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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Notre Dame Seeks to Stay Calm in Start Against TexasNotre Dame coach Brian Kelly is concerned about quarterback Malik Zaire being o
Notre Dame Seeks to Stay Calm in Start Against Texas
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 7 hours ago
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly is concerned about quarterback Malik Zaire being overwhelmed in big moments as the 11th-ranked Fighting Irish open the season against Texas. "He can be emotional at times. We have to transfer that into just being... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Previewing Notre Dame's Major Recruiting WeekendSOUTH BEND, Ind. — Unlike in past years when the Irish opened with run-of-the-m
Previewing Notre Dame's Major Recruiting Weekend
Bleacher Report / Posted 9 hours ago
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Unlike in past years when the Irish opened with run-of-the-mill afternoon games against Rice, Temple, South Florida and Purdue, Notre Dame football begins its 2015 season against a marquee opponent in a prime-time slot, paving the... Read more
10h
SportingNews
Texas at Notre Dame: Numbers that matterTwo big-name traditions in Notre Dame and Texas open the year in a tone-setter
Texas at Notre Dame: Numbers that matter
SportingNews / Posted 10 hours ago
Two big-name traditions in Notre Dame and Texas open the year in a tone-setter for the 2015 season. Will Charlie Strong get the Longhorns back in the national picture after a 6-7 season in 2014? Or will Notre Dame continue the momentum built with... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Matt Miller's Scouting Notebook: Special Talents and Names to Know for 2015Welcome back. It’s been a while. The 2015 college football season is here, and
Matt Miller's Scouting Notebook: Special Talents and Names to Know for 2015
Bleacher Report / Posted 14 hours ago
Welcome back. It’s been a while. The 2015 college football season is here, and the NFL season is waiting around the corner—like an old friend at the bar with your favorite drink in hand. Football is back, which means it’s time for long sleeves, warm... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
Notre Dame football depth chartThe following is Notre Dame's depth chart for the 2015 football season opener a
Notre Dame football depth chart
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted yesterday
The following is Notre Dame's depth chart for the 2015 football season opener against Texas: QUARTERBACK 8 Malik Zaire 6-0 222 JR 14 DeShone Kizer 6-4 230 SO 12 Brandon Wimbush 6-1 216 FR 4 Montgomery VanGorder 6-0 215 SO RUNNING BACK 25... Read more
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CBS Sports
2016 NFL Draft prospect preview: Who to watch in Week 1OHIO STATE | VIRGINIA TECH Monday, September 7, 8 p.m.Blacksburg, Va. – ESPN
2016 NFL Draft prospect preview: Who to watch in Week 1
CBS Sports / Posted yesterday
OHIO STATE | VIRGINIA TECH Monday, September 7, 8 p.m.Blacksburg, Va. – ESPN Ohio State faced several talented teams throughout their National Title season a year ago, including Michigan State, Oregon and Alabama. But only Virginia Tech was able to... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Previewing Texas vs. Notre DameTexas and Notre Dame each will battle for second place on the all-time wins lis
Previewing Texas vs. Notre Dame
Bleacher Report / Posted 2 days ago
Texas and Notre Dame each will battle for second place on the all-time wins list on Saturday, but that's the only thing these two teams have in common. After a finishing the season strong against LSU in the Music City Bowl, Notre Dame's Brian Kelly... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
My CFP top four teamsSteaks and hot dogs cookin' on the grill at tailgates? Pigskins flying through
My CFP top four teams
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Steaks and hot dogs cookin' on the grill at tailgates? Pigskins flying through air in parking lots? College football will make its much glorified return Thursday night (sorry North Dakota State and Montana, we are talking about the big boys) when... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Zaire, Notre Dame not shying from great expectationsSOUTH BEND, Ind. — As pumped-in noise tumbled onto pumped-up teammates running
Zaire, Notre Dame not shying from great expectations
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — As pumped-in noise tumbled onto pumped-up teammates running drills one practice field over, Malik Zaire casually played catch with C.J. Prosise. Canceling out chaos, it seems, has become a matter of course for Zaire, Notre Dame’s... Read more
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NBC Sports: Inside the Irish
LinebackersWith a strong recruiting surge, some roster shuffling and some good luck (and h
Linebackers
NBC Sports: Inside the Irish / Posted 3 days ago
With a strong recruiting surge, some roster shuffling and some good luck (and hard work) in the health department, Notre Dame’s linebacking corps was rebuilt remarkably quickly. A season after question marks were everywhere, the Irish have a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Joe Schmidt's unlikely journey from walk-on to Notre Dame captainSOUTH BEND, Ind. — Joe Schmidt settled into a front-row seat inside the Isban A
Joe Schmidt's unlikely journey from walk-on to Notre Dame captain
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Joe Schmidt settled into a front-row seat inside the Isban Auditorium early Thursday evening. He wasn't there to audition. The linebacker — who recruited Notre Dame because Notre Dame couldn't recruit him — did his auditioning... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Malik Zaire, Notre Dame not shying from great expectationsSOUTH BEND, Ind. — As pumped-in noise tumbled onto pumped-up teammates running
Malik Zaire, Notre Dame not shying from great expectations
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — As pumped-in noise tumbled onto pumped-up teammates running drills one practice field over, Malik Zaire casually played catch with C.J. Prosise. Canceling out chaos, it seems, has become a matter of course for Zaire, Notre Dame's... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
NCAA denies Ishaq Williams' appeal; Notre Dame names captainsThe "athlete" portion of Ishaq Williams' title of "student-athlete" is no more.
