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  1. Badger granted immediately eligibility at BYU

    Sep 19, 2013, 6:41 PM EST

    Chris Badger

    Even though he practiced with Notre Dame during fall camp, Chris Badger will be suiting up for BYU this season, the NCAA decided. Badger was granted immediate eligibility today and will suit up for the Cougars against in-state rival Utah this weekend. Badger was a redshirt safety for the Irish last season, not seeing the…

  2. Chris Badger plans transfer to BYU

    Aug 27, 2013, 8:02 PM EST

    Chris Badger

    Safety Chris Badger is no longer a part of Notre Dame’s football program. Per a report from Jake Brown of IrishIllustrated.com, the reserve safety has left the program and plans to enroll at BYU. The Provo, Utah native was originally recruited by Charlie Weis, enrolled early for spring practice then went on a two-year Mormon…

  3. Badger’s return from Mission adds intrigue at safety

    Mar 6, 2012, 12:05 PM EST

    Chris Badger

    After 21 months away from his family and friends in Ecuador, one of the first things¬†Chris Badger‘s family did was size him up. He looked taller. The family hadn’t even left the airport before Badger was back-to-back with his father Rod, curious to see if the now 20-year-old had grown an inch or two while…

  4. Badger weighing early return from Mormon mission

    Aug 18, 2011, 1:10 PM EST

    Chris Badger

    With the Irish’s depth at safety a question mark for the second straight year, Chris Badger, a Notre Dame safety that chose his Mormon mission before ever playing a down for the Irish, could be back in South Bend earlier than expected. Badger’s decision to walk away from the Irish after participating in spring practice…

  5. Pregame Twelve Pack: Utah edition

    Nov 12, 2010, 1:59 AM EST

    Tulsa v Notre Dame

    After a much needed week off, here comes another Pregame Twelve Pack. Twelve fun facts, tidbits, leftovers and miscellaneous musings as the Irish prepare to play No. 14 Utah. 1. Let’s get it out of the way.¬† Michael Floyd isn’t talking about the NFL. Brian Kelly wouldn’t talk about it, and Michael Floyd won’t either,…

  6. Stepping up… The Secondary

    Feb 23, 2010, 7:30 AM EST

    If you missed our first two installments of “Stepping Up,” where we talked about the offensive line and the wide receivers, be sure to check them out. It wasn’t hard to identify the secondary as a massive problem area last season. A perceived area of strength going into the season, the Irish defensive backs were…