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Notre Dame secondary seeking more consistency

Even before Notre Dame cornerback KeiVarae Russell shared his thoughts on Clemson quarterback DeShaun Watson, the ability of the Fighting Irish to stop the Tigers' passing game figured to be a key subplot when the teams face off Saturday night.  Notre Dame will enter Death Valley with the nation's No. 49 defense in terms of pass efficiency, and CSN Chicago notes the Fighting Irish...
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Notre Dame CB KeiVarae Russell fully cleared by NCAA

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are hoping to make a run at the four-team College Football Playoff in 2015 and they appear to have a chance at doing just that on paper. Head coach Brian Kelly seems to think this could be the best team he’s every coached at Notre Dame, and the Fighting Irish received more good news when they learned that star cornerback KeiVarae Russell has been...
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August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Star Cornerback KeiVarae Russell Officially Reinstated By NCAA

After a rollercoaster 2014 season that featured some incredible highs and lows for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, fans are ready for a big 2015 from the team. One key to a jump from the 8-5 2014 record? The return of star cornerback KeiVarae Russell. While there wasn’t supposed to be a lot of drama in his return, Irish fans will be happy to know that he has been officially reinstated...
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August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

KeiVarae Russell’s return key to Notre Dame’s defense

Notre Dame’s slim playoff hopes officially ended last season the day cornerback KeiVarae Russell was suspended as part of an internal academic misconduct investigation. This year, Notre Dame once again has championship aspirations and Russell’s return from suspension is a big reason why these aspirations are realistic. Russell still must be cleared by the NCAA, but Brian Kelly...
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August 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame CB KeiVarae Russell discusses return

Notre Dame Fighting Irish cornerback KeiVarae Russell may have missed all of last season while on suspension for his role in an academic scandal, but that hasn’t stopped him from preparing for the 2015 campaign and coming back stronger than ever. Russell recently put out a statement, which was posted on Twitter by Eric Hansen of the South Bend Tribune. Reinstated #NotreDame cornerback...
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August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Cornerback Keivarae Russell On Return To Notre Dame Football: “I Never Run Away From My Problems”

This last year has been a trying one for Notre Dame cornerback Keivarae Russell, but he has kept his head held high through all of it. In October, Russell said that he planned to “make history” with his return to the field in 2015, and he hasn’t been shy about posting videos of his intense workouts as well as heartfelt messages about his goals for the year. ND Insider’s Eric...
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August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Football: Video: KeiVarae Russell Box Jumped An Outrageous Height, Did Whip Dance Afterwards

The Notre Dame defense should receive a significant boost this season from the return of cornerback KeiVarae Russell. Russell missed all of last season after being suspended for academic dishonesty, but was developing into one of the country’s top corners before his punishment.  This afternoon, Russell provided a glimpse of the impressive athleticism he brings to the gridiron...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Football: Keivarae Russell Announces He’s Back With Fighting Irish On Instagram

Keivarae Russell is back at Notre Dame. The star cornerback, who was one of four players suspended for the entire 2014 season after an academic scandal, announced his return to campus on Instagram Friday afternoon. He had planned to return to South Bend in time for summer school, so he news isn’t a total surprise. He’s kept fans updated on social media this offseason, posting...
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Suspended KeiVarae Russell: Notre Dame becoming ridiculous

Notre Dame DB KeiVarae Russell is one of five players suspended by the school while an investigation of potential violations of academic honesty continues. With the season already in full swing, Russell is starting to get frustrated with the school because of the time that has been wasted. Russell said he had his hearing last Friday, but hasn’t heard anything. Now Russell has...
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October 02, 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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