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  1. Irish A-to-Z: Jay Hayes

    Jul 10, 2014, 9:26 AM EST

    247Sports

    Notre Dame scoured the country for recruits as they prepared for life after Louis Nix and Stephon Tuitt. Our next A-to-Z installment looks at Jay Hayes, the incoming freshman defensive lineman looking to replace them.

  2. Irish A-to-Z: Mark Harrell

    Jul 10, 2014, 8:17 AM EST

    Mark Harrell

    Entering his junior season, offensive lineman Mark Harrell has yet to make his way onto the field for the Irish. Our next installment in Irish A-to-Z takes a closer look at the Charlotte native and what he needs to do to see the field.

  3. Irish A-to-Z: Eilar Hardy

    Jul 9, 2014, 11:30 AM EST

    Navy v Notre Dame

    Our Irish A-to-Z tour continues with safety Eilar Hardy. A knee injury derailed his freshman season. A suspension before the Stanford game did the same after earning two late-season starts in 2013. What does 2014 have in store for the veteran?

  4. Irish commit C.J. Saunders dazzles at The Opening

    Jul 9, 2014, 8:48 AM EST

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    With some of the top recruits in the country at The Opening, Notre Dame commitment C.J. Sanders put on a show. Making the SPARQ testing finals, Sanders dazzled as he showed elite speed and explosiveness.

  5. Irish A-to-Z: Conor Hanratty

    Jul 8, 2014, 6:00 PM EST

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    When Notre Dame offered legacy lineman Conor Hanratty, many raised an eyebrow. With sons of former stars like Tregg Duerson and Jake Golic doing little with the full ride many perceived as a nod to their famous predecessors, Hanratty had the profile of a player whose best attribute was his father, former Irish quarterback Terry Hanratty.

  6. Irish A-to-Z: Jarrett Grace

    Jul 8, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

    Jarrett Grace

    A career-threatening leg injury has put Jarrett Grace’s status up in the air. Our latest Irish A-to-Z takes a closer look at the future of Notre Dame’s middle linebacker.

  7. Watch Lists: Golson, Russell and Smith earn mention

    Jul 8, 2014, 8:39 AM EST

    Notre Dame at USC

    A trio of Notre Dame football players find themselves on the watch list for some very impressive postseason awards. Quarterback Everett Golson is on the Maxwell Award’s watch list while junior cornerback KeiVarae Russell and sophomore linebacker Jaylon Smith were both selected to the Bednarik’s watch list.

  8. Report: Will Mahone no longer enrolled at Notre Dame

    Jul 7, 2014, 11:11 PM EST

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    A few weeks after being suspended indefinitely from the football team, Irish wide receiver Will Mahone is no longer enrolled at Notre Dame.

  9. Post-spring update: USC

    Jul 7, 2014, 1:17 PM EST

    USC Introduces Steve Sarkisian

    No game means more to Notre Dame fans than the annual battle with USC. As we finish our post-spring viewing of the Irish’s 2014 opponents, let’s take a closer look at college football’s greatest intersectional rivalry.

  10. Irish A-to-Z: Everett Golson

    Jul 4, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

    Everett Golson

    For all the thousands of words dedicated to Everett Golson’s comeback, few have talked about the fact that he’s still very much a quarterback in progress. Our next stop on Irish A-to-Z looks at the most important player in the program.

  11. Irish get commitment from WR Miles Boykin

    Jul 2, 2014, 11:36 PM EST

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    Notre Dame may have missed out on Jashon Cornell and Justin Hilliard on Wednesday, but they won the commitment of jumbo receiver Miles Boykin. The Illinois native chose Notre Dame over Michigan State, Michigan, Ohio State, Florida and a slew of other offers.

  12. Irish A-to-Z: Will Fuller

    Jul 2, 2014, 1:00 PM EST

    Notre Dame v Air Force

    Will Fuller served as Notre Dame’s human go route during his freshman season. As we continue our Irish A-to-Z, expect Fuller’s duties — and production — to expand greatly in 2014.

  13. Cornell, Hilliard both choose Ohio State

    Jul 2, 2014, 10:20 AM EST

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    Notre Dame ended up bridesmaids in their recruitment of Jashon Cornell and Justin Hilliard, two elite defensive prospects in the Midwest. The defensive end and linebacker made joint announcements, both deciding to attend Ohio State and play for Urban Meyer.

  14. Irish A-to-Z: Tarean Folston

    Jul 2, 2014, 9:30 AM EST

    New Era Pinstripe Bowl - Rutgers v Notre Dame

    While most people expected a freshman running back to burst onto the scene in 2013, few thought it’d be Tarean Folston. Our next installment of Irish A-to-Z takes a look at a potential star-in-the-making.

  15. Notre Dame adds commitment from DB Ashton White

    Jul 1, 2014, 9:03 PM EST

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    The recruiting train continues for Notre Dame, with Washington D.C. area defensive back Ashton White pledging his commitment to the Irish on Tuesday evening.

  16. The Notre Dame – Under Armour era begins

    Jul 1, 2014, 10:58 AM EST

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    As the calendar turns to July, Notre Dame athletics has officially become the flagship program for Under Armour apparel. Twitter gave us our first look at the new gear.

  17. Irish A-to-Z: Matthias Farley

    Jul 1, 2014, 9:30 AM EST

    Matthias Farley

    After stepping into a key role during 2012, many expected Matthias Farley to be the next big thing at safety for the Irish. But an up-and-down season in 2013 has Farley changing positions again, heading to cornerback. Our latest in the Irish A-to-Z.

  18. Irish add RB Josh Adams to 2015 recruiting class

    Jun 30, 2014, 1:45 PM EST

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    Notre Dame’s coaching staff got a good look at Pennsylvania running back Josh Adams at the Irish Invasion camp a little over a week ago. They’ll see him for four more years, as Adams committed to the Irish on Monday, adding a much needed running back to the 2015 recruiting class.

  19. Mailbag: Summer sessions, Shamrock Series, point-spreads and more

    Jun 30, 2014, 12:56 PM EST

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    An entertaining mailbag has us examining the upcoming point-spreads for the season, the Shamrock Series, and a whole bunch of other stuff. (Even the Warren Golf Course!)

  20. Irish A-to-Z: Steve Elmer

    Jun 28, 2014, 5:36 PM EST

    Elmer

    Recruited to be the next Zack Martin, sophomore Steve Elmer is on track to becoming the next Chris Watt. Let’s take a closer look at the sophomore who will start at left guard in 2014 as Irish A-to-Z continues.