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SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- The new Notre Dame mantra for 2011 has an interesting application for senior tailback Jonas Gray. As of last week, each team breakdown ends with the Irish shouting "Count on me," a slogan aimed at heightening individual responsibility in all areas.
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Notre Dame forward/center Natalia Achonwa will miss four weeks after hurting a ligament in the medial collateral ligament of her left knee, an injury that will require surgery.
The 6-foot-3 Achonwa, a key reserve last season when the Irish reached the national finals, averaged 6.9 points and 5.3 rebounds last year. She had been projected as a starter this season for the second-ranked...
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish easily defeated Navy 56-14 in a rout at Notre Dame Stadium.
It was Navy's worst loss in the series since 2000 when Notre Dame rolled over a hapless Charlie Weatherbie coached team, 45-14.
Centerville (Ohio) High four-star outside linebacker Ifeadi Odenigbo made his official visit to Notre Dame nearly two weeks ago, but it is still fresh in his mind. He spoke to IrishEyes.com about the trip, what he learned, and the experience of attending his first college game.
After dealing with injury and turmoil, linebacker back to creating mayhemSOUTH BEND, Ind. — At 2 a.m. Friday, Manti Te'o finished wee-hour film study and got on the phone with his people back in paradise. He had been dealing with a sore ankle. A loss to USC lacerated his pride. Then his coach took a cudgel to Notre Dame's upperclassmen in remarks like a nasty cut block.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Manti Te'o resurfaced for media duties Wednesday and confirmed what most suspected about Notre Dame's junior tackling machine: He'd grinded through physical and emotional injuries in the previous 10 days and emerged healthier in every sense.
The push for continued intensity, Brian Kelly said Thursday, doesn't come from the head coach after a rollicking win. Instead, Notre Dame's coach said the calendar and an extended on-field workout schedule did the pushing for him.
Two of Notre Dame's starters in an exhibition game Tuesday night were reserves a year ago. One played a bit role. One didn't play at all.
Baylor received the majority of first-place votes to come out ahead of Notre Dame as the top-ranked team in the ESPN/USA Today preseason women's college basketball coaches' poll.
Wake Forest returns from a two-week road trip to host the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in one of the biggest games in the history of BB&T Field. Kickoff is slated for 8 p.m.
Irish head coach Brian Kelly took time to evaluate a number of his players as Notre Dame heads into its final month.