Irish's nose guard Jones working to shake off a year of rust

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Notre Dame nose guard Jarron Jones, out since first being injured in November 2014, believes he's ready to contribute again when the eighth-ranked Fighting Irish face No. 7 Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl. He's just not sure how much. ''Each practice I'm getting better and better. It's just getting the rust off, playing with more confidence, being able to...
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December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame DT: Committee 'spit in our faces' with ranking

Notre Dame fell from No. 4 in last week’s College Football Playoff rankings to No. 6 in Tuesday night’s edition. This drop largely stems from the Fighting Irish’s lackluster performance in a win over Boston College coupled with Oklahoma beat TCU and Iowa remaining undefeated. Michigan State also overtook the Irish after beating No. 1 Ohio State.  After the rankings were unveiled...
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November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame DL ‘getting close’ to returning

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish have had a string on bad luck when it comes to injuries this year. That bad luck started before the season even began when defensive tackle Jarron Jones suffered a season-ending torn MCL in August. Jones was not expected to return at all this year, but it was reported that he could be closer to being healthy than some believed. It has been said that...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Star Defensive Lineman Jarron Jones “Getting Close” To Returning For Fighting Irish

Jarron Jones was supposed to be out for the entire 2015 college football season. Notre Dame’s star defensive tackle tore his MCL in early August and it was expected that he’d miss his team’s entire campaign.  He’ll likely play again for Notre Dame this season, though, Brian Kelly said tonight.  Jones, a redshirt junior with serious NFL potential, has been progressing well...
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November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame DT Jarron Jones could return for postseason

Brian Kelly and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish are the No. 5 team in the nation this week and are considered a solid option for the second College Football Playoff. They are beginning to play much better football at the right time and could be getting star defensive tackle Jarron Jones back for the postseason. Potential big news for #NotreDame. Brian Kelly says ND may get standout...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Notre Dame loses DT Jarron Jones for season

There is some bad news for the Notre Dame FIghting Irish front seven. According to reports that surfaced on Saturday morning, senior defensive tackle Jarron Jones is “likely” to miss the season after suffering what is being described as a serious knee injury. Multiple sources tell Irish Illustrated that d-tackle Jarron Jones suffered a significant knee injury and is likely lost...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame DT Jarron Jones likely out for season

By Robert Judin With Everett Golson now in Tallahassee ready to begin his new life as a Florida State Seminole, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish were finally ready for a new beginning. Malik Zaire has been hyped up and talked up as being ready to carry Notre Dame’s offense and fully erase the memory of Golson and a failed national championship run. But it’s going to be difficult...
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August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Notre Dame Defensive Tackle Jarron Jones “Likely” Out For The Season

Notre Dame fans are waking up to some unfortunate news Saturday morning. Fighting Irish senior defensive tackle Jarron Jones is “likely” out for the season after suffering a major knee injury during practice this week. According to JJ Stankevitz of CSN Chicago, Jones has several tears in his knee and will need surgery. Jones was a starter for the team last season before suffering...
Via College Spun
August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame keeping up with the Joneses

Keeping up with the Joneses just got a little easier in South Bend, especially after Notre Dame received a commitment from Jamir Jones, the brother of Fighting Irish defensive tackle Jarron Jones. Jamir Jones is a 6-4, 210-pound three-star class of 2016 outside linebacker that is rated as the No. 2 prospect in New York by Rivals. Jones had received offers from several major colleges...
Via Fox Sports
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Football: Notre Dame Lands Commitment From 2016 LB Jamir Jones

Jamir Jones, a three-star linebacker in the 2016 class, has committed to Notre Dame.  The 6-foot-3, 220-pound prospect out of Rochester, New York, is the younger brother of Fighting Irish defensive lineman Jarron Jones.  Jones also had offers from Boston College, Syracuse and Connecticut, among others.  BREAKING: DE Jamir Jones, brother of Jarron, commits to #NotreDame. http...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

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