1. Notre Dame Football: Blue & Gold Weekend Succeeds Despite Bad Weather

    With a full schedule of events set to kick off with the unveiling of the Shirt at 4p.m. on Friday afternoon, Mother Nature's attempt to dampen Irish spirits failed miserably. When the sky opened up at 3:57p...

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  2. 2011 NFL Draft: Kyle Rudolph's Strong Pro Day Bolsters His Draft Stock

    Every now and again, an athlete sustains an injury that makes even the crustiest old-timer wince in pain...

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  3. Notre Dame Football: Hard-Hitting Tee Shepard Talks Technique, Blue & Gold Game

    "I'm 6'2 now, 185", Tee Shepard said about his recent growth spurt, "I grew two inches in the past couple of months...

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  4. Notre Dame Football Recruiting: Ohio Top Prep DE Tom Strobel's Constant Hustle

    Two things stand out when talking to Tom Strobel, the highly recruited defensive end out of Mentor High School in Ohio. Strobel's strong desire for achieving academic perfection in the classroom and his constant hustle on the playing field...

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  5. Notre Dame Football Recruiting: Taylor McNamara's Enthusiasm Is Contagious

    Watching film can tell you a lot about a player. On film Taylor McNamara is the ideal tight end. At 6'5" and weighing in at 235 pounds, McNamara's precision routes and great hands look good on tape...

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  6. Notre Dame Football: 2012 Recruiting Cycle, Defensive Line

    The following is part six in an ongoing series looking at the 2012 recruiting cycle. Today, we are talking about the defensive line. Some of these athletes are on the master list; others are on the radar...

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  7. Notre Dame Football: Michael Floyd Has More at Stake Than Football

    For the second time in 14 months, we are talking about alcohol-related incidents involving Notre Dame star receiver Michael Floyd ...

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  8. Notre Dame Football Recruiting: Travis Blanks' Hard Work Pays, On and Off Field

    Watching film can tell you a lot about a player's athletic abilities. One look at Travis Blanks' film will put the viewer in awe of his facemask-bending, open-field tackles and his incredible angles of pursuit...

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  9. College Football Predictions: 15 Teams That Would Be Favored to Win the Big East

    Football came to the Big East conference during the 1991-92 season and was dominated by the University of Miami from the start. The Hurricanes won nine of the first 13 conference titles and two national championships...

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  10. Notre Dame Football: Looking at the 2012 Recruiting Cycle; Secondary

    The following is part five in an ongoing series breaking down 2012 recruiting cycle. Some of the athletes have been offered scholarships, others are on the radar...

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  11. Gehrig Dieter's Star Is on the Rise: South Bend Washington WR Puts Team First

    Team chemistry, team unity, together as a team. This was the recurring theme in a recent conversation with South Bend Washington wide receiver Gehrig Dieter. Over the past two seasons Dieter has put together 111 receptions, 2,152 yards (19...

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  12. Notre Dame Football Strongman Father Lange, the Crown Jewel of Irish Legends

    The University of Notre Dame has its share of prominent legends and icons. Knute Rockne, Touchdown Jesus, The Gipper and the Golden Dome, but one of the lesser-known figures of Irish lore may also be one of the most powerful...

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  13. Notre Dame Football: A Look At the 2012 Recruiting Cycle (Tight Ends)

    The following is part four in a continuing series looking at the 2012 recruiting cycle. Some of the athletes have been offered scholarships and others are on the radar...

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  14. Notre Dame Football: Looking At the 2012 Recruiting Cycle: Quarterbacks

    The following is part three in a continuing series that looks at some of the recruits in the 2010 cycle. Some have been offered scholarships others are on the radar...

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  15. Notre Dame Football: A Look At 2012 Recruiting Cycle: Wide Receivers

    This is part two in a continuing series breaking down the 2012 recruiting cycle, by position. When the young men mentioned in this list sign their letters of intent, Coach Brian ...

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  16. Notre Dame Football's Look At the 2012 Recruiting Cycle: The Running Backs

    With National Signing Day 2011 in the rear view mirror, and almost a week to recharge the brain cells, it's time to start looking at next years hero's and heart breakers...

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  17. National Signing Day 2011: Power Ranking the Big Ten Recruiting Classes

    With the addition of Nebraska to the Big Ten in 2011, the conference will be divided into two divisions, Legends and Leaders...

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  18. Clemson Football Recruiting: What 5-Star Stephone Anthony Means For Tigers

    Outside linebacker Stephone Anthony has decided to take his talents to Clemson. This bruiser from North Carolina chose Clemson over Florida State, North Carolina and Virginia Tech among others...

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  19. Tony Steward Announcement: What It Means For Clemson Football

    Tony Steward the No. 1 ranked inside linebacker in the nation has made his announcement: As shown live on ESPNU, Steward picked the Clemson Tigers over other contenders, including Florida State and UCLA...

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  20. Notre Dame Football: "Next Man In" More Than a Motto for Irish

    When a new coaching staff takes control of a team there are a few things that can happen: The team can buy into the new philosophies and drive on, which is what happened at Notre Dame with Brian Kelley at the helm...

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  21. Notre Dame Football: The Play That Changed The 2010 Season

    It read as a simple line in the box score of the Notre Dame vs Utah game: 02:04 ND- Blanton, Robert 6 yard blocked punt return (Ruffer, David kick), UU 3-ND 7...

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  22. National Signing Day 2011: Which Notre Dame Commitments Will Play As Freshmen?

    With National Signing Day less than two weeks away, Notre Dame is sitting with 23 verbals right now with the addition of Stephon Tuitt last night...

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  23. Notre Dame Football: Chase Hounshell Flips To the Fighting Irish

    The hits just keep on coming, Chase Hounshell, a 6'5" 245-pound defensive end who had committed to Florida, has made a verbal commitment to Notre Dame, as reported by Steve Hare at IrishIllustrated...

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  24. Notre Dame Football: The Pursuit of Excellence Never Sleeps

    Anyone that thinks that the Notre Dame football season ended with a victory over the University of Miami in the Sun Bowl on the afternoon of New Year's Eve is sorely mistaken. Sorely mistaken, as they said in Ferris Bueller's Day Off ...

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  25. Ishaq Williams To Notre Dame: Is Brian Kelly Recruiting a Championship Defense?

    As reported by Irish Sports Daily, Ishaq Williams has canceled his trip to State College this weekend and has committed to the Fighting Irish...

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