Feb 10, 2015, 1:08 PM EDT
Tony Alford is off to Ohio State, with nothing but class displayed. The long-time Irish running back coach and recruiting coordinator joins Urban Meyer as his running backs coach while padding his resume with an assistant head coach title as well.
Feb 9, 2015, 11:19 AM EDT
With the news of Tony Alford’s departure just sinking in, Brian Kelly is now tasked with replacing an assistant coach whose impact off the field overshadows his contributions on Saturday.
Feb 7, 2015, 12:48 PM EDT
The Notre Dame coaching carousel isn’t over. And the most recent move takes the Irish’s longest tenured assistant and puts him on the staff of another Midwestern power.
Feb 6, 2015, 8:11 PM EDT
Brian Kelly didn’t want to talk about any coaching changes on Wednesday. But he’ll have plenty of things to talk about next time he addresses the media.
Aug 23, 2013, 11:46 AM EDT
Notre Dame has been lucky to have Tony Alford a part of its football program for five seasons. Plucked from the Louisville coaching staff by then head coach Charlie Weis, Alford made his mark immediately as a dynamic recruiter, while also capably coaching the running back position. On a staff made up of divergent personalities,…
Mar 27, 2012, 11:42 AM EDT
As they have for the previous three practice sessions, UND.com has been on the field with the Fighting Irish, the only cameras allowed inside the LaBar Practice Fields. Thankfully, they’ve been churning out some great footage and this episode is no different, with the focus on running backs/slot receivers coach Tony Alford. As we work…
Feb 2, 2012, 6:33 PM EDT
Lost in the shuffle of Signing Day (we’ll get back to it, I promise), it appears Brian Kelly had finalized his coaching staff’s assignments. Tony Alford, after shifting to wide receivers to accommodate Tim Hinton, will head back to running backs coach. Scott Booker, named a full-time coach after Hinton and offensive line coach Ed…
Dec 6, 2011, 1:24 PM EDT
A week after running backs coach Tim Hinton was rumored to be joining Urban Meyer’s Ohio State staff (nothing has happened yet), there’s more smoke around another member of Brian Kelly‘s staff: offensive coordinator Charley Molnar, who looks to be the front-runner for the vacant UMass coaching job. Mark Braudschun of the Boston Globe reports…
Nov 12, 2010, 1:59 AM EDT
After a much needed week off, here comes another Pregame Twelve Pack. Twelve fun facts, tidbits, leftovers and miscellaneous musings as the Irish prepare to play No. 14 Utah. 1. Let’s get it out of the way. Michael Floyd isn’t talking about the NFL. Brian Kelly wouldn’t talk about it, and Michael Floyd won’t either,…
- The good, the bad and the ugly: The 86th annual Blue-Gold game 60
- Five things we learned: Gold 36, Blue 34 76
- Pregame Six Pack: Finishing spring practice strong 3
- Even without guarantee, Kelly expects Golson to return next season 107
- Grace opens up about the long road back 44
- Irish QB battle with (understandably) head into fall camp 12