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Bagpipe Monday: Healing

Were you nervous? It’s okay if you were, because I was throwing crowbars out of frustration. Notre Dame’s defensive backfield is thin- like The Subway Domer high school freshman thin ( I weighed 95 pounds). Coming into the game, the Irish were already lacking KeiVarae Russell, Eilar Hardy, and Austin Collinsworth. The first two to some type of ancient form waiting, weeks after...
Via Subway Domer
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame hoping defense can shut down Boilers

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Notre Dame has stood up to the body blows. Cornerback KeiVarae Russell and end Ishaq Williams, the projected pillars of Brian Kelly's rebuilt defense, are out because of an academic fraud investigation and safety Austin Collinsworth, a captain, is out with a sprained knee. Yet instead of getting knocked down, the Fighting Irish have lived up to their nickname...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame holds out fifth player as part of academic fraud investigation

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Notre Dame says it will hold out a fifth player from competition as it investigates possible academic dishonesty and NCAA violations. Notre Dame did not identify the latest player being held out. Earlier this month it was announced that cornerback KeiVarae Russell, receiver DaVaris Daniels, defensive end Ishaq Williams and linebacker Kendall Moore were being withheld...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame pulls another player due to the academic investigation

Notre Dame announced Thursday afternoon that a fifth player will join wide receiver DeVaris Daniels, cornerback KeiVarae Russell, defensive end Ishaq Williams and linebacker Kendall Moore in missing time due to an ongoing academic investigation. Notre Dame did not name the player in its official statement: "As Notre Dame's internal investigation relating to potential NCAA...
Via Pro Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

CB Riggs' role expands after Notre Dame probe

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Notre Dame will count on cornerback Cody Riggs more than expected after transferring from Florida. Riggs will cover opponents' top receivers with KeiVarae Russell out indefinitely while the school investigates possible academic dishonesty. Kelly says Riggs is clearly Notre Dame's best corner and praises him for being a leader. Riggs says it hasn'...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame investigating academic fraud involving 4 of its players

The University of Notre Dame is investigating suspected academic dishonesty on the part of four members of their football team.  Blue and Gold Illustrated reported that cornerback KeiVarae Russell, defensive end Ishaq Williams, linebacker Kendall Moore and wide receiver DaVaris Daniels were not with the team at its Friday practice.  Notre Dame declined to comment or respond to...
Via NCAA Football Zone
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Kelly 'shocked' and disappointed' by academic fraud

Notre Dame head football coach Brian Kelly said he’s “shocked” and “disappointed” after learning about the internal academic fraud investigation into four of his players. “I'm disappointed, I'm saddened in a way for these young men, because they’re good kids,” Kelly said via ESPN.
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Notre Dame Dismisses Four Players For Academic Fraud

Notre Dame dismisses four players for academic fraud: DaVaris Daniels, KeiVarae Russell, Ishaq Williams and linebacker Kendall Moore.
Via Gamedayr
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Russell embraces aggressive style

A new scheme and new challenges await Notre Dame cornerbacks in 2014. KeiVarae Russell couldn't be happier.
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Football: Could Notre Dame land Cody Riggs from Florida?

The dust has begun to settle on the 2014 recruiting cycle and Notre Dame fans should be pretty happy. This year’s crop of recruits is strong, and includes two strong defensive back prospects, cornerback Nick Watkins and safety Drue Tranquill. In the past few days, Notre Dame has found itself with a chance to bolster their secondary core even more. Cody Riggs, coming off a strong...
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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