NOTRE DAME RUMORS & GOSSIP

How walk-on Rob Regan became a secret weapon for Notre Dame

Walk-on safety Rob Regan didn't play one snap last year against Navy. And yet, his receiving the game ball couldn't have been more deserved. Here's why.
Via CSN Chicago
4 hours ago

Notre Dame sees a role for high-impact freshman Daelin Hayes

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Brian VanGorder doesn’t want to give away the game plan, but it’s clear the third-year Irish defensive coordinator is going to
Via CSN Chicago
21 hours ago

Notre Dame’s Equanimeous St. Brown Reaches Final Four

The Final Four of college football names is decided, but not without controversy... Ladies and gentlemen, we’ve seen over a month of insane, intense, and incredible performances by the best names in college football. Now, as we sit a week away from the beginning of Notre Dame’s 2016 football season, we enter the Final Four of the College Football Name of the Year tournament....
Via One Foot Down
1 day ago

Podcast: How will Notre Dame's leadership look in 2016?

Leadership is one of those nebulous, unquantifiable things that can be overrated, but does have an impact on a college football team. To wit: Notre Dame
Via CSN Chicago
2 days ago

Advanced stats give Notre Dame around a 10 percent chance of playoff contention

A pair of advanced statistical projections give Notre Dame between a 9.5 and 12 percent chance of winning 11 or more games this upcoming fall,
Via CSN Chicago
2 days ago

Notre Dame Defensive Back’s Girlfriend Disputes Charges

Former Notre Dame defensive back Devin Butler was arrested and charged with resisting police and battery against a public safety official last Friday night and subsequently suspended from the team on Tuesday. But, it seems like Butler has someone on his side to dispute the charges. Hailegh Bailey, Butler’s girlfriend, and another woman were at the bar where butler was arrested...
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Traveler's Guide to Austin for Notre Dame vs. Texas

CSN's JJ Stankevitz and Leila Rahimi provide a Traveler's Guide to Austin for Notre Dame's first game against Texas.
Via CSN Chicago
2 days ago

Notre Dame football: Irish kicking game looks good for 2016

With a trio of solid returning starters, the Irish kicking game is likely to be one of the most consistent units for Notre Dame this season. One of the most overlooked aspects of a football team is its kicking game, but Notre Dame has three solid players to rely on in this important facet of […] Notre Dame football: Irish kicking game looks good for 2016 - Slap the Sign - Slap...
Via Slap the Sign
2 days ago

Is the loss of Redfield really a loss?

The national media keeps calling the loss of senior Max Redfield a loss for the Notre Dame program, but is it really? Hopefully this is the last time we have to talk about Max Redfield and Notre Dame football. Over the last few days since Redfield’s dismissal from the program a lot of the national pundits have been saying that Notre Dame is going to hurt without him, what they...
Via One Foot Down
3 days ago

2016 Notre Dame football: 4 arrested underclassmen practicing with the team

Kelly revealed that Stepherson, Coney, Williams, and White are all practicing with the team. Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly announced that the four underclassmen who were arrested last weekend are back practicing with the team. He announced this after the dismissal of Max Redfield and the indefinite suspension of Devin Butler, who was recently formally charged. It’s really...
Via One Foot Down
3 days ago

Notre Dame 1 of 8 “Blue Bloods” in college football per ESPN

ESPN came out with a list of the blue bloods in college football. One of my absolute favorite things about college football is its history and tradition. There are very few other sports/franchises that can come close to the history, tradition, and pageantry that college football brings. I think this is what makes college football so unique and exhilarating, and in large part why...
Via One Foot Down
3 days ago

Notre Dame's Folston has different mindset after knee injury

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Notre Dame running back Tarean Folston learned not to take anything for granted, even practice, after a season-ending knee injury last year in the opener against Texas. ''It can be taken away at any time,'' he said. ''I'm going to this game saying I owe you something. I left a lot of games on the field last year because of injury. I'm ready to get back out...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kelly comments on weekend arrests by six players

Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly comments on the weekend arrests by six of his players.
Via CSN Chicago
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Arrests disappointed, embarrassed, angered Notre Dame coach

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly said he had the same feelings a parent would have when he heard six Fighting Irish football players had been arrested in two separate incidents over the weekend. ''Like any other father, my first one was disappointment. Then I think that disappointment kind of moved on to embarrassment for the university. Then I was mad as hell...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Not guilty plea on felonies entered for Notre Dame CB Butler

