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Notre Dame WR Corey Robinson elected student body president

Notre Dame wide receiver Corey Robinson has been elected student body president and will take office April 1, according to the university’s student newspaper. Robinson, the son of former San Antonio Spurs center and Basketball Hall of Famer David Robinson, caught 16 passes for 200 yards and a touchdown in 2015. Given how he is expected to be a big part of the Fighting Irish’s...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wide Receiver Corey Robinson Wins Election To Be Notre Dame Student Body President

While many of us our focusing on political races heading towards Nevada and South Carolina in the coming days, a big name just locked up the vote to become Notre Dame’s student body president. Fighting Irish wide receiver Corey Robinson announced that he would run in January, and last night he announced that he has won the vote via Facebook. We are beyond excited and honored...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame CB KeiVarae Russell shows off insane vertical jump

Notre Dame cornerback KeiVarae Russell decided to enter the NFL draft despite missing the end of the season with a stress fracture in his right leg. If the 5-foot-11, 196-pounder can replicate at the NFL combine the 51-inch vertical jump he showed off on Instagram this week, that decision will probably look pretty good.The best vertical in last year's combine belonged to Georgia...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Notre Dame CB KeiVarae Russell Shows Off 51-Inch Vertical Leap

Notre Dame cornerback KeiVarae Russell seems to be recovering well from the stress fracture in his right leg that cut short his final season in South Bend.  Today, Russell posted a video on his Instagram showing off his impressive vertical leap. He had already posted clips of him completing 45 and 48-inch verticals, before finally revealing a 51-inch leap.    A little 51″...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Malik Zaire, Deshone Kizer in ‘wide open race’ for 2016 starting job

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are returning a lot of their 2015 roster for next season and they look to be a contender for the College Football Playoff. Last season, they seemed to be a lot of trouble when they were faced with a number of injuries. One of the injured players was starting quarterback Malik Zaire. He broke his ankle in the second game of the season against Virginia...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame QB Brandon Wimbush expected to redshirt in 2016

It is pretty clear that either Malik Zaire or Deshone Kizer will be the starting quarterback for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in 2016. The team hopes that both players can stay healthy enough to play the entire season, so this has led to the team looking to redshirt one of its top prospects from the 2015 class. Last season, the Fighting Irish had slapped a redshirt on quarterback...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame’s KeiVarae Russell Calls Teammate Jaylon Smith “The Next Von Miller”

The big winners of last night’s Super Bowl are probably Peyton Manning, who bolsters his impressive legacy with a second title, and the game’s MVP, Von Miller. The former Texas A&M standout had a few game-changing plays, including 2.5 sacks and two forced fumbles, showing to the world why he has been one of the game’s top linebackers since entering the league. In the coming...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

What Brian Kelly’s contract extension means for Notre Dame

Head Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly extended his contract through the 2021 season, which should be music to the ears of any Irish fan. Coach Kelly has been with Notre Dame for six seasons now, and he is about to double the duration of his tenure with the new contract. During his time in South Bend, Kelly has racked up 55 wins and a 3-3 bowl record for the Irish. Kelly stated...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Notre Dame DL Sheldon Day Beats Offensive Tackle Off The Edge To Sack Jacoby Brissett During Senior Bowl

After a solid career for the Fighting Irish, defensive tackle Sheldon Day is expected to be drafted come April. He probably will not come off the board till the second or third day (CBSSports.com has him listed as a 3rd or 4th rounder and the No. 11 defensive tackle in the draft), but someone will want to take a 6'2" 285 pound athletic defensive linemanThat athleticism was pretty...
Via FatManWriting
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Kelly's last message for the 2015 Fighting Irish is worth seeing

Notre Dame's 127th season of football did not come to the type of end the Fighting Irish or their fans might have envisioned. Neither the national championship drought nor the major bowl losing streak came to an end. But coach Brian Kelly had only good things to say about and to his players when their last game of the season had come to an end. Via Showtime Sports we got a view...
Via Fox Sports
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Top Notre Dame receiver declares for NFL after saying he'd return

A little less than two months after Notre Dame wide receiver Will Fuller said he’s returning for his senior season with the Irish, the Philadelphia native said he’s declaring for the NFL. "What do you want to be when you grow up?" pic.twitter.com/9jLfnDTNuP — Will Fuller V (@Will_Fuller7) January 3, 2016 It’s no real surprise as Fuller has been one of Notre Dame’s...
Via Gamedayr
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Notre Dame CB KeiVarae Russell Declares For The NFL Draft

Notre Dame cornerback KeiVarae Russell has declared for the NFL Draft, he announced Monday. Russell detailed his decision in an exclusive interview with Sports Illustrated‘s Pete Thamel.  Russell also acknowledged the move in an Instagram post thanking his mother and grandfather.   These two helped change my life…it’s time to repay the favor. Sports Illustrated Link...
Via College Spun
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Notre Dame cornerback KeiVarae Russell headed to NFL Draft

