Secondary depth chart reaches red-line status

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A one-armed man. Two guys sentenced to a year in the house. And a parolee. Sounds like the cast list for a new cop drama. But that's the safety depth chart entering the final Saturday of the regular season. [more]

Pregame Six Pack: At long last, the season begins

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That took long enough, didn't it? After far too long, football is back. With a preseason camp that the Irish survived mostly healthy, the biggest hits came off the field. As an academic investigation claimed its fifth player Thursday, let's run through the Pregame Six Pack to get you ready for Saturday's kickoff. [more]

Kelly names Collinsworth, Day, Martin and McDaniel captains

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Brian Kelly announced his captains for the 2014 season, naming safety Austin Collinsworth, defensive lineman Sheldon Day, center Nick Martin and running back Cam McDaniel his four leaders for the upcoming season. [more]

Counting down the Irish: Others receiving votes

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As we roll out this year's rankings, it's worth putting up a special post just for the players who just missed being ranked in our final composite ranking. With depth on this roster significant, and several unknown quantities expected to play big roles, quite a few players left off the Top 25 list will likely be a big contributor this season. [more]

Irish A-to-Z: Austin Collinsworth

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Our countdown of the Irish roster continues with fifth-year senior Austin Collinsworth. Originally a target of Brian Kelly's at Cincinnati, once the head coach came to Notre Dame, he immediately targeted Collinsworth. [more]