NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH NEWS

Notre Dame TE Ben Koyack Makes Nice Touchdown Catch in Senior Bowl

When you are not utilized much on your team getting a chance to play in another game is a great thing for college players. For most of his four years at Notre Dame tight end Ben Koyack was an after thought in the offensive scheme of things. During his first three season he had just 14 receptions for 215 yards and three touchdowns. He factored in to things a little more this past...
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame football: Kiper analyzes NFL Draft prospects

Every offseason in South Bend brings a few NFL Draft early entry decisions to be made. This year was especially busy with the Notre Dame football program, as Ronnie Stanley and Sheldon Day had big decisions to make. ESPN Draft guru Mel Kiper Jr did a draft conference call with the media and I asked him about the Notre Dame football players who stayed in school. Having Stanley...
Via The Sports Bank
4 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN suing Notre Dame over public records request

College football is a billion dollar business that leads ESPN into very close relationship with nearly every fiber of the sport.  The network is intimate business partners with the most powerful entities in college football from the playoff itself, to the rest of the bowl games, to all the conferences they enter into rights deals with and even individual teams.  Those business...
Via Awful Announcing
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame NFL Draft decisions evaluated by Mel Kiper Jr

Every offseason in South Bend brings a few NFL Draft early entry decisions to be made. This year was especially busy, with Ronnie Stanley and Sheldon Day. ESPN Draft guru Mel Kiper Jr did a draft conference call with the media and I asked him about the Notre Dame linemen who decided to return to school. Having Stanley and Day back makes Notre Dame a top 15 team in 2015 probably...
Via The Sports Bank
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame football flips #1 TE in the nation

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish football squad just boosted their 2015 recruiting class with a big splash. The number 1 tight end in the nation Alize Jones had previously verbally committed to UCLA in November 2013, but on Thursday officially announced that he was changing his commit from UCLA to Notre Dame. https://twitter.com/AlizeJones8/status/555808037080809472 Jones stands at...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

DaVaris Daniels Declares For NFL Draft

One of the questions that has surrounded the 2015 Notre Dame Football team, was if DaVaris Daniels was going to be a part of the team. Daniels answered that with his entry into the NFL Draft. According to the NFL, Notre Dame receiver DaVaris Daniels has declared for the NFL Draft. https://t.co/eoC5rABW7S — Irish Illustrated (@PeteSampson_) January 19, 2015
Via Subway Domer
7 days ago  |  Discuss

KeiVarae Russell Working To Get Back To Notre Dame

KeiVarae Russell is obviously taking his life very seriously right now as he is busting his ass to be back at Notre Dame in June.
Via Subway Domer
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Nyles Morgan Named Freshman All-American

The Football Writers Association of America named Notre Dame freshman linebacker, Nyles Morgan, to its annual Freshman All-American team. Here is the 2014 FWAA Freshman All-America Team, our 14th annual http://t.co/dTGRnsIJqb — FWAA (@TheFWAA) January 14, 2015 Morgan tallied up 47 tackles with 3.5 TFL on special teams and as Joe Schmidt’s replacement after Schmidt went down...
Via Subway Domer
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanley And Day Return In 2015 To Strengthen The Lines

After watching Ohio State’s improbable run to win the National Championship, the general principles of having a solid fundamentally sound defense and a strong running game to win football games immediately comes to mind. They are basic concepts, but the reason for those concepts being so basic is because of the undeniable truth that envelops them. Sure, there are lots of things...
Via Subway Domer
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame football: Why Malik Zaire is the answer

The college football season is officially over and the Ohio State Buckeyes are the new champions. After a promising start to the season, Notre Dame football completely unraveled after a loss to the Florida State Seminoles who lost in the College Football Playoffs to the Oregon Ducks. After losing to Florida State on a controversial touchdown that wasn’t, one can only imagine what...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

24 schools expressed interest in Everett Golson

Thus far, Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson has not officially expressed interest in transferring to another school for his final collegiate season, but if he should, he’s reportedly going to have a number of options. ESPN’s Brett McMurphy is reporting Monday morning that 24 different programs have expressed interest in Golson. Six of them are from the SEC. 24 schools...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame NFL Draft updates: Ronnie Stanley, Sheldon Day

It was reported, first by Irish Illustrated, that Ronnie Stanley and Sheldon Day had a meeting with Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly on Wednesday. The topic? Well, you already know the topic: NFL Draft early entry. Stanley still has not made a decision;  the deadline is Thursday. Sheldon Day made it official that he’s returning to South Bend today; issuing a statement through...
Via The Sports Bank
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Defensive Lineman Sheldon Day Will Return To Irish In 2015

After a fairly disappointing 2014 season, Notre Dame should have pretty high expectations heading into next year. The Irish got some good news for its defensive line prospects this afternoon, when it was announced that junior Sheldon Day will return for next season.  BREAKING NEWS: Sheldon Day will remain at Notre Dame for his senior year and not enter the 2015 NFL Draft. #GoIrish...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Defensive lineman Day returns to Notre Dame for senior year

