1. How Brian Kelly Can Solve Quarterback Problem Before the Start of the Season

    Fifteen practices later, Everett Golson is still standing. The quarterback entrusted with the Irish football program made it through spring practice after failing to make the ...

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  2. Louis Nix Has High Motor at DT

    It seems Louis Nix rarely takes a day off. Heck, despite carrying 350 pounds as a defensive lineman at Notre Dame, he rarely took a play off.....

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  3. Little Clarity Among Crowded Receivers

    It was hard for Notre Dame to differentiate among its wide receivers throughout the spring. Just ask Mike Denbrock about any one of them -- in this case, Torii Hunter Jr.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 187 reads 0 comments

  4. Everett Golson 'Jittery' to Be Back; Zaire Has Inside Track to Start?

    Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson is back in South Bend and ready to prove that he is worthy of the Fighting Irish, starting with spring practice...

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  5. Facing Brutal Schedule, Notre Dame Wants More from Offense

    For the last two seasons, Notre Dame has had one of the worst red zone offenses in college football. Last year, the Irish offense converted 53 percent of its red zone chances into touchdowns ...

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  6. Is Tarean Folston Unquestioned No. 1 RB for Irish?

    Tarean Folston and Cam McDaniel will be the top returning running backs for the Fighting Irish in 2014. As a freshman last year, Folston improved every week. Look for him to continue building on that success this season...

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  7. Brian Kelly Has Words of Praise for Jaguars Coach Gus Bradley

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  8. New Spring, New Spots for Some on Irish D

    This week marked the first unofficial "off" week for John Turner. The redshirt sophomore's workload essentially doubled this spring, with the former safety learning a new position as ...

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  9. Notre Dame Football: Irish Legends Event

    The eighth annual Irish Legends Annual Charity Event, featuring Notre Dame coaching legends Ara Parseghian and Lou Holtz, plus current Irish football coach Brian Kelly , will be held on May 15 at Chicago's Drake Hotel...

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  10. Starting O-Line on ND Camp Agenda

    Few would blame Matt Hegarty had he hung his head entering this spring. The redshirt junior has had a roller-coaster ride at Notre Dame, from seeing the perfect regular season of 2012 ...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 486 reads 4 comments

  11. Justin Brent Taking Baby Steps in Notre Dame's Offense

    Physically, Notre Dame freshman receiver Justin Brent looks ready to compete at the college level. But like any early-enrollee participating in his first spring practice, negotiating a steep learning curve is the most difficult hurdle to clear...

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  12. Overlooked Notre Dame QB Tommy Rees Gets Chance to Impress Bears

    The Bears' Halas Hall isn't a foreign or intimidating place to Tommy Rees. The Notre Dame quarterback has roamed its grounds before.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 874 reads 2 comments

  13. Notre Dame Football: The Top 10 Opposing Players the Irish Will Face in 2014

    With a schedule ranked as the eighth-hardest in the nation, Notre Dame will face some of the premier players in college football during the 2014 season...

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  14. Notre Dame Football: 3 Running Backs Still a Juggling Act

    Shrinking the depth chart at running back was one of Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly 's first orders of business this spring. Amir Carlisle , who opened last season as the team's starting tailback, was shipped out to slot receiver...

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  15. Quarterback Situation Offers Irish Optimism

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  16. WR Hunter Eyes Larger Role with Irish Heading into 2014

    He can smile now at the notion of being an afterthought, because for the first time in a long while, it no longer feels permanent.....

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  17. Core of Irish Defense Beginning to Emerge

    Making an impact during a spring game is always a good thing. But sometimes, the not making one is a good thing, too.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 371 reads 0 comments

  18. Notre Dame's Dan Fox Opening Eyes with NFL Teams

    When he was in third grade, former Notre Dame inside linebacker Dan Fox wrote a note to himself, laying out his goals for the future. His mom recently dug up the note and showed it to him...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 428 reads 0 comments

  19. Notre Dame Football: Grading Notre Dame's Post-Spring Depth Chart

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Between practices open to the media and Saturday’s spring game, we’ve had quite a few opportunities to check out the Irish in person. We’ve been able to see a lot of different players in a variety of roles...

    Mike Monaco Written by Mike Monaco about 3 months ago 8,979 reads 41 comments

  20. Breaking Down Stephon Tuitt's Foot Injury, Jones Fracture and NFL Draft Stock

    Last February, a broken foot prevented former University of Notre Dame defensive lineman Stephon Tuitt from participating in the NFL Scouting Combine. According to NFL...

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  21. Everett Golson vs. Malik Zaire: Who Will Start for Fighting Irish in 2014?

    Everett Golson is back in South Bend, and the Notre Dame quarterback battle has only intensified after the spring game. Sophomore Malik Zaire excelled in spring practice while Golson was shaking off the rust after a year away from football...

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  22. Recruiting Week In Review

    The Notre Dame spring game represents one of the Irish's biggest recruiting opportunities and the coaching staff took full advantage of it...

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  23. Notre Dame Football: Brian Kelly's 4 Biggest Concerns Post-Spring Practice

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Spring ball is over, all wrapped up following Saturday’s Blue-Gold Game. We saw plenty of good and also a fair share of bad, a duality to be expected ...

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  24. Notre Dame Football: Top Performers from the Irish's Spring Game

    The dust has settled inside Notre Dame Stadium. Or perhaps that was mostly dirt, with the natural grass surface getting one last run before it's ripped out and replaced by a synthetic surface after graduation in May...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 3 months ago 7,149 reads 8 comments

  25. Samardzija Backs Northwestern Football Players in Union Fight

    Jeff Samardzija worked a broken NCAA system, using Notre Dame's national platform and leveraging his two-sport skills to get a $10 million deal from the Cubs.....

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