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The official home for audio programming from One Foot Down, SB Nation's community for fans of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.

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The official home for audio programming from One Foot Down, SB Nation's community for fans of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.




OFD Podcast: Kind of a Notre Dame VS New Mexico preview?

Josh and Jude sit down to preview the upcoming game for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish... the dangerous New Mexico Lobos. *Jude actually did his homework and has quite a bit of information about New Mexico. *Bob Davie stealing our joy by not being in South Bend on Saturday. *Trash Michigan a little. *The second tier work of Notre Dame. *Brian Kelly is a BOSS. *We discuss the terrible new song from Notre Dame, and have some real time interaction with fans about other...


OFD Podcast: The cultural appropriation of Notre Dame football

With the Notre Dame Fighting Irish rolling into week two of the college football season with a bye (what kind of bye is up to you), the OFD Podcast is running short on bodies but high AF with talent. Carter Karels from the South Bend Tribune joins Josh on the show to break down a wide variety of topics. *The cultural appropriation of Notre Dame football in the fast food industry. *The sad tale of Chuck E Cheese, and the deeper sadness he brings. *KFC's slick move into the chicken war with...


OFD Podcast: Notre Dame has much more to prove after win over Louisville

Josh and Jude sit down to discuss the big win on the road for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish against the Louisville Cardinals. *The rush defense needs some help *Asmar Bilal *Linebacker rotation *Ian Book and his good time on Monday night *Our appreciation for Tony Jones Jr. *How to be a better fan *Lack of options *This is a Kyle Hamilton podcast *Thoughts and feelings moving forward Please give us a rating and review because we are here to serve you. Go Irish! Learn more about...


OFD Podcast: Notre Dame VS Louisville Preview with CLAWS

Josh, Brad, and Jude are ready for the season - how about you?! * Actual breakdown of what the Louisville Cardinals have * Respect for Scott Satterfield * Zero Pizza Talk * A spirited discussion on the merits (or lack there of) as to rooting for the Michigan Wolverines to win their other games * Other stuff * Game predictions Be sure to rate and review so we can better serve you! Go Irish! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


OFD Podcast: The Pre-Party for the Notre Dame Football season

Josh, Jude, and Brad wrap up fall camp for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. * YAY linebackers * Hello Shaun Crawford * Names (and how to pronounce them) * Phil Jurkovec is okay * Kyle Hamilton [insert hip-hop air horn] KYLE HAMILTON * Chase Claypool wears Michael Floyd underwear * Pat went GONZO and won * Food. * Perhaps other things The title of this episode might be better than the actual episode, but such is the fate of every pre-party since ever. Please subscribe, rate, and...


OFD Podcast: Our Notre Dame vision quest to trash Michigan

Josh is joined by fellow OFDers Pat Sullivan and Bobby Norell in an attempt to trash the Michigan Wolverines. The Notre Dame Fighting irish are just a little over two weeks away from its game against the Louisville Cardinals, but it's always a good time to stick it to those bastards up north. WARNING... A little bit more than normal with the NSFW language. This ain't the family friendly episode you're looking for (sorry I got a little carried away). In this episode we go on several side...


OFD Podcast: Notre Dame After Dark

Josh and Jude just so happened to be up late on Saturday night and decided to urn on the podcast machine. We do some recapping for fall camp for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. *Injuries to Cole Kmet *Derrik Allen transfer *Linebacker stuff *Kyle Hamilton *Captains *A good pass rush *A defensive tackle's job *The offensive line *Skill players *Running game talk or maybe a lack of *Ian Book is solid *Phil Jurkovec is coming around *Other stuff It was just a grab bag of camp...


OFD Podcast: A very SOLID Notre Dame episode with Ty Hildenbrandt

Josh and Jude (Double J if you will) welcome Ty Hildenbrandt from the Solid Verbal Podcast to the show. Ty is a lifelong fan of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, and we're giving him a chance to break from the shackles of a national show, to taste that sweet, sweet freedom of going full homer for an hour or so. In this episode we talk about: *A Kyle Hamilton tattoo *The Phil Jurkovec situation *Notre Dame storylines *NBC Broadcasts and Doug Flutie's wardrobe *The weird start to the Irish...


OFD Podcast: Talking Notre Dame football with Michael Felder

Josh welcomes longtime internet pal Michael Felder (@InTheBleachers) to the show to talk about the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, and get his perspective on the upcoming 2019 season. We talk about: *Brian Kelly 3.0 *Chip Long and explosive plays *Notre Dame's questions at linebacker *A love affair with Alohi Gilman *Notre Dame's chances against the Georgia Bulldogs *A loosening dictatorship with the Michigan Wolverines *Notre Dame's ceiling in 2019 and what win number isn't good. And so...


