NOTRE DAME RUMORS & GOSSIP

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly has words of praise for Jaguars coach Gus Bradley

Kelly invited Bradley to speak at Notre Dame’s coaches clinic last month. On Thursday, Kelly was in town to attend the Notre Dame Club of Greater Jacksonville’s luncheon at the River Club atop the Wells Fargo Center. “I’m fortunate enough that I get the chance to be around many head coaches across the NFL,” Kelly said. “I have a great relationship with a number of them...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Choke Wednesday: Pitt Stained

Before Notre Dame's magical 2012 season came crashing down in Miami it was nearly derailed by a lackluster showing against Pitt. The Irish needed a 14-point fourth quarter just to force OT, and a botched chip shot field goal to survive it, finally topping the Panthers in a third overtime frame.The 2013 Fighting Irish weren't as lucky.Notre Dame had won four straight before...
Via Double Coverage Football
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Athletes Will Eat More

The Legislative Council for the NCAA announced a few changes today. NCAA approves unlimited meals and snacks for players. A lot of coaches and ADs are happy. http://t.co/TPKROkXH0n — Jeremy Fowler (@JFowlerCBS) April 15, 2014 This is a fairly drastic change in policy, and a very good one. Student athletes (scholarship players and walk-ons as well) will now be able to receive a...
Via Subway Domer
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ofodile wants to visit Notre Dame again

Four-star wide receiver Alex Ofodile of Columbia (Mo.) Rock Bridge Sr. recaps his weekend visit to Notre Dame and breaks down his quickly approaching decision timeline.
Via notredame.scout.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Coney sees a fit with Irish

Notre Dame is the latest to offer 2015 middle linebacker Te’Von Coney. The Palm Beach Gardens (Fla.) star hopes to visit the Irish program this summer. Coney shares his thoughts on the offer here.
Via recruiting.scout.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Second visit, new experiences for Guyton

Notre Dame wide receiver commit Jalen Guyton describes his weekend experience at Notre Dame with his family, including his conversations with Brian Kelly and time spent with Irish wide receiver Chris Brown.
Via notredame.scout.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame could be game-changer for Conner

Four-star linebacker Nick Conner of Dublin (Ohio) Dublin Scioto recaps his weekend visit to Notre Dame and provides insight into where he stands in earning an Irish offer after a conversation with Irish assistant Mike Elston.
Via notredame.scout.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Football: 2014 Blue-Gold Game Recap

With the completion of the game Saturday- one thing was made very clear: Greg Bryant will be a player who will see considerable action this season and could very well become the primary focus for the Irish offense.But along with his play Saturday, and the play of Malik Zaire and CJ Prosise - one tid bit overshadowed the actual players on the field and it was the field itself.In...
Via Football Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephon Tuitt Scouting Report

Stephon Tuitt DT Notre Dame #7 Ht: 6’6″ Wt: 304 All of our scouting reports are limited to our premium customers. If you would like access to all of our 2014 scouting reports, click here to sign up. Comments: Tuitt has the tools be elite, but how motivated is he? It was impossible not to notice his weight gain and overall decline in 2013. However, he also had a strong track...
Via DraftAce
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame to install FieldTurf for 2014 season

Maintaining an impeccable multi-use grass field in Indiana isn't easy. (Just ask Purdue.) And Notre Dame has decided that it's become more trouble than it's worth for the Fighting Irish. Athletic director Jack Swarbrick announced during the Irish's Saturday spring game that Notre Dame Stadium's grass surface would be replaced by FieldTurf. The conversion will...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Runs Over “Tradition” With FieldTurf Installation

The 2014 version of Notre Dame’s Blue-Gold game saw great weather, a decent crowd, and the announcement that Notre Dame will install fieldturf inside Notre Dame Stadium after this years commencement. The news is certainly not surprising given that Notre Dame just announced the Campus Crossroads project over 2 months ago, but it still has some “shock factor” since this is the...
Via Subway Domer
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Notre Dame’s Natural Grass Football Field Looks Terrible For Spring Game, Could Be Time For Turf Surface

For as long as football has been played in South Bend, Ind., it has been played on a natural grass field. It might finally be time for Notre Dame’s football program to opt for a synthetic turf surface, though. Checking in from Notre Dame Stadium two hours before the Blue-Gold Game. Winter has not helped this field. pic.twitter.com/ck444a8L0m — Irish Illustrated (@NDatRivals...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame, Georgia working to finalize home-and-home

Notre Dame hasn't played an SEC team in the regular season in nearly a decade. The school appears ready to stop the drought. Georgia and Notre Dame are working to finalize a home-and-home series, according to a source, possibly for 2018-19. Notre Dame's last SEC regular season game was a 41-21 win over Tennessee in 2005. When reached Tuesday, Georgia athletic director...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Expected meeting of unbeatens will decide women's title

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The NCAA women's national semifinal games on Sunday night were mere formalities for the collision course long set by Connecticut and Notre Dame. For the first time, the national championship game on Tuesday features two undefeated teams. And with it, top-ranked UConn (39-0) and second-ranked Notre Dame (37-0) finally get to settle a season-long discussion...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
13 days ago  |  Discuss

3-star S Nicco Fertitta commits to Notre Dame Fighting Irish

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish have been hot on the recruiting trail as of late. They landed another verbal commitment when 3-star safety Nicco Fertitta committed to the Fighting Irish on Saturday night. Fertitta committed on an unofficial visit to South Bend, Indiana this weekend. “It definitely held up to its name,” Fertitta told Ray Brewer of The Las Vegas Sun. “When you...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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