Pete Sampson (4/5)
Ty and Dan talk with Pete Sampson from IrishIllustrated.com about Tommy Rees’ chances of being the starting quarterback, Brian Kelly’s temperament, the team’s problems at cornerback, and Notre Dame’s inexplicable 20-to-1 odds to win the BCS Championship.
August Countdown: Notre Dame (18)
Throughout August, we will be counting down the 25 teams (as listed here) going into the 2009 season. Today, we travel (figuratively) to South Bend, Indiana, to preview the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame.Â Seeing as how this write-up was authored by Notre Dame fan extraordinaire Ty Hildenbrandt, you should expect a heavily biased and bitterly sarcastic perspective of the 2009 season.Â If you can’t handle that, then go somewhere else, damn it. First Impressions If there were ever a year for Notre Dame to reach the 10-win plateau, it is 2009.Â In fact, it MUST happen this year, otherwise . . .