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Watch: Malik Zaire threw a 68 yard TD pass in Notre Dame’s spring game

Brian Kelly made the bold statement that he would take his quarterbacks over Ohio State’s. What else is the guy gonna say, right? Anyway, Malik Zaire showed off a cannon on this throw during Notre Dame’s spring game on Saturday… Malik Zaire airs one out to @Will_Fuller7 (@RomanAthletics) for the long TD pass in Notre Dame's Blue-Gold game: http://t.co/HOYoNqkIaY — Rick O...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Malik Zaire threw a 68 yard TD pass in Notre Dame’s spring game

Brian Kelly made the bold statement that he would take his quarterbacks over Ohio State’s. What else is the guy gonna say, right? Anyway, Malik Zaire showed off a cannon on this throw during Notre Dame’s spring game on Saturday… Malik Zaire airs one out to @Will_Fuller7 (@RomanAthletics) for the long TD pass in Notre Dame's Blue-Gold game: http://t.co/HOYoNqkIaY — Rick O...
Via The Student Section
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Malik Zaire Shows Off His Arm With a 68-Yard Touchdown Bomb in Notre Dame's Spring Game

Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly has a bit of a conundrum on his hands this off-season. Does he usher in the new and start Malik Zaire or does he go with the vet in Everett Golson. From the look of things in the spring game it appears that we may get a platoon situation with Golson being given a green light to run if he is not sure about the throw and Zaire doing the bulk of the...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Zaire hits long pass, completion with Golson continues

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Malik Zaire showed he could throw a long pass in the Notre Dame Blue-Gold spring football game, but couldn't catch one. Zaire threw a perfectly timed 68-yard touchdown that Will Fuller caught at the 6-yard line and raced in for a touchdown midway through the second quarter. But on a flea-flicker play drawn up by a fan in the third quarter, Everett Golson attempted...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Vine: Notre Dame’s Malik Zaire Connected With William Fuller On A 70-Yard Bomb For A Touchdown

A number of top football programs are holding their spring games this afternoon, and Notre Dame’s Blue-Gold Game has not disappointed so far. The Blue team, led by upstart quarterback Malik Zaire, is up 25-3, and just extended the lead with this massive bomb to star wide receiver William Fuller. Zaire’s throw travels nearly 70 yards in the air, and hits Fuller in stride for...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame wears 'Father Ted' patches during spring game

Notre Dame’s spring football game kicks off at 12:30 p.m. ET today, marking the first time that the Irish will don their game jerseys since the passing of former university president Father Theodore Hesburgh. Notre Dame’s various athletic teams wore “Father Ted” patches throughout the winter and spring seasons, and today, the Irish football team will be doing the same. ...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Notre Dame Teases The Fan-Designed Play It’ll Run During Spring Game, It Features 2 QBs

Notre Dame will be running a play designed by a fan during its spring game this Saturday.  The Fighting Irish, after receiving a number of submissions from their fan base, have selected the play they’ll be running.  It will feature two quarterbacks.  This is going to be interesting … #NDCallThePlay pic.twitter.com/XmsqYgkYKM — Brian Kelly (@CoachBrianKelly) April 17, 2015...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame's Grace excited to play after sitting out 2014

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) No one is more excited about playing in the Notre Dame spring game on Saturday than middle linebacker Jarrett Grace. There was a time when the 6-foot-3, 253-pound graduate student wondered if he'd ever walk normally again, much less play football. Now he is competing for a starting job. ''To me it is all just pure joy and excitement, just to be out there and...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Kelly would take Notre Dame QBs over Ohio State's

No coach in Division I college football has a more difficult decision to make at the quarterback position than Urban Meyer. Ohio State has two quarterbacks — Braxton Miller and JT Barrett — that were clear-cut Heisman Trophy candidates and a third — Cardale Jones — that led them to a national championship. Despite that,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame releases rules, format for Spring Game

The 86th annual Blue-Gold game for Notre Dame is coming up and the university wants everyone to know how the rules and teams will work, along with the format for the Spring Game. Thanks to an announcement from the university, we now know exactly how everything will go down when Notre Dame steps out onto the field. The complete list of rules and the game’s format can be read below...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame head football coach Brian Kelly is on crack

According to several sources, Notre Dame head football coach Brian Kelly thinks he has a better situation at quarterback with Everett Golson and Malik Zaire than Urban Meyer’s situation with Braxton Miller, J.T. Barrett, and Cardale Jones at Ohio State. “There are certain areas that I think at the quarterback […]
Via BuckeyeBanter.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Kelly likes Notre Dame’s QBs over Ohio State’s duo

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish will be entering the 2015 college football season with Everett Golson and Malik Zaire at quarterback. It is an impressive one-two punch under center for the Fighting Irish, and Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly understands how great his current situation is. In fact, Kelly believes the only team close to having the depth he does is Ohio State. But...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Kelly Shut Down Idea Of Sheldon Day And Jarron Jones Playing QB In Notre Dame’s Spring Game

