Cameron Smith

Notre Dame offense may trend toward run, partly thanks to Wimbush


Perhaps after Saturday’s ground-based successes, Notre Dame will deliver more of the same moving forward. Entering the season with a promising but unknown commodity at quarterback, the Irish may have needed a few weeks to learn what exactly would and would not work when facing live competition. “I really didn’t know how this offense was [more]

Notre Dame lands second WR in class of 2018

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Notre Dame picked up the commitment of consensus four-star receiver Kevin Austin on Friday as the summer recruiting rush nears its end. Austin (North Broward High School; Coconut Creek, Fla.) chose the Irish over finalists Duke, Miami and Tennessee, with Clemson, Michigan, Oregon and many others also expressing interest in him. At 6-foot-3 and 185 [more]

Notre Dame’s lack of leadership last season an early issue to address this fall; injury update and transfers’ readiness


When the likes of linebacker Jaylon Smith, defensive lineman Sheldon Day and left tackle Ronnie Stanley all headed to the 2016 NFL Draft, Irish coach Brian Kelly knew Notre Dame was losing valuable on-field production. He did not necessarily realize the intangible contributions they were taking with them, as well. “[I] focused way too much [more]

Notre Dame 99-to-2: No. 6 Equanimeous St. Brown, receiver


Listed Measurements: 6-foot-5, 204 pounds 2017-18 year, eligibility: Junior with two years of eligibility remaining including the 2017 season. Depth chart: St. Brown will start as the field receiver, otherwise known as the X. Even as he may move around from the field to the boundary, St. Brown will be a threat for nearly every [more]

Notre Dame 99-to-2: No. 7 Nick Watkins, cornerback


Listed Measurements: 6-foot-1, 203 pounds 2017-18 year, eligibility: Senior with two years of eligibility remaining including the 2017 season. Depth chart: Partly due to his size, partly due to his seniority and partly due to his overall skill, Watkins is the likely starter at the boundary cornerback position this fall. Sophomore Donte Vaughn backs up [more]