1. 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...

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  2. 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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  3. 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...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 5 days ago 5,830 reads 7 comments

  4. 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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  5. 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 10 days ago 8,645 reads 10 comments

  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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 16 days ago 18,014 reads 13 comments

  9. 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 18 days ago 14,999 reads 82 comments

  10. How Several Key Recruits Changed the Course of the Notre Dame-USC Rivalry

    There may be 2,000 miles between the University of Notre Dame and University of Southern California. But as the two programs square off for the 86th time in the series' storied history, the Irish and Trojans look more alike than ever on the field...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 19 days ago 8,024 reads 12 comments

  11. Notre Dame Football: A Closer Look at the Defense's Free Fall

    Let's jump back to early October. In the afterglow of Ben Koyack's miraculous 4th-and-11 touchdown catch, the Irish won a 17-14 slugfest against Stanford in what felt like a freezing monsoon...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 21 days ago 5,955 reads 26 comments

  12. Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. USC Trojans Complete Game Preview

    The greatest intersectional rivalry in college football lost some luster last week, when both Notre Dame and USC dropped critical football games. For Brian Kelly 's Irish, a third straight defeat came on senior day in Notre Dame Stadium...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 22 days ago 4,558 reads 17 comments

  13. Can Brian Kelly Ever Get Notre Dame Back to Elite Status?

    Notre Dame's once promising season is officially in free fall. After having the defending national champions on the ropes and missing their opportunity at a knockout punch, it's ...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 25 days ago 11,551 reads 89 comments

  14. Notre Dame Football: 5 Underclassmen to Watch for in Final Weeks

    To put it kindly, the last few weeks haven't gone well for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Brian Kelly 's team has lost three of four, throwing into chaos postseason plans that had ...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 26 days ago 6,165 reads 8 comments

  15. Notre Dame Football: The Failed 2011 Recruiting Class

    Notre Dame's football team is going through some painful growing pains this November. After a 6-0 start had Irish fans thinking about the College Football Playoff, Brian Kelly 's ...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 28 days ago 16,933 reads 12 comments

  16. Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Louisville Cardinals Complete Game Preview

    While Notre Dame fans are still reeling from an overtime defeat at the hands of woeful Northwestern, the coaches and players have no choice but to turn their attention to Louisville...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 1 month ago 6,612 reads 22 comments

  17. Notre Dame's Implosion vs. Northwestern Is Worst Loss of Brian Kelly Era

    With the sun gone and the sky dark over Notre Dame Stadium, the university's No. 1 landmark—the Golden Dome—was nowhere to be seen on the national broadcast. And while shortly after 6:00 p...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 1 month ago 10,726 reads 22 comments

  18. Notre Dame Football: Irish Defense Must Get Back on Track

    When the Durham Bulls needed to break a losing streak, Crash Davis created a rain delay. So that unexpected foot of snow to hit South Bend this week? Maybe Mother Nature has been ...

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  19. Everett Golson Finally Feeling the Pressure of Being Notre Dame Quarterback

    Welcome to Notre Dame, Everett Golson . That's likely how this week feels for Notre Dame's senior quarterback...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 1 month ago 19,220 reads 52 comments

  20. 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...

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  21. 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...

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  22. 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...

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  23. Can Brian Kelly's Political Savvy Help Irish Make the College Football Playoff?

    The son of an alderman. The aide to a Massachusetts state senator. Experience on the presidential campaign trail. Brian Kelly came to Notre Dame looking like both a successful football coach and a polished political candidate...

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  24. Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Arizona State Sun Devils Complete Game Preview

    For as important as Saturday afternoon's showdown is for both Notre Dame and Arizona State's playoff resumes, the game between the Irish and the Sun Devils almost didn't happen...

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  25. Close Games, Trial by Fire Just What Young Notre Dame Defense Needs

    Looking for style points? Hoping to impress the selection committee? You've come to the wrong place. On Saturday night, Notre Dame did everything it could to be a hospitable foe to the Naval Academy...

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