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#1 Notre Dame Goes Down in the First Round to #6 Duke

#6 Duke vs. #1 Notre Dame (Semifinal #1) (ACC Men’s Lacrosse Championship)(Mandatory Credit: Duke University) #1 Notre Dame fought to the very end but were unable to overcome a ten-goal deficit in the fourth quarter, losing to #6 Duke in the ACC semi-final game 13-8. With the win Duke secures a spot in Sunday’s championship against #3 Syracuse. In the first quarter it was all...
Via The Sports Journal
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Football: The 2015 'Shirt' And What History Says

Since 1990, the unveiling of the commemorative t-shirt for the upcoming football season has sparked a seperate kind of hype apart from the actual goins on at Notre Dame Stadium.Many see it as a way to kick-off things and proclaim a fresh start to hopefully brighter seasons.It's hype video's stamped to cotton.But is there evidence as to what will actually transpire where win's and...
Via Football Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Jerian Grant Is No Longer On Notre Dame’s Depth Chart and That Makes Him Very Sad

Jerian Grant’s time as a Notre Dame men’s basketball player has been over for a couple weeks.  Perhaps that didn’t truly hit him until tonight, though.  The Fighting Irish’s men’s basketball Twitter account posted a photo of the team’s depth chart for 2015-16. Grant, of course, is not listed. This makes him very sad.  RT @NDmbb: Our rising Freshmen are officially...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Three Notre Dame commits named in ESPN's top 300 recruits

In the world of college football recruiting, if you're not planning for the future you're going to be left behind. Adhering to this credence, the Fighting Irish are already building a formidable Class of 2016.Three Notre Dame commits were named in ESPN's updated ranking of the top 300 recruits, according to Tyler James of the South Bend Tribune. They are Liam Eichenberg (No. 56...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Which fictional head coach would you choose to lead your football team?

Yesterday at The Student Section we discussed the upcoming 2015 season for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and we also talked about the best quarterback corps around the country. Today, the mood is a little lighter as we are going to have some fun with football and pop culture. Normally, our roundtables take place on Wednesday but this week Associate Editor Terry Johnson and writers...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

What will make 2015 a successful season for Notre Dame?

Earlier today we discussed the best QB corps in the Nation. This afternoon, we return as TSS Associate Editors Bart Doan and Terry Johnson join Kevin Causey and rotating special guests in our weekly roundtables discussing all things college football. This morning we brought up the fact that Brian Kelly said he would take his quarterbacks over Ohio State’s. After an 8-5 season,...
Via The Student Section
3 days ago  |  Discuss

#1 Notre Dame Rallies Against #2 UNC, Stays Perfect in ACC

Matt Kavanagh and Notre Dame have a pivotal game Saturday against ACC foe North Carolina. (Mandatory Credit: Rob Carr / Getty Images) For the third straight year, #1 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (9-1, 4,0 ACC) overcame a late four quarter deficit to beat #2 North Carolina Tar Heels (12-2, 3-1 ACC). Led by Matt Kavanagh, Notre Dame overcame a two-goal deficit with less than two minutes...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Lands A Commitment From 2016 4-Star OL Liam Eichenberg

An elite football recruit in the state of Ohio has committed to a school and, surprisingly, that school is not Ohio State. It’s Notre Dame.  The Fighting Irish have landed a commitment from Liam Eichenberg, a four-star offensive lineman in the 2016 class from St. Ignatius (Cleveland, Ohio).  Eichenberg announced his pledge on Twitter Sunday afternoon.  I have officially decided...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Malik Zaire threw a 68 yard TD pass in Notre Dame’s spring game

Brian Kelly made the bold statement that he would take his quarterbacks over Ohio State’s. What else is the guy gonna say, right? Anyway, Malik Zaire showed off a cannon on this throw during Notre Dame’s spring game on Saturday… Malik Zaire airs one out to @Will_Fuller7 (@RomanAthletics) for the long TD pass in Notre Dame's Blue-Gold game: — Rick O...
Via The Student Section
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Football: Spring Game Notes And Recap

 Getting through a scrimmage game without injury is all a coach can ask for.But early, a gasp overtook the makeshift Irish venue at the practice field for the annual Blue-Gold game.2nd year player Nyles Morgan was shaken on a tackle but later returned.In all, the scrimmage netted what many believed:-Both Malik Zaire and Everett Golson can start on any college team- including Ohio...
Via Football Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame's Fan-Designed Play Did Not Go So Well During the Spring Game

Leading up to the Spring Game Saturday the Fighting Irish had taken submissions from fans for a play that would be run in Saturday's spring game as the first play in the second half. After choosing it earlier in the week the team had publicized it on social media as a two-quarterback play. The team practiced it, and when the time came ran it.It doesn't look like anyone but the defensive...
Via FatManWriting
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Malik Zaire Shows Off His Arm With a 68-Yard Touchdown Bomb in Notre Dame's Spring Game

Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly has a bit of a conundrum on his hands this off-season. Does he usher in the new and start Malik Zaire or does he go with the vet in Everett Golson. From the look of things in the spring game it appears that we may get a platoon situation with Golson being given a green light to run if he is not sure about the throw and Zaire doing the bulk of the...
Via FatManWriting
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame to open season at home vs. Texas Longhorns

