NOTRE DAME RUMORS & GOSSIP

Notre Dame Football: Malik Zaire reportedly telling people he’s transferring to Florida

Former Notre Dame football quarterback, Malik Zaire, is reportedly telling people he’s attending Florida next fall. According to Alex Wilcox of WNDU-TV in South Bend, Malik Zaire may have made his transfer decision. The only problem; he’s supposedly telling people it’s to the University of Florida. The only school that isn’t allowed to accept him as […] Notre Dame Football...
Via Slap the Sign
6 hours ago

Report: Malik Zaire Picks Florida For Graduate Transfer

According to Alex Wilcox, former Notre Dame QB Malik Zaire is expected to transfer to Florida. Florida is currently prohibited from taking graduate transfers in football as a result of failure to ensure graduate transfers Mason Halter and Anthony Harrell made academic progress in their lone year with the Gators in 2015. If Zaire is indeed headed to Gainsville, he is expected to compete...
Via Diehardsport
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Football: Father Ted Hesburgh Names His “Starting Five”

On what would have been Hesburgh’s 100th birthday, Digger Phelps shares the former university president’s five most influential people. Father Theodore Hesburgh was a Holy Cross priest, a leader in civil rights, a friend of the pope and a president of the University of Notre Dame from 1952 to 1987. Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images Were he alive today, “Fr. Ted”...
Via One Foot Down
2 days ago

This Guy Plays Notre Dame Football: #17 Isaiah Robertson

What’s in Store for the Big Hitting Safety? #17 Isaiah Robertson, please join us at the podium. Here we have an early enrollee, freshman safety that we can feel good about as a Notre Dame Fighting Irish model citizen, and speculate idly about as a player. Three Things to Know: 1. Robertson was a consensus 4 Star recruit and regarded by most colleges as a wide receiver. Notre...
Via One Foot Down
2 days ago

Notre Dame Track and Field: Irish earn 26th consecutive NCAA Championships trip

Notre Dame track and field punched their ticket to their 26th consecutive track and field NCAA Championships. The Fighting Irish didn’t need long to secure their spot in the 2017 NCAA Championships, earning their spot on day one of the East Regional in Louisville, Kentucky. Notre Dame has punched one ticket to Eugene, Oregon, while […] Notre Dame Track and Field: Irish earn 26th...
Via Slap the Sign
2 days ago

Notre Dame Baseball: Irish fall to Louisville in season finale

Notre Dame baseball ended their season early, falling to Louisville in their second Pool A NCAA Baseball Championship game. Despite a strong hitting day for Notre Dame, the Fighting Irish saw their season end as they fell to the ACC regular season champions, Louisville, 10-3. Behind Brendan McKay’s phenominal pitching, Notre Dame wasn’t able to find […] Notre Dame Baseball...
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2 days ago

Notre Dame Football: It’s Good to be King

At least in Stewart Mandel’s eyes. Plus, a paralyzed player walks again! And ongoing academic scandal drama for North Carolina. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are, in terms of record versus the FBS since 2010, not an elite school. We proved earlier this week, in fact, that the Irish are closer to teams like the Nebraska Huskers and Louisville Cardinals rather than the Alabama Crimson...
Via One Foot Down
2 days ago

WATCH: Louisville's Brendan McKay Blasts a Grand Slam Against Notre Dame

Louisville's Brendan McKay had just one hit on Thursday against Notre Dame in the ACC Baseball Championship, but it was a grand slam in the third inning to give his team a big lead. The Cardinals never looked back and went on to beat the Irish 10-3. Don't miss the ACC Must See Moment!
Via ACC Digital Network
2 days ago

WATCH: Louisville vs. Notre Dame ACC Championship Highlights (2017)

Louisville vs. Notre Dame: The No.1 seed Louisville baseball team marched past the No.12 seed Notre Dame 10-3 on Thursday to advance to the ACC semifinals. The Cardinals star Brendan McKay blasted a grand slam and earned the win on the mound. Louisville will square off with Florida State on Friday.
Via ACC Digital Network
2 days ago

Notre Dame Basketball: The next recruits the Irish must target

Notre Dame basketball just landed Prentiss Hubb, so where do the Irish go from here? It was considered a long shot for Notre Dame to get the commitment from the top 40 prospect Prentiss Hubb. Now that they have received that commitment it could affect the rest of the 2018 class. The process of recruiting is […] Notre Dame Basketball: The next recruits the Irish must target - Slap...
Via Slap the Sign
3 days ago

Why I’m A Fan Of Notre Dame Football

Notre Dame fans are bulit by the generations before us. I am no different- are you? Welcome to the refreshed One Foot Down! To celebrate the new look and feel of our sports communities, we’re sharing stories of how and why we became fans of our favorite teams. If you’d like to share your story, head over to the FanPosts to write your own post. Each FanPost will be entered into...
Via One Foot Down
3 days ago

Notre Dame Football: Linebackers look to have a big year

Notre Dame football has a linebacking core who can make a lot of noise in 2017. One of the interesting aspects of this season’s Notre Dame defense is the change that new defensive coordinator Mike Elko has made in the alignment. In year’s past, the Fighting Irish had a 4-3-4 defense. Elko runs a 4-2-5 […] Notre Dame Football: Linebackers look to have a big year - Slap the Sign...
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3 days ago