Notre Dame is one of the various high-profile programs with a major quarterback battle heading into 2015. The incumbent starter Everett Golson had an up-and-down 2014, while sophomore Malik Zaire impressed in limited time, especially in the Music City Bowl win over LSU. Two players who won’t be involved, however? Defensive linemen Sheldon Day and Jarron Jones. The two had been...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Kelly Expects Everett Golson To Remain At Notre Dame

Over the past several months, Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson’s name has practically been drowning in rumors regarding his future. Back in January, CBS Sports’ Tom Fornelli reported that Golson was considering a transfer to LSU, and ESPN’s Brett McMurphy reported that two dozen schools were interested in having the young man from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina transfer...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Kelly Discusses Notre Dame’s QB Situation, Possibility Of Everett Golson Transferring

One of the most interesting quarterback competitions of the offseason is taking place in South Bend, Ind.  The Fighting Irish have two quarterbacks – Malik Zaire and Everett Golson – who are both legitimate contenders to start under center for Notre Dame this fall.  Saturday afternoon, following his team’s scrimmage, Brian Kelly discussed the quarterback battle.  Kelly...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Get Pumped: Cam McDaniel Is Poised to Become an Impact Player

Cam McDaniel isn’t content just to make it to the NFL. He’s poised to become an impact player on Sundays. McDaniel knows the odds are stacked against him. The Notre Dame
Via Stack
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame DL Jarron Jones Really Wishes Michigan Was Still On The Fighting Irish’s Schedule

Michigan-Notre Dame, one of college football’s best rivalries, is a game that won’t be taking place any time soon. The Wolverines and the Fighting Irish played the final game in their regular season series last September. ND won big, 31-0.  Not having Michigan on his team’s schedule is something that greatly upsets Notre Dame senior defensive lineman Jarron Jones.  Jones...
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame’s Players Have Shiny Gold Under Armour Cleats For Pro Day

While Florida State’s Pro Day seems to be getting all of the attention Tuesday, the Seminoles aren’t the only school hosting such an event. Notre Dame’s players will be working out for scouts as well, and apparently, they’ll be doing so in style. The school’s equipment manager, Ryan Grooms, tweeted out a photo of shiny gold new Under Armour Speedforms that the athletes...
Via College Spun
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Malik Zaire On Notre Dame QB Competition: “”There’s Only One Jack Sparrow To Lead The Ship”

One of the major story lines of Notre Dame football’s off-season is the ongoing quarterback competition between Malik Zaire and Everett Golson. The two players split time at the position at the end of last season, and Fighting Irish head coach Brian Kelly said he would be willing to do the same this year as well if needed. Today, Zaire was asked about the possibility of working...
Via College Spun
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Hegarty Transferring from Notre Dame, Eyes FSU, Arizona

Matt Hegarty is transferring from Notre Dame, and he's reportedly eyeing FSU, Arizona.
Via Gamedayr
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Evander Holyfield, son attend Notre Dame Junior Day

Notre Dame held its first Junior Day of 2015 on Saturday. Dozens of the top recruits in the 2016 class made their way to South Bend, Ind., to check out the Fighting Irish’s facilities and meet with coaches.  One recruit who made the trip has a pretty famous father, whom he brought with him.  Elijah Holyfield, a four-star running back out of Atlanta, is the son of former five...
Via College Spun
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Football: Secret Weapon Justin Yoon

5 foot and eleven inches tall.185 pounds.Decent measurables for a middleweight prize fighter.But translated to college football, those numbers don't exactly strike fear into opposing players or coaches.Unless of course your a weapon as worthy as a 5 star elite runningback that can outrun defenses, or a linebacker delivering bonecrushing hits at the line of scrimmage.Meet the stealth...
Via Football Nation
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Football: Irish Kickoff The 2015 Season

Notre Dame football returns with alot of optimism, player additions that hope to strengthen a deep roster, and new coaches from a storied past.Wednesday is the first official practice day of the alotted 15 days.And right out of the gate, position changes and adjustments took center stage. Adding Depth To The BackfieldIn 2014, Tarean Folston cemented himself as the future go-to back...
Via Football Nation
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Alum Louis Nix Trolled UNC Alum Eric Ebron After Irish’s ACC Tournament Title

There were a number of interesting Twitter conversations between former student-athletes during last night’s ACC Tournament title game, but none was more entertaining than the one between former Notre Dame defensive tackle Louis Nix and former North Carolina tight end Eric Ebron. Nix clearly had the last laugh, since his Fighting Irish prevailed to win their first conference tournament...
Via College Spun
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Alum Louis Nix Clearly Thought Irish Were Getting Jobbed By The Refs vs. Duke

Notre Dame held off Duke tonight in the ACC semifinals, but Irish fans aren’t all smiles Friday night. Many believe that Notre Dame was on the wrong end of a number of controversial calls by the referees in the game’s final minutes. Former school football star Louis Nix is among them, and after seeing a call go against Duke center Jahlil Okafor, he posted a meme that basically...
Via College Spun
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss
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