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Bears sign former Notre Dame linebacker Jarrett Grace

The Bears announced on Wednesday they have signed former Notre Dame linebacker Jarrett Grace.Grace attended Bears rookie minicamp earlier this month as a tryout player. Grace
Via CSN Chicago
2 days ago

Texas mascot Bevo XV set to debut vs. Notre Dame

The Texas Longhorns have announced their new mascot, Bevo XV, has a date set for its debut. The school’s newest live mascot is currently undergoing training for his new gig as “the most famous Texas longhorn,” and his debut will come on Sept. 4 when the football team plays host to the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Darrell K Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium in the season-opener...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bevo mascot chosen, returns to Longhorns sideline in 2016

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The University of Texas says a new longhorn steer mascot has been selected and will be introduced at the 2016 season-opener against Notre Dame on Sept. 4.Ricky Brennes, executive director of the Silver Spurs Alumni Association, describes Bevo XV as "very gentle, smart and curious."School officials had to select a new mascot after Bevo XIV died in October 2015...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bevo mascot chosen, returns to Texas sideline in 2016

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) The University of Texas says a new longhorn steer mascot has been selected and will be introduced at the 2016 season-opener against Notre Dame on Sept. 4. Ricky Brennes, executive director of the Silver Spurs Alumni Association, describes Bevo XV as ''very gentle, smart and curious.'' School officials had to select a new mascot after Bevo XIV died in October...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Announces Bevo XV Has Been Selected, Sets Public Debut For Notre Dame Game

Texas announced Monday afternoon that beloved Longhorn mascot Bevo XV has been selected, and will step in to replace BevoXIV, who peacefully passed away last fall after being diagnosed with Bovine Leukemia.  Set to make his public debut September 4 against Notre Dame, Bevo XV will continue a tradition that dates back to 1916. On Monday, Texas released this statement, which was shared...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Michigan Freshmen Who Could Surprise This Fall

WR Nate Johnson One of the fastest players in Michigan’s class, Johnson was ranked as the No. 94 WR in 2016. Johnson, who picked the Wolverines over Notre Dame on National Signing Day, has a chance to see immediate playing time at the slot position alongside Grant Perry and Eddie McDoom. Proud to be a Michigan Wolverine〽〽!!! #GoBlue — Diez (10)〽 (@natedog0202) February...
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Notre Dame QB DeShone Kizer Shows Off Big Striped Bass He Reeled In

Notre Dame’s DeShone Kizer is more than just a terrific college football quarterback – he’s also an accomplished fisherman, at least as of Monday.  Kizer posted these photos to Instagram, showing off the day’s catch from his fishing trip on Long Island Sound. What’s on the menu tonight? Looks like striped bass, and there’s plenty to go around.  Fishin' Irish...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Draft 2016 Scouting Profile: Demetrius Jackson

Notre Dame's Demetrius Jackson is my second-ranked point guard in the class. Does the hyper athletic Jackson fit with the Kings roster? Demetrius Jackson NBA Position: PG General Information: 21 year old junior, played at Notre Dame. From Mishawaka, Indiana. Measurables: 6'1", 195 pounds, 6'5.5" wingspan, 7'9" standing reach, 37.5' no step vertical, 43.5 max vertical 2014-15...
Via Sactown Royalty
4 days ago

WATCH: Clemson vs. Notre Dame Baseball Highlights (May 21, 2016)

Clemson vs. Notre Dame: The Clemson Tigers swept the Fighting Irish behind home runs from Chris Okey and Chris Williams, taking the final game in the series 6-2. Clemson will be the No. 6 seed in the ACC Tournament next week.
Via ACC Digital Network
5 days ago

Greg Bryant’s mother begs killer to come forward in Facebook post

Just over a week ago, former Notre Dame and future UAB running back Greg Bryant was tragically killed in a shooting incident in Miami. Many want answers in the incident as Bryant’s killer is still currently at large. One of the people that wants some kind of closure is his mother, Renee McClendon. She took to Facebook and penned an emotional note about her son and seemed to beg...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Texas Shows Off Preview Of White Cleats For This Season

We’re less than four months away from Texas’ season-opening game against Notre Dame. When the Longhorns take the field against the Fighting Irish, they might be wearing cleats very similar to the ones they shared on Twitter this afternoon. Preview of the 2016 cleats pic.twitter.com/sV9QSnnGDC — UTexas Equipment (@UTexasEquipment) May 19, 2016 Those are fresh. The clean white...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Notre Dame WR Corey Holmes Working Out With Ex-NFL Star Chad Johnson

Notre Dame wide receiver Corey Holmes has yet to record a catch in his first two seasons in South Bend, but could be a contributor this fall after the departure of Will Fuller, Chris Brown and Amir Carlisle.  To prepare for this year, Holmes is working out back in Florida with former NFL star Chad Johnson. Johnson posted video of the two of them today.  The kid @coreyholmes4 out...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Connelly: Notre Dame can be a playoff contender in 2016

