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Photo: Louis Nix Appears To Be Giving Away His Notre Dame Helmets On Instagram

We’re not sure why any former Notre Dame football player would be looking to get rid of his various Irish gear, but it seems like defensive tackle Louis Nix III is ready to move on from his college career…or he may be looking for some quick cash. The former Notre Dame lineman posted a picture of four helmets, asking his followers “who wants these?” Nix’s collection includes...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame & Navy to be Primetime in DC

CBS Sports announced that the annual game between the Fighting Irish and Midshipman will play on Saturday Nov. 1 at 8 p.m. ET and be broadcast on CBS at FedEx Field, home of the Washington Redskins, in Landover, Maryland. Here is the CBS lineup for November 1: Air Force and Army will begin the day on CBS at 11:30 a.m. ET, followed by Florida and Georgia at 3:30 p.m. ET before Notre...
Via NCAA Football Zone
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame WR Mahone sentenced to 10 days in Jail & may lose more than that

A reported by Inside The Irish, Notre Dame WR Will Mahone has been sentenced to 10 days in jail.  This is terrible news for the Irish & could be even worse for Mahone who may have lost more than just 10 days of freedom–he could have lost his opportunity to wear the gold helmet and play for the Fighting Irish again. In light of the news, Mahone has been indefinitely suspended...
Via NCAA Football Zone
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame WR Mahone sentenced to 10 days in jail

Notre Dame wide receiver Will Mahone will serve 10 days in jail after pleading guilty to four misdemeanor counts of resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, assault and aggravated menacing. Felony charges were wiped off his record as part of his plea. A county judge offered Mahone some leniency in the sentencing, telling Mahone he felt a stronger sentence should be enforced.
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos of Notre Dame installing their new turf field

Notre Dame is installing their brand new turf field today and posted photos on their Twitter account. Measuring out the 2nd field turf strip to be put down #TurfWatch pic.twitter.com/ozSv7aQPXB — Notre Dame Football (@NDFootball) July 22, 2014 This isn't your grandma's sewing machine #TurfWatch pic.twitter.com/AQK0jQuiAv — Notre Dame Football (@NDFootball) July 22, 2014...
Via NCAA Football Zone
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame player predicted his future with letter in 8th grade

Freshman defensive end Jonathan Bonner committed to Notre Dame the day he received his scholarship offer last June. The decision was a no-brainer, as the Missouri native has dreamed about playing for the Irish since he was a kid. And he has the letter to prove it. Bonner wrote himself an incredibly mature letter as […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Football: 2014 Defensive Preview

Notre Dame legend Manti Teo knows true talent. He knows explosiveness.The NFL player also has insight as to the level of play expected this year from his former teams defense-as a former defensive star himself.From SI.SanDiego, Teo commented:"Young,explosive.." Simple logic says replacing NFL talents like Stephon Tuitt and Louis Nix would be difficult at best.While at...
Via Football Nation
12 days ago  |  Discuss

‘Rudy’ is back to explain New College Football Playoff (Video)

Nearly 21 years after the classic underdog movie Rudy, Sean Astin dawned the number 45 Notre Dame uniform.  This time it wasn’t to run onto Notre Dame Stadium; it was to promote the inaugural college football playoff via ESPN. In this clip, Rudy (Astin) builds the excitement of the New College Football Playoff System with his fellow Fighting Irish, “These two playoff games are...
Via NCAA Football Zone
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Quarterback Ready To Become Leader?

Notre Dame football has a long tradition of winning. You may remember 1988 like I do, or you may have to be over hundred years old to remember the great teams. A couple years ago they did make it to the BCS title game, but even die-hard fans believed they didn't belong. They were over matched and ran over. The following season reported that their hero quarterback was suspended...
Via Route4Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame releases details of new FieldTurf playing surface

The Notre Dame University has released the details of their new FieldTurf playing surface. The field will contain two key differences from the old grass surface: the school’s interlocking “ND” logo at midfield, and small green shamrocks at the kickoff spots on each 35-yard line. One key holdover is the nine diagonal stripes in each end zone, which will be oriented at 42-degree...
Via NCAA Football Zone
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Football: 2014 Offensive Preview

 In 2013, the Fighting Irish looked to rebound from their National Championship game in the same fashion that put them in position to win their 12 title.A defense with returning future NFL talent and a quarterback that emerged from the depth chart that brought passing and scrambling abilities to confuse defenses.On paper, everything was set up for atleast a glimpse of 2012.History...
Via Football Nation
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Watters Is Back Enrolled At Notre Dame, Pursuing His Graphic Design Degree

Ricky Watters has accomplished a lot in his career. The former Notre Dame running back won a Super Bowl, rushed for over 10,000 yards in the NFL, and was a five-time Pro Bowl selection during his playing career. One thing he never did, however, is graduate from college, and the 45-year old is trying to rectify that this summer. “I remember so vividly times that people would announce...
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeopardy! takes shot at Notre Dame over 2013 title game

Jeopardy! held nothing back Tuesday when the show decided to take a shot at Notre Dame football's performance in the 2013 BCS championship.Needless to say, it was a night Fighting Irish fans would assume to forget forever. But it seems Alex Trebek is trying his best to do otherwise.As bad as that night was for Notre Dame supporters, it was nowhere near the level of disappointment...
Via Bush League Chronicle
22 days ago  |  Discuss