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Notre Dame cornerback KeiVarae Russell is entering the NFL Draft.Russell, a senior who could have petitioned the NCAA for another year of eligibility, finished fourth on the team with 60 tackles despite missing the final two games with a broken right leg. He had two interceptions, two forced fumbles, a sack and broke up four passes.Russell said on Twitter that...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Notre Dame CB KeiVarae Russell entering NFL draft

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Notre Dame cornerback KeiVarae Russell is entering the NFL draft. Russell, a senior who could have petitioned the NCAA for another year of eligibility, finished fourth on the team with 60 tackles despite missing the final two games with a broken right leg. He had two interceptions, two forced fumbles, a sack and broke up four passes. Russell said on Twitter...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Notre Dame CB Keivarae Russell declares for NFL Draft

Keivarae Russell and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish ended their 2015 season in a very disappointing way. Now, Notre Dame will have to deal with another loss as Russell has decided to declare for the 2016 NFL Draft and forgo his senior season. He took to his personal Twitter account to announce his decision and thank the school for everything. Thanks @NDFootball and @CoachBrianKelly...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Notre Dame RB Prosise announces he's entering NFL draft

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Notre Dame running back C.J. Prosise, who led the Fighting Irish in rushing with 1,032 yards this season, has announced he will skip his final year of eligibility and enter the NFL draft. Prosise made the announcement Saturday with a message posted on Instagram and Twitter, saying he made the decision ''after a lot of thought and reflection.'' He thanked...
Via AP on Fox
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Notre Dame DL calls out fans for criticizing players for leaving school early

Notre Dame has already had one player announce he’s leaving school early for the NFL Draft – running back C.J. Prosise. The Fighting Irish are bound to have a couple more, too.  One of Notre Dame’s players, defensive lineman Jarron Jones, has a message to his fan base.  Don’t criticize or get upset with his teammates for leaving school early, he says. It’s their decision...
Via College Spun
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Notre Dame RB CJ Prosise declares for draft

Notre Dame Fighting Irish running back C.J. Prosise took advantage of a great opportunity this season and turned himself into one of the top running backs in the nation. Now, Prosise is looking to build off of that success by taking his talents to the next level. Prosise took to social media on Saturday to announce he will enter the 2016 NFL Draft. “After a lot of thought and reflection...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Notre Dame RB C.J. Prosise Announces He’s Heading To NFL Draft

Notre Dame junior running back C.J. Prosise is entering the 2016 NFL Draft, he announced moments ago on Instagram.    After a lot of thought and reflection I have decided to forego my remaining eligibility and declare for the NFL Draft. Thank you to Notre Dame, the coaches, staff, faculty and fans. I couldn’t have asked for a better university to play for, it’s been an...
Via College Spun
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Joey Bosa tweets apology after being ejected for targeting

Joey Bosa put together an impressive career at Ohio State. However, its ending is not the way he or Buckeyes fans planned. Bosa was ejected during the first quarter of the Fiesta Bowl for targeting on this hit to Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer. Many thought the call was harsh, but it was a pretty easy one for the officials to make and it prematurely brought to a close Bosa’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Ohio State easily wins the Fiesta Bowl, inviting a simple question

It’s a simple question: Would the Ohio State Buckeyes beat Alabama or Clemson on a neutral field if given a chance to do so? No, don’t assume the answer is obviously yes, because it isn’t. Don’t assume the Buckeyes are the best team in the country, either — they made plenty of mistakes (most of them on defense) in Friday afternoon’s Fiesta Bowl win over the Notre...
Via The Comeback
January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Joey Bosa ejected for targeting

Joey Bosa’s college career at Ohio State ended on a sour note. The all-world pass-rusher was ejected from the Fiesta Bowl Friday in the first quarter after he was flagged for targeting. Leading with his helmet, Bosa hit Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer in the chest, driving him backwards, resulting in the 15-yard penalty. Upon review, the officials determined that it was an...
Via Sportsnaut
January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Notre Dame LB coach Mike Elston’s daughter refused to fist bump Brutus Buckeye

The battle lines have already been drawn for tomorrow’s Fiesta Bowl between Ohio State and Notre Dame. Not even the friendly-looking Brutus Buckeye mascot and the young daughter of Notre Dame linebackers coach/recruiting coordinator Mike Elston are immune from the competition.  Elston shared a photo of his daughter at some sort of store, refusing a fist bump from Brutus. ...
Via College Spun
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center has new 'Beat the Irish' baby blankets

If the Ohio State Buckeyes have a big game coming up, OSU’s Wexner Medical Center will celebrate with baby blankets. A few weeks ago, it gave out “Beat Michigan” blankets, and they were made throughout last season’s College Football Playoff. With Notre Dame on the docket for tomorrow’s Fiesta Bowl, Wexner’s current baby blankets read “Beat The Irish.” ...
Via College Spun
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Two Notre Dame defensive starters out for Fiesta Bowl

Notre Dame will be without starting defensive backs Max Redfield and Devin Butler for the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl against Ohio State. According to Zach Barnett of NBC Sports’ College Football Talk, Redfield is headed back to South Bend after violating team rules in Arizona, while Butler is headed back due to a broken foot. Matthias Farley will step in for Redfield, albeit without...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss
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