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The official Notre Dame podcast on the Locked On Podcast Network. The guys from East of the Bend Productions including lead host Gregg Shaffer, co-hosts Mark Hissom & Will Havanas bring you a daily podcast on Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football and Basketball with Locked On Fighting Irish. A fun and entertaining show that doesn't take itself to serious. The show will bring you team news, game previews, postgame reaction, stats, analysis, recruiting news, and beyond! They will also be bringing you interviews with journalist, coaches, former players and others in the know of your Fighting Irish. Catch new episodes of Locked on Fighting Irish five days a week, part of the Locked On Podcast Network

Irish at the NFL combine, Prosposed new rule ch...
We check in on the Notre Dame players at the combine to see how well they are performing. Thoughts on proposed new rule changes to college football. With injuries in mind and a crowded backfield will Jafar Armstrong change positions?
20 min
Holy TJ Gibbs, a meeting in South Bend, Mike Co...
TJ Gibbs and the Irish stun the Boston College Eagles at the buzzer. Longtime PA announcer Mike Collins is retiring. A meeting between Coach Kelly and Tom Herman occured in South Bend. Update on Irish Hockey and Notre Dame womens hoops!
26 min
Irish Lacrosse, Baseball, Softball news, BC rem...
A quick update on the Irish baseball, softball, and Men & Womens lacrosse teams, Preview of the rematch with Boston College, New college basketball top 25, and the potential for Chase Claypool to change positions?
28 min
Notre Dame dominates the Canes, Will Shipley an...
Notre Dame destroys Miami on the court in a Sunday evening clash. 5 star running back Will Shipley and the potentital he would bring to the program. Bryan Driskell article discussing what to expect from a recovering offensive line in the spring!
28 min
Irish WBB, thoughts on growing women's sports, ...
Notre Dame Women's basketball discussion and thoughts on how to grow women's athletics. New transfer rule potentially coming to college football. New playoff format in the NFL. College Basketball top 25 whiparound!
23 min
Irish stun the Heels! Another grad transfer for...
Notre Dame stuns the Tar Heels on a 3 from Nate Laszewski. Another grad transfer eyeing South Bend? and we take a look at home the Lacrosse, Baseball, and Softball teams have started their seasons!
28 min
Duke disaster, Planet Pat in the dunk contest, ...
The Irish are blown out at Duke. Pat Connaughton getting his name known in the dunk contest. Preview of the Notre Dame-North Carolina rematch!
27 min
Mike Mickens new CB coach, Thoughts on Under Ar...
Who is Mike Mickens? We discuss the new CB coach. What are your thoughts on Under Armour? Preview of the Duke Blue Devils!
29 min
Inept offense catches up to men's basketball te...
Notre Dame falls to UVA 50-49 in a game that set back the sport 100 years. The women's team is having one of it's worst under Muffet. A check in on the Hockey and Lacrosse teams!
25 min
ND hoops sneaks past Clemson, 2020 defensive re...
Notre Dame wins a tough one against Clemson. We discuss which new Irish players will have an impact in 2020. Also Jay Brunelle news and a young coaching prospect getting a look from Coach Kelly.
31 min
Clemson preview, 9 Irish players invited to the...
A preview of the Clemson Tigers on the hardwood as well as an update on our tournament status. 9 Irish players invited to the combine, who had the most to gain?, 5 Irish players in the XFL and initial thoughts on the league
27 min
Kickoff times announced for home games, Realign...
In today's show we discuss the home game kickoff times being announced. I give my take on where conference realignment should go. We also discuss who the most impactful players of this 2020 class will be!
28 min
Irish hoops wins 3rd in a row over Pitt, NSD is...
Irish get their 3rd in a row over Pitt 80-72. The 2020 class is complete, what are your thoughts on our haul? Dantonio out at MSU. New TE coach almost hired?!
27 min
Pitt Preview, NSD notes, new addition to the 20...
