Scout Premium Content

Rest, Recover, Refocus

Notre Dame won't practice this week. They can't, unless the plan is to use orthopedic boots, casts, and the team's trainers and doctors that apply them as part of defensive personnel groupings. But head coach Brian Kelly said today his team, especially his seniors, has a singular focus in its 10 days of remaining preparation for Brigham Young on November 23.

Notre Dame's 17 seniors and six graduate students have won a combined 35 games as Irish players, all of them under the guidance of Brian Kelly. The head coach's plan of attack after a season-altering loss to a middling Pittsburgh team last week? Win the next one, largely because it's the last one. "Our primary focus and the focus of our team is winning our last home game. In particular...

IrishEyes.com Recommended Stories


  • Peyton Manning emerged alone atop yet another category in the NFL record book tonight vs the Niners, as he tossed touchdown #509 under the national spotlight of Sunday Night Football (NBC). (Photo…

  • Former USC and NFL running back LenDale White added tons of drama to what was a relatively quiet Homecoming weekend for the Trojans.

  • Here’s a way to watch football and improve your golf swing at the same time. In your living room (or on the range), practice the one-minute golf swing, as shown in this video. Set the timer on your…

  • Dr. Roto, like many others, can't believe Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson (pictured above) passed for over 300 yards and rushed for over 100 yards in the same game. First time that's ever happened…

  • As soon as those winds fall off, get into the stand! I always tell people you can't kill them if you aren't out, but if you want to try and pick an opportune time – this is it.

Up Next


In his Tuesday afternoon press conference, Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly made it readily…

Tweets