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Golson, Zaire still competing at QB for Notre Dame

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Malik Zaire has played just a little over two quarters of meaningful football at Notre Dame. He already knows the pressure of starting at quarterback for the Fighting Irish. He need only examine the arc of Everett Golson's season. From leading the Irish to a 6-0 start and joining the Heisman Trophy conversation, to a four-game losing streak and benching in...
Via AP on Fox
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Brian Kelly: Justin Brent gets 'distracted,' is in my doghouse

The highlight of Justin Brent’s freshman season at Notre Dame, arguably, came during the Fighting Irish’s bye week.  In late October, Brent, a 6-foot-2, 205-pound wideout, was seen at a New York Knicks’ game with now-retired adult film star Lisa Ann. Brent has later been photographed with model Elke the Stallion. Brent has no catches on the season and has played sparingly...
Via College Spun
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame to use 2 QBs in bowl game against LSU

  Everett Golson and Malik Zaire will both play quarterback when Notre Dame faces No. 22 LSU in the Music City Bowl, with coach Brian Kelly saying he believes they can both help the Irish against the nation's best pass defense. ''I think both have some different traits and we need a way to win the game,'' Kelly said Monday evening after the team completed its third practice for...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio native to share Notre Dame QB duties in bowl against LSU

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- Everett Golson and Malik Zaire will both play quarterback when Notre Dame faces No. 22 LSU in the Music City Bowl, with coach Brian Kelly saying he believes they can both help the Irish against the nation's best pass defense. "I think both have some different traits and we need a way to win the game," Kelly said Monday evening after the team completed its...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio native to share Notre Dame QB duties in bowl against LSU

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- Everett Golson and Malik Zaire will both play quarterback when Notre Dame faces No. 22 LSU in the Music City Bowl, with coach Brian Kelly saying he believes they can both help the Irish against the nation's best pass defense. "I think both have some different traits and we need a way to win the game," Kelly said Monday evening after the team completed its...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kelly says Notre Dame will use 2 QBs against LSU

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly says Everett Golson and Malik Zaire will share quarterback duties against No. 22 LSU in the Music City Bowl on Dec. 30. Golson started all 12 games for the Irish (7-5), but has thrown 14 interceptions and fumbled the ball away eight times. He was replaced by Zaire, a sophomore, late in the first half in the regular-season finale...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Kelly Wants To Play Everett Golson And Malik Zaire In Bowl vs. LSU, Won’t Rule Out 2-QB System In 2015

After nearly knocking off Florida State midway through the season, Notre Dame’s 2014 did not wind up going as planned. The Fighting Irish finished 7-5, and will play LSU in the Music City Bowl in Nashville. One of Notre Dame’s main issues were the turnovers of Everett Golson. The Irish quarterback threw 14 interceptions and lost eight fumbles in 12 games this season. Head coach...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame freshman WR has a new girl; Her name is “Bubble Butt”

Justin Brent, the Notre Dame freshman wide reciever became famous this Fall when he was dating porn actress Lisa Ann. Well Brent’s latest girl is the Internet famous “Elke The Stallion aka Bubble Butt”. “Elke the Stallion” has a music video for a song called “Bubble Butt” which has (13 million views). She bills herself […] The post Notre Dame freshman WR has a new...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tickets to see Notre Dame in Music City start at $30

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish began the season with such promise. A 6-0 start to the year had them in prime position to make the first ever College Football Playoff and get back in the national title discussion following the disappointing championship loss to Alabama two years ago. But the Irish fell to Florida State in their seventh contest of the season and the entire campaign...
Via Subway Domer
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Where Does Notre Dame Stand With The 2015 Recruiting Class?

                                                                                                        With the end to the 2014 season, the recruiting trail has picked up and is getting very hot for the Irish.This week, the Irish received financial aid paperwork from one of the...
Via Football Nation
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame football: Fighting Irish officially give up on the season.

The phrase “giving up” is a touchy phrase when it comes to football. In this case it seems that the phrase is fitting. The only thing Notre Dame football accomplished this year was completing the sending the season down the drain. With a blowout loss to the USC Trojans, where starting quarterback Everett Golson was replaced by Sophomore Malik Zaire late in the first half. The...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Coach Brian Kelly Not Sure If Everett Golson Will Start At Quarterback Going Forward

Everett Golson had a brutal day during Notre Dame’s 49-14 loss to USC. The Fighting Irish’s signal caller went 7-for-18 with 75 passing yards, no touchdowns and an interceptions against the Trojans, and he was replaced by sophomore Malik Zaire. After the game, Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly was non-committal when he was asked about Golson’s role going forward, saying that he’s...
Via College Spun
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame's Kyle McCarthy announces he’s cancer-free

Kyle McCarthy, a former Notre Dame football player and current Fighting Irish graduate assistant, was diagnosed with a “very treatable” form of Stage 3 testicular cancer this past July. The illness caused the former NFL safety to take an intermittent leave of absence from Brian Kelly’s program in August. After months of chemotherapy and surgeries, McCarthy has tremendous news...
Via College Spun
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame football struggles continue in overtime loss