OFD Podcast: Burning Down the Notre Dame football offseason

The OFD Podcast trio is back together for the first time in weeks, and we came together to put a bow on the Notre Dame football offseason - and kill it with fire. It's not like the offseason had all sorts of foolishness surrounding it - but with fall camp (in the summer) right around the corner... it's time to turn the page. So, we talk about a wide variety of things, but it gets real interesting when Jude (numbers person) and Josh (full heart can't lose guy) debate the Shamrock Series. It...


A quick look at Notre Dame's fall camp and captaincy

In this OFF THE RAILS episode, Josh calmly lays out the issue of captaincy for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and gives a prediction for those that might wear the "C" on their chest. We also take a quick look at fall camp and the questions that still need answered. Please Rate and Review! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Watch lists are for communists, airports, and neighborhoods

On this OFF THE RAILS episode, Josh sits down to discuss the end of the 2 week long "media blitz" from the NCFAA for the awards watch lists. It's a weird period in the college football calendar - but it really only means real football is getting closer and closer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


OFD Podcast: The Notre Dame football season preview is fully full on

Josh and Jude picked up the clock and threw into into the river. Instead of doing a 3 part Notre Dame football preview covering the schedule as planned... we trucked right through all 12 games and even into bowl season. It's a bit lengthy - sure. But it's still July and we all have a few weeks until fall camp that happens in summer - happens. Game by game, we offer up score predictions and tell you how confident we actually are in those predictions. Along the way: *The Louisville...


What if DeShone Kizer AND Jaylon Smith had returned to Notre Dame in 2017?

We stay true to this show's name and go OFF THE RAILS for a few minutes. What if DeShone Kizer and Jaylon Smith had returned to the Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team for one more year in 2017? Technically, it could have happened. Would the Irish have beat the Georgia Bulldogs, Miami-Florida Hurricanes, and Stanford Cardinal that year? Would they have won a playoff game? Does this technicality prove that Notre Dame may be closer to greatness than detractors would lead you to...



Josh is flying solo on the OFD Podcast today, so to keep from being lonely and to have a meaningful show... we brought back friend of the show, Greg Flammang from UHND. In this episode we pin some wings to our pressed white shirts and discuss: *Greg listens to the podcast and answers (unprompted) the questions from the OFF THE RAILS show. *The Irish secondary *Field vs Boundary and just what in the hell is happening there with Troy Pride Jr., Shaun Crawford, Houston Griffith, Alohi...


We are on the FINAL run of summer to Notre Dame football

This OFF THE RAILS episode is asking all of you... WHAT ARE YOU DOING? With half of summer gone... *What cool stuff have you done? *What cool stuff do you still have planned? *Did you get some projects arounf the house done? *What's left to do BEFORE the college football season begins? *Are you a road warrior? *Do you pay attention to college football outside of the Notre Dame bubble? Go to and on the article for this podcast - share your thoughts! You can also sign...


OFD Podcast: Football, Food, and THE Notre Dame Preview Magazine with Tyler James

Josh and Jude are joined by a very special guest this week as The South Bend Tribune's Tyler James jumps on the podcast to go through the grind of unprepared questions. In this episode we talk: * Tyler's magical powers and how they create undefeated seasons. * A nice rundown of Notre Dame's personnel this season. * Tommy Kraemer's preseason hype. * The most thorough CENTER talk around. * A look inside the ND Insider Notre Dame preview magazine with all of its special features, position...


Moving forward with Notre Dame's 2020 recruiting class

In this OFF THE RAILS episode, we take a look at Notre Dame's 2020 recruiting class, and the almost complete lack of options moving forward. The Irish are at 17 commitments, and we think 20 is the number they are targeting - but where are those other 3 going to come from? Is it important, or is this something that the Irish roster is currently built to withstand? 2020 Commit List 2020 Scholarship Chart Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


OFD Podcast: Reasonable season predictions for Notre Dame (Kind Of)

Josh and Jude sit down for a serious discussion about the upcoming football season for Notre Dame, and answer these questions: *How many wins in 2019? *Bowl game? *Who will be the rushing leaders? *Who will be the receiving leaders? *Who will be the defensive leaders? *What about Lacrosse Bro Kicker? There are a ton of twists and turns along the way which is always dope. Go Irish! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


OFD Podcast: Savvy Jack is still captain of this Notre Dame boat

Josh and Jude sit down to discuss the recent Jack Swarbrick interview that The Athletic's Pete Sampson published earlier this week. *Notre Dame's possible game against the BYU Cougars. *Playing a game inside the new Raiders venue in Las Vegas. *Word play with NBC and the Shamrock Series. *CHINA. *Berlin as a recruiting hotbed... well maybe in the future. *Brian Kelly's tenure. *Revisiting the loss to the Clemson Tigers. *Arguing about the loss to the Clemson Tigers. *Recruiting...