Torii Hunter Jr.

Concussion to keep Torii Hunter Jr. out against Nevada

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Torii Hunter Jr. won’t play against Nevada. The senior wide receiver, concussed against Texas when he was hit in the end zone on a controversial head-high tackle, will sit out the home opener. Brian Kelly made the announcement at Friday evening’s pep rally, multiple outlets reported. The loss of Hunter removes Notre Dame’s only returning starts at [more]

Hunter, McGlinchey, Onwualu and Rochell named Notre Dame captains

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Brian Kelly named Notre Dame’s captains for the 2016 team. Seniors Torii Hunter Jr., Mike McGlinchey, James Onwualu and Isaac Rochell will officially lead the team. Kelly made the news public on Wednesday after practice, his first media availability since the arrest of six players in two separate incidents on Friday evening. And in his [more]

Counting Down the Irish: 2016’s Top Five

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We’ve reached the top of the roster on Brian Kelly’s seventh team. And while it is no match for last season’s star-studded top five, this group has a chance to put together a tremendous season—and all but one of them have a season (or more) of eligibility remaining. That’s the rub with this football team. As [more]

Irish A-to-Z: Torii Hunter Jr.

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Whether by default or not, Notre Dame’s undeniable No. 1 receiver entering fall camp is Torii Hunter Jr. The rising senior, healthy after injuries and primed for a breakout with a depth-chart evacuation, is now centerstage after fighting for snaps the past two seasons. What that means remains to be seen. Most have Hunter pegged for a monster [more]

Torii Hunter Jr. drafted by Angels in 23rd round

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Notre Dame’s presumptive No. 1 wide receiver was given some props for his baseball skills on Saturday. Torii Hunter Jr. was selected by the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday, a 23rd round pick in the MLB draft. Hunter is a reserve outfielder on the Irish baseball team, playing sporadically for Mik Aoki. In 19 games [more]