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Notre Dame 99-to-2: No. 78 Tommy Kraemer, right guard, three-year starter

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Listed Measurements: 6-foot-5 ⅜, 319 pounds. 2019-20 year, eligibility: A senior, Kraemer has two years of eligibility remaining, including the 2019 season. Depth chart: For a second year, Kraemer will start at right guard. As was the case in 2018, he will have Trevor Ruhland backing him up, of note because Ruhland took over for [more]

Notre Dame 99-to-2: No. 88 Javon McKinley, receiver

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Listed Measurements: 6-foot-2, 215 pounds. 2019-20 year, eligibility: A senior, McKinley has two seasons of eligibility remaining, including 2019. Depth chart: It is difficult to ascertain exactly what receiver position McKinley works at, the field or the boundary, but it hardly matters; he is no higher than third, if not fourth, at either position, behind [more]

Monday’s Leftovers: Coney & Tillery once enrolled early at Notre Dame, now to the NFL or not?

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Today marks two occasions. It is the day before Notre Dame begins its spring semester. In other words, it is the day before this year’s seven early enrollees begin classes. It is also the deadline for early entrants to file for the NFL draft. There are two common threads to the separate events. Junior linebacker [more]

Book and Boykin heroics give Notre Dame a Citrus victory

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Notre Dame had not put together a successful two-minute drive all season until sophomore quarterback Ian Book found junior receiver Miles Boykin for the winning score in Monday’s Citrus Bowl, topping No. 17 LSU, 21-17. The 55-yard touchdown delivered Notre Dame its 10th win of the season and first New Year’s Day victory since 1994. [more]

Things To Learn: Notre Dame’s offense filled with questions for the Citrus Bowl

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Bowl games are similar to preseason practice finales. Notre Dame’s annual Blue-Gold Game can offer insights into the playmakers likely to define a season to come or unveil aspects of a new scheme previously unknown. If the Irish are fully engaged in the Citrus Bowl on Monday vs. No. 17 LSU (1 p.m. ET; ABC), [more]