NCAA denies Ishaq Williams' appeal; Notre Dame names captains
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
The "athlete" portion of Ishaq Williams' title of "student-athlete" is no more. The NCAA denied the fifth-year senior defensive lineman's appeal to practice or play for Notre Dame this season, coach Brian Kelly said Thursday. Williams missed all of... Read more
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NBC Sports: Inside the Irish
Brian Kelly names five team captains for 2015 teamThe votes are in and Notre Dame’s football team will be captained by five playe
Brian Kelly names five team captains for 2015 team
NBC Sports: Inside the Irish / Posted 7 days ago
The votes are in and Notre Dame’s football team will be captained by five players. Graduate students Matthias Farley, Nick Martin and Joe Schmidt will be joined by senior Sheldon Day and junior Jaylon Smith as the captains of the 2015 Irish. It’s... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
Kelly names Notre Dame football captains for 2015-2016 seasonNotre Dame head coach Brian Kelly announced Thursday defensive lineman Sheldon
Kelly names Notre Dame football captains for 2015-2016 season
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted 8 days ago
Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly announced Thursday defensive lineman Sheldon Day, defensive back Matthias Farley, linebackers Joe Schmidt and Jaylon Smith and center Nick Martin have been named captains for the 2015-2016 season. "They build our... Read more
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Daily Herald
NCAA rules Notre Dame DE Williams ineligible for 2015SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly says defensive end Is
NCAA rules Notre Dame DE Williams ineligible for 2015
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly says defensive end Ishaq Williams has been ruled ineligible for the season by the NCAA, ending his college playing career. Williams was dismissed from Notre Dame last fall after being... Read more
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NFL.com
Which top linebacker prospects are best finishers?I'm a firm believer that the game film never lies. However, I also believe that
Which top linebacker prospects are best finishers?
NFL.com / Posted 8 days ago
I'm a firm believer that the game film never lies. However, I also believe that film provides a micro-view of a player or a team and that the inclusion of pertinent data in conjunction with the tape allows for the big picture to be... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Depth Chart Analysis, Complete 2015 Preview and PredictionsSOUTH BEND, Ind. — With an experienced corps of returning starters looking to w
Depth Chart Analysis, Complete 2015 Preview and Predictions
Bleacher Report / Posted 10 days ago
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — With an experienced corps of returning starters looking to wash away the bitter taste of a 2014 regular season that rolled off the rails, Notre Dame football begins 2015 with high expectations. The Irish are ranked 11th in the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
What to Watch from preseason Top 25NEW YORK — Preseason rankings in college football are useless, you say. Well,
What to Watch from preseason Top 25
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
NEW YORK — Preseason rankings in college football are useless, you say. Well, true the preseason rankings are just a best guesstimate of how well teams will play this season. The rankings will change, sometimes drastically, as the season plays out... Read more
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The Longview News-Journal
25 teams, 25 stories: What to watch forPreseason rankings in college football are useless, you say. Well, true the pr
25 teams, 25 stories: What to watch for
The Longview News-Journal / Posted 11 days ago
Preseason rankings in college football are useless, you say. Well, true the preseason rankings are just a best guesstimate of how well teams will play this season. The rankings will change, sometimes drastically, as the season plays out with some... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
25 teams, 25 stories: What to watch for from ranked teamsPreseason rankings in college football are useless, you say. Well, true the pr
25 teams, 25 stories: What to watch for from ranked teams
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
Preseason rankings in college football are useless, you say. Well, true the preseason rankings are just a best guesstimate of how well teams will play this season. The rankings will change, sometimes drastically, as the season plays out with some... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
Notre Dame defense seeks answers against up-tempo opponentsNotre Dame is hoping to pick up the pace on defense this season. The Fighting
Notre Dame defense seeks answers against up-tempo opponents
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted 12 days ago
Notre Dame is hoping to pick up the pace on defense this season. The Fighting Irish got off to a quick start last season in defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder's first season at Notre Dame, keeping opponents off balance by switching personnel. The... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
