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NOTRE DAME RUMORS & GOSSIP

Photo: Notre Dame Quarterback Malik Zaire Has His Eye On The National Championship Trophy

With Everett Golson in Tallahassee, Malik Zaire will start at quarterback for Notre Dame in 2015, and he is not afraid to be ambitious when it comes to his goals for the season. Zaire posted a cool photoshopped image on his Instagram account, where he’s tossing the AFCA National Championship Trophy like a football.  We assume he’d also like the College Playoff Trophy, but that...
Via College Spun
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Stop kvetching about Notre Dame, please

Follow TSS on Twitter @TheStudentSect People are angry about rules again. It’s shocking, I know. This year’s college football political coup de foudre is Notre Dame and their ability to play for a college football playoff title while existing in their own little Independent world, doing things (mostly) how they prefer to do them. The snarkiness smacks of the guy who gets up every...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brian Kelly’s troll game is strong with ‘Irish Jenga’ tweet

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish have been recipients of muiltiple jabs from coaches around the nation during media days, as the coaches claim Notre Dame should have to join a contest in order to be eligible for the College Football Playoff. Well, head coach Brian Kelly doesn’t seem to be too concerned with the talk. Rather than acknowledge any of that discussion, Kelly simply took...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brian Kelly Trolls College Football With “Irish Jenga” Tweet

Notre Dame football claims 11 national championships, and, as most college football fans can attest, Fighting Irish supporters don’t really let you forget that fact. Apparently, neither does Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly. Thursday night, Kelly took the opportunity to troll the college football world on Twitter, posting a photo of what he calls “Irish Jenga.” It’s the...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Head Coach Brian Kelly Responds to Critics That Want the Fighting Irish to Play a 13th Game

No matter what the NCAA does with college football there is always going to be someone complaining about something. One of the latest beefs from the Power 5 coaches is that Notre Dame should be forced to play a 13th game or join a conference in order to be considered for the College Football Playoffs.Anything to make it harder on the competition, right? Notre Dame head coach Brian...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

CFP won’t force independents to join a conference

Notre Dame, you can come in off the ledge now. You too, Army and BYU. The big bad College Football Playoff committee isn’t going to force you to join a conference, after all. At least that’s what CFP executive director Bill Hancock told ESPN.com’s Heather Dinich on Thursday. Hancock confirmed to Dinich that there have been no internal discussions about forcing any of the three...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

CFP won't require Notre Dame to join a league

CFP won't require Notre Dame to join a league
Via Philly Sports Live
2 days 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 days 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
3 days 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
3 days 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
4 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
7 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
9 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
9 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
10 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
10 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
12 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
15 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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Fighting Irish: Ranking Best Dynasty Era In ND History

Analyzing Notre Dame football and ranking which period is the best dynasty era in ND history.
Via Gamedayr
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Football: 2016 Navy game to be played in Jacksonville

It was recently announced that the 2016 rivalry game between Notre Dame and Navy will be played at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, home to the NFL’s Jaguars. Big games being played at a neutral site typically tend to attract the attention of neutral fans and increases the overall hype. However, Jacksonville of all places seems to be an odd choice in my opinion. This is not an attempt...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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