Posted March 19, 2013 on AP on Fox
Quarterback Gunner Kiel is leaving Notre Dame without ever playing a down. Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly announced Tuesday that the former standout from Columbus, Ind., who was one of the top-rated quarterbacks coming out of high school a year ago, plans to transfer. He was the scout team quarterback his freshman season as the Irish went 12-1 and finished the season ranked No. 4. Kelly says Kiel was told he would be given a chance to compete for the starting job. As a senior at Columbus East High School, he passed for 2,517 yards and 28 touchdowns. Kiel originally announced he planned to play for Indiana, then said he would attend LSU before enrolling at Notre Dame.

Think the Notre Dame Fighting Irish Men’s Basketball Uniforms are Bad? You Must Have Forgotten About Jorge Campos

  While the Notre Dame Fighting Irish Men’s Basketball team’s lime green uniforms don’t look so terrible on the interwebs, they are a complete eyesore on TV.  The Irish debuted these “beauties” during the Big East Tournament, and are rumored to wear ‘em again when they go dancing in the NCAA Tournament.  Thank God they’re not playing in Lexington.  I don’t think...

Notre Dame hopes to clear championship hurdle

Now, Notre Dame will try again to clear that final hurdle. The Fighting Irish are eyeing a third straight run to the NCAA championship game, and this time they hope to capture the title after coming up short the past two years. With senior guard Skylar Diggins leading the way, Notre Dame (31-1) won the Big East tournament for the first time after going undefeated in conference...

Notre Dame Recruiting Blog: 3/18

The "Notre Dame Recruiting Blog" has updates on a number of prospects who will be on Notre Dame's campus this spring.

Returning: to and from

Notre Dame's starting cornerback duo Bennett Jackson and KeiVarae Russell return after a productive season. They'll gain a valuable third member of the unit, and potential competitor for playing time, in Lo Wood.

Hayes Ready For First Notre Dame Visit

Notre Dame received a commitment from Brooklyn defensive lineman Jay Hayes in November, and Saturday he will make his first visit to campus. He spoke with about his expectations about the trip.

Baylor No. 1 seed in NCAA women's bracket

If that NCAA women's tournament bracket looks familiar, it should. Baylor, Connecticut, Notre Dame and Stanford all earned No. 1 seeds when the field was announced Monday night. Those four schools are in the top slots for the second straight year -- the first time that's ever happened in NCAA tournament history. The similarity to 2012 doesn't stop there. Three of the...

Notre Dame 2013 Spring Football Preview

An undefeated run and a BCS National Championship were clearly premature for Brian Kelly. However, no one has ever doubted his ability to return...

Familiar teams named top seeds

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Reinvention Ready?

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Out with the old...

Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly's stated goals for spring ball: Developing an identity and depth for 2013.

Practice Report

Notre Dame began its fourth spring session under head coach Brian Kelly indoors on Meyo Field at the Loftus Center.

Treacherous First Step

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IrishEyes Watch List 3/19

IrishEyes breaks down the Top 8 Notre Dame targets that are turning up the heat in their recruitment, are nearing a decision, or are contemplating slicing and dicing their list of favorites.

Brian Kelly Presser Puts A Lot Of Weight Into Weight

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