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Keith Arnold

  1. Will Alford haunt Notre Dame on recruiting trail?

    Feb 10, 2015, 1:08 PM EDT


    Tony Alford is off to Ohio State, with nothing but class displayed. The long-time Irish running back coach and recruiting coordinator joins Urban Meyer as his running backs coach while padding his resume with an assistant head coach title as well.

  2. Amidst coaching shuffle, Denbrock turned down CMU head job

    Feb 9, 2015, 1:52 PM EDT

    Brian Kelly very nearly had to replace another key assistant. That’s because Inside the Irish has learned that offensive coordinator Mike Denbrock turned down the heading coaching job at Central Michigan to stay at Notre Dame.

  3. Alford talks about the decision to head to Ohio State

    Feb 9, 2015, 11:19 AM EDT


    With the news of Tony Alford’s departure just sinking in, Brian Kelly is now tasked with replacing an assistant coach whose impact off the field overshadows his contributions on Saturday.

  4. Tony Alford joins Urban Meyer at Ohio State

    Feb 7, 2015, 12:48 PM EDT


    The Notre Dame coaching carousel isn’t over. And the most recent move takes the Irish’s longest tenured assistant and puts him on the staff of another Midwestern power.

  5. Reports: VanGorder staying, LaFleur going

    Feb 6, 2015, 8:11 PM EDT

    Brian Van Gorder

    Brian Kelly didn’t want to talk about any coaching changes on Wednesday. But he’ll have plenty of things to talk about next time he addresses the media.

  6. The after Signing Day mailbag: Part Three

    Feb 5, 2015, 6:00 PM EDT

    And epic conclusion to a three-part, after Signing Day mailbag.

  7. The after Signing Day mailbag: Part Two

    Feb 5, 2015, 4:30 PM EDT

    Cleveland Plain Dealer

    Let’s pick things up with Part Two of our after Signing Day mailbag. (Feel like any good sequel deserves a trilogy, so look for that in a little bit as well.)

  8. The after Signing Day mailbag: Part One

    Feb 5, 2015, 2:41 PM EDT


    Some great questions came through over the past 48 hours. After a busy day that started around 3:30 a.m. and didn’t end until some coaching and transfer rumors got hunted down late last night, there’s more to talk about than ever.

  9. Reports: Todd Lyght to join Notre Dame coaching staff

    Feb 5, 2015, 12:44 PM EDT

    Todd Lyght

    As soon as word surfaced that Kerry Cooks was leaving Notre Dame for Oklahoma, people began pointing to former Irish All-American Todd Lyght as a possible replacement. Cooks’ move was confirmed yesterday by SI. And it looks like Lyght’s homecoming is now in motion.

  10. Faxes in: Equanimeous St. Brown

    Feb 4, 2015, 3:48 PM EDT

    247 Sports

    Equanimeous St. Brown just chose Notre Dame in a Signing Day ceremony on ESPNU. Learn more about Notre Dame’s most interesting recruit.

  11. Mailbag: Signing Day edition

    Feb 4, 2015, 2:30 PM EDT

    New Mailbox

    Before we rip through 20+ posts in the next 24 hours, let’s open the mailbag for the special Signing Day edition.

  12. Faxes in: Alizé Jones

    Feb 4, 2015, 12:02 PM EDT

    Another very important fax arrived in South Bend. Top tight end Alizé Jones is officially Irish.

  13. Signing Day victory: Dexter Williams’ fax is in

    Feb 4, 2015, 11:39 AM EDT

    Orlando Sentinel

    Notre Dame wins a key Signing Day victory for Florida running back Dexter Williams, beating out Miami for his Letter of Intent.

  14. Faxes in: Brandon Tiassum

    Feb 4, 2015, 11:09 AM EDT

    247 Sports

    Another fax from Indianapolis is in. Defensive tackle Brandon Tiassum is official.

  15. Faxes in: Trevor Ruhland

    Feb 4, 2015, 11:08 AM EDT


    Trevor Ruhland is official. (And I’m behind.) Find out more about Notre Dame’s newest offensive lineman.

  16. Faxes in: CJ Sanders

    Feb 4, 2015, 10:57 AM EDT


    The West Coast faxes are rolling in. CJ Sanders of Notre Dame in Sherman Oaks has sent his Letter of Intent to South Bend.

  17. Faxes in: Nicco Fertitta

    Feb 4, 2015, 10:41 AM EDT

    247 Sports

    The fax is in for Bishop Gorman’s Nicco Fertitta. One of the best pound-for-pound hitters in the country.

  18. Faxes in: Bo Wallace

    Feb 4, 2015, 10:30 AM EDT

    247 Sports

    New Orleans’ Bo Wallace has sent his Letter of Intent to Notre Dame. Here’s more on the pass rush specialist.

  19. Faxes in: Shaun Crawford

    Feb 4, 2015, 10:12 AM EDT

    247 Sports

    Notre Dame received a fax from the Midwest’s best cover man. Shaun Crawford is officially Irish.

  20. Faxes in: Brandon Wimbush

    Feb 4, 2015, 10:02 AM EDT


    One of the best quarterbacks in the country just sent his letter of intent to Notre Dame. Introducing Brandon Wimbush.

  21. Faxes in: Ashton White

    Feb 4, 2015, 10:00 AM EDT

    247 Sports

    The fax is in for Maryland’s Ashton White, a former Virginia Tech commit who will be playing for the Irish in 2015.

  22. Faxes in: Nick Coleman

    Feb 4, 2015, 9:43 AM EDT


    The fax is in from cornerback Nick Coleman out of Archbishop Alter in Ohio.

  23. Report: Brady Hoke to join Notre Dame’s coaching staff (UPDATED: Maybe not?)

    Feb 4, 2015, 9:23 AM EDT

    Kelly Hoke

    Amidst the chaos of Signing Day, some huge coaching news has opened more than a few sleepy eyes Wednesday morning. is reporting that former Michigan head coach Brady Hoke will join Brian Kelly’s coaching staff.

  24. Faxes in: Miles Boykin

    Feb 4, 2015, 8:49 AM EDT


    The Letter of Intent is in for Miles Boykin. Let’s take a closer look at one of greater Chicago’s best players.

  25. Faxes in: Josh Barajas

    Feb 4, 2015, 8:42 AM EDT

    247 Sports

    Another fax is in that didn’t have to travel across state lines. Josh Barajas has sent in his Letter of Intent.