University of Notre Dame senior-to-be wide receiver Austin Webster absolutely remembers meeting Corey Robinson for the first time. "I knew about him before I ever stepped in a room with him because of the name, so I was already on the lookout for what Corey was about," says Webster, named a captain of the 2017 Notre Dame football squad. Robinson already had completed his first full year in South Bend with the Irish football squad. Webster was beginning summer school classwork in advance of his freshman football season to come that fall.
Brian Kelly proselytized multiple abstract concepts this spring. By the end of the 15 practices and subsequent media sessions, even the Irish coach knew some of his references to “grit” would be met by muted eye rolls from the press. If a questioner included the word in their query, Kelly reacted with tongue-in-cheek approval, “You’ve been listening.” In his press conference the day before spring practices commenced, Kelly used the phrase “attention to detail” six separate times. While he was referring to his players on the football field, Kelly could have also been discussing the ongoing—but supposedly close to finished—construction at Notre Dame Stadium known as Campus Crossroads. The three
With the No. 225 pick in the NFL draft, the Los Angeles Chargers selected Notre Dame defensive end Isaac Rochell. In 2016, the 6-foot-3 Rochell posted 55 tackles, seven tackles for loss, and one sack, along with 10 quarterback hurries. Here’s how social media reacted to the selection of Rochell. The Fighting Irish were one of the first to give a congratulations to their former team captain. His new team was quick behind with their own announcement. Rapper Jay-Z’s Roc Nation gave their own congratulations to Rochell. The Chargers also wanted to describe in a few short words what type of player they are getting. The Chargers get an impact player that can step in as a rotation pass-rusher and make