TJ Jones

Leftovers & Links: Kelly’s 100 Notre Dame wins, marked by 2012 Stanford & 2020 Clemson


The biggest win of Brian Kelly's 100 at Notre Dame is obvious, it came two weeks ago against No. 1 Clemson. But don't forget about the iconic 2012 goal-line stand against Stanford. [more]

Tight end emphasis costs Notre Dame tempo, a sacrifice worth the personnel focus


Notre Dame knew its tight ends would be its strength this season, so the Irish geared their offense toward Michael Mayer and Tommy Tremble, creating a nice side effect of increased time of possession. [more]

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]

Second Notre Dame name taken in NFL draft as Miles Boykin heads to Ravens


Miles Boykin’s draft season rise has ended with the former Notre Dame receiver headed to the Baltimore Ravens after they selected him with the 93rd overall pick in Friday’s third round. Largely on the strength of his NFL combine testing, in which he tested in the 99th percentile of years of receiver data, Boykin went [more]

Spring positions to watch for revelations: DL & WR


If quarterback, rover and the early enrollees could be Notre Dame fans’ springtime Christmas thrills, what positions present as potential spots of coal? Three former Irish players were invited to next week’s NFL Combine in Indianapolis: quarterback DeShone Kizer, defensive tackle Jarron Jones and defensive end Isaac Rochell. Losing two consistent defensive linemen leaves this [more]