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DANNY SPOND RUMORS & GOSSIP

Notre Dame LB Jaylon Smith To Wear No. 13 This Weekend To Honor Danny Spond On Senior Day

Earlier this year, Notre Dame senior linebacker Danny Spond called it quits on his football career after several years battling injuries and medical issues. The news was very sad for Irish fans — Spond was not only a key defender, but also a very respected leader and teammate in the locker room. Rather than simply hanging it up and transitioning to life as a non-athlete, Spond...
Via College Spun
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Irish's Spond ends playing career

Notre Dame linebacker Danny Spond says he has decided to end his playing career after suffering a paralyzing migraine headache for a second straight year. Spond issued a statement Tuesday saying that because the cause of the hemiplegic migraines is not known, he decided to stop playing. Coach Brian Kelly announced Saturday that Spond had told teammates a medical condition had ended...
Via Fox Sports
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

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...
Via isportsweb.com
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

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...
Via College Spun
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

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.
Via Gamedayr
August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports
August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

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...
Via Next Level Sports Network
August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

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...
Via College Spun
August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Spond cherishing chance at BCS title

(Updates. With AP Photos.) By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer Notre Dame linebacker Danny Spond values every chance he gets to be on the football field. That might sound trivial. After all, doesn't every player feel that way? Probably so, but then again, few players have seen what Spond has seen. The native of Littleton, Colo., was a star quarterback at Columbine High, where...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2013  |  Discuss

ND's Spond thriving after debilitating migraine

(Eds: APNewsNow. With AP Photos.) By TOM COYNE Associated Press Notre Dame linebacker Danny Spond has been a key contributor this season, which he still finds remarkable. The junior from Littleton, Colo., wasn't sure he'd play football again after a debilitating migraine headache left him barely able to move because the left side of his body was numb. After missing the first...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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