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Keith Arnold

  1. Irish add commitment from DL Micah Dew-Treadway

    Jun 13, 2014, 1:10 AM EDT

    Notre Dame added more heft to their defensive line with the commitment of Bolingbrook, Illinois’ Micah Dew-Treadway. Find out more about the massive defensive lineman here.

  2. Barnett talks about decommitment

    Jun 12, 2014, 8:33 PM EDT

    Blake Barnett discusses his decision to walk away from his commitment to Notre Dame and open things back up.

  3. Mailbag: Barnett, Commitments, Paying Players and more

    Jun 12, 2014, 6:38 PM EDT

    Blake Barnett

    An overdue mailbag that suffered technical difficulties overcomes adversity to answer questions about Blake Barnett’s departure, paying players, calling plays and more.

  4. Irish A-to-Z: Jimmy Byrne

    Jun 11, 2014, 6:01 PM EDT


    The Irish A-to-Z trudges on, finishing the never-ending Bs with incoming freshman Jimmy Byrne. Let’s see what kind of clay Harry Hiestand will be molding.

  5. (Post) Spring update: Florida State

    Jun 11, 2014, 4:54 PM EDT

    Florida State Seminoles quarterback Jameis Winston throws a pass against the Auburn Tigers in the fourth quarter during the NCAA BCS Championship football game in Pasadena

    Notre Dame’s trip to Tallahassee brings the Irish face-to-face with the defending national champs and the returning Heisman Trophy winner.’s Ben Jones’ gets us up to speed on Florida State.

  6. Waller adds Irish to finalists as QB carousel keeps spinning

    Jun 10, 2014, 1:09 PM EDT

    The past week has turned Notre Dame’s quarterback recruiting on its head. And while the loss of Blake Barnett has been difficult to swallow for some Irish fans, Notre Dame’s coaching staff has already targeted three elite prospects to replace him.

  7. Irish add DT Brandon Tiassum to recruiting class

    Jun 9, 2014, 11:14 AM EDT

    Notre Dame’s recruiting class got back on track this weekend with the addition of defensive tackle Brandon Tiassum. Find out more about the Indianapolis native and why he quickly decided on the Irish.

  8. Kelly gives positive update on Grace’s recovery

    Jun 8, 2014, 10:32 AM EDT

    Temple v Notre Dame

    Brian Kelly caught up with the South Bend Tribune’s Eric Hansen to give a promising medical update on linebacker Jarrett Grace’s broken leg.

  9. Irish A-to-Z: Devin Butler

    Jun 5, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT

    Irish A-to-Z continues with rising sophomore cornerback Devin Butler. After fighting his way into the cornerback rotation as a freshman, can Butler work his way back from a shoulder injury back into talented position group?

  10. Barnett’s gone: What’s next for Notre Dame at quarterback?

    Jun 5, 2014, 2:16 AM EDT

    The sky is falling in June. Or wait, that’s just recruiting. Long-committed quarterback Blake Barnett stepped away from his pledge to the Irish. Let’s go over some other QB options for Notre Dame.

  11. Barnett’s visit to Oregon heats up recruiting (UPDATED)

    Jun 4, 2014, 3:23 PM EDT

    Blake Barnett

    Blake Barnett’s impromptu visit to Oregon earlier this week has thrown the recruiting world into a frenzy. Let’s make heads or tails of the latest news on Barnett.

  12. Mailbag: Now Open

    Jun 3, 2014, 7:05 PM EDT


    Drop your questions in the comments or on Twitter @KeithArnold.

  13. Spring update: North Carolina

    Jun 3, 2014, 4:07 PM EDT

    Belk Bowl - Cincinnati v North Carolina

    Continuing our updates of Notre Dame’s 2014 opponents after spring practice, SBNation’s Brian Barbour, the editor of the Tar Heel Blog, talks to us about North Carolina.

  14. Irish A-to-Z: Greg Bryant

    Jun 2, 2014, 6:28 PM EDT

    Greg Bryant

    Irish A-to-Z moves on to Greg Bryant, a promising running back who already has the hopes and dreams of ND Nation on his shoulders. Let’s take a closer look at the sophomore running back.

  15. Irish offer legacy QB Jacob Eason

    Jun 2, 2014, 3:31 PM EDT

    With Notre Dame already set in the 2015 recruiting class with Blake Barnett, the Irish coaching staff has begun making offers to rising juniors in the 2016 cycle. One of the top prospects is the son of a former Irish wide receiver.

  16. Irish flip blue-chip LB Josh Barajas

    May 30, 2014, 1:10 PM EDT


    One of Notre Dame’s top linebacking prospects is in the fold after the Irish out-dueled Penn State. Josh Barajas, one of Indiana’s best prep players, has verbally committed to Notre Dame.

  17. Irish A-to-Z: Jalen Brown

    May 29, 2014, 3:01 PM EDT

    Jalen Brown Carlo Calabrese

    Our Irish A-to-Z feature continues with senior cornerback Jalen Brown. Fighting for playing time at one of the roster’s most talented positions, can Brown work his way into the two-deep?

  18. Report: Irish setting up summer satellite camp in 2015

    May 29, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT

    Jaylon Smith

    As the summer football camp becomes more and more important to a coaching staff’s recruiting, 247Sports is reporting that Notre Dame is planning a big move forward in their efforts.

  19. Notre Dame readmits DaVaris Daniels and Jerian Grant

    May 28, 2014, 12:56 PM EDT

    DaVaris Daniels, Ricardo Allen

    The readmission process for Notre Dame athletes DaVaris Daniels and Jerian Grant has been completed. Both student-athletes will return to school and their teams for the summer semester.

  20. Irish A-to-Z: Chris Brown

    May 27, 2014, 1:31 PM EDT

    New York Post

    Our countdown of the Notre Dame roster continues with wide receiver Chris Brown. Now a junior, can Brown capitalize on the potential we all saw in 2012 when he caught Everett Golson’s deep pass against Oklahoma?

  21. Memorial Weekend notes: Martin, recruiting, scheduling and more

    May 23, 2014, 2:06 PM EDT

    Matt Cashore - USA Today Sports

    Let’s go around the world as we kickoff Memorial Day weekend. Read about Chuck Martin’s epic interview with Irish Illustrated, Brian Kelly’s scheduling dilemma, recruiting news and more.

  22. Spring Update: Stanford

    May 22, 2014, 1:02 PM EDT


    Even without defensive coordinator Derek Mason, and the loss of standouts Trent Murphy, Shayne Skov, David Yankey and Ben Gardner, Stanford is expected to once again be a top ten team. We take a closer look at David Shaw’s team post-spring with the Stanford Daily’s Joseph Beyda.

  23. Tax returns show Charlie Weis still earning big cash from Notre Dame

    May 21, 2014, 3:41 PM EDT

    Charlie Weis

    Former athletic director Kevin White’s 10-year contract extension is the gift that keeps on giving to former Irish head coach Charlie Weis. New federal tax documents show that Weis is still cashing seven-figure checks.

  24. Irish A-to-Z: Jonathan Bonner

    May 21, 2014, 1:17 AM EDT


    Our tour of the Irish roster continues with incoming freshman defensive end Jonathan Bonner. The St. Louis Dispatch’s Defensive Player of the Year could be one of the under-the-radar answers to the pass rush question.

  25. Irish A-to-Z: Grant Blankenship

    May 21, 2014, 12:28 AM EDT

    Our Irish A-to-Z series continues with Grant Blankenship, an incoming freshman from Texas. Read more about Notre Dame’s new defensive end.