DeShone Kizer gives Notre Dame another dual-threat quarterback

With the impending graduation of Tommy Rees and the transfer of Andrew Hendrix to Miami of Ohio, Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly had only two scholarship quarterbacks on his roster before signing day: Malik Zaire and the returning Everett Golson. Kelly nabbed a solid prospect in dual threat DeShone Kizer, a four-star recruit from Toledo, Ohio, according to "This kid...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Irish to reunite in Oxford

Graduated Notre Dame seniors Andrew Hendrix, Alex Welch and Lo Wood all join former Irish offensive coordinator Chuck Martin at Miami, Ohio, for the 2014 season.
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew Hendrix asks for release from scholarship at Notre Dame

Andrew Hendrix will be at Notre Dame in 2014. The quarterback has asked for a release from his scholarship so he can attend another school and play. Since Hendrix has already graduated he will be allowed to instantly play any school that offers a masters degree. With Everett Golson coming back Hendrix could read the writing on the wall. He was not going to start for the Fighting...
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Quarterback Andrew Hendrix asked for his release from Notre Dame

Just over a week ago, Everett Golson re-enrolled at the University of Notre Dame to begin working his way back to the position of the Fighting Irish starting quarterback. Golson will battle almost exclusively with Malik Zaire, the freshman who redshirted this season, because today it was announced officially that backup quarterback Andrew Hendrix has asked for his release to play...
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December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Notre Dame-Stanford Preview

In control of a Pac-12 title and a Rose Bowl berth one week, out of the mix the next and now back in the hunt for both entering the regular-season finale. The past three weeks have been a weird and wild stretch for Stanford, testing the team's focus and fortitude on and off the field. This one figures to be no different. The eighth-ranked Cardinal (9-2) host No. 25 Notre Dame...
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November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Brian Kelly Fired Up Notre Dame Before Air Force By Preaching “Points On Every Possession”

Last week, Brian Kelly brought the house down with an incredibly passionate pregame speech before his Fighting Irish team took on rival USC. This week, Notre Dame was taking on Air Force, and Kelly had another message, this one for his offense: he wanted to score points on every possession. Here’s video of Kelly’s pregame, halftime, and postgame speeches, courtesy of Fighting...
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October 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Notre Dame vs. Air Force: Preview and Analysis

Coming out of a tough win in South Bend over USC, the Irish find themselves from this weekend forward as a team that cannot afford a loss, and a team that continues to present itself with a list of new questions to answer each week.Against USC, quarterback Tommy Rees went out with a mild neck injury, that will not keep him off the plane to Colorado.But the problem brought to the...
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October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Eye in the Sky: Offense

Our film review of Notre Dame's offense vs. USC Saturday includes an examination of the recent exploits of Troy Niklas, T.J. Jones, Chris Watt, and DaVaris Daniels, the Irish red zone offense, as well as the efforts of Tommy Rees, Andrew Hendrix, Cam McDaniel and his running back co-horts, and a sampling of other Irish from the offensive side of scrimmage.
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Irish's Rees to start vs. Air Force

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly said quarterback Tommy Rees has been cleared to play against Air Force after missing much of the second half against USC with a strained neck. Rees left the game with 9 minutes left in the third quarter after being sacked and the offense struggled without him as the Irish held on for a 14-10 victory against the Trojans. Kelly says he will monitor Rees...
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October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Notre Dame QB Rees to start against Air Force

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly said quarterback Tommy Rees has been cleared to play against Air Force after missing much of the second half against USC with a strained neck. Rees left the game with 9 minutes left in the third quarter after being sacked and the offense struggled without him as the Irish held on for a 14-10 victory against the Trojans. Kelly says he will monitor Rees...
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October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Notre Dame football injury updates: Tommy Rees, Louis Nix

It appeared there was a major price to pay for Notre Dame football yesterday. Saturday’s 14-10 win over a middling mediocre USC Trojans team came with a serious price, as both the best offensive player on the Notre Dame football team, and one of their better defenders left with injuries. Both QB Tommy Rees and DT Louis Nix let with the game. Tommy Rees has a neck strain, but...
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October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

GIF: Backup Notre Dame QB take huge hit after losing ball. Yikes.

