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Malik Zaire, Deshone Kizer in ‘wide open race’ for 2016 starting job

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are returning a lot of their 2015 roster for next season and they look to be a contender for the College Football Playoff. Last season, they seemed to be a lot of trouble when they were faced with a number of injuries. One of the injured players was starting quarterback Malik Zaire. He broke his ankle in the second game of the season against Virginia...
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Notre Dame QB Brandon Wimbush expected to redshirt in 2016

It is pretty clear that either Malik Zaire or Deshone Kizer will be the starting quarterback for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in 2016. The team hopes that both players can stay healthy enough to play the entire season, so this has led to the team looking to redshirt one of its top prospects from the 2015 class. Last season, the Fighting Irish had slapped a redshirt on quarterback...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Quarterback Competition In South Bend May Be Nation's Most Intriguing Position Battle

Head Coach Brian Kelly will once again be evaluating two potential starting quarterbacks during spring practice this offseason. Last year, Everett Golson and Malik Zaire battled for the position, with Zaire eventually claiming the spot, leading to Golson's transfer to Florida State. This time around, Zaire will be up against DeShone Kizer, who became the starter following Zaire...
Via The Sports Quotient
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Kelly: Malik Zaire hasn’t missed a practice since injury

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish suffered a big loss in the early part of the year when quarterback Malik Zaire went down with a broken ankle. He hasn’t played since the injury and it’s likely that he won’t play in the team’s Fiesta Bowl game against Ohio State. Despite him not being able to do any real physical activity, Zaire is still dedicated to the craft. According to Nick...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Malik Zaire had angle surgery, hopes to return next spring

Notre Dame quarterback Malik Zaire broke his right ankle in the Irish’s 34-27 win over Virginia on Saturday, ending his 2015 season. Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly revealed to reporters Sunday that Zaire has already had surgery and is back on campus. Kelly is hopeful the southpaw could be back in action for 2016 spring practice. Malik Zaire had surgery on his fractured ankle...
Via College Spun
September 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Malik Zaire out for season with fractured ankle

Notre Dame sophomore quarterback Malik Zaire is out for the season, head coach Brian Kelly announced following the Fighting Irish’s dramatic victory against Virginia.  Zaire, a potential Heisman Trophy candidate, fractured his ankle late in the third quarter of Saturday's contest against the Cavaliers. He was taken off the field on a cart.  Kelly announced the news at his post...
Via College Spun
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Notre Dame beats Virginia on miracle TD pass

    Touchdown Jesus was on Notre Dame’s sidelines Saturday. The Fighting Irish came back to beat Virginia thanks to a 39-yard miracle touchdown pass by DeShone Kizer to Will Fuller with 12 seconds left in the game. The Irish went up 32-27 on the score and then added a two-point conversion to make it 34-27, which ended up being the final score. For the Irish, this was a...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Notre Dame QB Malik Zaire carted off the field after gruesome ankle injury

Notre Dame is currently in a dog fight with Virginia, but the outcome of today’s game may not currently be top of mind for Fighting Irish fans. Starting quarterback Malik Zaire appeared to severely injure his ankle late in the third quarter of the team’s contest against the Cavaliers. He was carried off of the field and taken to the locker room by cart. Warning — the below...
Via College Spun
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Brian Kelly hints Notre Dame will have fast offense

By Andrew Holleran Get ready for a really fast-paced offense, Notre Dame fans.  Fighting Irish coach Brian Kelly implied on Saturday that his offense, now led by junior quarterback Malik Zaire, will be very up-tempo this season.  Kelly thought of his offense while watching the Indy 500. Thought while watching the Indy 500... If you think this is fast, wait until you see...
Via College Spun
May 24, 2015  |  Discuss

What the Everett Golson transfer means for Notre Dame Football

According to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy, Fighting Irish quarterback Everett Golson is transferring to “play final season at another school.” It is not 100% clear where Golson will end up playing his last year of college football, but there are rumors that LSU, Texas, Florida, Florida State, and Alabama are possibilities. Everett Golson is transferring out of Notre Dame for his...
May 09, 2015  |  Discuss

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