1. Notre Dame Spring Game Shows Irish Have Plethora of Weapons on 2014 Offense

    As new defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder was introduced to the Notre Dame faithful this spring, one of the continual talking points has been his ability to find roles for his players...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 3 months ago 1,533 reads 3 comments

  2. ISD Video: Brian Kelly and Players

    The Offense beating the Defense in the Annual Blue and Gold Game marks the end of spring practices for the Fighting Irish. Brian Kelly , Malik Zaire, Everett Golson, and Jaylon Smith talked to the press about the development of the team...

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  3. Blue-Gold Game Stats and Stuff

    Note: A modified scoring system, incorporating certain stats into scoring plays, was used to enhance the competition. This summary includes only traditional scoring. .....

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  4. LB Smith Makes a Move Inside for Notre Dame

    SOUTH BEND — The first word out of Jaylon Smith's mouth was “blessed” as the Notre Dame sophomore-to-be summarized his feelings Saturday about some position experimentation this spring that evolved into a full-blown transplant...

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  5. VIDEO: Notre Dame spring gamehighlights

    News regarding the future playing surface at Notre Dame wasn't the only football thing going on in South Bend Saturday...

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  6. Zaire's Emergence a Good Step for ND

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Brian Kelly moved swiftly up to the post-game podium, joking with the assembled media members that everyone better hurry up so they could get back to watching the Masters...

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  7. Notre Dame Football: Malik Zaire's Great Spring Game, Impact on Irish QB Race

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — No matter what happened Saturday, quarterbacks were going to be the story of the day...

    Mike Monaco Written by Mike Monaco about 3 months ago 27,068 reads 79 comments

  8. Notre Dame Spring Game 2014: Live Game Grades and Analysis

    On a beautiful South Bend afternoon, Brian Kelly 's offense burst out of the gate and ran away from Brian VanGorder's defense, with the 85th annual Blue-Gold game ending in a 63-58 win for the offense...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 3 months ago 12,555 reads 11 comments

  9. Notre Dame Stadium to Feature Artificial Turf

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Artificial turf is finally coming to Notre Dame Stadium, putting an end to yearly speculation about what the school would do about its outdated playing surface...

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  10. Notre Dame Spring Game 2014: Live Score, Top Performers and Analysis

    Team Blue (Offense) - 63 Team Gold (Defense) - 58 Final The Notre Dame spring game has come to a close, which puts the Irish one step closer to beginning the 2014 regular season...

    Randy Chambers Written by Randy Chambers about 3 months ago 6,496 reads 6 comments

  11. Notre Dame Spring Game 2014: Date, Start Time, TV Info and More

    After losing two of their last four to end the season, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish eagerly look to next season as the team wraps up its spring practices with the annual Blue-Gold Game at Notre Dame Stadium on Saturday...

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  12. Notre Dame: Shaking off the Rust

    Wide receiver Torii Hunter Jr. (broken leg) and safety Nicky Baratti (shoulder) talk about their roads to recover after suffering injuries early last year. .....

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  13. Notre Dame Football: Week 6 Spring Practice Stock Report

    Notre Dame's final spring practice will be live for every Irish fan to see, with the NBC Sports Network broadcasting the 85th annual Blue-Gold game at 12:30 p.m. ET Saturday...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 3 months ago 3,140 reads 6 comments

  14. Notre Dame Football: Will Irish Get UGA or Auburn Version of Brian VanGorder?

    There is no smart way to tell, for sure, whether Notre Dame will get the good or bad version of first-year defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder in 2014 (or beyond)...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 3 months ago 4,474 reads 12 comments

  15. Kelly to Try 'Anyone with a Pulse' at Punt Returner for Notre Dame

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  16. Brian Kelly Sees the Advantage of Spring Game for Irish

    A total of five FBS programs will not host spring games this year, with some schools opting to let fans watch an open practice and others doing away with any fanfare surrounding a final practice...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 173 reads 0 comments

  17. Notre Dame QBs Adjusting to New Defense

    A new defensive coordinator and upward of six new starters on that side of the ball have helped present a fair amount of challenges for Notre Dame this spring. And not just for the defense...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 118 reads 0 comments

  18. Kelly Sees Value in Potential UGA Series

    A series with Georgia would only be natural for Brian Kelly as he has seen Notre Dame win several important recruiting battles in the Peach State and knows the exposure in the region would only benefit his program...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 272 reads 0 comments

  19. Notre Dame Football: Complete Spring Game Preview

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Finally. It took forever, but it finally feels like spring is here. Saturday’s forecast predicts temperatures in the 70s with a zero percent chance of rain...

    Mike Monaco Written by Mike Monaco about 3 months ago 5,755 reads 2 comments

  20. Notre Dame Football: What a Successful 2014 Would Look Like for Everett Golson

    To be clear, Everett Golson 's triumphant return to Notre Dame isn't complete when he runs out of the tunnel on Saturday to take part in the 85th annual Blue-Gold game...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 3 months ago 9,243 reads 23 comments

  21. Malik Zaire Will Be Just as Important to Notre Dame as Everett Golson in 2014

    Everett Golson may be back in a Notre Dame uniform for the first time in a year, but it doesn't mean he's the most important piece to the puzzle for the Irish in 2014...

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  22. Notre Dame' 'The Shirt' to Be Unveiled Friday

    The University of Notre Dame's The Shirt for 2014 will be unveiled Friday during a celebration beginning at 4:30 p.m. at the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore on campus.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 253 reads 0 comments

  23. Notre Dame: Schmidt Taking Advantage of Opportunity

    Rising senior Joe Schmidt had to fight to get on Notre Dame's roster as a walk-on three years ago but now finds himself atop the team's depth chart at inside linebacker.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 18 reads 0 comments

  24. Notre Dame Keeping an Eye on DaVaris Daniels This Spring

    As Notre Dame's young core of receivers works through growing pains this spring, DaVaris Daniels is back in Chicago. But he hasn't been forgotten in South Bend.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 142 reads 0 comments

  25. Blue-Gold Game an Important Progress Report for Golson

    Malik Zaire did Everett Golson a favor. The sophomore quarterback's hunger for a starting job — and his willingness to talk about it — took the spotlight off the Irish quarterback that spent the last year under a microscope...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 8 reads 0 comments