SB Nation analytics guru Bill Connelly sees plenty of reasons why Notre Dame, despite losing a windfall of talent, can contend for the College Football Playoff. 
Via CSN Chicago
8 days ago

Coming Attractions: British Open, Notre Dame/Texas, NFL Wild Card

NBC and Golf Channel plan to ramp up British Open coverage in their first year televising the event. In other news, the special Sunday night Notre Dame/Texas game will air on ABC, and ABC will again simulcast ESPN’s NFL Wild Card Game. Golf: British Open (July 14-17, NBC and Golf Channel) Golf Channel and the [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Notre Dame 4-Star Signee Parker Boudreaux Shows Off Huge New Tattoo

Parker Boudreaux, a four-star offensive lineman signed to Notre Dame’s 2016 class, has a new tattoo.  It’s big, on his arm and it’s of the Virgin Mary.  Check it out: Marypic.twitter.com/s1SVWHBH4o — P-Money (@ParkerBoudreaux) May 18, 2016 The 6-foot-4, 287-pound prospect out of Florida is ranked the No. 18 offensive guard in the class by 247Sports. 
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Looking at what QB recruit Phil Jurkovec could bring to Notre Dame

Notre Dame got its guy on Monday when four-star dual-threat quarterback Phil Jurkovec verbally committed to Brian Kelly & Co. The Gibsonia, Pa. native is one
Via CSN Chicago
8 days ago

Notre Dame still pays Charlie Weis more than Brian Kelly

Charlie Weis scored big with his buyout from Notre Dame. In fact, the former Fighting Irish head coach remains one of the highest paid members of the athletic department despite not being with the program since 2009. Notre Dame’s latest tax returns revealed that Weis was paid more than current head coach Brian Kelly in 2014. Weis racked in more than $2 million, while Kelly earned...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Five-star QB Phil Jurkovec commits to Notre Dame

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish football program received some great news this week, with five-star quarterback Phil Jurkovec announcing his commitment to Brian Kelly’s team. Jurkovec is currently ranked as the top dual-threat quarterback in the Class of 2018. 247Sports’ Steve Wiltfong reported Jurkovec made his commitment during a visit to South Bend. “I came up here with the...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Notre Dame vs. North Carolina Baseball Highlights (May 16, 2016)

Notre Dame vs. North Carolina: No. 20 UNC scored 7 runs in the bottom of the second inning and never looked back, beating Notre Dame, 8-1. Tyler Ramirez made a spectacular diving catch in center field and Kyle Datres pitched in on offense with three hits including a home run.
Via ACC Digital Network
10 days ago

Ohio State loses top quarterback target Phil Jurkovec to Notre Dame

The tug-of-war for recruits is in full swing in college football, and Ohio State has lost a key chip. Phil Jurkovec, a four-star quarterback from Pennsylvania, chose Notre Dame over a number of schools Monday, including the Buckeyes."It's the right fit for me,"  Jurkovec told 247Sports. "The whole education of Notre Dame from the books to the spiritually, the whole university and...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: 2018 4-Star QB Phil Jurkovec Commits To Notre Dame

Gibsonia (Pa.) Pine-Richland quarterback Phil Jurkovec, the No. 1 dual-threat signal caller in the 2018 class, has committed to Notre Dame today while on an unofficial visit to campus. Multiple outlets have confirmed Jurkovec’s commitment, with 247Sports breaking the news.  BREAKING: The nation’s No. 1 dual QB per @247Sports in 2018 Phil Jurkovec commits to #NotreDame: https...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Malik Zaire Shared An Incredibly Touching Tribute To Greg Bryant On Social Media

Today was the funeral for Greg Bryant, the 21-year-old ex-Notre Dame running back who was gunned down in South Florida last weekend. It was an incredibly somber occasion. Bryant’s Notre Dame teammate, Malik Zaire, was in attendance at the funeral, and posted multiple heartfelt tributes to his fallen friend on social media.  First, there was this tweet of Zaire and Bryant doing...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tyler Ramirez Amazing Diving Catch Against Notre Dame

The No. 22 Tar Heels took care of the Fighting Irish at home, 2-0. Great pitching and great defensive plays helped preserve the shutout for the Heels. No play was more exciting than Tyler Ramirez's diving catch in the top of the 5th inning. Check it out in this ACC Must See Moment right here!
Via ACC Digital Network
13 days ago

WATCH: Notre Dame vs. Louisville Softball Championship Highlights (2016)

Notre Dame vs. Louisville: The No. 3 seed Fighting Irish held off a few late rally attempts from No. 2 seed Louisville to win 4-2 and advance to the ACC Softball Championship. The Irish won their second game of the day thanks in part to a 3-run first inning that included a huge 2-run single by Morgan Reed. Notre Dame will take on 2-time defending champions and top-seeded Florida...
Via ACC Digital Network
13 days ago

Notre Dame shows off players’ internships

Most of the time, fans forget that their favorite college athletes are students and most of them do care about getting their degrees, which is why many are surprised when big name players land internships with major companies. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish showed off some of their players’ internship opportunities on Friday. There have been some pretty cool player internships...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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