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish have announce who they will play to kickoff the 2015 college football season. For fans of the game, it is a promising and intriguing matchup. When the season kicks off, Notre Dame will welcome the Texas Longhorns to South Bend for a Sept. 5 meeting.I #NotreDame's season opener Sept. 5 against Texas will kick off at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC. — JJ Stankevitz...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame’s Season Opener Against Texas On Sept. 5 Will Be A Night Game

Notre Dame and Texas will begin the 2015 college football season under the lights.  The Fighting Irish and the Longhorns, who are set to face off at Notre Dame Stadium on Sept. 5, will be playing a night game.  It will be a 7:30 p.m. E.T. kickoff and will be televised on NBC.  #NotreDame‘s season opener Sept. 5 against Texas will kick off at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC. — JJ Stankevitz...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Picks Up Running Back That Was Previously Committed To Notre Dame

Photo: ESPNBobby Petrino and his staff picked up their roster addition of the week on Thursday afternoon. Mike Hughes of Inside The Ville reports that former Notre Dame & Arkansas commit, Jamel James, a 6-foot, 240-pound, running back will join the Louisville program as a preferred walk-on. James was originally a member of the 2013 recruiting class and committed to both Notre...
Via The Cardinal Connect
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame releases rules, format for Spring Game

The 86th annual Blue-Gold game for Notre Dame is coming up and the university wants everyone to know how the rules and teams will work, along with the format for the Spring Game. Thanks to an announcement from the university, we now know exactly how everything will go down when Notre Dame steps out onto the field. The complete list of rules and the game’s format can be read below...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Commit Julian Okwara Suggests He Might Graduate Early, Enroll Next January

Tuesday, four-star defensive end recruit Julian Okwara announced his collegiate decision, committing to Notre Dame for the 2016 season. Wednesday, he made it clear that he’s ready to move on from his high school career. Okwara took to Twitter to suggest that he may attempt to graduate early and enroll early – presumably next January. It’s a move we’ve seen from some other...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Kelly likes Notre Dame’s QBs over Ohio State’s duo

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish will be entering the 2015 college football season with Everett Golson and Malik Zaire at quarterback. It is an impressive one-two punch under center for the Fighting Irish, and Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly understands how great his current situation is. In fact, Kelly believes the only team close to having the depth he does is Ohio State. But...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Julian Okwara Is Celebrating His Commitment To Notre Dame With A Cookie Cake

On Tuesday, four-star defensive end Julian Okwara announced that he would join his brother and play for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Today, he is celebrating that decision with a delicious-looking Notre Dame cookie cake. — Julian Okwara (@704jo) April 15, 2015 Okwara chose the Irish over Clemson, Georgia, Michigan, and Ole Miss. We’ve seen programs...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Football: 5 Questions Heading Into 2015

5 Questions Heading Into 2015: 1- Will Everett Golson stay in South Bend?Questions surrounding Golson have been as common as the gold paint application on his helmet: just part of the persona.From his academic suspension to uncharacteristic play in 14'- the embattled passer is now faced with stiff competiion from Malik Zaire. And shortly after the Music City Bowl win over LSU, in...
Via Football Nation
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Kelly Expects Everett Golson To Remain At Notre Dame

Over the past several months, Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson’s name has practically been drowning in rumors regarding his future. Back in January, CBS Sports’ Tom Fornelli reported that Golson was considering a transfer to LSU, and ESPN’s Brett McMurphy reported that two dozen schools were interested in having the young man from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina transfer...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Notre Dame vs. Kentucky Conspiracy Theory

Check out this video posted to Facebook, it’s been going viral the last few days. The video is regarding the Notre Dame vs. Kentucky Elite 8 game. If you look very closely, you see that Kentucky was awarded two points by the scoring table, even though it was a missed basket. As many of you know, Notre Dame lost the game by exactly two points. Check it out. The person posting the...
Via Sports Mockery
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky-Notre Dame sets college basketball rating record

Not only was Saturday night’s Kentucky-Notre Dame game a huge thriller, it was a huge attention-grabber as well. As TBS becomes better-known as a destination for the NCAA Tournament, its numbers have done very well this year. For Saturday’s Midwest Regional Final which was played in primetime, TBS averaged an impressive 8.4/16 final rating/share for Kentucky-Notre Dame making...
Via Awful Announcing
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Anderson replaces Marv Albert for Kentucky-Notre Dame Elite 8 game

Late Friday night the official March Madness Twitter account revealed a significant change to the announcing lineup for Saturday’s Elite 8 game between Notre Dame and Kentucky.  Brian Anderson is getting the call from the bullpen in place of Marv Albert. Marv’s under the weather and will not be able to call tomorrow's @KentuckyMBB vs. @NDmbb game. — March Madness TV (@MarchMadnessTV...
Via Awful Announcing
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Bench Players Give Awesome Interview After Win Over Butler

Notre Dame and Butler did there best to give basketball fans a game Saturday night. They even played an overtime period in case fans to make sure fans got their fill of basketball for the night. In the end it was the Fighting Irish that came out on top with a hard fought 67-64 win. So after the game it was the Notre Dame stars that the media wanted to hit up first.That makes sense...
Via FatManWriting
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

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