Found August 19, 2013 on College Spun:
On Saturday, Notre Dame fans received the sad news that outside linebacker Danny Spond would be calling it quits after dealing with medical issues for several years. Spond was a clear starter and one of the team leaders, and will remain with the team to help coach. Tonight, Spond took to Twitter to thank fans for all the support they have given him: It’s easy to see why the fans love Danny Spond — he has a bright future ahead of him outside of football.

Notre Dame linebacker Danny Spond’s career is over

Notre Dame fans won’t be seeing Danny Spond (#13) in an Irish uniform anymore. Oh, Danny boy. The pipes, the pipes are calling on your playing days. A rough day just got a bit rougher for Notre Dame. Hours after learning that they had lost out on former RB recruit Elijah Hood, the news broke that senior linebacker Danny Spond had to retire from football due to migraines. More specifically...

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Notre Dame fans loved seeing Everett Golson emerge last season. With a trip to the national title game who wouldn't, right? That joy was equaled in the disappointment felt when news spread that he had been suspended for the coming season. @TNNDN/Flickr Worry not! The team still has senior Tommy Rees; the man that bailed the team and Golson out on occasion last season...

4-star recruit Hood decommits from Notre Dame

First, it was highly touted 2013 DT recruit Eddie Vanderdoes, who changed his commitment from Notre Dame to UCLA. Now, 2014 RB recruit Elijah Hood (4-star – ESPN, 5-star has apparently changed his mind about playing for the Irish as well. Speculation quickly turned to certainty when Hood acknowledged the change earlier today with this message: It’s fairly evident...

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Running back Elijah Hood of Charlotte (N.C.) Catholic decommitted from Notre Dame on Tuesday afternoon. Why did the five-star choose to withdraw his pledge - and where do the Irish go from here?

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Photo: FOX Sports 1 Thinks Brian Kelly Has Left Notre Dame

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