Christian Lombard

Irish arrive in Nashville, no decision on starting QB yet

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Notre Dame's football team arrived for the Music City Bowl on Friday, jetting in from around the country on 19 different flights after spending Christmas with their families. From there, the Irish had their first practice in Nashville, beginning game week preparations with LSU ahead. [more]

Counting down the Irish: Final rankings for 2014

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With a little over a week to go until the Irish take on LSU in the Music City Bowl, it's time to take a look back at the regular season. Our first five spots on the year-end Top 25 roll out. [more]

Counting down the Irish: 15-11

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When Brian Kelly was hired to take over Notre Dame's football program, he developed a reputation not just as an offensive mastermind or spread offense guru, but rather that of a "program builder." As we move into the Top 15 of our annual Top 25 countdown, we get a snapshot of the fruits of Kelly's labor. [more]

Irish A-to-Z: Christian Lombard

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One of four graduate students on the Irish roster, Christian Lombard feels like he's been a part of the Notre Dame football program for a long time. As one of Charlie Weis' earliest commitments in the 2010 class, Lombard has seen coaching changes, position switches and injury challenges in his five years in South Bend. [more]

Open Practice update: Saturday’s Six Pack of observations

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Saturday morning, Notre Dame’s practice was open to visiting coaches and local media. That means a slew of reports coming in and one guy (me) to read everything and give you some interesting observations. While I wasn’t in South Bend for a two hour window into spring installation, consider this a trip around the horn [more]