Posted February 06, 2013 on AP on Fox
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly says he won't argue with analysts who call the recruiting class announced Wednesday his best, saying it reflects the progress the Irish have made in his three seasons at the school. He says the class also fills Notre Dame's biggest needs, adding running back Greg Bryant, four defensive backs and five offensive linemen. The Irish were waiting to hear from two others in running back Tarean Folston and defensive lineman Eddie Vanderdoes. The Irish are expected to be at the 85-player scholarship limit for the first time in recent years, which Kelly says adds depth.

Notre Dame won't join ACC until fall of 2014

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- Notre Dame will stay in the Big East for at least one more season. Athletic director Jack Swarbrick said Thursday the university would like to leave the Big East for the Atlantic Coast Conference before the required 27 months' notice for departing members, but was unable to reach an agreement to do so before next season. "We've said all along...

Breaking down the top 5 Notre Dame recruiting class

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No. 2 Notre Dame 59, Villanova 52

Muffet McGraw earned her 700th victory with No. 2 Notre Dame's 59-52 victory over Villanova on Tuesday night. McGraw became the 13th coach in Division I history to reach the 700-victory plateau. Her career record is now 700-257 in 31 years coaching. She's had 612 of the wins at Notre Dame. Natalie Achonwa scored 19 points while Kayla McBride added 16. Skylar Diggins had...

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Notre Dame signee Isaac Rochell of McDonough (Ga.) talks about what it feels like to officially join the Irish, recaps why he chose the Irish over a plethora on SEC offers, and explains why this year's signing class will have a long-lasting impact at Notre Dame.

As a social networking reject, Manti Te’o was wise to delete his Twitter account

With the most decorated, and infamous, defensive player in college football history wisely deleting his Twitter account, former University of Notre Dame Fighting Irish linebacker Manti Te’o intends to completely focus on preparing for April’s NFL Draft. Days before the … Continue reading →

National Signing Day: Cole Luke

FOX Sports NEXT caught up with Notre Dame signee, Cole Luke, on National Signing Day...

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