May 20, 2014, 12:24 PM EDT
In the first game of Notre Dame’s ACC scheduling pact, the Irish will face Syracuse. Giving us a spring update on the Orange is Syracuse football writer John Cassillo from Troy Nunes is an Absolute Magician.
May 19, 2014, 12:14 PM EDT
With graduation weekend behind us, the installation of FieldTurf in Notre Dame Stadium will begin imminently. Brian Kelly talked about the plans for the new playing surface.
May 16, 2014, 4:41 PM EDT
From potential transfer Ty Isaac to the Irish’s preferred defensive alignments, we tackle quite a bit in this Friday’s mailbag.
May 15, 2014, 3:00 PM EDT
Entering his final season in South Bend, specialist Kyle Brindza is a valuable asset for head coach Brian Kelly. The team’s kickoff man, placekicker and punter, Brindza is a one-man special teams unit.
May 15, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT
Last year was the first for Darrell Hazell, and it was an ugly one. Outside of playing Notre Dame tough, the Boilermakers trudged through an ugly season, finishing 1-11 with their lone victory over Indiana State. Travis Miller, the editor of Hammer and Rails, gives us a spring update on the Boilermakers.
May 14, 2014, 6:28 PM EDT
While it hasn’t gotten the headlines of the rivalry between the Irish and the Wolverines, Notre Dame’s long-running series with Michigan State has also become part of the collateral damage from conference expansion.
May 14, 2014, 3:08 PM EDT
Instead of finishing up high school and running track at Speedway Sparkplugs, Justin Brent left Indianapolis and spent the spring in South Bend. Read more about our next Irish A-to-Z profile.
May 14, 2014, 2:24 PM EDT
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May 13, 2014, 12:09 PM EDT
Notre Dame is set to play Michigan on September 6. It’s their last chance to beat the Wolverines until the series takes an indefinite break while athletic directors Jack Swarbrick and Dave Brandon hash out their differences. Maize N Brew writer Adam Biggers gives us an update on the Wolverines.
May 12, 2014, 1:25 PM EDT
With changes to the NCAA rules, the transition from spring football to summer is about to change. And while Brian Kelly has talked briefly about the opportunities that gives him and his coaching staff, he went a bit more in depth on the subject.
May 11, 2014, 12:10 PM EDT
Prince Shembo, Bennett Jackson and TJ Jones were all selected on the third day of the NFL Draft, making that eight former Notre Dame players selected in the 2014 draft. That’s the highest total in 20 years, when Lou Holtz’s squad produced 10 selections.
May 10, 2014, 1:03 AM EDT
Notre Dame had four former players taken on the NFL Draft’s second day, with Stephon Tuitt, Troy Niklas, Louis Nix and Chris Watt all selected. At the end of the third round, only LSU joined Notre Dame with five players selected.
May 9, 2014, 6:52 PM EDT
In this edition of the mailbag, we hit on the million-dollar decision of leaving early as well as some early predictions for next year’s squad.
May 9, 2014, 12:45 AM EDT
After a long drought, Notre Dame’s recent success in the first round continued with Zack Martin. The former Irish offensive lineman was taken 16th overall by the Dallas Cowboys, Notre Dame’s fourth first rounder in the last three years.
May 8, 2014, 1:26 PM EDT
Today is the day. Months of mock drafts will hit the cyber-recycling bin. Endless hours of debate and discussion about the virtual rise and fall of college football players who haven’t taken a snap in almost five months ends tonight.
May 8, 2014, 1:57 AM EDT
While he spent his first year in the program with a redshirt on, Hunter Bivin is another promising offensive line prospect collected by Harry Hiestand.
May 7, 2014, 5:19 PM EDT
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May 6, 2014, 10:05 PM EDT
Just as things had seemed to quiet on the football front, Notre Dame’s coaching staff received an important commitment for the 2015 recruiting class. Tennessee wide receiver C.J. Sanders gave the Irish a verbal commitment, choosing Notre Dame over offers from Cal, Georgia, Northwestern, Stanford, Tennessee, USC and others.
May 6, 2014, 2:54 PM EDT
While Andrew Hendrix and Gunner Kiel weren’t able to win the starting quarterback job at Notre Dame, they look to have made good on their decisions to transfer.
May 5, 2014, 11:39 AM EDT
Next month, Alex Bars comes to campus, adding another talented offensive lineman to Harry Hiestand’s fleet. The tackle prospect has the size and athleticism that made him one of the elite prospects in the country.
May 2, 2014, 12:38 PM EDT
Fresh off a 10-win season, it’d be unwise to mistake Rice as a season-opening warm up game. The Owls, winners of Conference USA last season, return to Notre Dame for the first time in 25 years with the hopes of starting the season with a major upset.
May 1, 2014, 3:28 PM EDT
Entering last spring, Nicky Baratti looked like a candidate to win a starting job at safety. But his career trajectory was thrown into doubt when a shoulder injury cost him his sophomore season.
May 1, 2014, 1:50 AM EDT
Welcome to our first offseason Mailbag. After a bit of a break, this is going to be a new weekly staple.
Apr 29, 2014, 1:03 PM EDT
We kick off our 83-part series with an alphabetical run through the Notre Dame football roster with a profile on senior cornerback Josh Atkinson.
Apr 29, 2014, 11:49 AM EDT
As April gives way to May, spring is preparing to give way to summer. And football feels mighty far away. But as we stare down the abyss and look forward to late August, it’s a perfect time to take a deep dive into the Irish roster.
- The good, bad and ugly: Notre Dame vs. Rice 47
- Five things we learned: Notre Dame 48, Rice 17 108
- Pregame Six Pack: At long last, the season begins 26
- And in that corner… The Rice Owls 8
- Kelly names Collinsworth, Day, Martin and McDaniel captains 40
- Setting the bar: Expectations for the 2014 Irish 93