1. Notre Dame Football: Reshuffled Coaching Staff Not Missing a Beat in Recruiting

    When Tony Alford decided to leave Notre Dame and join Urban Meyer at Ohio State, Irish fans expected the worst...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 3 days ago 7,414 reads 7 comments

  2. How Notre Dame Can Best Use All of Its Playmakers in 2015

    New offensive coordinator Mike Sanford is getting his first look at Notre Dame's offense during spring practice, and he's likely coming to grips with a legitimate problem he'll have ...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 4 days ago 1,803 reads 3 comments

  3. CJ Prosise Cross-Training at RB Adds Another Playmaker to Notre Dame Offense

    With Notre Dame's scholarship depth chart at running back limited to juniors Tarean Folston and Greg Bryant, Brian Kelly moving somebody to running back this spring made sense...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 7 days ago 748 reads 11 comments

  4. Notre Dame Football About to Become the Everett Golson vs. Malik Zaire Show

    The old axiom that unequivocally states that having two quarterbacks essentially means you have none never envisioned having Everett Golson and Malik Zaire on the same depth chart...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 11 days ago 9,382 reads 30 comments

  5. Notre Dame Football: Complete 2015 Spring Practice Primer

    Notre Dame begins spring practice Wednesday with something few thought possible last November: momentum. The Irish were improbable winners over LSU in the Music City Bowl...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 13 days ago 5,677 reads 15 comments

  6. Notre Dame Football: 5 Position Battles to Watch Heading into Spring Practice

    With spring break winding down and spring football starting next Wednesday, Notre Dame football will officially move forward from 2014's disappointment to the optimism surrounding 2015...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 16 days ago 9,266 reads 18 comments

  7. Notre Dame Football: 5 Redshirt Freshmen Ready to Contribute

    As coach Brian Kelly enters his sixth season at Notre Dame, the program stands on solid ground. While both 2013 and 2014 fell short of their high-end expectations, Kelly has the ...

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  8. Notre Dame Football: 5 Fifth-Year Players Poised to Break Out

    On the heels of Matt Hegarty announcing his intentions to transfer instead of staying at Notre Dame for a fifth year, it's worth keeping a close eye on head coach Brian Kelly 's roster...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 20 days ago 13,700 reads 19 comments

  9. Notre Dame Football: Domino Effect of Starter Matt Hegarty's Transfer

    Heading into fall camp last season, Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly and offensive line coach Harry Hiestand still hadn't decided how their offensive line would look. That certainly won't be the case moving into 2015...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 25 days ago 19,647 reads 25 comments

  10. Notre Dame Football: Brian Kelly Puts His Trust in DC Brian VanGorder

    When Brian Kelly finally made official his revamped coaching staff on Monday, the Notre Dame head coach showed a surprising willingness to examine everything...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 26 days ago 6,415 reads 22 comments

  11. Notre Dame Football: New OC Mike Sanford's Job Is to Turn Things Upside Down

    When Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly went out looking to replace Matt LaFleur , he started his search looking for just another quarterback coach...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 28 days ago 7,532 reads 6 comments

  12. Rev. Theodore Hesburgh Balanced Notre Dame Football with Academic Excellence

    "Texas has oil. Notre Dame has football. Neither should apologize." That quote is one of many great ones widely attributed to Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, C.S.C., who passed away at the age of 97 on Thursday night...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 1 month ago 5,233 reads 8 comments

  13. Why Proposed Freshman Ineligibility Rule Would Be Worse for Notre Dame

    The Big Ten wants freshmen to stay on the sideline. Just months after the Big Ten won back a large bit of respect on the field with Ohio State's national championship, conference ...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 1 month ago 7,170 reads 13 comments

  14. How Brian Kelly and Notre Dame Distracted Attention from the QB Battle

    Usually just about every off-field headline to come out of Notre Dame is a huge cause for concern. But while the news hasn't stopped flowing from South Bend since signing day, it's actually been a great help to the health of the Irish football team.

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 1 month ago 8,081 reads 73 comments

  15. Brian Kelly Has Learned His Lesson When It Comes to Hiring at Notre Dame

    You can forgive Brian Kelly for not wanting to start spring practice in 10 days. Not just because the snow keeps falling on South Bend, but because he just spent one of the slowest months on the football calendar rebuilding his football program...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 1 month ago 11,012 reads 4 comments

  16. Notre Dame Football: Tracking 2015 NFL Combine Results for Former Irish Stars

    Usually having just three players invited to the NFL scouting combine would be a concern for the health of a football program. But in Notre Dame's case, it's a sign that the Irish expect big things in 2015...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 1 month ago 10,081 reads 3 comments

  17. Notre Dame Football: Projecting Brian Kelly's 2015 Coaching Staff

    With the departure of Kerry Cooks, Matt LaFleur and Tony Alford from Brian Kelly 's coaching staff, the usual lull between signing day and the start of spring practice has been anything but slow...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 1 month ago 11,557 reads 5 comments

  18. Notre Dame Football: Avery Sebastian Just One of Brian Kelly's Many Roster Moves

    On Thursday, former Cal safety Avery Sebastian made his transfer to Notre Dame official. After graduating in December, Sebastian will play out his eligibility in South Bend, Indiana...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 1 month ago 6,408 reads 2 comments

  19. Notre Dame Football: New Additions to Offensive Staff Mean Big Changes

    What a difference a week makes. Last Wednesday, Notre Dame celebrated signing a 24-man recruiting class, culminating the hard work of a nine-man coaching staff...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 1 month ago 17,483 reads 41 comments

  20. Notre Dame Football: Can Brian Kelly Reboot His Coaching Staff Again?

    After a rocky 8-5 season, Brian Kelly has to replace three assistants, including key pieces on his offensive coaching staff...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 1 month ago 13,841 reads 62 comments

  21. Notre Dame Football: Brian Kelly Opens Up on 2015 Recruiting Class

    Throughout the recruiting process, a head football coach has to walk a tight rope when discussing the players he is chasing...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 1 month ago 14,625 reads 20 comments

  22. Notre Dame National Signing Day 2015: 5 Takeaways from Irish's Class

    Forget The Masters. National signing day is a tradition unlike any other. Where else do football fans all around the country wake up before sunrise to track the fax machines of coveted ...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 1 month ago 5,022 reads 0 comments

  23. Notre Dame Football: Where Should Brian Kelly Turn to Replace Kerry Cooks?

    Brian Kelly has spent the past few weeks hustling to finalize Notre Dame's 2015 recruiting class. It looks like he's going to have to sign a new secondary coach as well...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 1 month ago 11,108 reads 12 comments

  24. 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...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 1 month ago 10,619 reads 4 comments

  25. 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 2 months ago 14,829 reads 10 comments