Chris Finke

Chase Claypool: From Canada to Notre Dame, from special teams to select company


In many respects, Chase Claypool's numbers don’t encapsulate the entire effect he has had on the Notre Dame program. [more]

Kmet, Eichenberg declare plans to return to Notre Dame for final seasons in 2020


If junior tight end Cole Kmet sticks to his plan, he will return to Notre Dame in 2020. The same goes for senior left tackle Liam Eichenberg. These things can change; they have before, most notably in the cases of Stephon Tuitt and Will Fuller. Nonetheless, Kmet and Eichenberg stating those intentions Tuesday is a [more]

Friday at 4: Kelly’s time at Notre Dame has turned tables on USC


Brian Kelly reversed the tone of the “greatest intersectional rivalry” in college football. Of course, the Irish head coach had help leading Notre Dame to a 6-3 record against USC in his tenure, a stretch that began on the heels of an eight-game losing streak in the rivalry. Tommy Rees and Robert Hughes ended that [more]

Ian Book’s performance against Bowling Green could foreshadow sustainable Notre Dame success


If Ian Book can replicate certain fundamental aspects of his career day against Bowling Green, then Notre Dame's offense could be on the verge of a breakthrough. [more]