1. Notebook: Malik Zaire Trying to Find His Edge as Notre Dame's No. 2 QB

    He entered August with not only the hope, but the opportunity, to surge to the top of the quarterback depth chart at Notre Dame, a concept that in mid-September is difficult to believe ever happened...

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  2. Viral Video Just One Indication of VanGorder's Impact on Notre Dame

    Contrary to his fist pump that's gone viral across the Internet, Notre Dame defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder isn't a guy whose every action on the sideline could be set to "Turn Down For What...

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  3. Notre Dame Football: Expect a Slow Start vs. Purdue

    On the heels of perhaps the most impressive performance of the Brian Kelly era, a 31-0 win over Michigan, Notre Dame makes the short trip to Indianapolis Saturday night to meet longtime rival Purdue...

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  4. Notre Dame's Everett Golson Brushes off Premature Heisman Talk

    For Everett Golson to have a realistic chance at winning the Heisman Trophy, he'll have to go down to Florida State and, at the least, have a good game.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 12 days ago 940 reads 1 comments

  5. Expect Notre Dame to Keep Climbing in the Football Polls

    The estimable Mark Schlabach of ESPN.com has a blast of a weekly column called the “Eliminator” — a tracking of which teams are still in, and which are out of, the hunt for the first College Football Playoff...

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  6. Safeties Rise to Challenge After Slow Start

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  7. Penn State's James Franklin Tweets 1996 Letter from Lou Holtz

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  8. BK on Jim Rome: Didn't See Michigan Shutout Coming

    With his team 2-0 and looking well positioned to get out of September undefeated, Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly was a guest on Jim Rome's radio show Wednesday afternoon.....

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  9. Pain from the Past Drives Notre Dame Kicker Kyle Brindza into the Future

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  10. Purdue Boilermakers vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Odds, Prediction

    The Notre Dame Fighting Irish will go from one rivalry game to another on Saturday when they play the Purdue Boilermakers at Indianapolis' Lucas Oil Stadium in a battle for bragging rights in the state of Indiana...

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  11. Notre Dame Football: Everything Irish Fans Need to Know About Purdue

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. —Saturday's matchup with Purdue won't match the hype of last weekend's showdown with Michigan, but don't tell that to Notre Dame football head coach Brian Kelly ...

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  12. Recent Purdue History Has Attention of Kelly, ND

    The bloated point spread, the uncertainty at quarterback in the opposing camp, the admission from Purdue head coach Darrell Hazell that his team missed 17 tackles Saturday kind of cornered Brian Kelly into cliché-land on Tuesday...

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  13. Notre Dame Sick Bay: Torii Hunter Making Progress Toward Return

    Notre Dame sophomore wide receiver Torii Hunter Jr. (groin) will begin to participate in team activities this week with the possibility he could return this weekend against Purdue....

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  14. Brian Kelly: Alex Rodriguez Had 'Incredible' Time at Notre Dame

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  15. Max Redfield's Goals Extend Far Beyond Irish Football

    Before Notre Dame's game against Michigan, the Irish coaching staff implored Max Redfield to work on his communication on the field.....

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  16. Brian Kelly Sees the Payoff in Notre Dame's Shamrock Series

    When Brian Kelly first got to Notre Dame, he was a little confused as to why his team would forgo a home game to play at a neutral site every year.....

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  17. Young Notre Dame Defense an Early Surprise

    In the wake of its historic 31-0 victory over Michigan, it might be understandable if Notre Dame took a little time to pat itself on the back.....

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  18. Jaylon Smith Nominated for Lott IMPACT Player of the Week

    Fresh off his 10 tackle performance and leading Notre Dame to a 31-0 shutout of Michigan, linebacker Jaylon Smith earned a nomination for the Lott IMPACT Player of the Week award.....

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  19. Will Fuller Becoming More Than a Speed Threat for Notre Dame

    On Saturday, Michigan frequently lined its top corner -- redshirt junior Blake Countess -- up against Notre Dame sophomore receiver Will Fuller.....

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  20. In Year 5, Kelly Finally Has His Offense Back at Notre Dame

    Through two games, one of the most noticeable differences about Notre Dame's offense with Everett Golson back is how little placekicker Kyle Brindza has been used.....

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  21. Lou Holtz Addresses Notre Dame Before Michigan Game

    The day before Notre Dame's 31-0 thrashing of Michigan, the Irish received a special pep talk from a Golden Domer legend.....

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  22. Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Purdue Boilermakers Complete Game Preview

    Just one week after ending a rivalry with a Big Ten opponent, Notre Dame says goodbye (for now) to another one Saturday night against Purdue...

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  23. Hot Start Changes Conversation Around Irish

    So often during last year's nine-win season, and even in the 12-win campaign before that, an exasperated Brian Kelly would emerge out of the locker room, seemingly having to defend ...

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  24. Alex Rodriguez Showed Up at the Notre Dame-Michigan Game

    The sidelines at Notre Dame Stadium are generally full of celebrities, from Jon Bon Jovi to David Robinson to Torii Hunter (all of whom have kids who play for the Irish).....

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  25. Notre Dame's Everett Golson Enters Early Heisman Discussion

    After another strong game from his quarterback, Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly was asked Saturday if Everett Golson belonged in the discussion for the Heisman Trophy.....

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