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) A not guilty plea has been entered on behalf of a Notre Dame cornerback accused of tackling a police officer and punching him during an altercation outside a bar. St. Joseph Superior Court Magistrate Elizabeth Hardtke entered the preliminary plea Wednesday for Devin Butler on felony counts of resisting law enforcement and battery against a public safety official...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame's Butler charged; accused of tackling officer

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) A Notre Dame cornerback taken into custody after allegedly punching a police officer and slamming the officer to the ground has been formally charged with felony counts of resisting law enforcement and battery against a public safety official. The St. Joseph County prosecutor's office on Tuesday charged cornerback Devin Butler. Coach Brian Kelly announced...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Arrests Of Notre Dame Football Players Will Have Serious Impact On Upcoming Season

Six Notre Dame football players were arrested in two separate incidents in South Bend last weekend. Safety Max Redfield, running back Dexter Williams, cornerback Ashton White, linebacker Te'Von Coney, and wide receiver Kevin Stepherson Jr. were pulled over by police on Friday night, and police found a loaded handgun and marijuana inside the players' vehicle. In an unrelated incident...
Via The Sports Quotient
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Notre Dame can already be eliminated from the playoff race

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Notre Dame had what most would consider a successful season in 2015. The Irish won 10 games, and their only regular-season losses came in the last seconds to a pair of teams that finished No. 2 (Clemson) and No. 3 (Stanford) in the final polls. No. 4 Ohio State did hammer Notre Dame in the Fiesta Bowl, causing the Irish to finish just outside the final AP Top...
Via FOX Sports
5 days ago

Notre Dame kicks Redfield off football team, suspends Butler

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Notre Dame kicked starting safety Max Redfield off the team Sunday, suspended reserve cornerback Devin Butler indefinitely after they were arrested in separate incidents and said four others arrested with Redfield face internal discipline. Coach Brian Kelly said in a statement he made the decision after meeting with the players, reviewing the evidence available...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mix of marijuana, loaded gun, battery leads to six Notre Dame players being arrested

Notre Dame cornerback Devin Butler was arrested early Saturday morning and charged with battery to law enforcement and resisting law enforcement. As if that was not enough bad news for Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly, five more Irish players were arrested Friday night, and now face possession of marijuana charges, with three of those players also being charged with possession...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame CB Devin Butler Arrested For ‘Battery To Law Enforcement’

Devin Butler, a senior cornerback for Notre Dame, was arrested early on Saturday night on charges of battery to law enforcement and resisting law enforcement. According to Notre Dame student paper The Observer, Butler was arrested at nearby bar the Linebacker Lounge. Butler was arrested outside the Linebacker Lounge early Saturday morning on early charges of resisting a police...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Notre Dame Football Players Arrested For Gun, Marijuana Possession

Five Notre Dame players were arrested on Friday night for gun and marijuana possession. Te’Von Coney, Max Redfield, Kevin Stepherson Jr., Dexter Williams, and Ashton White were taken in just after 10 p.m. in Indiana’s Fulton County. #BREAKING @IndStatePolice – Five #NotreDame football players arrested in Fulton County for marijuana and handgun pic.twitter.com/SsGSuUaHGc...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Malik Zaire and DeShone Kizer both to play QB in opener

Brian Kelly has yet to name a starting quarterback for this season, but the Notre Dame head coach has a plan for Malik Zaire and DeShone Kizer in the season-opener. Wednesday afternoon, Brian Kelly told the media that both quarterbacks will see time against the Longhorns on Sept. 3. NEWS: Both DeShone Kizer and Malik Zaire will play quarterback at Texas, #NotreDame coach Brian...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Sophomore Tight End Alize Jones Won’t Play This Season

Notre Dame sophomore tight end Alize Jones will not play for the Fighting Irish this season because of academics. Jones, a four-star recruit in the 2015 class, will still be permitted to practice and remains on the team’s roster. Here’s Brian Kelly’s statement. Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly on sophomore tight end Alizé Jones… pic.twitter.com/IeFwJW64cu — Michael...
Via College Spun
24 days ago  |  Discuss

4-Star WR Osiris St. Brown Deciding Between Notre Dame, Stanford On Friday

Two rivals are battling it out for Osiris St. Brown, one of the nation’s top wide receivers. St. Brown, a four-star player out of Mater Dei High School, announced via Twitter that he will be making his commitment on Friday, August 5. Osiris St. Brown’s decision is down to Notre Dame, where his brother Equanimeous currently plays receiver, and Pac-12 powerhouse Stanford. TOP...
Via College Spun
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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