Found August 18, 2013 on College Spun:
While many Irish fans are still a bit skeptical on senior quarterback Tommy Rees running the offense this year, it’s apparent that his wide receivers are behind him 100%. Senior wideout T.J. Jones tweeted out a hilarious photo of himself and three of his teammates catching passes behind a “Rees’ Pieces” logo. Jones seems to be the first to tweet the photo, but we can’t confirm that he crafted it himself. Check it out: Notre Dame fans indeed hope that these guys can all be important pieces to help Rees get the Irish back to the promised land – the BCS National Championship Game.

Report: Notre Dame’s Danny Spond Done With Football, Per Brian Kelly

Sad news for Notre Dame fans today — outside linebacker Danny Spond is calling it quits from football. Shortly after Spond was seen on the sidelines during practice walking with a cane, head coach Brian Kelly announced the news in his post-practice press conference: Kelly would not go into the specifics of Spond’s departure, but it seems pretty easy to read between the lines...

Notre Dame linebacker Spond's playing career done

Notre Dame linebacker Danny Spond told his teammates Saturday his playing days are over because of an unspecified medical issue, coach Brian Kelly said. The senior from Littleton, Colo., plans to release a statement next week. ''I think what's most important is he did what's in his best interest for his future,'' the coach said. ''He's got a...

Five Things We Know & Five Things We Don't Know About Notre Dame Football 2013

Has this fall camp for Notre Dame been as quiet as we have had in recent memory? If not, it sure seems like it. That, of course, isn't really a bad thing as we could be flooded with news about injuries and quarterback battles and, well... nonsense. I haven't heard much "nonsense." Of course, the media has been pretty well shut out from viewing practices aside...

Notre Dame Loses Starting SAM Linebacker Spond, Who Will Step Into His Place?

Notre Dame has faced an offseason full of drama ranging from transfers, to decommitments and also to injuries. The list added another member as it was announced on Saturday that starting strong side outside linebacker Danny Spond was forced to end his playing career due to health concerns, according to ESPN’s Matt Fortuna. It has [...] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit...

Notre Dame’s Danny Spond Takes To Twitter To Thanks Fans For Their Support

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...

Notre Dame LB Danny Spond walks away from game for medical reasons

After starting 11 games for Notre Dame a year ago, linebacker Danny Spond has been forced to hang up his cleats due to lingering medical issues.

Notre Dame's 2013 Season Already Taking Unexpected Turns

Irish fans addicted to offseason news and the sneak peek quality of the Notre Dame practice videos had to know something was brewing when nearly all outlets were shut out for four full days this week. Credentialed media members had their practice viewing time changed from Tuesday to Saturday August 17th where they were informed that releasing news from the facility was not permitted...

Photo: Notre Dame Fans Have An Impressive Fighting Irish-Themed Wedding Cake

Sports-themed cakes are the best. We’ve shown you quite a number of them here on the site, and we figured you’re due for another. Notre Dame fan Rob Noone wanted nothing more on his wedding day than an Irish cake for him and his wife — he was not left disappointed. Here’s the “Marry Like A Champion Today” cake the couple displayed: [Darren Rovell]

Post-practice player video

Following Notre Dame's two-hour long practice on Saturday, linebacker Prince Shembo, safety Austin Collinsworth, quarterback Andrew Hendrix and cornerback Lo Wood met with the media.

Data: Georgia First, Notre Dame Last In Bowl Game Point Differential During BCS Era

Flickr/Katford We’re down to just one final season of college football in the BCS era, as fans will finally get to see a 4-team playoff system beginning in 2014. As such, we figured we’d take a look at the postseason history since 1998 and compile some data from every bowl game played in that time frame. Our goal was to see which teams have consistently performed the best using...

Do Not Enter: Notre Dame posts warning sign on RB gauntlet sled

It looks like Notre Dame has taken the appropriate (read: hilarious) safety measures to make sure no more backs run into the backside of a rushing sled.

Strong and True: Trailer for new Notre Dame documentary

Notre Dame's offseason bonding is part of what is being featured on "Strong and True - Building Bonds," a documentary chronicling the Irish's 2013 season for NBC Sports Network.

Notre Dame Ranked #14 In AP Preseason Poll

Notre Dame comes in ranked #14 in the AP Preseason Top 25. The Irish are nestled between Oklahoma State at #13 and Texas at #15. College football rankings: Alabama atop AP Top 25 preseason poll — SN College Football (@sn_ncaaf) August 17, 2013 Irish opponents ranked as follows: Stanford #4, Michigan #17, USC #24, and Michigan State was the...

20 For a Title: QB2

Notre Dame kicks off its season in less than two weeks and has identified 20 key players, positions, and developments if the Irish are to return to the BCS Championship game. Today's focus, the backup quarterback(s).

August Attrition

Notre Dame completed its second week of training camp Saturday and the first 15 practices were not without casualties.
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