback Clarence Lewis leading the team with 12 tackles and more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Tony Dungy on Notre Dame's season, coaching staff and talent

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2020 56:21


    Pro Football Hall of Famer Tony Dungy joins the podcast to discuss his first season calling Notre Dame football games as an analyst for NBC Sports, what he's learned about head coach Brian Kelly and coordinators Tommy Rees and Clark Lea, the talent he sees on the Irish roster, the pro potential of Ian Book, how the Irish would fare in a rematch with Clemson and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen make predictions for the ND-Syracuse game in the Place Your Bets segment (21:22) before answering questions from Twitter (27:36). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Pod of Gold Extra Point: No. 2 Notre Dame 31, North Carolina 17

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2020 42:00

    NDI's Tom Noie and Carter Karels review Notre Dame's victory Friday at North Carolina. They discuss the coordinator rhythm of Tommy Rees and Clark lea, the evolution of quarterback Ian Book, the depth of the defense and what the rest of the season - and beyond - holds - for the Irish. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Dennis Dodd on Notre Dame-North Carolina and the College Football Playoff

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2020 72:31


    CBS Sports national college football writer Dennis Dodd joins the podcast to discuss Notre Dame's season, its matchup with North Carolina, the release of the College Football Playoff rankings, the Irish chances of making the playoff and competing well in it, how the COVID-19 pandemic will impact college football moving forward and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen offer ND-UNC predictions in the Place Your Bets segment (26:26) before answering questions from Twitter (35:00). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Pod of Gold Extra Point: Oklahoma verbal commit Kelvin Gilliam dishes on his Notre Dame recruitment

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2020 34:30

    University of Oklahoma verbal commit Kelvin Gilliam, a four-star defensive end in the 2021 recruiting class, joins the podcast to discuss his recruitment from Notre Dame. The Highland Springs (Va.) High product talked about his relationships with both coaching staffs, what he's like off the field, what to expect with the rest of his recruitment and more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Bob Morton on how Notre Dame can navigate the loss of Jarrett Patterson

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2020 74:17


    Former Notre Dame offensive lineman Bob Morton joins the podcast to discuss the impact of losing starting center Jarrett Patterson for the season, the challenges facing his replacement, which qualities the Irish should prioritize with a new center, what has impressed him most about Notre Dame this season and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen offer predictions for the rest of the regular season in "Place Your Bets" (28:14) before answering questions from Twitter (37:05). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Pod of Gold Extra Point: Notre Dame vs. Boston College recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2020 39:38

    ND Insider's Tom Noie and Carter Karels give their thoughts on Notre Dame's 45-31 win over Boston College on Saturday. Their discussion revolved around the Irish offense, quarterback Ian Book, wide receivers Javon McKinley, Ben Skowronek and Avery Davis, Eagles quarterback Phil Jurkovec and more.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Malik Zaire on Notre Dame's win over Clemson, Ian Book and Phil Jurkovec

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2020 83:05


    Former Notre Dame quarterback Malik Zaire joins the podcast to discuss the double-overtime Irish victory over No. 1 Clemson, the performance of ND quarterback Ian Book, the play calling of offensive coordinator Tommy Rees, the mindset of a transfer quarterback that Phil Jurkovec may be playing with at Boston College, why Chip Long didn't last at ND and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen offer predictions for the Notre Dame-Boston College game in the "Place Your Bets" segment (23:35) before answering questions from Twitter (31:10). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Pod of Gold Extra Point: Notre Dame vs. Clemson recap with Jessica Smetana

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2020 35:50

    ND Insider's Tom Noie and Carter Karels were joined by Jessica Smetana of Sports Illustrated to discuss Notre Dame's thrilling 47-40 double-overtime upset over top-ranked Clemson. Their topics revolved around Irish quarterback Ian Book, offensive coordinator Tommy Rees, running back Kyren Williams, the defense slowing down Tiger running back Travis Etienne, fans at Notre Dame Stadium storming the field after the game and more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Previewing the Top 5 matchup of Notre Dame-Clemson

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2020 64:16


    Tyler James and Eric Hansen skipped the guest this week and dove straight into a long list of questions from Notre Dame football fans about Saturday's game against No. 1 Clemson. The topics included Brian Kelly's struggles in big games, expectations for quarterback Ian Book, Notre Dame's offensive game plan, which team has the advantage on the offensive and defensive lines and more (1:37). Then Tyler and Eric offered game predictions in the Place Your Bets segment (53:35). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Pod of Gold Extra Point: Notre Dame vs. Georgia Tech recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2020 45:54

    ND Insider's Tom Noie and Carter Karels give their thoughts on Notre Dame's 31-13 win over Georgia Tech on Saturday. Their discussion revolved around the Irish defense, defensive end Daelin Hayes, quarterback Ian Book and the showdown against top-ranked Clemson at Notre Dame Stadium on Saturday. Then, the discussion went off the rails with topics that include airplane drama, Halloween candy and dating. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Notre Dame QB commit Tyler Buchner on preparing to join the Irish next season

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2020 68:15


    Notre Dame quarterback commit Tyler Buchner, a four-star recruit in the 2021 class, joined the podcast to discuss missing his senior season because of COVID-19 precautions in California, his plan to enroll early with the Irish, how he watches Notre Dame's offense, what he's learned from Tommy Rees and Ian Book, the NFL quarterbacks he looks up to and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen make predictions for Notre Dame-Georgia Tech during "Place Your Bets" (23:20) before answering questions from Twitter (30:03). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Pod of Gold Extra Point: Notre Dame vs. Pittsburgh

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2020 33:47

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    Bobby Brown on Notre Dame's wide receivers and passing game struggles

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2020 79:02


    Former Notre Dame WR Bobby Brown joins the podcast to discuss how the Irish can improve in the passing game, which wide receivers he'd like to see more of, the importance of chemistry off the field, how much blame belongs on QB Ian Book, if Notre Dame can compete for a title with only a strong running game and defense and more. Then Tyler James and Eric Hansen preview the Notre Dame-Pittsburgh game with predictions in Place Your Bets (22:59) and answer questions from Twitter (31:53). See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Pod of Gold Extra Point: Notre Dame vs. Louisville recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2020 43:38

    ND Insider's Tom Noie and Carter Karels give their thoughts on Notre Dame's 12-7 win over Louisville on Saturday. Their discussion revolved around Irish quarterback Ian Book's regression, the lack of production at wide receiver, a solid performance from the defense, a questionable decision from the special teams and an early look at the College Football Playoff picture. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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