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  1. Spring solutions: Offensive Line

    Feb 23, 2015, 12:43 AM EDT

    Notre Dame v Syracuse

    There might not be a deeper unit on the roster than the offensive line. After a lack of depth made it nearly impossible to practice at full speed heading into the 2012 BCS title game, Notre Dame enters the 2015 season with a two-deep most teams would pay for.

  2. Notre Dame moves back start of spring practice

    Feb 20, 2015, 10:48 AM EDT

    C.J. Prosise

    Whether it’s the Siberian Express rolling through most of the country (sorry, guys) or the grand reshuffling taking place on Brian Kelly’s coaching staff, Notre Dame announced a delay in the kickoff of spring practice.

  3. Spring solutions: Tight ends

    Feb 19, 2015, 11:44 AM EDT

    Notre Dame v Arizona State

    After an incredibly impressive run at the position, Notre Dame enters spring practice with nothing but question marks at tight end. After Brian Kelly watched Kyle Rudolph, Tyler Eifert, Troy Niklas and now Ben Koyack churn through his program, he’ll spend spring trying to figure out what exactly he has at the position.

  4. With smoke circling Gilmore and Denson, coaching staff coming into focus

    Feb 18, 2015, 11:47 AM EDT

    Autry Denson

    On Tuesday, a flurry of reports had Brian Kelly focusing in on the final pieces of his reshuffled coaching staff. They include two likely additions, one transition, and a position shift.

  5. Notre Dame announces graduate transfer of Avery Sebastian

    Feb 18, 2015, 11:18 AM EDT

    Mike Jensen, Avery Sebastian

    A few days after safety Avery Sebastian announced his intentions, Notre Dame made the commitment and graduate transfer of the former Cal safety official. Sebastian will enroll in graduate school and join the team in June.

  6. Spring solutions: Running backs

    Feb 17, 2015, 4:12 PM EDT

    Tarean Folston, Daniel Gonzales, Obi Uzoma

    After missing out on a running back in the 2014 recruiting cycle, a once crowded depth chart now only features Tarean Folston and Greg Bryant. Two backs that once worried about having to find snaps will now have all the work they could ever want, with the majority of spring spent doing everything they can to stay healthy.

  7. Spring solutions: Quarterbacks

    Feb 16, 2015, 2:20 PM EDT

    Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl

    One of the most impressive statistical seasons in school history was flushed down the toilet when Everett Golson could not stop turning the football over. With fumbles, poor decision-making and some plain bad luck plaguing Golson’s otherwise exceptional season, Brian Kelly chose Malik Zaire to be his starter for the Music City Bowl.

  8. Mailbag: What to expect from the defense?

    Feb 16, 2015, 8:45 AM EDT

    Brian Van Gorder

    Finishing up a holiday weekend with part three of the mailbag.

  9. Mailbag, Part 2: What to do with the QBs?

    Feb 14, 2015, 7:18 PM EDT

    Michigan v Notre Dame

    Let’s continue with the mailbag, starting with my guess as to how the quarterback battle this spring ends up.

  10. Torii Hunter Jr. joins the Irish baseball team

    Feb 14, 2015, 1:42 PM EDT

    Torii Hunter Jr., Corey Robinson, Ben Koyack

    Notre Dame has its next two-sport athlete. Sophomore wide receiver Torii Hunter Jr. has joined the baseball team, UND.com announced.

  11. Mailbag: Digging into some big changes

    Feb 13, 2015, 11:55 AM EDT

    BSU Practice

    We’re going to break up this mailbag into a few different sections as well. With a lot of changes swirling through Brian Kelly’s football program, there’s plenty to cover on a usually slow February weekend.

  12. Notre Dame lands Cal graduate transfer Avery Sebastian

    Feb 12, 2015, 10:18 PM EDT

    Mike Jensen, Avery Sebastian

    Brian Kelly hinted that Notre Dame wasn’t finished adding players to the roster on Signing Day. And on Thursday night, Kelly and the Irish coaching staff shored up one of their major deficiencies by adding Cal graduate transfer Avery Sebastian.

  13. Boise State’s Mike Sanford reportedly joining Notre Dame’s staff

    Feb 11, 2015, 1:38 PM EDT

    BSU Practice

    Just days after losing Tony Alford, it looks like Brian Kelly is making a large move on his offensive coaching staff. Multiple reports have Boise State offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Mike Sanford joining Notre Dame’s offensive staff.

  14. Mailbag: Now Open

    Feb 11, 2015, 12:14 PM EDT

    New Mailbox

    Wasn’t this supposed to be a slow week? We’ve got coaching searches, potential transfers and so much more going on. Spring practice begins in three weeks. Let’s get a mailbag going. Drop your questions below or on Twitter @KeithArnold.

  15. Will Alford haunt Notre Dame on recruiting trail?

    Feb 10, 2015, 1:08 PM EDT

    alford

    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.

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

    Feb 9, 2015, 1:52 PM EDT

    247Sports.com

    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.

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

    Feb 9, 2015, 11:19 AM EDT

    tony-alford-assistants

    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.

  18. Tony Alford joins Urban Meyer at Ohio State

    Feb 7, 2015, 12:48 PM EDT

    alford

    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.

  19. 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.

  20. The after Signing Day mailbag: Part Three

    Feb 5, 2015, 6:00 PM EDT

    MyLVSports.com

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