Not only is Notre Dame QB Andrew Hendrix absolutely rocked, but he is hit by the USC Trojans after he's already fumbled the football.
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October 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Notre Dame vs. Arizona State: Week 6 Preview and Analysis

This time last year, Notre Dame was coming off a win against the OU Sooners, Manti Te'o was the talk of the world for the Heisman and the Irish propelled themselves directly into the heart of the National Championship spotlight.The dynamic play of the defense was topic for discussion on nearly every segment of national radio stations and even ESPN was touting the Irish, something...
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October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Dual, Not Duel

Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly made it clear that he has one starting quarterback in senior Tommy Rees. Classmate Andrew Hendrix will lend a much-needed helping hand, provided he improves upon his opening effort of 2013.
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Notre Dame In A "Fight" For Its 2013 Season

Coming into the 2013 season the Fighting Irish were projected by many to come close to repeating their miracle season of 2012 and if not a rematch against Alabama, a minimum of a BCS Bowl game was doable.Early Las Vegas odds had the Irish favorites in each game except for the season ending match with Stanford.And as if Irish folklore couldn't occur fast enough, enter another...
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September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 11 Sooners say win over Irish helps confidence

Oklahoma is brimming with confidence, while Notre Dame is awash in questions after falling out of the rankings. The No. 11 Sooners (4-0) head back into Big 12 play as the highest-ranked team in the conference with a home game Saturday against TCU. Defensive end Geneo Grissom said Oklahoma's 35-21 victory over Notre Dame, just its second in 11 tries against the Irish, gave him...
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September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Tommy Rees and Brian Kelly will ensure the Irish remain title contenders

Quarterback Tommy Rees looked sharp leading Notre Dame to a 28-6 victory over Temple on Saturday in South Bend, Indiana. Roughly two weeks after Everett Golson was banned in May for being a dunce, Irish head coach Brian Kelly announced that the 21-year-old Rees would start over Andrew Hendrix and Malik Zaire. The Irish’s most experienced passer didn’t disappoint Kelly and completed...
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August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Post-practice player video

Following Notre Dame's two-hour long practice on Saturday, linebacker Prince Shembo, safety Austin Collinsworth, quarterback Andrew Hendrix and cornerback Lo Wood met with the media.
August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Notre Dame: Kelly says Andrew Hendrix is “clearly the number-two quarterback”

There are no questions when it comes to the quarterback spot on depth chart at Notre Dame. Andrew Hendrix is the backup behind Tommy Rees. “There’s a clear pecking order here, 1-2-3. Andrew is clearly the number-two quarterback and ready to play,” head coach Brian Kelly said, via ESPN. “I think I made it pretty clear that if I believe Andrew can help in winning football games...
August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Kelly: Rees won't have to fight for No. 1 QB spot

Coach Brian Kelly says he decided to announce Tommy Rees as Notre Dame's starting quarterback after having time to think, even though he initially said it would be a three-way competition in August. Kelly said Wednesday that Rees won't have to fight for the starting job. But he reiterated he believes senior Andrew Hendrix can help the Fighting Irish and freshman Malik Zaire...
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June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly makes the right decision and asks Tommy Rees to lead the Irish

Roughly two weeks after Everett Golson was banned from South Bend for being a dunce, Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly announced that Tommy Rees will start under center against Temple on August 31. The Irish’s most experienced passer, the 21-year-old Rees was expected to battle Andrew Hendrix and Malik Zaire for the job. “We always move forward,” said Kelly, 51, the winner...
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June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Notre Dame loses top QB recruit to Texas A&M

Top Notre Dame quarterback target Kyle Allen @KyleAllen_10 just tweeted that he will be playing his college football for the Texas A&M Aggies. And he did, at least partially, in ALL CAPS!!!! LETTING YOU KNOW THAT HE’S EXCITED: “I will be playing my college football for Coach Sumlin at TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY!” Allen tweeted around 3 pm CDT June 3rd. Obviously, A&M...
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June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Brian Kelly articulates Notre Dame QB situation

Everett Golson led the Notre Dame Fighting Irish to the national title game as a sophomore. Obviously, he’s gone now. But could return for the winter quarter possibly. On conference call today, Brian Kelly did not say anything about what other schools are interested in the services of Everett Golson. So for now we say “hey, thanks for coming!” to Everett Golson. Brian Kelly...
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May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Kelly: 3 QBs will get chance to start

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly says the suspension of starting quarterback Everett Golson for the fall semester means a three-man competition heading into practices in August. Kelly says Tommy Rees and Andrew Hendrix both have experience and freshman Malik Zaire has a good understanding of the offense. He says all three will be given a chance to win the job. Kelly says he's disappointed...
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May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Analyzing Notre Dame's 2013 QB situation

With the transgressions of Everett Golson coming to light over the weekend, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team finds itself without the player under center that helped lead it to a 12-1 record and a spot in the BCS title game. While speculation abounds that Golson will attempt to re-enroll at Notre Dame for the 2014 season, this predicament presents coach Brian Kelly with...
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May 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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