Anthony Rabasa

Tracking fifth-year spots and the bumpy road to 85 scholarships

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With Notre Dame on break, the campus is quiet one week before spring practice gets started. But the work inside the Gug is still likely underway, with recruiting efforts for the 2016 cycle pushing forward and discussions about the 2015 roster taking center stage. [more]

Irish A-to-Z: Anthony Rabasa

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After three seasons looking for a position, it's now or never for senior Anthony Rabasa. Irish A-to-Z continues with a look at the seldom-used Miami native now playing defensive end. [more]

Offseason cheat sheet: Linebackers

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While the linebacking corps might be best known for the player that departed, the Irish should be very strong both inside and out even without All-American Manti Te’o roaming the field. Head coach Brian Kelly has talked quite a bit about the type of teammate and leader the Irish need to replace in Te’o, but [more]

Nichols, Rabasa have season ending surgeries

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Brian Kelly announced that reserves Tate Nichols and Anthony Rabasa would be done for the season, with both needing shoulder surgeries. The surgeries were being performed this week with an eye towards having both players ready to compete in spring practice. “We want to get these guys 100 percent for spring ball,” Kelly said. “They [more]

Signing Day 2011: Big Skill

Most coaching staffs spend time identifying where recruits will play on the field before making a decision on their future. Not to say that isn’t the case for Brian Kelly and his staff, but Kelly has refined his approach to recruiting high school athletes and put position secondary, instead focusing on three subsets of players: [more]