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FRIDAY’S T.I.F.I. – Talkin’ JFK, Trading Card Thursday, Senior Day, MLS Cup & More!

Nov 22, 2013, 10:36 AM EDT

Tommy Rees (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

The Irish football squad welcomes the Cougars of BYU to Notre Dame Stadium this Saturday for senior day. A total of 31 student-athletes will be presented in senior day ceremonies prior to Saturday’s game.

This weekend’s MLS Cup semifinal has three Irish men’s soccer grads participating in the 2nd leg of the Cup round.

Matt Besler and Sporting KC take on the Houston Dynamo at 7:30 p.m. (ET) in a winner take all match. That contest can be seen on NBC Sports Network. You can listen to Besler preview the match here.

On Sunday, the Portland Timbers and Ryan Miller take on Real Salt Lake and Aaron Maund in the 2nd leg of their match. Real Salt Lake leads the Timbers 4-2 heading into Sunday. The match is slated to begin at 9:00 p.m. (ET) and can be seen on ESPN.

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Now, what did we miss…

1. Football – Trading Card Thursday: Tom Gatewood (LINK-Strong & True)
Want to win an autographed Tom Gatewood Upper Deck card? Click the link above to learn more.

2. Football – LB’ers, QB Critical For Irish (LINK-UHND.com)
The guys at UHND do the best to give us the key matchups to watch this weekend. Click the link above to read his answers.

3. Football – On This Day 50 Years (LINK-Post Gazette)
After the Kennedy assassination in 1963, the ND-Iowa game that was planned for the following Saturday was in question. Click the link above to read more.

4. Football – Cancellation of ND-Iowa (LINK-The Daily Times)
Read more about the cancellation of the Irish-Hawkeyes football game back in 1963 at the link above.

5. Football – Let The Marshmallows Fly (LINK-The Observer)
We all know what is coming on Saturday during halftime of the Notre Dame football … the marshmallows will fly. Click the link above to read more.

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Tweet That Made Me Chuckle

Pretty sure this isn’t adidas-issued gear …

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Notre Dame-ish Video Of The Day

50 years ago today…

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Today’s Trivia:

Let’s talk some Notre Dame/JFK trivia…

What award was President John F. Kennedy awarded from the University of Notre Dame?

You will find the answer to today’s trivia question in Monday’s T.I.F.I.

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