Brandon Wimbush

Fast start, ground game carry Notre Dame past Temple 49-16


SOUTH BEND, Ind. — If Notre Dame and first-time starter junior quarterback Brandon Wimbush felt any nerves in Saturday’s season opener, a brilliantly-quick start eased them in the 49-16 victory over Temple. The Irish found the end zone three times in the first quarter alone, a feat matched only twice a year ago (the second [more]

Spring break out west is fine, but Wimbush better be ready to run


It will undoubtedly become a habit, at least for the next five-plus months. If Notre Dame junior quarterback Brandon Wimbush sneezes in front of a camera, it just might lead to an uptick in traffic. His every football move will certainly be analyzed, nitpicked and discussed at length. Thus, Irish coach Brian Kelly being [more]

Irish A-to-Z: Brandon Wimbush


Notre Dame’s quarterback of tomorrow is Brandon Wimbush. Until then, the key to the 2016 season is making sure tomorrow doesn’t come over the next dozen Saturdays this fall. Eventually, the Irish staff will hand the keys of the offense off to Wimbush. But after starting his eligibility clock too quickly last year when he moved into the [more]

Zaire back to practice, but won’t play against Ohio State


Malik Zaire‘s recovery from an ankle injury is ahead of schedule. The junior quarterback returned to practice this week and worked in seven-on-seven drills, Brian Kelly revealed on Saturday afternoon. “Malik is taking some reps and he’s well ahead of schedule,” Kelly said Saturday. “He will not play, but he is in there taking reps and has been [more]

Bye week snapshot: Quarterbacks


With Notre Dame on fall break and the football team getting a well-deserved week off, it’s a perfect time to take a look at the progress of the Irish. Sitting at 6-1 and squarely in the hunt for a spot in the College Football Playoff, let’s take a look at the play and statistics of each [more]