In this Tuesday edition of Locked On Irish we take a look at what is left of National Signing Day. We also discuss the new NCAA Basketball top 25, a new verbal commitment for 2021, Pat Connaughton in the dunk contest, and preview the Pitt Panthers
27 min
Super Bowl LIV postgame reaction and Irish Hoop...
Full reaction to a great Super Bowl LIV and we discuss how the Irish outlast Georgia Tech on the hardwood for the season sweep!
31 min
Georgia Tech rematch, football news & notes, fr...
The Irish prepare for their rematch with Georgia Tech. Wisconsin kickoff time set. BYU wants a home game. Olivia Mitchell new football operations director. A lot of pressure on Chris Tyree. We take a look at how other premier running backs performed their freshman year!
28 min
Irish rally to beat Wake Forest, Michael Mayer ...
Notre Dame uses a 2nd half rally to take out Wake Forest, Michael Mayer gets his 5th star, Irish players in the XFL, College Basketball top 25 whiparound!
29 min
Wake Forest Preview, Brey fined, New 2022 oppon...
Another jam packed episode featuring our Wake Forest preview, Coach Brey fined for postgame comments, Irish Football adds a new opponent for 2022, Gene Corrigan passes away, and Reese's Senior Bowl reaction!
32 min
Remembering Kobe, Notre Dame not enough against...
We remember Kobe Bryant after the horrible news yesterday. Notre Dame did not have enough on the road against FSU. Is there more of this to come? Landen Bartleson arrested for burglary and released from his scholarship at ND. Terry Malone interviews for the open coaching position.
30 min
NBC Sunday Night Football Sideline Reporter Mic...
Michele Tafoya joins us to discuss how athletes have changed their mental approach to the game over the years. We also discuss the impact of stoicism in sports and of course we delve into the Super Bowl matchup between the Chiefs and 49ers
36 min
Syracuse takes round 2, NCAAB Top 25, Reeses Se...
Jam packed show today including....Notre Dame Basketball cant complete the season sweep of Syracuse as they fall 84-82. We take a look around the top 25 and what a crazy season it has been so far. 4 Irish players in the Reeses Senior Bowl. Florida St. Basketball preview
33 min
PFF ranks 4 Irish OL in top 30, 2020 opponent n...
Pro Football Focus has ranked 4 Irish OL in the top 30 returning in 2020. We have some news about a 2020 opponent. Why does the number of underclassmen declaring for the draft continue to increase? A preview of the rematch with the Syracuse Orance in South Bend!
35 min
Super Bowl is set, BK extension, Javon seeking ...
The Super Bowl is set! We give our initial thoughts on the matchup. Jack Swarbrick is looking to extend Brian Kelly through 2023. Javon Mckinley is seeking a 5th year. We also explore the impact on getting back all 5 starting offensive lineman!
33 min
Irish hoops win in Atlanta, bad takes, and way ...
The Irish get a much needed win over Ga Tech in Atlanta for the first time since 2015, We explore some of my worst takes, and give you some way to early predictions for the 2020 college football season
34 min
Rees named OC, LSU takes home the title, Hamilt...
Tom Rees officially named OC, LSU runs away with the national title, Kyle Hamilton sweeps freshman All-American awards, Ga Tech Hoops preview
31 min
Irish fall to the Cards, Crawford back for a 6t...
The Irish basketball team show a lot of fight but fall to Louisville at home, Shaun Crawford is back for a 6th year, and we preview Clemson & LSU in the national title game!
34 min
Louisville Preview
On todays episode we say good bye to a close friend, preview the Louisville Cardinals, talk the latest rumors about the Jurkovec transfer and pick some NFL games.
32 min
Irish hoops collapse in Raleigh and Jurkovec tr...
An undermanned Irish squad blow a big 2nd half lead to NC State and fall 73-68. We breakdown what happened and what can be done moving forward. Also, Phil Jurkovec transferring. Where does he end up and who now becomes the back up in South Bend?
28 min
NC State Preview, Camping World Bowl experience...
