1. ND's Backfield Standard-Bearer

    Cam McDaniel shares in your excitement over sophomore-to-be running backs Tarean Folston and Greg Bryant. But the elder statesman of Notre Dame's potentially dynamic rushing attack includes himself in the excitement...

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  2. Versatile Lombard Gives Notre Dame Football Options

    His position, as listed on the Notre Dame spring roster, identifies Christian Lombard as a "G/T," meaning he could play of-fensive guard or tackle. The fifth-year senior has started games at both spots...

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  3. Farley Looks Forward to Better Fit with Notre Dame Football Team

    Part of the challenge of putting a successful football team together is matching skill sets with positions.....

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  4. Notre Dame Football: Pre-Spring Opponent Preview: USC

    In order to accommodate its scheduling requirements as a result of its ACC alliance, Notre Dame was forced to eliminate many of its yearly opponents from the schedule...

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

    Subzero temperatures and a fresh batch of snow hit South Bend again in a winter that won't end. But spring practice is here anyway...

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  6. Playing the 'What If' Game with Notre Dame's Golson

    There's a flip side to the lingering uncertainty surrounding Everett Golson's return to Notre Dame, much of which melted away Monday during an impressive day behind center and in front of the microphones/cameras in his grand re-unveiling...

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  7. Golson Can Relate to Daniels' Situation

    Everett Golson has a pretty good idea of what DaVaris Daniels is going through. Together, the redshirt juniors have been cast aside from Notre Dame in consecutive semesters because ...

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  8. Notre Dame Football: Pre-Spring Opponent Preview: Rice

    In recent years, Notre Dame has added some unfamiliar opponents to its football schedule. Western Michigan, USF and Temple all have met the Irish for the first time during Brian Kelly ’s tenure...

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  9. Notre Dame Football: Did Irish Over-Schedule for 2014 Season?

    Notre Dame isn't known as the most popular team in college football, but fans of all color combinations should laud the Irish for their 2014 schedule...

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  10. Photo: Brian Kelly Bought 8 New Recliners for Notre Dame's Locker Room

    Notre Dame's locker room was already among the most impressive in the nation. Apparently head coach Brian Kelly thought it needed a little more…comfort...

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  11. Barajas, Boykin Leave Junior Day Impressed

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  12. Notre Dame Kicker Keeps Eye on 'higher Prize'

    He managed to wedge a self-assessment of his pool and pop-a-shot skills into an answer about why he can be a leader on the Notre Dame football team, which begged the follow-up question: Just how good is Irish kicker/punter Kyle Brindza in the game room?..

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  13. Farley Excited to Play New Role

    Matthias Farley reasons that the story of his career has been adapting to new situations. From scout-team receiver to starting safety in a matter of a year in 2012, the redshirt junior ...

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  14. Everett Golson Welcomes the Pressure in His Return to Notre Dame

    At 7:22 a.m. on Monday, Everett Golson walked out of the locker room and into a hallway at the Notre Dame football complex, though not quite into plain sight. Unlike other players making the same walk, he already had his helmet on...

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  15. Notre Dame Football: Brian VanGorder's D Might Be More Different Than We Thought

    Making grand declarations after one practice is never wise. But our first look at the Irish defense this spring leads us to believe that things are going to be quite different when Notre Dame takes the field against Rice to kick off 2014...

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  16. Notre Dame Football Pre-Spring Opponent Preview: Purdue

    A week after parting ways with Michigan for the foreseeable future, Notre Dame will do the same with Purdue. The Irish and Boilermakers, who have met every season since 1946, will not play again until 2020 following their Sept...

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  17. What Notre Dame Fans Need to See from Everett Golson This Spring

    He firmly gripped the podium and stared into the eyes and camera lenses with a steely determination. He delivered precise, straightforward answers...

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  18. Notre Dame Football: Odds Malik Zaire Ends Spring Practice as Irish's No. 1 QB

    On Monday afternoon, Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson returned to practice for the first time in nearly year...

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  19. Notre Dame's Brian VanGorder Must Use Spring to Find Players He Can Trust

    Fighting Irish defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder is the new kid on the block, looking to blend his defensive approach with the Irish's personnel and preferred schemes...

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  20. Golson: It's 'Surreal' to Return to Irish Practice

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Everett Golson put on his gold Notre Dame helmet and red practice jersey Monday for the first time in nearly a year. The significance was not lost on him...

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  21. Kelly: Golson Has Better Understanding of Offense

    Quarterback Everett Golson is back at Notre Dame stronger, sturdier and with a much better understanding of offensive concepts than when he led the Fighting Irish to the national championship game more than a year ago, coach Brian Kelly said Friday...

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  22. Observations from First Spring Practice

    Spring football is under way at Notre Dame. And if the snowbanks at every turn of campus weren't an indication, the sight of a No. 5 throwing footballs in a red jersey again sure was...

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  23. 'Larry Bird Rule' Important to Irish Football Growth

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  24. Kelly Wants Notre Dame Special Teams to Be Special

    Amid a handful of subtle position switches, some uniform number swaps, and staff and scheme tweaks, perhaps the most significant offseason shift for Notre Dame football so far pertains to special teams...

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  25. Notre Dame's Jackson Looking for Chance in NFL

    As previous Notre Dame cornerback Bennett Jackson observed out, in some cases it aids not to be a person of the prime-rated NFL draft prospects at your position.....

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