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NOTRE DAME RUMORS & GOSSIP

CFP won't require Notre Dame to join a league

CFP won't require Notre Dame to join a league
Via Philly Sports Live
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Bans Texas Mascot ‘Bevo’ From Season Opener

Notre Dame will not allow Texas's mascot, Bevo, on the field in South Bend for the opener on September 5th.
Via Gamedayr
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

The 10 Dumbest Fan Bases in America: #6 the Notre Dame Fighting Irish

Notre Dame has more fans that didn't go to Notre Dame than any school in the country, a whopping 96% of Fighting Irish fans on Facebook didn't go to Notre Dame.  96%! This is an insane stat. For instance, we all know Alabama fans are dumb. But according to Facebook 8% of Tide fans actually went to Alabama. This means that Alabama fans were twice as likely to have gone to Alabama...
Via Fox Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Knicks sign 1st-round picks Porzingis, Grant

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Knickers have signed first-round draft picks Kristaps Porzingis and Jerian Grant to contracts. The 7-foot-3 Porzingis was the fourth overall selection in the recent draft and played professionally for Cajasol Seville in Spain the past three seasons. At the NBA summer league in Las Vegas this month, the 19-year-old averaged 10.5 points in four games. Grant...
Via AP on Fox
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Masterfully Trolls Notre Dame Through Twitter

If you're going to get picked on by another school on social media, this is how you want to respond.
Via Gamedayr
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Penn State’s official Twitter trolls Notre Dame about ‘Rudy’

Oh Twitter. You really do provide some great laughs from time to time. Twitter trolling has been around pretty much ever since the social media monster was first introduced. Apparently, even corporate universities know how to do it. College Spun shared a Twitter exchange between the official accounts of Penn State and Notre Dame. It involves the name of a Penn State police dog and...
Via Campus Sports Net
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why independent Notre Dame should absolutely be playoff eligible

Editor's note: The following is an excerpt from Stewart Mandel's Mailbag. Send questions for future Mailbags to stewart.mandel@fox.com. *** Stewart, what is the big hub bub that Notre Dame should not be considered for the playoff if it does not join a conference? I am not an Irish fan, and agree at this point they should be in a conference. But you know what ND doesn't do?...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame is right where it belongs — and ACC coaches are fine to dislike it

Notre Dame is right where it belongs -- and ACC coaches are fine to dislike it
Via Philly Sports Live
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dabo Swinney weighs-in on an Independent Notre Dame

For the duration of time the Notre Dame Fighting Irish have participated in college football, they have done so as an Independent. Still, as time passes, things change and with the formation of the College Football Playoff system, teams almost need to join a power six conference. Nonetheless, the Fighting Irish have resisted the urge to move, and it has developed into a major topic...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Tickets Most Expensive In College Football On Secondary Market

Tickets for Notre Dame football on secondary market websites are the most expensive of any college football team.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson’s Sweeney Latest Coach Calling For Notre Dame To Join Conference

Clemson head coach Dabo Sweeney joins the growing group of coaches calling for Notre Dame to join a conference or not be playoff eligible.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson Football Coach Dabo Swinney Also Believes Notre Dame Should Be In A Conference To Be Playoff Eligible

As we make it through college football media days and the various ESPN “car washes” that follow, Notre Dame’s independent status has become a hot topic of conversation once again. Last week, Missouri’s Gary Pinkel argued that the Fighting Irish should be forced into joining a league within a year. Clemson’s Dabo Swinney agrees: either Notre Dame should join a league with...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Malik Zaire & Brady Quinn work out together

Notre Dame Fighting Irish starting quarterback Malik Zaire had a special workout partner yesterday afternoon. In a photo posted on his Instagram, Zaire was seen with former Notre Dame quarterback Brady Quinn, who was helping him with some throwing drills. Considering how Quinn was a four-year starter for the Irish who is currently the school’s all-time leader in passing yards and...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Prospect primer: Jaylon Smith | LB | Notre Dame

