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  1. Irish A-to-Z: Joe Schmidt

    Aug 21, 2014, 3:48 PM EDT

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    Senior linebacker Joe Schmidt might still carry with him the tag of walk-on. But he’s also one of the key leaders on an Irish defense that’s counting on the senior to play key minutes as the man in the middle of Notre Dame’s defense. Irish A-to-Z continues with a look at Notre Dame’s starting middle linebacker.

  2. Counting down the Irish: 25-21

    Aug 5, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT

    Malik Zaire

    It’s time for the first installment of this year’s Top 25. As we count by five from the top of the list to the bottom, we’ll get our first peek at some of the young talent that’s going to be tasked with carrying the Irish forward this season.

  3. Blue-Gold game: Ten Irish players to watch

    Apr 9, 2014, 2:31 AM EDT

    Elmer

    With Notre Dame’s Blue-Gold game scheduled for this Saturday, we’re taking a closer look at 10 players you need to watch.

  4. Making sense of middle linebacker

    Mar 31, 2014, 5:45 PM EDT

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    Even without the news that Jarrett Grace underwent more surgery to try and heal his broken right leg, Notre Dame’s plans at inside linebacker are far from clear.

  5. End of Spring Break means return to business at hand

    Mar 14, 2014, 6:50 PM EDT

    Redfield

    Notre Dame returns to practice next Wednesday, two weeks since it last took the field for practice. With the university on break this week, it’s been a nice calm before getting back to the business at hand of improving this football team before fall camp. And there is work to be done. Before we get…

  6. Offseason cheat sheet: Linebackers

    Aug 30, 2013, 3:01 PM EDT

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    While the linebacking corps might be best known for the player that departed, the Irish should be very strong both inside and out even without All-American Manti Te’o roaming the field. Head coach Brian Kelly has talked quite a bit about the type of teammate and leader the Irish need to replace in Te’o, but…

  7. First look at contact: Jumping to conclusions edition

    Aug 10, 2011, 7:16 PM EDT

    After four practices getting acclimated to helmets, the Irish were in full pads today, giving freshman their first real feel of college football. Thanks to the always excellent practice reports courtesy of UND.com, we’re able to get a sneak peak at the first day of work, which allows all of us to jump to some…