This Guys Plays Notre Dame Football: #15 CJ Holmes

The early enrollee out of CT is next on the list Next on the list for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish is the Freshman running back out of Connecticut, #15, C.J. Holmes. Holmes is an electric 4 Star athlete that enrolled early this Spring with the hopes of cracking the rotation heading into his first year. He is known for his receiving abilities out of the backfield, as well as his...
Via One Foot Down
3 days ago

WATCH: Notre Dame vs. Florida State ACC Championship Highlights (2017)

Notre Dame vs. Florida State: Jackson Lueck hit a pair of 2-run home runs, including the walk-off winner in a 12 inning, rain delayed victory over No. 12 seed Notre Dame in the ACC Baseball Championship. Lueck finished 3-for-3, with 4 RBI and walked 3 times as well in the 5-3 win. The Seminoles will play No. 1 seed, and tournament host, Louisville on Friday afternoon.
Via ACC Digital Network
4 days ago

WATCH: Notre Dame's Ryan Lidge Loses Bat, Then Hits Tying RBI Double

Notre Dame catcher Ryan Lidge overcame a downpour and a loose grip to pound a game-tying RBI double into the outfield Wednesday against Florida State in the ACC Championship. Lidge almost took out his teammates before hammering a shot off the wall that tied the game at 3. Check out the bat toss and the clutch hit in this ACC Must See Moment!
Via ACC Digital Network
4 days ago

A look at Notre Dame Football’s incoming freshmen Pt. 2

Defensive Line Notre Dame brought in more recruits on the defensive line than any other area on the team. Darnell Ewell is likely to make the biggest impact early. Listed at 6’4” 295lbs Ewell is a four-star recruit that has great strength and power and explodes off the ball as good as anybody. Kurt Hinish (6’2” 285lbs) and Myron Tagovailoa-Amosa (6’4” 270lbs) are two...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mike Brey: Bonzie Colson Will Be 'One Of The Best Players In the Country'

Notre Dame head coach Mike Brey believes Bonzie Colson will be one of the best players in the country during his senior season. Brey told the ACC Digital Network at the ACC Spring Meetings that Colson may be one of the best clutch players he's coached during his tenure in South Bend.
Via ACC Digital Network
10 days ago

LOOK: LeBron James makes statement vs Celtics with ‘Fighting Irish’ shirt

LeBron James claims he doesn’t use social media during the playoffs, which is part of his Zero Dark Thirty routine, which he claims to follow. But that doesn’t mean his troll game isn’t strong. With the Celtics punching their ticket to the Eastern Conference Final after winning Game 7 on Monday night, James and the Cavs are preparing for Boston. That entails watching film...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Weis hauled in $64.5 million for losing record as CFB coach

Charlie Weis last coached at Notre Dame in 2009. But as a result of an ill-advise and lucrative extension, he remained on the Fighting Irish’s payroll into 2017. Notre Dame’s buyout of Weis is finally complete. As a result of his tenures at Notre Dame and Kansas, ESPN’s Darren Rovell noted that Weis made $64.5 million as a college football head coach, all while posting a losing...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame makes final payment in nearly $19 million buyout to Charlie Weis

Charlie Weis last coached a game for Notre Dame in 2009, but the Charlie Weis Era in South Bend, Indiana is now officially over. Notre Dame paid off the final installment of a contract buyout for Weis and closed the books on the buyout after a cumulative sum closing in on $19 million.According to a report from The Indy Star, citing tax documents obtained from the university, Notre...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Is now the right time for Notre Dame to join the ACC in football?

It seems that every so often we have to address one of the few remaining elephants in the room when it comes to college football conference realignment: the status of Notre Dame. The Golden Domers are always the subject of constant speculation over whether or not they would ever consider breaking with tradition, leaving the independent scene and joining with one of the Power Five...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Previewing Notre Dame Basketball’s 2017 season

Notre Dame finished the 2016 season with a 26-10 record and a five seed in the NCAA tournament. Although they lost in just the second round, the season itself was a big success considering they entered the season unranked and finished the year ranked 14th. But how will the team fare in 2017? Let us preview Notre Dame’s 2017 season. Key Departures: Steve Vasturia and V.J. Beachem...
Via isportsweb.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Football: Defensive Position Preview

Notre Dame’s defense was atrocious in 2016. After a 1-3 start in which opposing offenses averaged 33.5 points, Notre Dame fired defensive coordinator Brian Van Gorder. The Irish turned to Mike Elko and hired the former Wake Forest defensive coordinator to take over for Notre Dame in 2017. Under Elko in 2016, Wake Forest ranked in the top 20 in defensive touchdowns scored, fumbles...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Kelly’s offseason PR spin blitz for Notre Dame is underway

Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly wants you to believe he is a changed man, a changed coach as he prepares for the 2017 season. This year, Kelly says he is aiming to relaunch the Notre Dame football program after a dismal, but not forgotten, 4-8 season a year ago. In an interview with the Associated Press, Kelly used a baseball analogy to explain how he is approaching the 2017 season...
Via The Comeback
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Five players most likely to take a huge tumble in NFL draft

The 2017 NFL Draft is about to give many young men a chance to live out their dreams. It will also give some players reason to start their NFL careers with a huge chip on their shoulders after they experience the agony of waiting far longer for their names to be called than they ever thought possible.Draft-day tumbles aren’t anything new. They happen every year. Players that have...
Via Sportsnaut
April 24, 2017  |  Discuss
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