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Notre Dame added its seventh pledge to the 2014 recruiting class Tuesday night with tight end Nic Weishar. recruiting analyst Dave Berk gives his initial take on the three-star tight end from Chicago (Ill.) Marist High School.

Notre Dame and NBC re-up for another 10 years

NBC and Notre Dame renewed their television partnership for 10 more years; extending it through the 2025 season. That means the BFF relationship between Notre Dame and NBC will last 35 years. The new deal begins during the 2016 campaign and gives NBC rights to a minimum seven Notre Dame home games every college basketball season. NBC Sports Digital (“digital” is word that old...

Jay Z’s “Roc Nation Sports” Signs Former Notre Dame Guard Skylar Diggins

Rap mogul Jay Z has his first female client signed to Roc Nation Sports; former Notre Dame star and current Tulsa Shock guard Skylar Diggins. ShockNation meets RocNation — Skylar Diggins (@SkyDigg4) April 25, 2013 Diggins, a four-time All-American in her time with the Irish, was taken third overall by the Shock in this past week’s WNBA Draft. She joins New York Yankees second...

Digger Phelps Diagnosed With Bladder Cancer

In sad news for the Notre Dame and ESPN circles, former Irish coach Digger Phelps has been diagnosed with bladder cancer. ESPN mentioned on Thursday that Phelps has already undergone surgery and will start follow-up treatment next week near his home in South Bend, Ind. The 71-year-old Phelps has been a college basketball analyst for ESPN since 1993 and says he’s preparing for next...

One NFL Team Won’t Be Taking Manti Te’o Tomorrow Because “Some Of His Teammates Think He’s Kind Of A Phony”

Manti Former Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o doesn’t yet know which team will be drafting him tomorrow. But according to, there are realistically only 31 options, not 32. One scout says his team has taken Te’o off its board completely. “We’ve kind of taken him off the board,” one scout told Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Monday. “He doesn’t...

Manti Te'o gives odd explanation for skipping girlfriend's funeral

The scandal involving former Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o is expected to follow him for the rest of his life. And being that the NFL Draft is upon us this weekend, it was only natural for journalists to delve back into what exactly happened.In January, Deadspin broke a story claiming that Te'o's girlfriend, who he believed died of cancer during the season, never existed...

U Mad Bro?... The Shirt

Now that spring football is out of the way and Notre Dame has its new "The Shirt" we can collectively move on to other things- well... kind of.  Now, before you start throwing One Foot Down's fantastic "The Shirt" post in my face, please know that this has been in the works for a few weeks and this is also very, scarily real.  You can purchase these...

Vikings Prepared To Move Up For Manti Te’o?

Ian Rapoport reports that both the Vikings and Bears “love” Notre Dame LB Manti Te’o, which means that Minnesota would have to figure out a way to move up ahead of Chicago in order to ensure that they come away from tonight’s draft with him. Rapoport adds that the Vikings plan to do just that. We’ve heard for weeks now that the Vikings have serious interest in Te’o,...

Spring Wrap: Quarterbacks

Our fourth position review of spring ball looks at Notre Dame's quarterback four-some. In this edition of our "Incomplete" series, O'Malley offers who stood out, who stepped up, and what questions remain entering the summer?

Spring Wrap: Tight Ends

Our third position review of spring ball looks at Notre Dame's tight end quartet, a group that will add another four-star prospect this summer with incoming pledge Durham Smythe. In this edition of our "Incomplete" series, O'Malley offers who stood out, who needs work, and what questions remain entering the summer.

Spring Wrap: Wide Receivers

Our third review of spring ball in the "Incomplete" series examines Notre Dame's eight-man receivers corps. Who stood out, who disappointed, and who'll join the fray for the fall?

Spring Wrap: Offensive Line

Our final position review of the Irish offense exiting spring ball looks at Notre Dame's offensive line. In this edition of our "Incomplete" series, O'Malley explains who stood out, who's a step behind, and what questions remain entering the summer with four incoming freshmen waiting to join the fray.

Spring Wrap: Defensive Line

Our first spring position review on the defensive side of scrimmage examines Notre Dame's defensive line. In this, the sixth edition of the "Incomplete" series, O'Malley explains who stood out, who's a step behind, who might help from an incoming trio, and what questions remain entering the summer for the program's best unit.

Through IrishEyes 4/25

In this week's edition, we provide inside tidbits, news, and info of some of Notre Dame's primary targets, as well as provide a "mock" board of the most ideal class the Irish could potentially sign as things stand today.
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