First off, a great, big thank you to everyone who sent Merry Christmas notes to the mailbag. They were received ... and appreciated. To the notes! Alex in Las Vegas writes: Hi Kevin: What is it that causes Pac 12 teams to lay eggs repeatedly at the Holiday Bowl?
T'was the night before Christmas and the Pac-12 blog crew; Was still smarting and miffed at the fall of Wazzu. Dressed in an opulent red and green sweater; Ted furiously hoped that the Beavs would do better.
In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I've been turning over in my mind ever since. "Whenever you feel like criticizing any one," he told me, "just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages that you've had.
The Pac-12 has a chance to gain two big commitments over the coming days, but those won't be the only eventual newcomers who will make an impact. And one of the conference's heavyweights could have plenty to sell this fall.
about 499 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
Notre Dame now has another explosive back with return capabilities joining last year's Under Armour All-American Davonte' Neal to provide a significant upgrade in playmaking ability for the Irish offense.
about 723 days ago | Tom Luginbill | NCF On The Trail
Notre Dame's addition of cornerback Cole Luke (Chandler, Ariz./Hamilton) to its 2013 recruiting class this morning made a few statements. The first was simply that the Fighting Irish were able to add another tremendously talented prospect to a formidable class.
about 786 days ago | Erik McKinney | NCF On The Trail
Considering how the 2012 recruiting season went for Notre Dame, it was only fitting Davonte Neal, No. 8 in the ESPNU 150, committed to the Fighting Irish on Tuesday. Neal, who pushed back his announcement date past signing day, was set to announce in the morning at his elementary school between Arizona, Arkansas and Notre Dame.
about 1039 days ago | Jared Shanker | On The Trail: Midwest Region