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Defensive lineman Sheldon Day announced Saturday he will return to Notre Dame for his senior season rather than enter the NFL draft. Day said in a statement released by the university that he made his decision after talking with his family, friends and Notre Dame coaches. He called the decision difficult, saying: ''I just felt it was in my best interest to...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Kelly: Irish's 'Pot of Gold' recruiting campaign is back

Last year, Notre Dame scored big with its recruits by launching what it called its “Pot Of Gold” campaign. The school sent 477 different letters – one to signify each former player who’d been drafted into the NFL – to a number of top recruits. Some of the letters were even dipped in 24-carat gold powder – the same gold that ND uses on its helmets. In the end, Notre Dame...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Kelly Says He Expects Everett Golson To Be Back At Notre Dame, Competing For Starting QB Job

Everett Golson has been rumored to be considering a transfer from Notre Dame. Earlier this week, a report claimed the Fighting Irish quarterback was interested in leaving South Bend, Ind., for Baton Rouge, La.  The 6-foot-1, 200-pound quarterback seemed to shoot down that report with a tweet.  Thursday afternoon, Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly, making the media rounds on ESPN in...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Irish Insights: Golson To LSU? Recruiting Rumors

Golson Gone???According to The New Orleans Times Picayune, the unsourced theory suggests the one time starter for the Irish has "reached out" to the Tigers in hopes of persuing playing time with his clock ticking as a college quarterback."Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson, who played against LSU less than a week ago, is interested in becoming a Tiger. The senior, who is scheduled...
Via Football Nation
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Whitfield: Everett Golson staying at Notre Dame

Reports of Everett Golson leaving Notre Dame are untrue according to George Whitfield Jr. Golson is scheduled to graduate in May meaning if he were to transfer he would be allowed to start immediately at any school. The hot rumor the last few days was that Golson was heading to LSU because the Fighting Irish were on track to start Malik Zaire next season at quarterback. Reports...
Via Tireball.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Everett Golson’s QB coach: LSU transfer rumors are not true

Everett Golson is scheduled to graduate from Notre Dame in May, but he has one year of eligibility remaining. If he chooses to remain with the Irish for another season, he’ll likely find himself behind sophomore Malik Zaire on the depth chart. Will that inspire him to transfer? On Monday, a report surfaced claiming Golson...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Everett Golson seemingly denies LSU transfer rumor

Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson started out hot in 2014 before falling behind sophomore Malik Zaire on the depth chart. Golson is set to graduate from Notre Dame in May, but could his college career continue next spring? According to Jim Kleinpeter of The Times-Picayune, Golson has reached out to LSU about transferring for his...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Everett Golson considering transfer to LSU

Twitter/@NDonNBC Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson helped the Fighting Irish top the SEC’s LSU Tigers in last week’s Music City Bowl. As it turns out, LSU fans may have caught a glimpse at its next quarterback in the bowl loss. According to NOLA.com’s Jim Kleinpeter, Golson has reached out to LSU about transferring for his final season. Of course, because of Golson’s...
Via College Spun
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Everett Golson graduates from ND in May; transfer rumors begin

Notre Dame Quarterback Everett Golson told Irish Illustrated.com on Wednesday that he plans to return to school for the spring semester and graduate in May. Therefore under NCAA rules, he could enroll as a graduate student and play immediately elsewhere. There are already rumors that Golson might do exactly that. NFL.com, of all places commenced the Golson speculation season....
Via The Sports Bank
23 days ago  |  Discuss

3 Things To Take From Notre Dame’s Music City Bowl Win

There is no doubt that Notre Dame’s 31-28 victory over LSU in the Music City Bowl was a huge win for this team and this program. The biggest question is just how much this game will help Notre Dame moving forward into 2015. Here are three things we can take away from the game to help answer that question… Brian Kelly Can Coach Despite a lot of fans calling for Brian Kelly...
Via Subway Domer
25 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Notre Dame QB Malik Zaire Clears the Way (sort of) For Tarean Folston With Block on LSU Defender

When Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly announced that Malik Zaire was getting the nod at quarterback for the Fighting Irish against LSU in the Music City Bowl it did not come as a big surprise. Everett Golson had struggled over the last few regular season games and many had wanted him pulled sooner.So--how did Malik do? Along with selling out on this block and helping Tarean Foster...
Via FatManWriting
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Malik Zaire: get to know the new Notre Dame QB1

So how did Notre Dame players react to Malik Zaire being named the starter for today’s Music City Bowl in Nashville, Tennessee? “It’s a limited democracy, “ said Head Coach Brian Kelly smiling. “They are going to roll with the head coach. We practiced them both with the first group. We wanted to be seamless with cadence and operation. They (the players) just want everyone...
Via The Sports Bank
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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