C.J. Sanders

Friday at 4: National Signing Day’s Things We Learned & Things We Knew

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From a pure numbers perspective, Notre Dame went above and beyond by signing 27 recruits this cycle. To a degree, that was expected. As soon as the Irish exceeded 23 recruits, the effect was the same, only increasing: Each signee meant another roster spot needs to be found by August. That was known. It was [more]

Notre Dame gets the letter: Lawrence Keys, consensus three-star receiver

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Lawrence Keys McDonogh 35 High School; New Orleans Measurements: 5’11”, 160 lbs. Accolades: Consensus three-star prospect, No. 22 recruit in Louisiana, per rivals.com. Other Notable Offers: Holding offers from the likes of Georgia, LSU, Michigan and Oklahoma, Keys’ recruitment came down to Notre Dame and Texas. Projected Position: Receiver. Quick Take: Keys brings more speed [more]

U.S. Army All-American Bowl, featuring five Notre Dame signees: Who, what, when, etc.

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WHO? More than a hundred of the best high school seniors of the class of 2018, including five Notre Dame signees and two more targets, one of which will announce his commitment during the game. The signed commits: Consensus four-star quarterback Phil Jurkovec. Rivals.com four-star tight end George Takacs. Consensus four-star defensive tackle Jayson Ademilola. [more]

Notre Dame’s turnovers lead to 38-20 loss and 9-3 finish

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STANFORD, Calif. — Notre Dame had a chance to seize every ounce of control at Stanford on Saturday, just like the Irish had an opportunity in November to force their way into the forefront of the national conversation. By failing to deliver a blow to the No. 21 Cardinal, No. 8 Notre Dame completed its [more]

Gilman denied immediate eligibility; Alizé Mack healthy; Depth chart notes

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Sophomore safety and Navy transfer Alohi Gilman will not play in Notre Dame’s opener against Temple this Saturday. Irish coach Brian Kelly announced Tuesday the NCAA denied Gilman’s request for a waiver to be immediately eligible after his transfer. Notre Dame may yet appeal the ruling, Kelly said during his weekly press conference. “We obviously [more]