1. Notre Dame Football: Underclassmen with Best Chance to Earn 2016 Starting Spot

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — With a crop of seniors out of time and another horde of talent off to the NFL, Notre Dame football will have some holes to plug in 2016...

    Mike Monaco Written by Mike Monaco about 5 months ago 10,396 reads 20 comments

  2. Notre Dame Football: A Look Ahead at the Irish's 2016 Schedule

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — With snow lining the Midwest campus, Notre Dame football’s season opener in September against Texas seems far away...

    Mike Monaco Written by Mike Monaco about 5 months ago 26,787 reads 15 comments

  3. Notre Dame Football Recruiting: Looking Ahead to 2017 Class

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame football officially welcomed a steady if not spectacular Class of 2016 last week, and the wheels are already in motion for the Irish's 2017 class...

    Mike Monaco Written by Mike Monaco about 5 months ago 15,927 reads 11 comments

  4. Notre Dame Football Recruiting: Meet the Fighting Irish's 2016 Class

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — It’s the day after recruiting Christmas, and Notre Dame football officially unveiled its 23-man recruiting class of 2016 on Wednesday...

    Mike Monaco Written by Mike Monaco about 5 months ago 13,097 reads 15 comments

  5. Notre Dame National Signing Day 2016: 5 Takeaways from Irish's Class

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — On a day where Notre Dame football head coach Brian Kelly mentioned dabs , DMs and drama, the Irish officially welcomed in a solid crop of 23 signees in their 2016 class ...

    Mike Monaco Written by Mike Monaco about 5 months ago 35,700 reads 51 comments

  6. Notre Dame Football Recruiting: Predicting All the Recruits Who Will Sign on NSD

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Two days from national signing day, Notre Dame football is still looking for a late flurry to its recruiting class of 2016...

    Mike Monaco Written by Mike Monaco about 5 months ago 31,221 reads 17 comments

  7. Brian Kelly's Contract Extension a Major Win for Notre Dame

    The Notre Dame Fighting Irish may not have achieved their goal of getting to the College Football Playoff for the 2015 season, but they already have their biggest win for 2016. And that's keeping head coach Brian Kelly around for another six years...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 5 months ago 20,318 reads 94 comments

  8. Brian Kelly, Notre Dame Agree to New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

    After leading Notre Dame to a 10-win season in 2015, head coach Brian Kelly was rewarded with a six-year contract extension Friday...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 5 months ago 19,205 reads 58 comments

  9. Notre Dame Football: Irish's Top Remaining Recruiting Targets for NSD 2016

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — We’re now just one week away from national signing day, and the Notre Dame football coaches are traveling across the country trying to land the final Irish targets...

    Mike Monaco Written by Mike Monaco about 5 months ago 8,093 reads 0 comments

  10. Notre Dame WR Corey Robinson to Run for Student Body President

    Notre Dame wide receiver Corey Robinson, the son of NBA legend David Robinson, is bidding to extend his legacy in South Bend, Indiana, beyond the gridiron by running for student body president...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 5 months ago 7,728 reads 18 comments

  11. Notre Dame Football: 5 Biggest Offseason Goals for the Irish

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Classes are underway on campus, and spring ball isn’t far away for Notre Dame football...

    Mike Monaco Written by Mike Monaco about 5 months ago 8,219 reads 12 comments

  12. Notre Dame Football: 3 Areas of Improvement for the Irish in 2016

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame's two regular-season losses were decided by a combined four points in 2015, and the margin separating the elite teams in college football wasn ’t large...

    Mike Monaco Written by Mike Monaco about 5 months ago 12,636 reads 36 comments

  13. The 4 Recruits That Will Make or Break Notre Dame's National Signing Day

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — As recruits schedule their last-minute official visits and coaches make their last in-home trips, national signing day is hurtling around the corner—now just two weeks away...

