Football Media Day Transcript With Coaches and Players

Coaches and players spoke with the media on Tuesday


An Interview with Brian Kelly

The Irish Head Coach Gives Updates on the Team's Offseason


#11/15 Irish Host #18/17 Michigan In Saturday Primetime Showdown

Notre Dame and Michigan to meet under the lights at Notre Dame Stadium for the first time since 1990 (7:39 p.m. ET, live on NBC).


#20/19 Irish Back On Road Saturday At #10 Michigan State

Nine of the past 12 meetings in the series between Notre Dame and Michigan State have been decided by a touchdown or less.


#22/22 Irish Kick Off Home Slate Saturday Against Purdue

Notre Dame has won nearly 82 percent of its home openers, including a 10-2 record against the Boilermakers.


High school highlights of football signee Conor Hanratty

High school highlights of football signee Conor Hanratty


Irish head coach talks about all three 23 signees, answers media questions.

Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly officially announces the signing class of 2011.


Football vs. Arizona State

NCAA Football: Notre Dame at Arizona State (USATSI)


Irish in Miami - Media Day (AP)

Images from Saturday of Notre Dame preparing for the BCS National Championship Game.

JUNIOR SEASON (2013): Played in each of the final six games, making four starts ... was Notre Dame's starter at right guard against BYU (Nov. 23) and Stanford (Nov. 30) ... made his first career start against Navy (Nov. 2) at left guard ... started at left guard in the 29-16 victory over Rutgers in the 2013 New Era Pinstripe Bowl (Dec. 28) ... part of an offensive line that allowed just eight sacks and ranked second in the Football Bowl Subdivision in fewest sacks allowed ... no team in the nation allowed fewer sacks and attempted more passes than Notre Dame (eight sacks on 429 pass attempts) in '13 in area of great improvement for the Fighting Irish ... in 2012, Notre Dame allowed more than twice as many sacks (18) on 41 fewer passing attempts (388) ... helped the Irish run the ball for a season-high 235 yards while not allowing a sack on 28 passing attempts in the victory over BYU (Nov. 23).

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012): Played in six games (Navy, Michigan, Boston College, Wake Forest, USC and Alabama) on special teams and as a reserve offensive lineman.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2011): Did not see game action during the season.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Ranked third-best player in Connecticut by Rivals.com ... named first-team all-state by Connecticut High School Coaches Association as a senior in 2010 ... selected all-Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference ... landed on 2010 Walter Camp Foundation All-Connecticut Team ... tabbed one of top 30 players in Connecticut for 2010 by New Haven Register ... second-team offensive selection for MaxPreps Junior All-American Team in 2009 ... named first-team all-state as a junior by Connecticut High School Football Coaches Association and New Haven Register ... aided New Canaan High School in New Canaan, Conn., to 11-2 record as a senior in 2010 ... assisted offense in rushing for 233 yards against Trinity Catholic in 48-8 victory in 2010 ... helped open rushing lanes as New Canaan gained 292 rushing yards in 49-0 triumph over Seymour in 2010 ... started as a sophomore and junior in 2008 and 2009 and helped guide New Canaan to Connecticut state titles both years ... threw discus for first time on track and field team as junior in 2010 ... father, Terry, played as starting quarterback at Notre Dame from 1966-68 and was sophomore standout on 1966 Irish national championship squad ... Terry earned consensus All-America honors as a senior in 1968 and finished third in Heisman Trophy voting ... Terry set Notre Dame career marks for pass completions, passing yards and passing TDs, completing 304 of 550 career passes for 4,152 yards and 27 TDs ... Terry was second-round 1969 NFL Draft selection (30th overall pick) and went on to play for NFL Pittsburgh Steelers in 1969-75 and Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 1976 ... played for coach Lou Marinelli at New Canaan High School ... son of Terry and Kelly Hanratty ... enrolled in Mendoza College of Business, majoring in management-consulting.

Hanratty's Career Statistics

Did Not Play

Conor Hanratty
Conor  Hanratty


New Canaan, CT

High School:
New Canaan

Height / Weight:
6-4½ / 310

Offensive Line

Event Calendar

October 10
3:30 PM
Notre Dame, Ind.

Game Week Central
October 17
7:30 PM
Notre Dame, Ind.

October 31
Philadelphia, Pa.(Lincoln Financial Field)

November 7
Pittsburgh, Pa.

November 14
3:30 PM
Wake Forest
Notre Dame, Ind.

November 21
7:30 PM
Boston College
Boston, Mass.(Fenway Park)

Uniform Gallery Photos
November 28
Stanford, Calif.


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