FBS Independents

Aidan Thomas - Apr 28, 2022

A productive edge rusher at Notre Dame, Myron Tagovailoa-Amosa heads to the NFL Draft as a potential late-round draft pick. He’s the only Irish defensive player besides Kyle Hamilton in this year’s class. Here’s what to expect from Tagoaviloa-Amosa, his strengths, weaknesses, and best NFL Draft fit.  Myron Tagovailoa-Amosa Strengths Scouts largely laud Tagovailoa-Amosa’s grit […]

Blue and Gold Game
Aidan Thomas - Apr 20, 2022

For a while, the Blue and Gold Game was set up as a quarterback showcase. Drew Pyne and Tyler Buchner are duking it out for the starting role, and the game was a big chance for both. Now, that’s not as much a storyline, as Buchner is out with a rolled ankle. Pyne’s play is […]

The Notre Dame quarterback room has a heated battle on its hands. Can either Tyler Buchner or Drew Pyne separate themselves down the stretch?
Aidan Thomas - Apr 16, 2022

Despite a variety of position battles throughout the program, the Notre Dame quarterback room is dominating the headlines. Once again, the Irish find themselves with a battle under center. Rising redshirt sophomore Drew Pyne and rising true sophomore Tyler Buchner are competing for the starting spot, and the battle is an intense one. While there’ll […]

Notre Dame tight end
Aidan Thomas - Apr 1, 2022

While the Irish’s quarterback situation may be hazy, the Notre Dame tight end and wide receiver position groupings are taking shape. Which players will be catching passes from Tyler Buchner or Drew Pyne next fall? Here’s a look at an early prediction of the depth chart. Tight End 1st string: Michael Mayer Not much of […]

Notre Dame running back
Aidan Thomas - Mar 18, 2022

The Notre Dame running back room faces a Kyren Williams-sized gap in production coming into 2022. Williams, as somewhat expected, declared for the NFL draft as one of the top backs in the class. However, that leaves the Irish with a bit of an unclear situation in their running back room.  The Fiesta Bowl represented […]

Aidan Thomas - Feb 25, 2022

The Notre Dame secondary enters the 2022 season with arguably the most questions on the defensive unit. With a loaded group of returners at defensive line and linebacker, the Irish must solidify their final line of defense. This is arguably one of the more pressing needs on the roster as a whole. Why? For those […]

The Notre Dame linebacker room has a lot of returning talent plus incoming potential and could be an anchor of the defensive unit in 2022.
Aidan Thomas - Feb 18, 2022

The Notre Dame linebacker corps received upgrades in both quantity and quality from its 2022 recruiting class. The Irish also return multiple starters and graduate only one major contributor to the room. So what does a competitive and talented two-deep depth chart look like in 2022? And are there other names to keep an eye […]

Aidan Thomas - Jan 23, 2022

The Notre Dame 2022 recruiting cycle was a success in a lot of areas. The Irish brought in some high-end impact talent, particularly on the defensive side of the ball. New head coach Marcus Freeman faces a daunting road to a potential playoff berth in 2022, but did he land any pieces that could help […]

Notre Dame 2022 Depth Chart
Aidan Thomas - Jan 13, 2022

The Notre Dame 2022 depth chart is a huge topic right now for Irish fans. With newly hired Marcus Freeman entering his first full season as head coach, Notre Dame is poised for a big year. In the days following their devastating Fiesta Bowl loss, a bevy of Irish players elected to return for an […]

Notre Dame transfer portal
Aidan Thomas - Jan 6, 2022

What are the Notre Dame transfer portal options this offseason? As the Irish close the book on an 11-2 season that ended with a new head coach, it’s time to look at ways to improve. The Irish are in line to potentially return as many as ten offensive starters. They’ll also have two quarterbacks with […]

Fiesta Bowl
Aidan Thomas - Jan 1, 2022

Cowboys Storm Back, Claim Fiesta Bowl The 2021 Fiesta Bowl was a tale of two halves on Saturday. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish came out firing in their first game under head coach Marcus Freeman. An early surge put the Irish up 28-7 with 1:16 to play in the first half. However, Oklahoma State scored […]

Aidan Thomas - Dec 31, 2021

The Marcus Freeman era is set to begin for Notre Dame at the Fiesta Bowl. The Irish seek their first New Year’s Six bowl victory since January 1st, 1994. Saturday’s game marks the 27th anniversary of that victory in the Cotton Bowl. After that game, Notre Dame lost nine straight postseason appearances and they’re also […]

