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Forum: General Discussion 11-13-2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By Wharton70
10 years ahead of me

Once quoted, "I can't wait until tomorrow, because I get better looking every day."
RIP #5
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By Wharton70
Tip of the hat to S&C - overdue???

ND just out lasted the #1 team in the country, which has consistently been one of the top 2 programs over the last 5+ years. For an emphatic punctuation they owned the 2nd overtime.
Since Lou the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 376
Posted By Wharton70
Great "catch" / comparison, Brian - on the money...

Great "catch" / comparison, Brian - on the money as usual.
Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,303
Posted By Wharton70
Mack Brown factor

Elder, 100%. Somehow his return to NC has them playing at a high level. It may be better assistant coaches, better recruiting... I think the shift from Fedora (almost anyone would have been an...
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,387
Posted By Wharton70
Brian, With all the good that you have done,...

Brian,
With all the good that you have done, you will never have anything for which to apologize.
You exemplify the "Old School" Notre Dame, and for geezers like me that is very re-enforcing. Thank...
Forum: General Discussion 01-16-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,735
Posted By Wharton70
Good question. lame kitten? Terry Brennan?

Good question. lame kitten? Terry Brennan?
Forum: General Discussion 01-15-2020, 03:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,376
Posted By Wharton70
Cory had an excellent coaching tree analysis that...

Cory had an excellent coaching tree analysis that spoke to the results of CBK's comfort picks. It is scary, and unfortunately I agree with it and the comments.

Looking, let's say, 11 months...
Forum: General Discussion 01-04-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,295
Posted By Wharton70
What is the connection?

3 different ND groupings (some overlap) HH had a major hand in developing and/or recruiting all three - and this with Mike McG and Nick Martin lurking 'behind' these fellows - who deserve...
Forum: General Discussion 01-02-2020, 02:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,277
Posted By Wharton70
To me, if a QB isn’t accurate, he’s not worth a...

To me, if a QB isn’t accurate, he’s not worth a damn.[/QUOTE]

Agreed - Bill Walsh said that (far and away) the most important thing in judging / picking a QB was accuracy... think Montana and...
Forum: General Discussion 12-31-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,277
Posted By Wharton70
The direct conclusion that most will jump too is...

The direct conclusion that most will jump too is Hiestand to OL and Quinn to TE's

BUT I'm not sure Kelly wants to go back to the future.

I only can hope that he does. He talks about firing a...
Forum: General Discussion 12-26-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,227
Posted By Wharton70
Add me to the list

Brian, you are a paragon of knowledge, dedication, and decency. We are all better for knowing you. God Bless you and yours.
Forum: General Discussion 09-29-2019, 02:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,167
Posted By Wharton70
Disagree. I am a 1968 grad, and yes, many geezers...

Disagree. I am a 1968 grad, and yes, many geezers do what has been mentioned.
HOWEVER they also have suffered through the eras of Davie, Willinghan, Brennan, Kuharich etc, and many (self included)...
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2019, 02:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 826
Posted By Wharton70
Great. Lets talk - will need an address, if you...

Great. Lets talk - will need an address, if you want, I will PM my phone.
Splitting the postage would be much appreciated. Thanks
Paul
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 826
Posted By Wharton70
ND Books

I just moved, and found:
1) The Notre Dame T Formation – Frank Leahy (1949)
2) Then Ara Said to Joe – Heisler
3) Talking Irish – Delsohn
4) Shake Down The Thunder - Leahy's Biography
5) Shake...
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,043
Posted By Wharton70
As Sundance said to Butch, "You just keep doin'...

As Sundance said to Butch, "You just keep doin' the thinkin', that's what you're good at."
Forum: General Discussion 06-23-2019, 01:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,604
Posted By Wharton70
Great analysis as usual, Faith - I agree with all...

Great analysis as usual, Faith - I agree with all the points, and would add Longo (hope he is well) to Denbrock & VanGorder.
Forum: General Discussion 01-01-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,127
Posted By Wharton70
Originally Posted by Rocketsan View Post You...

Originally Posted by Rocketsan View Post
You call the coach of the year a loser.
You slag players stepping in to fill in for the injured who may not be ready to perform on the biggest of stages....
Forum: General Discussion 12-14-2018, 01:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,286
Posted By Wharton70
Old School?

Great topic & posts. A class mate (Pete Farrell) suggested that I went to the school that they tore down to build 'The Old School... reading this I agree - in the past several decades, I have bought...
Forum: General Discussion 11-25-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,111
Posted By Wharton70
I agree 100% - I have liked the way he plays for...

I agree 100% - I have liked the way he plays for his whole career, and for those who didn't think he mirrored Wes Welker (in his prime), re watch last night - game balls to him & Gilmore - both...
Forum: General Discussion 11-15-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,119
Posted By Wharton70
and my freshman year - 1964. Still have...

and my freshman year - 1964. Still have nightmares.
Forum: General Discussion 10-09-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 858
Posted By Wharton70
Brian, I have had the same thought for several...

Brian, I have had the same thought for several years. When he finally turned the corner against Wake - it was clearly a different team - attitude & execution. On O & D the play calling went up...
Forum: General Discussion 10-06-2018, 03:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,299
Posted By Wharton70
Especially late in the season. Reduce player wear...

Especially late in the season. Reduce player wear and tear, and use the weather to ND's advantage by getting some of the pacific and southern teams to visit in November.... Surf's Up, Dude.
Forum: General Discussion 02-02-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,052
Posted By Wharton70
Dead on as usual. Could the spacing issue also...

Dead on as usual. Could the spacing issue also com in to play by enabling more short / medium crossing routes? I seem to remember that Cinci had good success with that (to the slot?), and while ND...
Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2018, 03:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,742
Posted By Wharton70
Davis - agree 100% - he is cut from the Welker...

Davis - agree 100% - he is cut from the Welker mold, if only coach numbn*ts could listen (first time for everything) to how his buddy Bill from Boston rode the Wes/Julian/Danny road to success.... if...
Forum: General Discussion 01-17-2018, 12:28 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,738
Posted By Wharton70
'Duck - Thanks for the 'inside' info

Amazing to see some of these names - civilians like me have no idea what in regard the professionals hold some of the McElwains of the coaching fraternity. Thanks.
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