1. Notre Dame Football: Vegas Odds Suggest Low Expectations for 2014 Irish

    There are various signs that college football is right around the corner during the summer. One of those came Friday, when the Golden Nugget sportsbook in Las Vegas released its opening lines for its college football "games of the year...

    Matt Smith Written by Matt Smith about 27 days ago 12,096 reads 46 comments

  2. Why Notre Dame Should Absolutely Be Running Satellite Recruiting Camps

    The very best college football programs take advantage of "loopholes." Joker Phillips' resignation notwithstanding , power programs—mostly in the SEC—have created a culture ...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 27 days ago 5,002 reads 9 comments

  3. Insider Buzz: The 5 Players Atop Notre Dame's 2015 Recruiting Big Board

    The Notre Dame Fighting Irish landed a top-10 recruiting class in 2014, according to 247Sports . Will Brian Kelly repeat this success and get another huge class in 2015? Watch ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 27 days ago 5,565 reads 18 comments

  4. Elijah Taylor Commits to Notre Dame: What Big Defensive Tackle Brings to Irish

    Notre Dame remains on a defensive run in recruiting, as tackle Elijah Taylor is the latest defender to pledge his loyalties to the Fighting Irish...

    Tyler  Donohue Written by Tyler Donohue about 27 days ago 11,225 reads 68 comments

  5. Russell's Stock Continues to Rise

    KeiVarae Russell received the Sheldon Day treatment this week from Mel Kiper Jr., with the ESPN NFL draft guru pegging Russell as his No. "5C" cornerback on his list of the top underclassmen at the position...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 27 days ago 8 reads 0 comments

  6. Notre Dame Hopes 'OTAs' Will Get Freshmen on Fast Track

    Notre Dame wasn't shy about playing freshmen early last fall, with Devin Butler, Will Fuller, Cole Luke, Corey Robinson, James Onwualu and Jaylon Smith logging significant minutes in August and September...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 27 days ago 564 reads 1 comments

  7. Kelly Happy to Have Daniels Back

    A broader-looking DaVaris Daniels walked into the Loftus Sports Center on Tuesday night donning a bucket hat, whatever aches from his first summer workout with the rest of his Notre ...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 27 days ago 372 reads 0 comments

  8. BREAKING: Four-Star DT Elijah Taylor Commits to Notre Dame

    Notre Dame landed a commitment today from Cincinnati Archbishop Moeller four-star defensive tackle Elijah Taylor. The 6-3, 285-pounder is a big pickup at a position of need...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 28 days ago 187 reads 0 comments

  9. Notre Dame Football: Identifying the Irish's Trap Game

    Notre Dame's 2014 schedule looks quite a bit different than it has in recent years. Gone is Michigan State, as the defending Big Ten champions roll off of the Fighting Irish schedule for the first time since 1996...

    Matt Smith Written by Matt Smith about 28 days ago 2,067 reads 1 comments

  10. Football Players, Brian Kelly Showing off Cooking Skills at Meijer Today

    Cooking is apparently a pretty popular hobby for college football players and coaches this offseason. Earlier this week, Penn State assistant coach Herb Hand appeared on the show “Chopped...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 28 days ago 278 reads 0 comments

  11. BREAKING: Nick Coleman Commits to Notre Dame

    Notre Dame added a commitment today from Dayton (Ohio) Archbishop Alter three-star cornerback Nick Coleman...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 28 days ago 1,493 reads 8 comments

  12. 3-Star Dew-Treadway Commits to Notre Dame

    Blue & Gold Illustrated has learned that Bolingbrook, Ill., three-star defensive end Micah Dew-Treadway has committed to Notre Dame...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 29 days ago 1,134 reads 2 comments

  13. The Case for and Against Notre Dame Making College Football Playoff

    Last year was, by every conceivable metric, a down year for Notre Dame football. One season removed from a 12-0 regular season and the fetching title of "national runner-up," the ...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 29 days ago 4,687 reads 17 comments

  14. Notre Dame Football: Projecting the Irish's Starting Lineup

    Don't look now, but we're 79 days away from the start of Notre Dame's season. With summer school in session and freshmen reporting to campus within the next week, football season will be here before we know it...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 30 days ago 6,433 reads 13 comments

  15. Notre Dame Football Recruiting: 9 Commits, Top Targets to Watch at the Opening

    Summer recruiting is in full swing, and this marks an important week in Notre Dame football recruiting with four high-end Notre Dame targets scheduled to announce their decisions in the coming days...

    Mike Monaco Written by Mike Monaco about 30 days ago 5,157 reads 1 comments

  16. Notre Dame Gets 'Very Aggressive' with Jarrett Grace's Recovery

    Brian Kelly still isn't sure if Jarrett Grace will be ready for Notre Dame's season opener Aug. 30 against Rice, but he sounded positive when discussing the senior linebacker's chances of playing Week 1...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 30 days ago 287 reads 0 comments

  17. Notre Dame Football Coach Brian Kelly Eager to Work with Players

    Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly hopes new NCAA rules allowing coaches to work with players over the summer will help players get ahead for the fall, especially freshmen.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 30 days ago 323 reads 0 comments

  18. Could Day Be Primed for a Breakout?

    As we all know by now, it is never too early to look ahead when dealing with NFL draft matters, and Mel Kiper Jr. released a list this week that is sure to catch the eyes of many Notre Dame fans...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 1 month ago 7 reads 1 comments

  19. Reggie Bush: Lions to Use Theo Riddick More in 2014

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 1 month ago 11 reads 0 comments

  20. Notre Dame Football: How 4-Star Travis Waller Would Fit in QB Depth Chart

    Even in June, recruiting chaos can take hold of the college football world. And the last week has put the quarterback carousel into quite a spin...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 1 month ago 7,856 reads 9 comments