1. The Biggest Takeaways from Notre Dame Recruits' Performances at the Opening

    The marquee event of the summer recruiting season is over, with The Opening in the rearview mirror after three days of SPARQ (speed, power, agility, reaction and quickness) testing, ...

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  2. Notre Dame Football: Stud WR Recruit C.J. Sanders Looks Like Answer in the Slot

    Notre Dame fans got a sneak peek Tuesday at future wide receiver C.J. Sanders , and the diminutive speedster might finally be the answer at slot receiver that Brian Kelly has been looking for since arriving in South Bend...

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  3. Notre Dame 2014 Quarterback Fall Practice Preview: Depth Chart and Analysis

    When Everett Golson returned to campus this winter after a semester-long suspension, Notre Dame finally had a quarterback that was capable of leading the Irish back to the apex of college football...

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  4. Notre Dame Football: Irish Can Celebrate Independence Thanks to Jack Swarbrick

    Independence Day. The Founding Fathers legally separated from Great Britain. Will Smith saved America (and the world) from an alien invasion. And Jack Swarbrick kept Notre Dame free of a conference in football...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 10 days ago 10,126 reads 41 comments

  5. How Notre Dame Can Move on After Missing on Jashon Cornell & Justin Hilliard

    It wasn't unexpected, but that doesn't mean it didn't hurt. Notre Dame finished runners-up in the recruitment of defensive end Jashon Cornell and linebacker Justin Hilliard on Wednesday morning, missing on two of their top defensive prospects..

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 11 days ago 5,038 reads 12 comments

  6. Notre Dame Football: Why Max Redfield Will Be Irish's X-Factor in 2014

    As Notre Dame prepares for the 2014 season, most of the focus has been on Brian VanGorder's rebuilt front seven...

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  7. Notre Dame Football: 3 Things That Will Change with Everett Golson at QB

    The return of Everett Golson is a little over two months away. And for Irish fans who have worn out their DVR and racked up YouTube stats watching highlight reels of the exiled ...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 16 days ago 15,059 reads 59 comments

  8. Notre Dame's Sophomore Stars Carry 2014 Season on Their Shoulders

    Notre Dame will move forward in 2014 with a drastically different football team than we've seen in previous years. Gone are coordinators Chuck Martin and Bob Diaco ...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 18 days ago 4,869 reads 13 comments

  9. Notre Dame Football: Strengths, Weaknesses and Secret Weapons

    Notre Dame took a large step backwards in 2013, losing four regular season games after running the table with an undefeated regular season the year before...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 20 days ago 10,797 reads 28 comments

  10. Notre Dame Football: 4 Freshmen Who Will Challenge for Starting Jobs in Camp

    While Notre Dame welcomes a group of elite recruits to South Bend this weekend for the Irish Invasion Camp, the incoming freshman class is already on campus, working with the coaching ...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 23 days ago 9,237 reads 5 comments

  11. Notre Dame Football: Constructing the Perfect Close to the 2015 Recruiting Class

    Notre Dame's recruiting efforts have heated up lately, with Brian Kelly and his staff getting on a roll since Memorial Day weekend...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 25 days ago 7,133 reads 14 comments

  12. Re-Evaluating Notre Dame's 2012 Recruiting Class

    Notre Dame's 2012 recruiting class is as star-crossed as the season that it followed. Like the infamous 8-5 season that saw the Irish lose in dramatic (and painful) ways to USF , ...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 27 days ago 6,359 reads 1 comments

  13. 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 1 month ago 5,005 reads 9 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 1 month ago 6,442 reads 13 comments

  15. 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...

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  16. Notre Dame Football: 2 Main Objectives for Everett Golson This Summer

    As Notre Dame Stadium undergoes a transformation that'll begin to update the historic venue, the football team returned to campus for its own renovation...

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  17. 3 Reasons 4-Star DE Jashon Cornell Will Sign with Notre Dame

    James Onwualu. Michael Floyd. Ryan Harris. Rashon Powers-Neal. Marcus Freeman. Notre Dame's pipeline to St...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 1 month ago 11,554 reads 37 comments

  18. Notre Dame Football: Better Late Than Never for FieldTurf

    A single second had been returned to the game clock. And on a perfect October afternoon in 2009, Jimmy Clausen and Charlie Weis were given one final chance to beat Pete Carroll and USC...

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  19. Notre Dame Readmitted DaVaris Daniels, Now He Needs to Dominate

    Notre Dame officially confirmed wide receiver DaVaris Daniels' readmission to the university Wednesday, ending a forced sabbatical that had Daniels sitting out the spring semester for academic reasons...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 1 month ago 5,231 reads 12 comments

  20. Notre Dame Football: Early Game-by-Game Outlook for the 2014 Season

    Every year, we hear talk that Notre Dame's schedule is among the toughest in the country. While sometimes it may be little less true than others, a quick look at the 2014 slate shows a gauntlet that should test the Irish early and often...

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  21. Notre Dame Football: Irish Recruiting Needs Evolve with the Program

    It didn't take long for Notre Dame fans to get a recruiting tutorial from Brian Kelly . Irish fans quickly learned of RKGs (Right Kinda Guys)...

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  22. Notre Dame Football: 5 Former Blue-Chippers Who Will Shine in 2014

    As we've seen in Brian Kelly 's recent recruiting classes, landing the blue-chip recruits hasn't been a problem. Since taking over at Notre Dame, Kelly and his coaching staff have landed more than their fair share of the nation's top prospects...

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  23. Notre Dame Football: The Time Is Now for the Heralded 2011 Recruiting Class

    When Brian Kelly inked the 2011 recruiting class, he settled a very large unanswered question. In landing a top-10 class , he quieted the skeptics who wondered if a coach from ...

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  24. Brian Kelly Doesn't Want to Play Two QBs, but Here's Why It Could Work

    When Brian Kelly says he wants to play one quarterback, we're supposed to believe him. But should we? Kelly's the coach that played musical chairs with his quarterbacks at Cincinnati...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 2 months ago 6,703 reads 16 comments

  25. Notre Dame Football: Who Is Replacing Every Former Irish Taken in 2014 NFL Draft

    Notre Dame football just finished its best NFL draft weekend in 20 years. Now it needs to figure out how to replace the eight players that were drafted. No area of Notre Dame's roster went unscathed...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 2 months ago 5,986 reads 6 comments