Quick turnaround for the Fighting Irish on the hardwood as they prepare to take on the NC State Wolfpack. We also bring in Co-Host Mark Hissom fresh off his trip to the Camping World Bowl to discuss his experience and what the Irish looked like in person.
30 min
Irish win a shootout over Syracuse, Notre Dame ...
The Irish found themselves in a 3 point fire fight and come out on top against Syracuse. Several ND commits in All-Star games over the weekend. Irish alum making plays in the NFL and more news from around the pros!
30 min
Syracuse preview, Lyght out, Skowronek in, Kmet...
Jam packed show as we preview our showdown with Syracuse in the dome. We also discuss Todd Lyght's departure, the impact of transfer Ben Skowronek, Cole Kmet going to the draft, and name our Notre Dame All-Decade defense
31 min
Irish Football All-Decade team, Bowl season tho...
First show of the new decade we name our all-decade team. Also thoughts on the bowl season so far as well as thoughts on Harry Hiestand becoming available and Tony Jones Jr. declaring for the NFL draft.
32 min
Final Locked On Irish of the decade!
Breakdown of Coach Kelly Postgame presser, Tony Jones & Alohi Gilman going pro, Best Irish team of the decade?
30 min
Notre Dame blows past the Cyclones
Full breakdown of the Irish 33-9 dominant performance over the Iowa St. Cyclones in the Camping World Bowl. Ian Book back for a 5th year. ND hoops beat up on Alabama A&M. Its a Tiger vs. Tiger National Title matchup.
32 min
Iowa St. receivers, tight ends, & defense, Alab...
Jam packed show complete with a closer look at the Cyclone tight ends, receivers, & defense. Also a preview of Alabam A&M Basketball, Tommy Rees calling plays, keys to a Camping World Bowl victory, and more Bowl picks!!
35 min
Cyclone rushing attack, Non-Power 5 jobs better...
A lot has been made of this Cyclone passing attack, today we look at the Cyclone running game. We also ask the question, are some non-power 5 jobs better than power 5 jobs, and finally we give recognition to the 4 Irish players who made the Pro Bowl!
28 min
The Irish fall short against Indiana and Coach ...
A look back at Notre Dame falling short against the Hoosiers in the Crossroads Classic and reaction to Coach Kelly's 12/21 post practice presser
30 min
Indiana preview, impact of a strong rushing gam...
A preview of the Crossroads Classic against Indiana, we explore the impact of a strong rushing game in 2019, and we also take a look at various roster losses to multiple teams across college sports!
31 min
Irish BouND XX: Early signing day review
The Irish land 18 on day 1 of the early signing period! We give you our full reaction to these signings and also discuss how the impact of this class may not be felt right away but will be worth the wait!
33 min
Early signing day is here!
Your favorite co-hosts take the keys to the ship and deliver a Wednesday edition National Signing Day preview podcast that you don't want to miss! Everything you need to know about the Class of 2020 early signees for Notre Dame!
26 min
Interview with Bryan Driskell Irish Maven on Sp...
First guest in the history of Locked On Irish as we welcome in Bryan Driskell from Irish Maven on Sports Illustrated. We discuss with Bryan the departure of Chip Long, decisions to be made by draft eligible players, and preview the Iowa St. Cyclones
41 min
ND Basketball rolls over the Bruins, Burrow win...
Fresh Monday edition of the Locked On Irish Podcast includes a full review of Notre Dame-UCLA from Saturday, we also discuss the echoe awards and the Heisman. Finally Gregg and Mark get into the impact of Chip Long's departure on the offense.
29 min
UCLA Preview, How would the Irish fair in the 2...
Big episode with a complete preview of UCLA Basketball, thoughts on how the Irish would have done in the 2019 CFP, our Heisman prediction, and a rant about the bowl system
32 min
OC Chip Long is out, Potential replacements? an...
Chip Long is out as offensive coordinator! What does that mean for the offense moving forward and why the Irish should take their time finding a replacement. We also give our predictions for the "Echoes"
32 min
Irish raining 3's, Cyclones draw a crowd, Histo...
