Mike Golic

And so it begins: BK talks 2012 season

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Brian Kelly doesn’t officially kick off the 2012 football season until tomorrow, when his opening press conference takes place before the start of training camp. But that didn’t stop talk of the quarterbacking race from starting early. Joining WSBT’s Sportsbeat with Darin Pritchett and Eric Hansen, Kelly answered questions from fans all across the country [more]

Fifth year candidates begin to emerge

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News broke earlier in the week that walk-on special teams ace Chris Salvi was being rewarded with a scholarship. Now Eric Hansen of the South Bend Tribune has the list of fifth-year candidates that will go before the Faculty Board on Athletics for approval to return for next season. Hansen reports that six seniors are [more]

Offensive line play key to victory

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There are more than a few Irish fans with sweat beads collecting as they think about reserve center Mike Golic, battling a physically impressive set of Seminole defensive tackles, led by true freshman Timmy Jernigan. Subbing in for injured senior Braxston Cave, Golic has held his own at the point of attack, but the offensive [more]

Five things we learned: Notre Dame 16, Boston College 14

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Senior Day will always be bittersweet. But Saturday’s home finale was also cruel, with the Irish’s 16-14 victory over Boston College overshadowed by the loss of senior running back Jonas Gray. Gray — one of the great surprises of the 2011 season, coming from nowhere to becoming the Irish’s most dangerous rusher — was tackled [more]

Braxston Cave lost for the season

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The details of the injury are still scant, but Brian Kelly announced this morning that starting center Braxston Cave will be lost for the remainder of the season. The injury will push senior¬†Mike Golic into the lineup, the first change in the starting offensive line this year. “Braxston Cave will be out for the season. [more]