WATCH: Notre Dame video declares 'November is for contenders'

After avoiding a scare on Halloween by beating Temple, Notre Dame opened November with a win at a Pittsburgh team that was ranked one week earlier. Many players took their turn making big plays on the afternoon, from Will Fuller on offense to Matthias Farley on defense with many in between as the Fighting Irish won 42-30. The athletics department released a highlight video to relieve...
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November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Notre Dame stopped a Pitt scoring threat with a wicked interception

Pittsburgh quarterback Nate Peterman thought he might have a chance for the Panthers' first touchdown of the afternoon, but Notre Dame safety Mattias Farley had other ideas.The Fighting Irish safety read Peterman's intentions and made a quick break on the ball before leaping in front of the intended receiver to make an athletic interception for Notre Dame.Coming in the first half...
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November 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame DB Farley always ready to be the next man in

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Defensive back Matthias Farley is always ready to be the next man in for sixth-ranked Notre Dame. Farley was ready as a redshirt freshman when as a converted receiver he was thrust into a starting role as a safety after a season-ending injury to Jamoris Slaughter. He started 11 games that season en route to the national title game. He was ready last season...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Tillery has big plans for himself at Notre Dame and beyond

Jerry Tillery is an athletic 305-pound young man. That makes him unique in and of itself, but it's just the start of the story for the freshman defensive lineman from Louisiana who is already having an impact at Notre Dame.  NDInsider relates a few interesting tidbits about Tillery, including how susceptible he apparently has been to pranks by his teammates.  Not only does he tolerate...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame's Farley thriving again in secondary

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Notre Dame senior defensive back Matthias Farley has learned to let things go after his share of ups and downs. Farley arrived on campus with just two years of experience as a receiver after switching from soccer to football in high school. The senior from Charlotte, North Carolina, watched from the sidelines as a freshman unable to break into the Fighting...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame football: Top 3 positional battles to watch

As the Notre Dame football team heads into their spring game this weekend, let’s take a look at the top three positional battles to focus on this weekend. Quarterback After losing starting quarterback Tommy Rees along with Everett Golson returning to practice for the Irish this spring, many people assumed Golson a lock to become the starter. Given the numbers from his freshman...
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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