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  1. Mailbag: All about the quarterbacks

    May 15, 2015, 9:18 AM EDT

    Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl

    For as much as we’re ready to move on from the quarterback talk… we’re not really ready to move on from the quarterback talk.

  2. Post-spring depth chart: Defensive line

    May 14, 2015, 11:41 AM EDT

    North Carolina v Notre Dame

    We close out our post-spring stock reports with a look at the defensive line.

  3. KeiVarae Russell’s Return (or the greatest story we’re not talking about)

    May 13, 2015, 2:47 PM EDT

    Jackson Russell

    For all the attention paid to Everett Golson’s decision to leave Notre Dame, the Irish might be welcoming back an even better football player when KeiVarae Russell returns this June.

  4. Mailbag: Life after Golson (and an update on comments)

    May 13, 2015, 11:12 AM EDT

    New Mailbox

    The mailbag is open. Also, a quick bit of housekeeping as we address some problems in the comments.

  5. Swarbrick denies blocking Golson’s transfer options as rumors swirl

    May 12, 2015, 2:03 AM EDT

    Everett Golson

    First came the news that Everett Golson was leaving. Now comes the circus, as we take to the rumor mill to speculate where Golson ends up.

  6. Post-spring stock report: Linebackers

    May 11, 2015, 12:18 PM EDT

    Jaylon Smith, Joe Schmidt

    We continue our look at the post-spring depth charts with the linebackers. A talented group of athletes might provide one of the most misleading depth charts in recent memory.

  7. Mailbag: Anything but the QBs

    May 9, 2015, 2:36 PM EDT

    Temple v Notre Dame

    Just to get our mind off the big quarterback news. Let’s tackle a few mailbag questions… that don’t talk about the guys playing behind center.

  8. Five things we’ve learned: Analyzing Everett Golson’s departure

    May 8, 2015, 1:51 PM EDT

    Discover BCS National Championship - Notre Dame v Alabama

    The dust has settled. Everett Golson is leaving Notre Dame. So while the rest of the story will take chase—the wheres and the whys eventually coming out—the only thing that’s important for the Irish is looking at what remains, and how the program moves on from here.

  9. Recruit Bo Wallace announces he’s not coming to Notre Dame

    May 7, 2015, 7:11 PM EDT

    Rivals.com

    Incoming freshman defensive end Bo Wallace tweeted that he’s no longer going to attend Notre Dame.

  10. It’s official: Everett Golson will transfer (UPDATED)

    May 7, 2015, 1:48 PM EDT

    Everett Golson

    It’s official: Everett Golson is transferring.

  11. ESPN Report: Golson plans to transfer

    May 7, 2015, 1:37 PM EDT

    Michigan v Notre Dame

    With finals nearly finished and Everett Golson on track to earn his degree in the coming weeks, ESPN’s Brett McMurphy broke the news that Irish fans had to be dreading.

  12. Former Irish TE John Carlson retires from NFL

    May 6, 2015, 3:40 PM EDT

    North Carolina Tar Heels v Notre Dame Fighting Irish

    One of the branches on Notre Dame’s NFL tight end tree is retiring. Former Irish star John Carlson, a former second-round pick who spent seven seasons as a professional, is stepping away from football. Carlson played for the Irish from 2003-07 and spent time with the Seahawks, Vikings and the Cardinals.

  13. Mailbag: Now Open

    May 6, 2015, 11:08 AM EDT

    New Mailbox

    The mailbag is open. Drop your questions below or on Twitter @KeithArnold.

  14. Post-spring stock report: Secondary

    May 5, 2015, 12:43 PM EDT

    Michigan v Notre Dame

    With the majority of Notre Dame’s starting lineup returning for 2015, the Irish spent spring practice knowing what their team would look like. But for Brian VanGorder and new secondary coach Todd Lyght, getting improvement out of the returning depth chart was critical.

  15. Sanford ready for the national spotlight

    May 4, 2015, 4:55 PM EDT

    USA Today Sports

    When Brian Kelly hired Boise State offensive coordinator Mike Sanford, Notre Dame added a young coach who was among the hottest rising stars in the country. A year after flirting with Lincoln Riley and eventually deciding on staying in-house as Mike Denbrock took over the offense, Kelly went outside his coaching circle, adding Sanford to the staff, an assistant who could “turn the room upside down.”

  16. Post-spring stock report: Offensive Line

    May 4, 2015, 1:24 PM EDT

    Notre Dame v Syracuse

    If there was one thing made very clear leaving spring practice it was the state of the offensive line. After three years of restocking the depth chart, the Irish should be very good up front. Let’s look at where the offensive line is after the Blue-Gold game.

  17. Brindza, Daniels and Riggs sign FA contracts

    May 3, 2015, 1:50 PM EDT

    Luke Massa, Kyle Brindza

    While Ben Koyack was the only former Irish football player selected in the NFL Draft, the football careers of three other Notre Dame players continue. Kicker/punter Kyle Brindza, wide receiver DaVaris Daniels and cornerback Cody Riggs all signed free agent contracts on Saturday.

  18. Ben Koyack drafted by Jacksonville in seventh round

    May 2, 2015, 6:20 PM EDT

    Stanford v Notre Dame

    Notre Dame snapped its draft drought when tight end Ben Koyack finally came off the board in the seventh round. Selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars, Koyack was the 229th overall player taken and the 16th tight end to be drafted.

  19. Post-spring stock report: Wide Receivers

    Apr 30, 2015, 3:05 PM EDT

    William Fuller, Julian Whigham, Durell Eskridge

    Our stock report and depth chart reboot continues with the wide receivers. Led by Will Fuller, this might be the most talented receiving corps at Notre Dame since…

  20. Swarbrick’s not ready to talk about 13th game

    Apr 30, 2015, 9:00 AM EDT

    Kelly Swarbrick Jenkins

    After watching TCU and Baylor get jumped by Ohio State after the Buckeyes rolled Wisconsin in the Big Ten Championship, Big 12 conference commissioner Bob Bowlsby openly wondered if his conference was hurt because it didn’t have a 13th game.

  21. Post-spring stock report: Tight Ends

    Apr 29, 2015, 1:43 PM EDT

    South Bend Tribune

    Life after Ben Koyack begins. And really, come 2015 we head into the first year of the Brian Kelly era where the tight end position is somewhat of a question mark.

  22. Tillery talks transition to Notre Dame

    Apr 28, 2015, 1:50 PM EDT

    Tom Loy, 247 Sports

    As part of the around-the-clock Notre Dame Day coverage, freshman defensive lineman Jerry Tillery talks about his short time at ND, both on and off the field.

  23. Post-spring stock report: Quarterbacks

    Apr 27, 2015, 11:25 AM EDT

    Everett Golson

    No position had a microscope on it like quarterback did this spring. In one of the country’s most-watched position battles, Everett Golson and Malik Zaire began their work with new offensive coordinator and quarterback coach Mike Sanford… and—well, that was about it.

  24. Mailbag: Captains, intanglibles and KeiVarae’s return

    Apr 25, 2015, 11:04 AM EDT

    Malik Zaire, Chris Brown

    It’s a weekend edition of the mailbag. We talk about next year’s potential captains, the case for Malik Zaire’s intangibles, another date in SoCal and KeiVarae Russell’s return.

  25. Post-spring stock report: Running Backs

    Apr 23, 2015, 11:24 AM EDT

    Grge Bryant, Austin Larkin

    In the first of a multi-part series, we take a look at the running back position post-spring. Here’s a look at the depth chart and stock report for an intriguing position.