1. Notre Dame Football: 2016 NFL Combine Results for Former Irish Stars

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — The NFL Scouting Combine concludes Monday with the on-field workouts for the defensive backs, wrapping up a week in Indianapolis filled with Notre Dame football participants...

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  2. Notre Dame Football: 5 Players with the Most to Gain in Spring Practices

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame football kicks off spring practice on March 16, and the Irish have plenty of positions to be filled...

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  3. Notre Dame Football: Former Irish Players to Watch at 2016 NFL Combine

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame football’s Fiesta Bowl matchup with Ohio State was dripping with NFL prospects...

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  4. Notre Dame Football: Position-by-Position Grades for 2016 Recruiting Class

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame football hauled in the nation’s 15th-best recruiting class a few weeks, per 247Sports , filling a variety of needs with little drama...

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  5. Notre Dame Football: Impact of Steve Elmer's Early Departure from the Irish

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame football has lost another starter for the upcoming season, but it's not by way of the draft, transfer or some disciplinary issue...

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  6. Notre Dame Football: Underclassmen with Best Chance to Earn 2016 Starting Spot

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — With a crop of seniors out of time and another horde of talent off to the NFL, Notre Dame football will have some holes to plug in 2016...

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  7. Notre Dame Football: A Look Ahead at the Irish's 2016 Schedule

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — With snow lining the Midwest campus, Notre Dame football’s season opener in September against Texas seems far away...

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  8. Notre Dame Football Recruiting: Looking Ahead to 2017 Class

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame football officially welcomed a steady if not spectacular Class of 2016 last week, and the wheels are already in motion for the Irish's 2017 class...

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  9. Notre Dame Football Recruiting: Meet the Fighting Irish's 2016 Class

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — It’s the day after recruiting Christmas, and Notre Dame football officially unveiled its 23-man recruiting class of 2016 on Wednesday...

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  10. Notre Dame National Signing Day 2016: 5 Takeaways from Irish's Class

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — On a day where Notre Dame football head coach Brian Kelly mentioned dabs , DMs and drama, the Irish officially welcomed in a solid crop of 23 signees in their 2016 class ...

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  11. Notre Dame Football Recruiting: Predicting All the Recruits Who Will Sign on NSD

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Two days from national signing day, Notre Dame football is still looking for a late flurry to its recruiting class of 2016...

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  12. Notre Dame Football: Irish's Top Remaining Recruiting Targets for NSD 2016

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — We’re now just one week away from national signing day, and the Notre Dame football coaches are traveling across the country trying to land the final Irish targets...

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  13. Notre Dame Football: 5 Biggest Offseason Goals for the Irish

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Classes are underway on campus, and spring ball isn’t far away for Notre Dame football...

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  14. Notre Dame Football: 3 Areas of Improvement for the Irish in 2016

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame's two regular-season losses were decided by a combined four points in 2015, and the margin separating the elite teams in college football wasn ’t large...

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  15. The 4 Recruits That Will Make or Break Notre Dame's National Signing Day

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — As recruits schedule their last-minute official visits and coaches make their last in-home trips, national signing day is hurtling around the corner—now just two weeks away...

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  16. Notre Dame Football: Predicting the Starters for Each Irish Position in 2016

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — We’re within two months of the start of spring ball for Notre Dame football, and there’s still plenty to sort out before then...

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  17. Notre Dame Football: Previewing the Irish's Early Enrollees

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — With five players off early to the NFL, Notre Dame football officially announced five new faces Wednesday with its early enrollees...

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  18. Notre Dame Football: 5 Reasons Why the Irish Should Be Optimistic About 2016

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Despite a flurry of draft departures, there’s plenty of optimism for Notre Dame Football , heading toward the 2016 season. Yes, offensive tackle Ronnie Stanley, wide receiver Will Fuller, running back C...

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  19. Notre Dame Football: The Biggest Offseason Storylines for the Irish

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — We’re one week into the offseason, and Notre Dame football has already watched the initial personnel dominoes fall. Let’s analyze the biggest offseason storylines for the Irish over the next few months...

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  20. Notre Dame's 2016 National Signing Day Wish List

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — February 3, otherwise known as national signing day, is rapidly approaching for Notre Dame football and the rest of the college football world...

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  21. How Will Fuller, C.J. Prosise Declaring for NFL Impacts Notre Dame for 2016

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — With the desert dust hardly settled from Notre Dame football's loss to the Ohio State Buckeyes in the Fiesta Bowl on Friday, the Irish already have a clearer sense of their 2016 outlook...

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  22. Snakebitten Notre Dame Ends Respectable Season with Fiesta Bowl Loss

    In its final game of the season, against an elite opponent, Notre Dame football reached its breaking point. An already injury-plagued, suspension-hampered and inconsistent defense lined up against Ohio State on Friday in the Fiesta Bowl...

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  23. Notre Dame Football: New Year's Resolutions for the Irish

    Notre Dame football finishes one season and begins a new year Friday when it squares off with Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl...

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  24. Notre Dame Football: Players to Watch in High School All-American Games

    Bowl season is already upon us, and for both Notre Dame and the rest of college football’s elite, national signing day isn’t far behind. Notre Dame currently boasts 21 commitments in its 2016 class , which is ranked 11th nationally...

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  25. Notre Dame Football: 4 Burning Questions Ahead of the Irish's Bowl Game

    Notre Dame football’s Fiesta Bowl matchup with Ohio State is one week away, and the Irish are gearing up for their high-powered clash with the Buckeyes in the Valley of the Sun...

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