WR Mahone no longer enrolled at Notre Dame following arrest

Junior receiver Will Mahone is no longer enrolled at Notre Dame in the wake of his arrest in June on five charges, including three felonies after an incident in which Mahone allegedly head-butted police, vandalized cars and had to be subdued with a taser in his hometown of Austintown Township, Ohio. The school confirmed Monday night Mahone was no longer enrolled at the school....
Via Pro Sports Daily
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Wide Receiver Will Mahone No Longer Enrolled At Notre Dame

Twitter/Mahone After running into a bevy of legal troubles last month, Notre Dame wide receiver Will Mahone was indefinitely suspended from all football-related activity. Last night, it was revealed that Mahone is no longer enrolled at Notre Dame, a university spokesperson told the South Bend Tribune. James Gentile, Mahone’s attorney, said Monday night that Mahone would like...
Via College Spun
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame WR Will Mahone No Longer Enrolled in School

Considering how Notre Dame has handled past disciplinary issues (i.e. Everett Golson) this news should come as no real surprise. Junior wide receiver Will Mahone--yes, the same guy charged with assault of a police officer, intimidation of a public servant/party official, vandalism of a government entity, misdemeanor resisting arrest and disorderly conduct stemming from an incident...
Via FatManWriting
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Check out Notre Dame’s custom Under Armour cleats (Photo)

Now that Notre Dame has kicked Adidas to the curb and have signed with Under Armour, they’ll be wearing these sweet looking cleats in 2014. https://twitter.com/NDFBEquipment/status/483962004257140736 The post Check out Notre Dame’s custom Under Armour cleats (Photo) appeared first on NCAA Football Zone.
Via NCAA Football Zone
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame coach selling team issued Adidas gear (Photo)

If you’re a Notre Dame fan,  you need to find where this coach lives.  That’s if he’s selling that at true yard sale prices. https://twitter.com/darrenrovell/status/482991539971305472 The post Notre Dame coach selling team issued Adidas gear (Photo) appeared first on NCAA Football Zone.
Via NCAA Football Zone
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Can’t let the Crab legs go: Catholics vs Criminoles t-shirts

Prior to Notre Dame’s game with Miami in the mid-80′s, a t-shirt was introduced which read, “Catholics vs Convicts” printed on it.  Apparently, the incident with Heisman Award winner Jameis Winston taking crab legs is not going away.  There is a new shirt available for purchase through sportscrack.com to reflect the upcoming (October 18th at Florida State) game between...
Via NCAA Football Zone
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia and Notre Dame confirm home-and-home series

Earlier it was reported that Georgia and Notre Dame were working on a home-and-home series.  Today, that Georgia and Notre Dame series for the 2017 & 2019 seasons have been confirmed by the schools.  The Fighting Irish will host Georgia on Sept. 9, 2017 and then head to Athens on Sept. 21, 2019 to play the Bulldogs.   Notre Dame Athletic Director Jack Swarbrick, “As our...
Via NCAA Football Zone
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Notre Dame Bruce Heggie transfers to Ball State

Ball State has announced an addition to its football program: Notre Dame transfer Bruce Heggie will be playing for the Cardinals.  The 6-5, 290 pound defensive lineman will be eligible to play immediately as he will be transferring in as a graduate. In addition to Heggie, the Cardinals also announced the addition of Junior College transfer and fellow lineman Julian Jackson. ...
Via NCAA Football Zone
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Wide Receiver Will Mahone Spits On Cars, Threatens Cops

There are happy drunks and then there are angry drunks. Notre Dame wide receiver Will Mahone apparently falls in the latter category. The Austintown Police Department said the junior was “highly intoxicated” when he started punching cars and threatening people on the streets of Austinville, Ohio — 70 miles southeast of Cleveland — on Saturday night. After being asked by...
Via NESN.com
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Notre Dame Wideout Will Mahone Made Racist Comments, Threatened To Kill Police Officers

Twitter/Mahone Notre Dame wide receiver Will Mahone has played in just two games since joining the Irish program as a freshman back in 2012. If what’s being reported by the South Bend Tribune turns out to be true, it’ll probably be his only two in an ND uniform. Mahone was arrested Sunday night in Ohio on a number of charges, including assault of a police officer, intimidation...
Via College Spun
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame WR facing serious charges after Youngstown incident

Notre Dame junior wide receiver Will Mahone is facing three felony charges after a weekend incident in his hometown of Austintown, Ohio, near Youngstown. On Monday, Notre Dame announced Mahone has been suspended indefinitely from the football program. He also faces additional discipline, including possible expulsion, from the school. According to the police report, police arrived...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

ND WR Tased After Threatening to Kill Cops (Mugshot)

On the list of things that will get you tased by the police, head-butting a cop and threatening to kill them is possibly number one. Notre Dame WR Will Mahone did exactly that according to the South Bend Tribune: Police say an officer advised Mahone to calm down and get on the ground, to which Mahone responded with, “(Expletive), white boy.” Police say an officer then took Mahone...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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