1. Notre Dame's 5 Signing-Day Priorities

    With just days to go before national signing day, Brian Kelly and his coaching staff are making their final moves before returning to South Bend, Indiana, and waiting for the fax machine to ring...

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  2. Does Notre Dame Offer to Little Brother Mean Equanimeous St. Brown Is a Lock?

    Equanimeous St. Brown is set for a signing day announcement . The 4-star wide receiver, who is one of Notre Dame's priority targets still on the board, told Irish 247 's Tom Loy that he plans on making his announcement live on ESPN...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 3 days ago 13,570 reads 10 comments

  3. Notre Dame Football Recruiting: Finding a Safety Still Key to 2015 Class

    When fax machines begin to hum Feb. 4, Notre Dame will celebrate an excellent recruiting class that is among the best in the country . But the Irish still need one final piece of the puzzle: safety...

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  4. Are Academics Really a Problem for Notre Dame Recruiting?

    Earlier this week, new Oregon State Beavers head coach Gary Andersen went on the record to discuss his reason for leaving the Wisconsin Badgers. Admissions...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 8 days ago 14,129 reads 85 comments

  5. Notre Dame's Brian Kelly Learns from Mistakes by Re-Recruiting Top Juniors

    For Brian Kelly , the first step was learning to recruit with the big boys. The second? Learning how to hold on to the blue-chippers once they got on campus...

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  6. Notre Dame Football: Aliz'e Jones Commitment Gives Irish Big Win over UCLA

    Notre Dame may have an annual rivalry with USC, but things are heating up between the Irish and UCLA. The flip of 4-star tight end Aliz'e Jones is the latest in a growing battle between Brian Kelly and Jim Mora...

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  7. Notre Dame Football: Ronnie Stanley's Return Key to 2015 Playoff Run

    While Brian Kelly and the Notre Dame coaching staff will spend the next three weeks on the recruiting trail, they'll sign no bigger prospect than Ronnie Stanley, who they secured on Tuesday...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 18 days ago 6,202 reads 31 comments

  8. Why Ohio State's Championship Is Good for Notre Dame

    Urban Meyer raised the inaugural College Football Playoff trophy on Monday night, capping off one of the more improbable title runs in college football history...

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  9. Notre Dame Football: Brian Kelly's Unfinished Business

    When news broke in the hours after Notre Dame's BCS title game appearance that Brian Kelly was talking with the Philadelphia Eagles about their vacant head-coaching job, Irish ...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 23 days ago 15,657 reads 17 comments

  10. The Huge Hurdles That Will Prevent Everett Golson from Transferring

    Even though Everett Golson has a semester to go before he graduates from Notre Dame, the rumor mill has already started to churn about potential transfer spots for the Irish quarterback...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 26 days ago 13,777 reads 45 comments

  11. Notre Dame Football: O-Line Needs to Build on Music City Bowl Dominance

    Where was that offensive line all season? In the wake of Notre Dame's stunning 31-28 victory over LSU in the Music City Bowl, you're not alone if you're wondering what got into Harry Hiestand 's offensive line...

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  12. Why Everett Golson Should Not Transfer from Notre Dame

    As Malik Zaire ran his way to the MVP trophy of the Music City Bowl and into the hearts of Notre Dame fans everywhere, an unlikely quarterback controversy began to come into focus...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 29 days ago 22,595 reads 99 comments

  13. Notre Dame's Win in Music City Bowl Salvages 2014 and Sets Stage for Big 2015

    Tears rolling from a young quarterback's eyes. A Gatorade bath for the head coach. Players sprinting onto the field as a last-second field goal sneaks inside the uprights...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 1 month ago 4,073 reads 4 comments

  14. Notre Dame Defense Has Much to Prove vs. LSU in Music City Bowl

    For most of us, December is a time for holiday parties, a few too many cookies and the promise that January means a move back to the straight and narrow...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 1 month ago 2,815 reads 6 comments

  15. Notre Dame Veterans Making Last Stand in Music City Bowl

    After nearly two months of nothing but bad news, Brian Kelly delivered some reasons for optimism on Sunday. Barring setbacks, both Sheldon Day and Cody Riggs will be in the starting lineup against LSU...

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  16. Notre Dame Football: Can the Irish Really Beat LSU?

    Most Notre Dame fans don't need the reminder. But the last time the Irish took on LSU, one of the most talented Irish rosters of the last decade got run out of the Sugar Bowl. And Charlie Weis ' 2006 team didn't lose to Northwestern...

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  17. Notre Dame Football: Irish's Bowl Game a Preview of 2015 QB Battle

    After taking a look at Notre Dame's quarterback position heading into the Music City Bowl, it took Brian Kelly three practices to make a decision on whom to play. Both of them...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 1 month ago 5,003 reads 25 comments

  18. Notre Dame Football: From Walk-on to MVP—The Joe Schmidt Story

    Stop me if you've heard this one. Walk-on football player. Humble beginnings. A lifelong dream to play football at Notre Dame...

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  19. Notre Dame Football Awards for 2014 Season

    The University of Notre Dame will host their year-end awards banquet Friday night, which is a black-tie affair dubbed, "The Echoes...

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  20. Notre Dame Football: 5 Players to Watch in Music City Bowl

    With the Irish set to take on LSU in three weeks, Notre Dame's coaches are preparing the football team for a final game in the 2014 season as well as for the future ahead...

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  21. Orange Bowl 2014: Preview, Predictions for Mississippi State vs. Georgia Tech

    For all the debate stirred up after the College Football Playoff selection committee tabbed its Top Four, the Orange Bowl features a matchup that's relatively controversy-free...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 1 month ago 10,461 reads 10 comments

  22. Notre Dame Football: Ranking Irish's Top Performers from 2014 Regular Season

    While Notre Dame awaits its postseason destination, the stench coming from the Irish's November performance still hangs in the air. A 7-5 record came after the Irish started 6-0, a young and injury-depleted roster crashing...

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  23. Notre Dame Football: Evaluating Malik Zaire's Performance Against USC

    Notre Dame fans finally got their first extended look at sophomore quarterback Malik Zaire on Saturday...

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  24. Notre Dame Football: 5 Most Likely Bowl Scenarios for the Irish

    One of the many reasons Notre Dame decided to join the ACC was for access to the conference's postseason bowl games...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 2 months ago 18,340 reads 13 comments

  25. Notre Dame's Embarrassing Loss to USC Makes QB Controversy Very Real

    LOS ANGELES — Brian Kelly walked into the Coliseum hoping his offense could win a shootout. He walked out with a quarterback controversy on his hands. That alone should give you an idea as to how ugly Saturday was for Notre Dame...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 2 months ago 15,038 reads 82 comments