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2013 Notre Dame Returning Starters Offense: 5 Defense: 8 What you see above will be a featured section in nearly every 2013 College Football Preview magazine in America. This information is standard protocol and usually serves as a jumping off point for analysts to start their annual projections. The second stat line should pop out to even the most casual fans - Notre Dame returns 8 starters from the defense that finished the regular season as the country's top scoring unit. From goal-line stands to savory memories of sending away offseason Heisman "contenders" from the State of Michigan - the Fighting Irish defense earned every regular season accolade and compliment that came their way. Surely with 8 of the 2012's first teamers back in South Bend, another banner year of shutouts and touchdown-less streaks lies ahead, right? Irish fans know it's not that simple and a recent chat with Kapron Lewis-Moore revealed similar sentim...

2013 NFL Draft: Top 5 Fits For Tyler Eifert

Out of all the core positions in the upcoming NFL Draft, it could be argued only one has a consensus top-ranked prospect: tight end.  Notre Dame's Tyler Eifert has distinguished himself, through both game film and offseason workouts, as being head and shoulders above the rest of the tight end class.But divining a landing spot in the NFL for the 6'6", 250-pound Eifert...

Video: Notre Dame Football Players Shave Heads To Raise Funds For Pediatric Cancer Research

Notre Dame football has been in the news for off-the-field incidents far too often in recent years — but here’s a great example of the Fighting Irish making headlines for a great cause. Every year on the Notre Dame campus, thousands of students raise money to support the St. Baldrick’s Foundation — an organization that raises money to fund pediatric cancer research. In addition...

The Anti-Preview: 2013 Blue-Gold Game

Welcome to the anti-preview for the annual Notre Dame Blue-Gold game. It's been a loud spring but also a quiet one for the Irish. The three transfers (Kiel, Neal, & Ferguson) certainly made a whole lot of noise, but that's really about it. Sure, there are curiously closer looks at players like Cam McDaniel, Jarrett Grace, Elijah Shumate, and others- as well as the team...

Report: Notre Dame Football To Travel To Clemson In 2015

Flickr/Shaggy Paul According to, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney announced last night at the Prowl & Growl gathering that the school is working with Notre Dame to secure a visit from the Irish on the gridiron during the 2015 season. Beginning in 2014, Notre Dame must play five ACC schools in football per season, despite technically being an independent program....

College football Fair Ranking System top 45 revised

Here is a revision of the Fair Ranking System standings that I completed before the 2012-13 bowl season. I tweaked it to include the full records of FCS and non-FCS teams in the calculation of the FBS teams' true wins. It was one of the few tweaks that I mentioned as possibly implementing in a previous article on the FRS. I only revised the top 45 teams that were ranked before...

Dan Hicks to Take Over Call of Notre Dame Football for NBC

NBC Sports announced yesterday that beginning this season Dan Hicks will replace Tom Hammond on the play-by-play call of Notre Dame football.  Hicks will be paird with analyst Mike Mayock and reporter Alex Flanagan. Hicks will continue to work as the host of NBC’s golf coverage, and will return for NBC’s Olympic telecast of the

The Top 12 Most Consistently Overrated College Football Programs Of The BCA Era, Statistically

Notre Dame has to be one, right? Flickr/Glenn~ In college football, unlike most other sports across the nation, the weekly rankings matter a great deal. There is no NCAA Tournament (though thankfully we are moving to a four-team playoff soon) that allows the players to decide it all on the field, meaning a margin of one or two spots in a poll can be the deciding factor as to whether...

Irish coming to UofL football schedule soon

One more year and all of the University of Louisville football scheduling problems will be resolved. How about Notre Dame? The Irish will be on Louisville’s schedule during the 2014 season, the first year for UofL in the Atlantic Coast Conference. That’s according to a tweet by Brian Hamilton, the Chicago Tribune beat writer for Notre Dame, and repeated on the Sports Illustrated...

Malone set to see Notre Dame

Wide receiver Josh Malone of Gallatin (Tenn.) Station Camp is visiting Notre Dame this weekend for the spring game, and his head coach explains where Malone is at with recruitment and what type of player earned MVP Honors and an invitation to The Opening last weekend at the NFTC in Memphis.

Bruins Will Watch Farmer

The Sherman Oaks (Calif.) Notre Dame safety, Koa Farmer, who is committed to Cal, is on UCLA's watch list...

Several Still After Farmer

The Sherman Oaks (Calif.) Notre Dame safety, Koa Farmer, remains solidly committed to Cal but schools are still trying...

Nelson "definitely impressed' by Irish

Defensive end Matt Nelson of Cedar Rapids (Iowa) Xavier left Notre Dame on Wednesday with an offer. He breaks down his visit and what he finds impressive about the Irish.

Kelly Q&A: Spring Wrap

Minutes after his team finished its 14th of 15 spring practice sessions, Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly spoke with the media for more than 20 minutes inside the Isban Auditorium.

The Big Board: D-Line and DBs

Our third update to "The Big Board" this week focuses on Notre Dame's targets along the defensive line and in the defensive backfield.

Bunting Taking Visits

Hinsdale Central (Ill.) tight end Ian Bunting talks about his latest visits to Notre Dame and Oregon -- and what's up next for him.
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