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Irish Sports Talk is a weekly podcast covering the Notre Dame football program, player interviews, and topics related to the Fighting Irish, college football, and the NCAA.


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Irish Sports Talk is a weekly podcast covering the Notre Dame football program, player interviews, and topics related to the Fighting Irish, college football, and the NCAA.




2019 Quarterback Commit & Free Events at Notre Dame Stadium – IST395

Notre Dame landed their quarterback for 2019, Cade McNamara. Fans can take in the "Updated" Notre Dame Stadium in August.


Beginning of Spring Practice – IST79

Notre Dame held a few practices before entering Spring Break. In this episode, we'll discuss the Brian Kelly press conference, Sports Illustrated article, changes from Brian Kelly, Injury Report, and the 60/40 split for quarterbacks, Brandon Wimbush and Ian Book.


Notre Dame Continues to Pick Up Commits – IST376

Notre Dame's picks up a few more commits, Michael Floyd sentenced to short jail-time, and Notre Dame in a running for Clemson DT.


Notre Dame Jr Day Recap and Michigan Transfer – IST375

Notre Dame picked up another commit after the Jr Day Weekend and also is receiving a Michigan Transfer.


Rudy Auction and Previewing Jr Day – IST374

At the Super Bowl, Rudy auctioned off his game-worn helmet and jersey for $241K. Back in South Bend, the Irish are preparing for Jr day which will include visits from all of Notre Dame's 6 2018 commits.


Interview with DE Commit Jonathon MacCollister – IST372

Notre Dame defensive end commit Jonathon MacCollister joined the podcast to discuss his recruitment, what he's working on this summer and how he fits into the defense. Follow Jonathon on Twitter @bigbird__54.


Who's Back for 2017 Football Season? #TicToc – IST369

Who Will Be On The Team in 2017? Quenton Nelson received a 2nd round grade from the NFL and said he will be returning. Alize Jones who missed the 2016 season because of academics Tweeted that he is clear to go for 2017. What about the 5th year players? It's unknown yet which of those seniors will be back. What is the mindset of the program? Nyles Morgan Tweeted last week that he is following all the ND recruits and wants to see their highlight films. Thoughts on Matt Balis Players credit...


Podcast: Notre Dame New Assistant Coaches – IST368

Notre Dame has figured out most of the assistant coach positions. Mike Elko (formerly at Wake Forest) in at defensive coordinator and Chip Long (formerly at Memphis) in at offensive coordinator. In a press release on Jan 9th, 2017, Brian Kelly confirmed that Long would have "... full responsibility to call plays in 2017."


DeShone Kizer to NFL and Echoes 2016 – IST367

Over the weekend, Notre Dame had the football awards banquet. The most interesting news was the naming of 2017 captains.


Football Transfers and Early Enrollees for the Irish – IST366

It wasn't a surprise that Malik Zaire chose to transfer but it was when WR Holmes and big man John Montelus chose the same option.


Notre Dame at USC Preview & Score Prediction – IST364

Notre Dame is a 17 point underdog in this matchup and there's a chance they could keep this one a little closer than the spread.


Notre Dame Opponents Week 11 – IST357

Here's a look at Notre Dame's opponents in week 11 of college football.


Podcast: Notre Dame vs Navy Recap – IST355

Notre Dame lost another game and lots of fans are fed up with the losing. Including Reuben and Randall.


Notre Dame vs Navy Preview – IST354

Navy offers a different set of problems for the improving Irish defense. How will these new look Irish defense fare against a Navy team that has been throwing the ball around lately?


Ending of Notre Dame vs Miami Recap Podcast

The last 20 minutes of the recap podcast were missing from our last episode. Here it is, we start with the WRs.


Notre Dame vs Miami Recap – IST353

Notre Dame finally came away with a win at home. In this episode, we discuss what we learned from the Irish victory over the Hurricanes and is this a step the Irish can continue to build on.


Notre Dame vs Miami Score Predictions – IST352

Reuben is picking the Irish to win big, while Randall is picking the Hurricanes for the win. Tweet your score predictions on Saturday and the closest score will win a pound of coffee from Main Street Roasters.


Notre Dame Opponents Week 9 – IST351

Listen to this episode to find out how Notre Dame's opponents have been doing up to this point in the season and who they'll be facing in week 9 of the college football season.


Notre Dame vs Miami Preview – IST350

In this episode, Reuben and Randall discuss Notre Dame's upcoming game against the Miami Hurricanes. Miami's defense leads the nation in tackles for loss but their offensive play has been inconsistent. When pressured, Miami's quarterback, Brad Kaaya is far below average but when given time he is able to pick apart opposing defenses. The Miami rushing game was above average when playing against lower competition but when the Hurricanes started conference play it's dropped significantly. The...


Midseason Review & Recruiting News – IST349

This episode is about looking back to the beginning of the season and the expectations that we had and comparing them to where the program is now.