1. Northwestern's Pat Fitzgerald: No Time for ND 'Nostalgia'

    Linebacker Collin Ellis has become the third Northwestern player to retire from football due to injury, joining cornerbacks Dan Jones (knee) and Dwight White, who bruised his lone kidney...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 18 days ago 192 reads 0 comments

  2. Will Fuller Answers Brian Kelly's Challenge vs. Arizona State

    Last week, Torii Hunter Jr.'s name came up in Brian Kelly 's Tuesday press conference. Specifically, the question centered around what Hunter Jr., a redshirt freshman, would have to do to get on the field more...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 18 days ago 73 reads 0 comments

  3. Brian Kelly Sees 'Correctable Mistakes' from Everett Golson

    Brian Kelly didn't have any intention of pulling Everett Golson Saturday as the turnovers piled up at Sun Devil Stadium.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 18 days ago 181 reads 0 comments

  4. Brian Kelly Showed Leadership with Highly Criticized Everett Golson Comments

    After Notre Dame's disappointing 55-31 loss to Arizona State, Irish head coach Brian Kelly criticized his star QB Everett Golson and his penchant for fumbling in key situations...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 19 days ago 11,619 reads 49 comments

  5. Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Northwestern Wildcats Complete Game Preview

    Notre Dame returns home after a disappointing trip to Tempe, dubbed "The Debacle in the Desert" by Brian Kelly during his Sunday teleconference. While the Irish's hopes at the College Football Playoff are dashed, there is still plenty to play for...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 19 days ago 4,576 reads 6 comments

  6. For Notre Dame, 'No Excuse' to Not Win out

    There's no consolation prize at Notre Dame, as those within the Guglielmino Athletics Complex will remind you.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 19 days ago 126 reads 0 comments

  7. Notre Dame Will Have to Wait for Bowl Picture to Come into Focus

    Last week, when the words "selection committee" came up in Brian Kelly 's Tuesday press conference, the fifth-year Irish coach threw up his hands.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 19 days ago 103 reads 0 comments

  8. Notre Dame Keeping a Close Eye on Cody Riggs' Injury

    Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly expects cornerback Cody Riggs to participate in practice this week though isn't sure if he'll be able to play Saturday against Northwestern.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 19 days ago 70 reads 0 comments

  9. Irish Cannot Ignore What Awaits Next Year

    Perhaps Brian Kelly could have been a newspaperman in another life, his terming of Notre Dame's latest loss — "the debacle in the desert" — sly enough to warm the hearts of headline writers everywhere...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 19 days ago 181 reads 0 comments

  10. The 3 Biggest X-Factors for Notre Dame vs. Northwestern

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Maybe mercifully, Notre Dame football can put Saturday’s loss to Arizona State—which Irish head coach Brian Kelly called “the Debacle ...

    Mike Monaco Written by Mike Monaco about 19 days ago 5,311 reads 3 comments

  11. Notre Dame's Defense Not to Blame for Loss at Arizona State

    Notre Dame allowed 55 points on Saturday, a total not exactly good for its scoring defense rank. The 55-31 loss won't look good in the record books.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 20 days ago 94 reads 0 comments

  12. Everett Golson Doesn't Take Care of Ball, but Does Take Blame

    Brian Kelly was gesticulating, his tone growing terse, the intensity of each word rising as he ran what he had just witnessed back through his mind...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Emilio Gonzales about 20 days ago 147 reads 0 comments

  13. Inconsistent Everett Golson Throws Notre Dame's Playoff Hopes Away

    TEMPE, Ariz. — Notre Dame's playoff hopes disappeared Saturday afternoon, melting away in the desert sun as the Irish offense gift-wrapped 28 points to Arizona State in a 55-31 defeat...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 20 days ago 7,841 reads 131 comments

  14. No. 8 Irish 55-31 Lose 55-31 to No. 11 ASU

    TEMPE, Ariz. — Everett Golson's latest rash of turnovers spoiled Notre Dame's comeback. The Irish's chances at the College Football Playoff are all but done, too. .....

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 20 days ago 271 reads 0 comments

  15. Was the Playoff Committee Right About Notre Dame All Along?

    The Notre Dame Fighting Irish lost a heartbreaker to the Arizona State Sun Devils, 55-31. With the loss, the Irish are all but certain of falling from College Football Playoff contention...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 20 days ago 6,855 reads 59 comments

  16. Gamechanger: Arizona State Too Strong

    Everett Golson had four interceptions and a fumble in Notre Dame's loss against Arizona State. Taylor Kelly had 224 yards passing and three touchdowns in the Sun Devils' 55-31 victory...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 20 days ago 187 reads 0 comments

  17. Notre Dame Football: Nyles Morgan Key to Stopping Arizona State

    Ready or not, here comes Nyles Morgan. Notre Dame's freshman middle linebacker, just months after being one of the crown jewels of the Irish's 2014 recruiting class, holds the key to beating Arizona State this weekend...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 22 days ago 3,304 reads 11 comments

  18. Notre Dame Football: How the Irish Move on Without Joe Schmidt

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — When Notre Dame football races into the warm sunshine Saturday to face Arizona State, the Irish will take the field without leading tackler Joe Schmidt...

    Mike Monaco Written by Mike Monaco about 22 days ago 2,853 reads 7 comments

  19. Kiper: QB Everett Golson Needs One More Year

    Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson has been outstanding this year, leading the Fighting Irish to an 7-1 record and No. 10 in the College Football Playoff Rankings.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 22 days ago 252 reads 0 comments

  20. Jaylon Smith Stepping into Irish Leadership Void

    In an attempt to console senior Joe Schmidt after he suffered a season-ending ankle injury, fellow linebacker Jaylon Smith expressed the proper sentiment.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 22 days ago 162 reads 0 comments

  21. Notre Dame Confident Nyles Morgan Can Handle the Job vs. ASU

    The following quote is probably hyperbole, given Joe Schmidt was an extension of Brian VanGorder on the field and Nyles Morgan has played a grand total of about two quarters at the college level...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 22 days ago 143 reads 0 comments

  22. Notre Dame Doesn't Want ASU Game to Come Down to Final Play

    If Notre Dame plays according to its plan on Saturday, another game with major playoff implications won't be decided in the final seconds.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 22 days ago 88 reads 0 comments

  23. Irish Defense Adjusts to Life Without Joe Schmidt

    Last year's Arizona State game served as a coming-out party of sorts for Jaylon Smith, as the then-freshman tallied a then-career high nine tackles, forced a fumble and began to resemble the five-star stud Notre Dame had signed out of high school...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 22 days ago 76 reads 0 comments

  24. Notre Dame Football: How Would Irish Fare in SEC in 2014?

    "Yeah, but they'd finish no better than fifth in the SEC." Versions of the above statement frequently pop up on Twitter and in online message boards, usually by critics ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 22 days ago 17,123 reads 200 comments

  25. 5-Star QB Malik Henry, a 2016 Notre Dame Recruiting Target, Set to Announce

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 23 days ago 228 reads 0 comments