1. Notre Dame Football: Week 4 Spring Practice Stock Report

    The pace of spring practice has kicked up considerably. After a two-week hiatus for Notre Dame's spring break, the Irish are reaching the midpoint of their official workouts with the 85th Blue-Gold game fast approaching on April 12...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 20 days ago 8,543 reads 18 comments

  2. Experts, Ex-Notre Dame Athletes Dissect Ruling on Unions

    A federal labor official's ruling that Northwestern University football players should be allowed to unionize has started a conversation about major college sports that many legal experts assume will progress all the way to the Supreme Court...

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  3. Denbrock Tasked with Leading (and Evolving) Offense

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  4. Notre Dames VanGorder Addresses Key Topics

    During his roughly 30-minute interview with the media following Wednesday's practice, Brian VanGorder fielded a wide-ranging stream of questions......

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  5. Irish Counting on Young Receivers

    Brian Kelly wants more out of all of them, because that's just the way the head coach is wired. Mike Denbrock is not displeased with any of them, because six practices into spring ...

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  6. Notre Dame Football: Is Amir Carlisle Poised to Break out in 2014?

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Amir Carlisle has flashed his potential before. Whether as a freshman running back at USC in 2011 or in either of his two seasons at Notre Dame, Carlisle ...

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  7. Prentice McKinney Commits to Notre Dame

    Notre Dame did very well in the state of Texas during the 2014 recruiting cycle and it looks like things are off to a good start in 2015. .....

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  8. Notre Dame Football: Everett Golson's Return Already Opening Up Playbook

    With the Notre Dame Fighting Irish heading into the meat of their spring schedule, Brian Kelly made his coordinators available to the local media on Wednesday...

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  9. Russell Embraces Aggressive Style

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  10. Notre Dame Football's Elder Statesman, Russell Ready for New Role

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  11. Establishing Expectations for Brian VanGorder's Defense

    Spring practice is a time for optimism. Young players seize opportunities. Coaching tweaks fix last season's flaws. And 15 practices — not to mention a slew of incoming freshman ready for action — have your favorite team poised for greatness...

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  12. Corey Robinson Impressing Notre Dame the Right Way

    Rising freshman wide receiver Corey Robinson has found himself doing a job generally delegated to juniors and seniors this spring.....

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  13. Freshman DE Trumbetti Seizing Opportunity at Notre Dame

    Early-enrolling freshman Andrew Trumbetti has taken some first-team reps at defensive end this spring, partly because of a thin depth chart and partly because at 6-foot-3, 250 pounds, he's physically ready for the job...

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  14. Stephon Tuitt Focuses on Recovery

    While 15 former Irish football players participated in speed, agility and strength drills at the program's pro day Thursday, defensive end Stephon Tuitt looked on and offered his former teammates encouragement...

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  15. Zaire's Fire Helps Brighten Notre Dame's Quarterback Picture

    Malik Zaire isn't shy about letting the college football world know he has a chapter in his own quarterbacking history with George Whitfield Jr., too.....

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  16. Notre Dame Football: 5 Observations from Spring Practice in South Bend

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — One-third of the way into Notre Dame’s spring season with five practices in the books, media members have been allowed to view three practices, including all of Saturday’s two-hour session...

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  17. Notre Dame Enters College Football Playoff Era Under Cloud of Uncertainty

    Notre Dame will enter the College Football Playoff era with a boatload of cash. The Irish last year signed a 10-year extension with NBC , worth a reported $15 million per year, ...

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  18. Zaire Embracing Opportunity Head-on

    All that talk about Everett Golson this spring must have gotten lost between the time Notre Dame's former starter returned to school and the time the redshirt was unofficially taken off the Fighting Irish's other returning quarterback...

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  19. Notre Dame Football: 5 Players Who Should See Their Roles Expanded in 2014

    After a two-week hiatus, Notre Dame's spring practice has hit full stride. With five practices complete and the 85th annual Blue-Gold game less than three weeks away, Brian Kelly ...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 24 days ago 7,381 reads 1 comments

  20. Opportunity Is There for Notre Dame Football's Rochell

    There's no guarantee Isaac Rochell is physically ready to answer just yet, but the rising sophomore defensive lineman for the Notre Dame football team is taking steps in the right direction...

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  21. Notre Dame Footballs VanGorder Delivering His Message

    The voice persistently reverberates over everything but the occasional Brian Kelly eruption, once the stretching/skipping part of Notre Dame football practice has concluded......

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  22. Smith a Key to Notre Dame Defense

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  23. Smith Growing Up Fast for Irish

    Jaylon Smith jokes that he's 19-going-on-30, the whirlwind of a rapid rise up the depth chart and standout rookie campaign giving way now to the burden of being a bedrock on a Notre Dame defense short on upperclassmen but not potential...

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  24. Notre Dame Football Offers Versatile Recruit Langley

    The junior prospect from Pleasanton, Calif., has already surpassed 25 scholarship offers from football programs across the country.....

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  25. Notre Dame Football: Week 3 Spring Practice Stock Report

    With spring break over, the Irish are back on the practice field. Strapping the pads on Wednesday, our first true look at Brian Kelly 's squad revealed quite a few interesting tidbits...

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