Just like in the 1995 meeting between Notre Dame football and the Northwestern Wildcats, the underdogs came away with the victory. We all knew that the mistakes Notre Dame football has been committing would catch up to them and now they are paying the price. After back-to-back losses Notre Dame has dropped to 7-3 and is on the verge of being knocked out of the top 25. Both teams...
Via isportsweb.com
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Kelly has no explanation for two-point conversion

A curious decision by Brian Kelly to attempt a two-point conversion with just under 10 minutes in all likelihood cost Notre Dame against Northwestern on Saturday. The Fighting Irish scored with 10:34 left in the game to make it 40-29. Instead of kicking an extra point to make it a 12-point game — meaning Northwestern...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Golic has to pay off gross bet because of Notre Dame loss

Sometimes, even when you’re confident that your favorite team is considerably better than its opponent, it pays to stay humble and lay off of ridiculous bets. Notre Dame alum Mike Golic, one half of ESPN’s Mike & Mike, is going to have a rough Monday. Friday, he made a wager with Mike Greenberg, a Northwestern alum, ahead of today’s contest. Since the Wildcats prevailed...
Via College Spun
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame football: Disappointment in the desert

Notre Dame footballs playoff hopes were thrown away Saturday in Tempe, literally. The Arizona State Sun Devils stomped the Fighting Irish in the first half and held off a late rally to defeat Notre Dame 55-31 and end any hopes of making the first ever college football playoffs. The Irish showed promise the first drive of the game by driving down and putting 3 on the board, but that...
Via isportsweb.com
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona State Records Wild Pick-Six In 55-31 Win Over Notre Dame (GIF)

It was a fitting ending for No. 10 Notre Dame in Saturday’s matchup against No. 9 Arizona State. The Fighting Irish faced an uphill battle after a hot start from ASU and trailed by 24 points at halftime. They pulled to within 10 late in the fourth quarter, but Sun Devils defensive back Lloyd Carrington ruined the comeback opportunity with the help of a lucky bounce. Notre...
Via NESN.com
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Safety Eilar Hardy Cleared By The NCAA, Eligible To Start Playing For The Fighting Irish

Eilar Hardy, one of the five Notre Dame football players suspended for his involvement in an academic integrity scandal, has been cleared by the NCAA and is eligibility to play immediately.  The senior safety was the only member of the suspended five - cornerback KeiVarae Russell, receiver DaVaris Daniels, defensive lineman Ishaq Williams, linebacker Kendall Moore and Hardy...
Via College Spun
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: KeiVarae Russell Posts Clip Of Workout With A Message To His ND Teammates About Winning A National Title

KeiVarae Russell is one of the key Notre Dame players that is sitting out this season due to the academic issues that came out in August. The junior cornerback is still staying in shape and getting a jump on preparation for the 2015-16 Irish season. His goal? To win a national championship next year. He posted a video of himself working out, along with a message to his Notre Dame...
Via College Spun
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame LB Joe Schmidt Out For Season After Ankle Injury

Notre Dame LB Joe Schmidt will miss the rest of the season after he broke and dislocated his left ankle against Navy. The Fighting Irish’s leading tackler suffered the injury in the third quarter of Notre Dame’s 49-39 win Saturday night. “I think everybody is gonna have to pick up the slack for the loss of a guy that did most of the work,” Notre Dame coach...
Via Geeks and Cleats
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame LB Joe Schmidt Has A Dislocated Ankle, Will Miss The Rest Of The Season

Notre Dame will be without one of its top defensive players for the rest of the season.  Joe Schmidt, the Fighting Irish’s starting middle linebacker, injured his ankle during the third quarter of Notre Dame’s victory against Navy Saturday night. The ankle is dislocated and will require surgery. Schmidt will miss the rest of the season. #NotreDame LB Joe Schmidt has a dislocation...
Via College Spun
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

The tradition of Notre Dame football vs. Navy Midshipmen football continues

For the 88th time Notre Dame football took on the Navy Midshipmen, this time at FedEx field. The game was competitive as it has been in recent years, but the Fighting Irish came out on top this time 49-39. Notre Dame football jumped out to an impressive 28-7 lead and it started to look like the Irish would run the Midshipmen out of the building. Everett Golson looked like the Heisman...
Via isportsweb.com
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Two suspended Notre Dame football players dress up as prisoners for Halloween

Davaris Daniels and Kendall Moore lost the opportunity to play football for Notre Dame this season, but the duo hasn’t misplaced their sense of humor.  Daniels and Moore, who were two of the five Fighting Irish football players suspended this season as a result of an academic integrity investigation, have dressed up in costumes for Halloween that poke fun at their current situation...
Via College Spun
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame now playing for unlikely opportunity to rejoin playoff discussion

Fresh off of a frustratingly-fruitless trip to Tallahassee and the bye week that followed, Notre Dame is no longer a hated favorite to crack college football’s inaugural playoff, and according to the all-powerful selection committee, the Fighting Irish will need a Rudy Ruettiger-like miracle to work their way back into the mix with just five games remaining on their schedule. But...
Via Sports-Glory
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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