1. Kelly, Irish Sing Right Tunes After Opener

    All of that drama surrounding the Notre Dame Fighting Irish the entire month was seemingly reduced to a pair of plays Saturday that yielded different results.....

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  2. Notre Dame LB Joe Schmidt Stakes His Claim

    Judging by the ferocity he showed against Rice, Joe Schmidt's mission isn't to keep a seat warm for Jarrett Grace.....

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  3. Riggs, Bryant Give 'Crucial' Jolt to Notre Dame Punt Return

    Consider this: In 2012, Notre Dame players combined for 46 yards on 21 punt returns. Cody Riggs surpassed that mark after fielding two punts on Saturday against Rice.....

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  4. BYU Football: 4 Lessons Learned from Blowout Win over UConn

    BYU left the East Coast last Friday with a huge 35-10 win to kick off the 2014 season. Led by a monster game from quarterback Taysom Hill, the Cougs quickly built a three-possession lead, and UConn never recovered...

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  5. Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Michigan Wolverines Complete Game Preview

    Notre Dame welcomes Michigan to South Bend in the last scheduled matchup between college football's two most winningest programs...

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  6. Notre Dame Football: Report Card Grades for Every New Starter

    SOUTH BEND, Indiana — A young and inexperienced Notre Dame football team debuted 15 new starters Saturday in its 48-17 trouncing of Rice at Notre Dame Stadium...

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  7. Notre Dame Still Figuring out Running Back Plan

    Notre Dame kept things relatively equal between its three running backs during Saturday's 48-17 win over Rice.....

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  8. Malik Zaire's Debut an Important Moment for Notre Dame

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  9. VanGorder Brings His Intense Style to Irish Defense

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  10. Apo Looking Forward to Another Trip to Texas

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  11. Eight Months of Prep Ends with 17-Point Loss

    Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo didn't celebrate very long after his team's bowl win over Middle Tennessee State last December...

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  12. The Good, Bad and Ugly: Notre Dame Vs.Rice

    Upon second viewing, quarterback Everett Golson's 2014 debut is just as impressive. The senior quarterback, playing his first game in 600 days, didn't seem to miss a beat, leading Notre ...

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  13. Safeties' Communication Leaves Kelly Wanting

    Notre Dame's defense allowed five big plays to Rice during its 48-17 victory Saturday, and Irish head coach Brian Kelly faulted a lack of communication along the defensive backline for three of those...

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  14. Former Irish Receiver, Defensive Back Pat Eilers Joins ND Coaching Staff

    Pat Eilers, a two-year starter and member of the 1988 University of Notre Dame national championship football team, has been named defensive quality control assistant for the Fighting ...

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  15. Notebook: Rice Coach Sees Growth in Notre Dame QB Everett Golson

    In order to find valuable footage of what he thought Notre Dame's offense could look like, Rice football coach David Bailiff had to flip past 2013 and dust off the 2012 footage in order to get a better feel...

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  16. Irish Quarterback Everett Golson Brings His 'A' Game

    Everett Golson stood on the 9-yard line, arms extended with the ball in his hands, expecting to hand the ball off to tailback Greg Bryant.....

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  17. Notebook: Brian Kelly Noticed Difference in Artificial Turf for Notre Dame

    Notre Dame president Rev. John I. Jenkins blessed Notre Dame's new FieldTurf surface by sprinkling holy water on it prior to the team's football season opener at Notre Dame Stadium...

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  18. Kelly 'Proud' of How Notre Dame Wasn't Distracted vs. Rice

    Before Brian Kelly talked to his players about their 48-17 win over Rice on Saturday, he delivered an important message: "I'm proud of the way you've handled yourself.".....

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  19. Irish's Collinsworth out 2-4 Weeks Due to Knee

    Notre Dame starting safety Austin Collinsworth missed the No. 17 Fighting Irish's season-opening 48-17 win against Rice because of a knee injury.....

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  20. Grading Performances of Suspended Notre Dame Players' Backups

    SOUTH BEND, Indiana—Academic issues have surrounded Notre Dame football of late, with quarterback Everett Golson making his return and a quintet of players being held out of practice and competition...

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  21. Everett Golson's Return, New Weapons Give Notre Dame Pop It Needs on Offense

    After consecutive three-and-outs to start Notre Dame's season opener against Rice, Brian Kelly 's hunch that his rebooted spread offense was ready to score points by the bushel looked like wishful preseason thinking...

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  22. Rice vs. Notre Dame: Game Grades, Analysis for Fighting Irish

    Everett Golson had 600 days off between games. Instead of spending a week shaking off the rust, he stepped onto the field at Notre Dame Stadium in Week 1 and instantly looked to be in midseason form...

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  23. Is Notre Dame a Top 10 Team?

    The Notre Dame Fighting Irish came out with a 48-17 win over the Rice Owls in Week 1 of the 2014 season. Quarterback Everett Golson made his return to the field firing on all cylinders...

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  24. Everett Golson vs. Rice: Final Stat Line, Highlights and Twitter Reaction

    After an entire year off, Everett Golson showed the college football world exactly what they missed in his return under center for Notre Dame. Unfortunately, Rice was on the other end of his explosive showing...

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  25. Golson's 75-Yard Touchdown Pass Puts Notre Dame Back on Top

    After Rice tied the game at 7 in the first quarter, Everett Golson hits William Fuller with a 75 yard touchdown to give the Irish the lead...

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