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Coach Brian Kelly says he decided to announce Tommy Rees as Notre Dame's starting quarterback after having time to think, even though he initially said it would be a three-way competition in August.
Kelly said Wednesday that Rees won't have to fight for the starting job. But he reiterated he believes senior Andrew Hendrix can help the Fighting Irish and freshman Malik Zaire will continue to grow in the position. Kelly needed to find a new starting quarterback after Everett Golson was suspended for the fall by the university for what the player called poor academic judgment.
There have been media reports that Golson is considering playing at a junior college. Kelly says Golson has indicated he's focusing on improving his academics, and he doesn't think he will play football this fall.
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Coach Brian Kelly says Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson and UCLA defensive lineman Eddie Vanderdoes won't be playing college football this fall for the same reason: accountability.
''I really look at this as fairly clear-cut scenarios. Everett Golson didn't live up to the standards and he's held accountable. Eddie Vanderdoes had a standard to live up to...
Notre Dame may have recently lost a key quarterback in Everett Golson, but the Fighting Irish don’t typically have a hard time convincing quarterbacks to play under the dome. Today, four-star quarterback DeShone Kizer out of Toledo announced his commitment to Notre Dame:
I am privileged to say that I will be continuing my Fighting Irish tradition by playing football at the University...
Arizona State's persistance paid off Tuesday as athletic director Steve Patterson announced that the school had reached agreement with Notre Dame to keep a non-conference game against the Fighting Irish at Sun Devil Stadium in 2014.
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Well, Notre Dame will be in Tempe in 2014 after all. The two schools came to an agreement that will keep the game at Sun Devil Stadium next year.
Quarterback DeShone Kizer of Toledo (Ohio) Central Catholic talks about why he committed to Notre Dame over Alabama, LSU and Tennessee.
Arizona State will play Notre Dame at home on Nov. 8, 2014, after the Fighting Irish's move to the Atlantic Coast Conference put the game in danger of being canceled.
Arizona State announced the game had been saved Tuesday.
The game between the Sun Devils and Irish that was scheduled to be played in 2017 at South Bend, Ind., has been canceled.
The schools struck a deal to...
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Sometimes things in life get dramatic, but normally that drama ends up working itself out. That was the case for Notre Dame and Arizona State, at least.
Today, it was reported by AZCentral that Notre Dame and Arizona will still play each other on the gridiron in 2014. The matchup was scheduled several years back, but had been in jeopardy since Notre Dame had to institute a five-game...
Defensive lineman Marquise Dickerson has accepted a walk-on position at Notre Dame and will enroll this fall. He talks about his decision to attend Notre Dame and why the Irish were a natural fit.
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Notre Dame received its mandatory quarterback pledge for the 2014 recruiting cycle Tuesday afternoon when Toledo (Ohio) Central Catholic star DeShone Kizer chose South Bend as his collegiate home. Kizer though is just the first of three mandatory quarterback prospects the Irish need…over the next two recruiting cycles.
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