    Mike Monaco Written by Mike Monaco about 5 months ago 21,518 reads 24 comments

  14. Notre Dame Football: Predicting the Starters for Each Irish Position in 2016

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — We’re within two months of the start of spring ball for Notre Dame football, and there’s still plenty to sort out before then...

    Mike Monaco Written by Mike Monaco about 5 months ago 29,231 reads 64 comments

  15. Notre Dame Football: Previewing the Irish's Early Enrollees

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — With five players off early to the NFL, Notre Dame football officially announced five new faces Wednesday with its early enrollees...

    Mike Monaco Written by Mike Monaco about 5 months ago 20,977 reads 18 comments

  16. Keenan Reynolds to Attend President Obama's State of the Union Address

    Navy quarterback Keenan Reynolds will cap off his football career by attending President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address on Tuesday, according to Navy Athletics ...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 6 months ago 6,404 reads 1 comments

  17. Notre Dame Football: 5 Reasons Why the Irish Should Be Optimistic About 2016

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Despite a flurry of draft departures, there’s plenty of optimism for Notre Dame Football , heading toward the 2016 season. Yes, offensive tackle Ronnie Stanley, wide receiver Will Fuller, running back C...

    Mike Monaco Written by Mike Monaco about 6 months ago 11,947 reads 3 comments

  18. Jaylon Smith Declares for 2016 NFL Draft: Latest Comments and Reaction

    After dominating college football last season, Notre Dame's star linebacker Jaylon Smith has opted to take his game to the next level by declaring for the 2016 NFL draft: ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 months ago 37,553 reads 105 comments

  19. Javon McKinley to Notre Dame: Fighting Irish Land 4-Star WR Prospect

    One of the best playmakers in 2016's recruiting class is off the board, as wide receiver Javon McKinley has committed to Notre Dame. Mike Farrell of Rivals.com reported McKinley's decision...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 months ago 20,688 reads 43 comments

  20. Notre Dame Football: The Biggest Offseason Storylines for the Irish

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — We’re one week into the offseason, and Notre Dame football has already watched the initial personnel dominoes fall. Let’s analyze the biggest offseason storylines for the Irish over the next few months...

    Mike Monaco Written by Mike Monaco about 6 months ago 20,144 reads 1 comments

  21. How Jaylon Smith's Injury Could Impact Notre Dame LB's Draft Stock

    The 2016 Fiesta Bowl was supposed to be an opportunity for Notre Dame linebacker Jaylon Smith to showcase his talent prior to declaring for the NFL draft...

    Ryan McCrystal Written by Ryan McCrystal about 6 months ago 18,439 reads 31 comments

  22. Notre Dame's 2016 National Signing Day Wish List

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — February 3, otherwise known as national signing day, is rapidly approaching for Notre Dame football and the rest of the college football world...

    Mike Monaco Written by Mike Monaco about 6 months ago 17,912 reads 11 comments

  23. How Will Fuller, C.J. Prosise Declaring for NFL Impacts Notre Dame for 2016

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — With the desert dust hardly settled from Notre Dame football's loss to the Ohio State Buckeyes in the Fiesta Bowl on Friday, the Irish already have a clearer sense of their 2016 outlook...

    Mike Monaco Written by Mike Monaco about 6 months ago 31,096 reads 62 comments

  24. Will Fuller Declares for 2016 NFL Draft: Latest Comments and Reaction

    Notre Dame Fighting Irish wide receiver Will Fuller announced Sunday he will declare for the 2016 NFL draft...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 6 months ago 10,574 reads 52 comments

  25. Snakebitten Notre Dame Ends Respectable Season with Fiesta Bowl Loss

    In its final game of the season, against an elite opponent, Notre Dame football reached its breaking point. An already injury-plagued, suspension-hampered and inconsistent defense lined up against Ohio State on Friday in the Fiesta Bowl...

    Mike Monaco Written by Mike Monaco about 6 months ago 60,529 reads 339 comments