The Irish just laid 110 points on Detroit-Mercy & nailed 20 3's in the process. Iowa St. travels extremely well which may have landed them in the Camping World Bowl. A little Camping World Bowl history. Brandon Wimbush is not bowling.
31 min
Notre Dame-Detroit Preview, Camping World Bowl ...
The Irish are back on the hardwood tonight as they battle a struggling Detroit Mercy. We delve into Tyler James article from ND Insider discussing Coach Kelly's initial statements about playing Iowa St. in the Camping World Bowl. In our last segment co-host Mark Hissom jumps in to give his thoughts on the bowl game and how the Irish stack up.
29 min
Camping World Bowl initial reaction and Irish h...
Fresh Monday edition of Locked On Irish with a check in on 2021 recruit Lorenzo Styles Jr. and his team state championship. Initial reaction of Notre Dames bowl fate coming true against an opponent we did not expect. Also Irish hoops lost to what we thought was the worst team in the ACC, just how much trouble is this team in??
30 min
BC Basketball preview, Rival Coaching news, Cha...
USC is keeping Clay Helton, BC searching for a coach, Championship weekend predictions, and Notre Dame-Boston College Basketball preview
30 min
Terps roll the Irish, Playoff rankings, George ...
Irish get blown out 72-51 and show some serious holes against Maryland. Notre Dame appears to be stuck at 15 and destined for the Camping World Bowl. Tragedy strikes the Notre Dame family as George Atkinson passes away at 27. This horrible news is just more in the long line of bad news to strike for the 2012 roster.
30 min
Surprising linebackers and Maryland Hoops Preview
Today I discuss a couple linebackers who play really surprised me this year and how I think they could be the leaders of the team in 2020. Also today we go to the hardwood to discuss the Irish last victory over Fairleigh Dickinson and preview the #3 Maryland Terrapins!
32 min
Bowl Projections, Ranking opponents, Changes to...
In this Tuesday edition of the Locked On Irish Podcast we take a look at potential bowl matchups for the Irish. The 2019 regular season has come to a close Gregg and Mark rank the opponents Notre Dame has played and determine who are the best opponents they have played. Finally the guys wrap up with evaluating the change in style of receivers and looking ahead to the 5th year guys that we think might be back in 2020!
31 min
Notre Dame chops down the Tree
Gregg and Mark give full breakdown of Notre Dames 10th win of the year over Stanford. The Irish had not won in Palo Alto since 2007. Despite the win there are still questions about this team.
30 min
Stanford Preview
Notre Dame will hit the road in attempt to get their first win over the tree in Palo Alto since 2007. The Locked On Irish team brings you a full breakdown and keys to victory for the Irish. They also dive into the most recent playoff rankings and how they anticipate the season finishing!
34 min
11/25/19 Kelly Presser, Fairleigh Dickinson Pre...
28 min
Notre Dame Dominates the Holy War
29 min
Are the Noles' interested in Kelly?, Irish esca...
31 min
Holy War Preview
31 min
Irish over PC recap, Toledo preview, CFP rankin...
31 min
Coach Kelly 11/18/2019 presser
32 min
Notre Dame sinks Navy
28 min
Navy Preview, Sell-out streak ends, Notre Dame-...
31 min
Howard review, Marshall preview, Basketball NSD...
25 min
Breakdown of 11/11/2019 Coach Kelly Presser
29 min
Sports that are not football
In our 2nd ever full Locked On Irish Podcast we dive into talking some Irish basketball, a little bit of hockey, and sprinkle in some soccer. Who are we kidding? We even get to some football bowl projection talk as well
23 min
Notre Dame Football progress report
In our first official episode we dive in to what we have seen through 9 games from the Irish. Also, Can Kelly develop a QB? What will it take for future Notre Dame teams to get back into the playoff conversation?
28 min
Locked On Irish is here!
The guys from East of the Bend Productions including lead Host Gregg Shaffer and his co-hosts Mark Hissom & Will Havanas preview what you can expect from the official daily Notre Dame Podcast on the Locked on Podcast Network
6 min