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  1. Post-Spring Update: Northwestern

    Jun 18, 2014, 3:50 PM EST

    Pat Fitzgerald

    Our tour of Notre Dame’s 2014 opponents continues with Northwestern. You should really enjoy this discussion with Lake the Post’s Jay Sharman, as we cover a lot of ground at a very interesting time in Wildcats football.

  2. Irish A-to-Z: Daniel Cage

    Jun 17, 2014, 5:03 PM EST


    Our Irish A-to-Z continues with incoming freshman Daniel Cage. One of Notre Dame’s last recruiting targets in the 2014 cycle, an official visit in the final week helped the Irish beat Michigan State for the Cincinnati prospect.

  3. Post-Spring Update: Navy

    Jun 17, 2014, 11:37 AM EST

    Keenan Reynolds Raynard Felton

    We continue our tour of Notre Dame’s 2014 opponents with a look at Navy. Powered by Keenan Reynolds, the Midshipmen offense should be the most dangerous it’s been under Ken Niumatalolo.

  4. Mahone future in doubt after arrest in hometown

    Jun 16, 2014, 2:20 PM EST

    Mahone Booking photo

    The first off-the-field incident of the summer happened over the weekend as reserve wide receiver Will Mahone was arrested early Sunday morning in his hometown. The Mahoning County Sheriff public records revealed five counts against Mahone, some of which are very serious.

  5. Commitment train continues with blue-chip CB Shaun Crawford

    Jun 15, 2014, 7:20 PM EST

    Cleveland Plain Dealer

    The commitment train continues for Notre Dame, with Ohio cornerback Shaun Crawford becoming the fifth commitment in the last 10 days to join the Irish’s 2015 recruiting class.

  6. Irish continue recruiting run with DT Elijah Taylor

    Jun 13, 2014, 2:35 PM EST

    WCPO Cincinnati

    Notre Dame’s recruiting momentum continues, with the third commitment in three days coming from Cincinnati’s Elijah Taylor. Picking the Irish over Urban Meyer’s Buckeyes, Taylor brings another defensive tackle into the mix.

  7. Notre Dame gets (another) commitment from CB Nick Coleman

    Jun 13, 2014, 1:16 AM EST

    Nick Coleman

    Notre Dame kept up the recruiting momentum with the commitment of cornerback Nick Coleman from Archbishop Alter. See what Malik Zaire’s former teammate will bring to the table for the Irish.

  8. Irish add commitment from DL Micah Dew-Treadway

    Jun 13, 2014, 1:10 AM EST

    Notre Dame added more heft to their defensive line with the commitment of Bolingbrook, Illinois’ Micah Dew-Treadway. Find out more about the massive defensive lineman here.

  9. Barnett talks about decommitment

    Jun 12, 2014, 8:33 PM EST

    Blake Barnett discusses his decision to walk away from his commitment to Notre Dame and open things back up.

  10. Mailbag: Barnett, Commitments, Paying Players and more

    Jun 12, 2014, 6:38 PM EST

    Blake Barnett

    An overdue mailbag that suffered technical difficulties overcomes adversity to answer questions about Blake Barnett’s departure, paying players, calling plays and more.

  11. Irish A-to-Z: Jimmy Byrne

    Jun 11, 2014, 6:01 PM EST


    The Irish A-to-Z trudges on, finishing the never-ending Bs with incoming freshman Jimmy Byrne. Let’s see what kind of clay Harry Hiestand will be molding.

  12. (Post) Spring update: Florida State

    Jun 11, 2014, 4:54 PM EST

    Florida State Seminoles quarterback Jameis Winston throws a pass against the Auburn Tigers in the fourth quarter during the NCAA BCS Championship football game in Pasadena

    Notre Dame’s trip to Tallahassee brings the Irish face-to-face with the defending national champs and the returning Heisman Trophy winner.’s Ben Jones’ gets us up to speed on Florida State.

  13. Waller adds Irish to finalists as QB carousel keeps spinning

    Jun 10, 2014, 1:09 PM EST

    The past week has turned Notre Dame’s quarterback recruiting on its head. And while the loss of Blake Barnett has been difficult to swallow for some Irish fans, Notre Dame’s coaching staff has already targeted three elite prospects to replace him.

  14. Irish add DT Brandon Tiassum to recruiting class

    Jun 9, 2014, 11:14 AM EST

    Notre Dame’s recruiting class got back on track this weekend with the addition of defensive tackle Brandon Tiassum. Find out more about the Indianapolis native and why he quickly decided on the Irish.

  15. Kelly gives positive update on Grace’s recovery

    Jun 8, 2014, 10:32 AM EST

    Temple v Notre Dame

    Brian Kelly caught up with the South Bend Tribune’s Eric Hansen to give a promising medical update on linebacker Jarrett Grace’s broken leg.

  16. Irish A-to-Z: Devin Butler

    Jun 5, 2014, 1:00 PM EST

    Irish A-to-Z continues with rising sophomore cornerback Devin Butler. After fighting his way into the cornerback rotation as a freshman, can Butler work his way back from a shoulder injury back into talented position group?

  17. Barnett’s gone: What’s next for Notre Dame at quarterback?

    Jun 5, 2014, 2:16 AM EST

    The sky is falling in June. Or wait, that’s just recruiting. Long-committed quarterback Blake Barnett stepped away from his pledge to the Irish. Let’s go over some other QB options for Notre Dame.

  18. Barnett’s visit to Oregon heats up recruiting (UPDATED)

    Jun 4, 2014, 3:23 PM EST

    Blake Barnett

    Blake Barnett’s impromptu visit to Oregon earlier this week has thrown the recruiting world into a frenzy. Let’s make heads or tails of the latest news on Barnett.

  19. Mailbag: Now Open

    Jun 3, 2014, 7:05 PM EST


    Drop your questions in the comments or on Twitter @KeithArnold.

  20. Spring update: North Carolina

    Jun 3, 2014, 4:07 PM EST

    Belk Bowl - Cincinnati v North Carolina

    Continuing our updates of Notre Dame’s 2014 opponents after spring practice, SBNation’s Brian Barbour, the editor of the Tar Heel Blog, talks to us about North Carolina.