Entering the season, there is little doubt that Notre Dame’s Jaylon Smith is considered the best linebacker prospect for the 2016 NFL Draft. Coming out of high school he was named a first team All-American by numerous outlets and was also named the Butkus Award winner for 2012 which goes to the best high school linebacker in the country. With those sorts of accolades coming into...
Via EndZoneScore
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Check out Notre Dame head coach’s Mike Brey’s vertical leap

Remember when adults used to say to you, “You can be whatever you want to be”? From the looks of it, former Notre Dame forward Pat Connaughton is giving this saying a whole new meaning. The 6-fooot-5 athlete is playing professional baseball and also is a member of the Portland Trailblazers organization. Need proof of his skills, the 22 year old broke out an impressive 44-inch...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

This Slow Motion Video Of Notre Dame Basketball Coach Mike Brey’s Vertical Leap Is Mesmerizing

Former Notre Dame forward Pat Connaughton broke out an impressive 44-inch vertical leap at the NBA Combine this spring. His head coach Mike Brey tried his hand at leaping today, jokingly challenging Connaughton in the process. Hey, @PlanetPat5. You think you have a better VERT than Coach? We just found out the answer is… Yes. @UnderArmour pic.twitter.com/80L9laflqq — Notre Dame...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Neutral-Site Dream Matchups for Notre Dame Football

Despite what Gary Pinkel says, Notre Dame being independent could actually be a good thing for college football. It gives the Fighting Irish ...
Via Athlon Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame And Navy Will Play Each Other In San Diego In 2018

Notre Dame and Navy have taken their annual meeting on the road to several interesting locations in recent years. Since 2000, the two programs have played each other in New Jersey, Baltimore, Orlando and Dublin, Ireland. News broke earlier this month that the 2016 game will be played in Jacksonville, and today it was revealed that the teams will face off in San Diego in 2018.  ...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Notre Dame Will or Won't Make the College Football Playoff in 2015

Just before midnight on Oct. 18, 2014, for a fleeting moment, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish had made their mark. For one of the few times during the...
Via Athlon Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame won’t know Ishaq Williams’ status until Week 1?

Notre Dame Fighting Irish defensive lineman Ishaq Williams missed all of last season after having to withdraw in the midst of an academic dishonesty investigation involving himself and other players and though he has been reinstated, his status with the team may not be known until the start of the 2015 season. In a mailbag post on NBC Sports’ Inside the Irish, Keith Arnold offered...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

SEC Coach: “No Notre Dame In CFB Playoff”, Cites Horrible NFL Comparison

An SEC coach explained why Notre Dame shouldn't be in the CFB playoff with a comparison to pro football that doesn't make sense.
Via Gamedayr
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Lands 3-star Michigan DE Adetokunbo Ogundeji

Notre Dame added another recruit to its 2016 class despite the dead period getting a verbal from rangy defensive end Adetokunbo Ogundeji on...
Via Athlon Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Wild Card Players for 2015

It could be a very special season in South Bend. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish return both leading receivers and their leading rusher from a season...
Via Athlon Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Lands Commitment From 2016 Defensive End Adetokunbo Ogundeji

Adetokunbo Ogundeji, a three-star defensive end in the 2016 class, has committed to Notre Dame.  The 6-foot-5, 225-pound prospect out of Michigan chose the Fighting Irish over Oregon and Pittsburgh, among other programs.  He’s ranked the No. 48 defensive end in the country by 247 Sports’ Composite Rankings.  3-star DE Adetokunbo Ogundeji has committed to #NotreDame. — Jake...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Notre Dame’s Footballs For The 2015 Season Have The CFB Playoff Logo On Them

Notre Dame’s football players will be getting a constant reminder of their goal for the 2015 season whenever they touch the football this season.  The Fighting Irish’s Wilson footballs that will be used this fall have arrived.  They feature the College Football Playoff logo.  New footballs just showed up for this year @Wilson_Football #GoIrish pic.twitter.com/GMsYLlvju2 —...
Via College Spun
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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