1. 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 3,141 reads 6 comments

  2. 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)...

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

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  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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...

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  7. 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...

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  8. 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 9,255 reads 23 comments

  9. 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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  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. Notre Dame DC Brian VanGorder Aims for 'Multiplicity'

    The installation of Notre Dame's new defense has decelerated as the Irish come down the final stretch of spring workouts...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 202 reads 0 comments

  15. Notre Dame Football: Comparing Everett Golson and Malik Zaire

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame has not named a starting quarterback. Everett Golson and Malik Zaire are jockeying for that position...

    Mike Monaco Written by Mike Monaco about 3 months ago 7,275 reads 12 comments

  16. 2015 Notre Dame Commit Blake Barnett Talks Top Offers, Compares Self to Mariota

    Blake Barnett, a 4-star quarterback per 247Sports, has committed to play his college ball for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. The 6'4", 195-pound athlete has a strong arm and the ability to use his legs when necessary...

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  17. 5 Unaswered Questions Heading into Notre Dame's Spring Game

    With the Blue-Gold game approaching Saturday, Brian Kelly and his staff have just a few more practices to build the Irish until fall camp. Tasked with an ambitious list of objectives, the work already accomplished has been plentiful...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 3 months ago 7,494 reads 15 comments

  18. Notre Dame Football: 10 Players to Watch in Notre Dame's Spring Game

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — It feels like it just started, but spring practice is coming to a close. As we embark on the final week, we’re getting ready to see everything and everyone put into action...

    Mike Monaco Written by Mike Monaco about 3 months ago 6,516 reads 16 comments

  19. Notre Dame DL Coach Mike Elston Wants “Dominating Spirit”

    Of all the new things Notre Dame's defensive linemen have to add to their repertoire this spring, assistant coach Mike Elston wants an aggressive and dominant attitude to be the top priority...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 3 months ago 16 reads 0 comments

  20. Linebacker Rabasa Eyes Fresh Start with Irish

    Three nondescript years as a member of the Notre Dame football team included a redshirt year in 2011, one tackle in 2012 and a 2013 season in which linebacker Anthony Rabasa tallied six stops in five games...

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  21. QB Golson Eager to Play Real Games

    Everett Golson is just like everybody else, the quarterback can't wait to see what he can do in Notre Dame's offense this season.....

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

  22. Nicco Fertitta Commits to Notre Dame

    Blue & Gold Illustrated has learned that Notre Dame landed its sixth commitment of the 2015 class on Saturday from Las Vegas (Nev.) Bishop Gorman defensive back Nicco Fertitta. ...

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  23. A Close Look at the Notre Dame Defensive Line Duo of Louis Nix and Stephon Tuitt

    I have always called the first two rounds of the NFL draft the "premium rounds." In most cases, the players a club selects in these two rounds have to come in and contribute as rookies...

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  24. Notre Dame Football: Everett Golson's Reintegration with the Irish

    Everett Golson doesn ’t see it as rust. After a semester and a season away, it took time for Golson to reacclimate himself to the offense, due in large part to the almost entirely new cast of pass-catchers to whom he was throwing...

    Mike Monaco Written by Mike Monaco about 3 months ago 2,575 reads 0 comments

  25. Notre Dame Football: Week 5 Spring Practice Stock Report

    Welcome back to the weekly Spring Practice Stock Report. We're just over a week away from the Blue-Gold game, as the Irish head down the home stretch of spring practice. It's been a big week for Notre Dame football...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 3 months ago 11,850 reads 27 comments