Armed Forces Bowl
Aidan Thomas - Dec 23, 2021

In a heart stopping Armed Forces Bowl, Army kicked a game-winning field goal as time expired to beat Missouri, 24-22. Kicker Cole Talley tied his career-long with a 41-yard effort from the left hash marks to secure the victory. The game-winning drive took just 71 seconds off the clock. The Black Knights were led by […]

Armed Forces Bowl
Aidan Thomas - Dec 20, 2021

The Armed Forces Bowl pits the Army Black Knights and the Missouri Tigers. The Black Knights are looking for their first bowl victory since 2018, and the Tigers are stuck in a drought since 2014. Army lost the Liberty Bowl last season in a heartbreaker to West Virginia. The independent Black Knights are in familiar […]

Malik Willis LendingTree Bowl
Ian O'Brien - Dec 19, 2021

2021 was a certain up and down season for the future first round pick Malik Willis and the Liberty Flames, but at the end of the day all that matters is getting the win the LendingTree Bowl.  Tonight, that is exactly what the Liberty Flames did in Hugh Freeze fashion, beating the Eastern Michigan Eagles […]

Aidan Thomas - Dec 18, 2021

The Notre Dame quarterback situation was a volatile one in 2021. Three players played important snaps for the Irish through the first half of the campaign. Following a 24-13 loss to Cincinnati, there was a full-blown quarterback controversy in South Bend. However, graduate transfer Jack Coan elevated his play and settled some of the debate. […]

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Iowa's next man in for the secondary consists of four new starters. Each guy knows the position group and is ready to become a new leader.
Nick Lemkau - Apr 28, 2022

The Hawkeyes had one of the nation’s top defenses last season. The group was led by safeties Jack Koerner and Dane Belton, alongside Matt Hankins at cornerback. All three have now signed with NFL organizations. Iowa’s next man in at secondary will make room for some new, but familiar faces. The combination of returning experience […]

Travis Knobbe - Apr 28, 2022

WVU Football Recruiting Update for May 2022 Now that Spring football is over and the May 1 transfer “deadline” passed, we have a much better idea of West Virginia’s roster composition and upcoming needs. As a result, now provides a good opportunity for us to provide our May 2022 WVU football recruiting update. Several recruits […]

Early 2023 Kentucky NFL Draft Preview: After having four players chosen in 2022 the Cats look to increase that total in 2023.
Kevin McGuffey - Apr 28, 2022

Another Big Year Coming Up? With four players taken, including three in the first 65 picks, the 2022 NFL Draft was another successful one for Mark Stoops and Kentucky football. Even though seven players didn’t get selected, as many draft experts suggested, it’s still a great year. In fact, after not having anyone chosen in 2017 […]

Michael Hanich - Apr 28, 2022

After a wild and disappointing 2021 college football season from Big XII offenses, 2022 will be a new season for most teams to return their high-caliber offenses. One of the biggest areas that Big XII offenses have to replace is the tight end position. While some teams are getting key additions through the NCAA Transfer […]

Gerry Bohanon Transfers To USF
Nicholas Simonelli - Apr 28, 2022

Gerry Bohanon Transfers to USF Former Baylor starting QB Gerry Bohanon is transferring to the USF Bulls. The huge pickup comes a little after the Spring game. Gerry Bohanon transfers to USF with 1-2 years of eligibility left, in hopes he can end his career on a high note with the Bulls. Bohanon is a […]

Two Penguins on USFL Rosters
Ian O'Brien - Apr 28, 2022

The “reboot” USFL’s inaugural season has shown mixed receptions and concern.  With that being said, it’s been a good resource for players getting opportunities.  Two of these players on rosters are former Penguins who look to help their teams this season and get a shot back in the NFL. Two Penguins On USFL Rosters: Charles […]

College Football’s Money Laundering

(EDITORIAL): NIL is dead for college football already. Long live the Collectives. Maybe in various forms of media coverage of the ever-changing college sports landscape, you may have been under the illusion that they are intrinsically tied together. NIL, or Name/Image/Likeness, was supposed to be the name of the game going forward. But just as […]

Michael Hanich - Apr 28, 2022

The Big XII Conference had a significant breakthrough this past season. For the first time since the 2014 season, the Oklahoma Sooners didn’t a conference championship title. The Baylor Bears and the Oklahoma State Cowboys were the representatives of the Conference Championship game mostly because of their defense. Oklahoma State finished first in the Big […]