25 teams, 25 stories: What to watch for from ranked teamsPreseason rankings in college football are useless, you say. Well, true the pr
25 teams, 25 stories: What to watch for from ranked teams
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
Preseason rankings in college football are useless, you say. Well, true the preseason rankings are just a best guesstimate of how well teams will play this season. The rankings will change, sometimes drastically, as the season plays out with some... Read more
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KBOI-TV Boise
Broncos ranked No. 23 in AP Poll Preseason rankings in college football are useless, you say. Well, true the
Broncos ranked No. 23 in AP Poll
KBOI-TV Boise / Posted 12 days ago
Preseason rankings in college football are useless, you say. Well, true the preseason rankings are just a best guesstimate of how well teams will play this season. The rankings will change, sometimes drastically, as... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
25 teams, 25 stories: What to watch for from ranked teamsBy Ralph D. Russo/AP College Football Writer Preseason rankings in college foo
25 teams, 25 stories: What to watch for from ranked teams
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 12 days ago
By Ralph D. Russo/AP College Football Writer Preseason rankings in college football are useless, you say. Well, true the preseason rankings are just a best guesstimate of how well teams will play this season. The rankings will change, sometimes... Read more
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KTVN Reno
25 teams, 25 stories: What to watch for from ranked teamsPreseason rankings in college football are useless, you say. Well, true the pr
25 teams, 25 stories: What to watch for from ranked teams
KTVN Reno / Posted 12 days ago
Preseason rankings in college football are useless, you say. Well, true the preseason rankings are just a best guesstimate of how well teams will play this season. The rankings will change, sometimes drastically, as the season plays out with some... Read more
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Salon.com
25 teams, 25 stories: What to watch for from ranked teamsPreseason rankings in college football are useless, you say. Well, true the pr
25 teams, 25 stories: What to watch for from ranked teams
Salon.com / Posted 12 days ago
Preseason rankings in college football are useless, you say. Well, true the preseason rankings are just a best guesstimate of how well teams will play this season. The rankings will change, sometimes drastically, as the season plays out with some... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
25 teams, 25 stories: What to watch for from ranked teamsPreseason rankings in college football are useless, you say. Well, true the pr
25 teams, 25 stories: What to watch for from ranked teams
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 12 days ago
Preseason rankings in college football are useless, you say. Well, true the preseason rankings are just a best guesstimate of how well teams will play this season. The rankings will change, sometimes drastically, as the season plays out with some... Read more
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CBS Sports
Notre Dame's Jaylon Smith and Ronnie Stanley could land in draft's top-10In preparation for the 2016 NFL Draft, NFLDraftScout.com will profile the top d
Notre Dame's Jaylon Smith and Ronnie Stanley could land in draft's top-10
CBS Sports / Posted 14 days ago
In preparation for the 2016 NFL Draft, NFLDraftScout.com will profile the top draft-eligible prospects from FBS-level programs. This summer series will run until the start of the college football season. NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH 2015 NFL Draft... Read more
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Gwinnett Daily Post
ART BEAT: North Gwinnett Arts Association offers exhibitions, classic car shows and a new homeBev and Keith Roche (a Lawrenceville City Council Member), artist Dick Goodman
ART BEAT: North Gwinnett Arts Association offers exhibitions, classic car shows and a new home
Gwinnett Daily Post / Posted 14 days ago
Bev and Keith Roche (a Lawrenceville City Council Member), artist Dick Goodman and former City of Suwanee Mayor Dave Williams admire Goodman’s work at the Suwanee Public Library. (Special Photo) The Suwanee-based North Gwinnett Arts Association has... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Biggest Takeaways from Media DaySOUTH BEND, Ind.—A throng of reporters—both local and national—descended on Sou
Biggest Takeaways from Media Day
Bleacher Report / Posted 16 days ago
SOUTH BEND, Ind.—A throng of reporters—both local and national—descended on South Bend on Tuesday for Notre Dame football’s media day, which began with an open practice and continued with interviews into the early evening. The Irish are within three... Read more
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ESPN
KeiVarae Russell is fulfilling his promise to be back at Notre DameSOUTH BEND, Ind. -- KeiVarae Russell sits in an office inside Notre Dame's foot
KeiVarae Russell is fulfilling his promise to be back at Notre Dame
ESPN / Posted 16 days ago
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- KeiVarae Russell sits in an office inside Notre Dame's football complex and tries to piece together the timeline of his past year when the significance of the day dawns on him. "Today's the 15th?" he asks. "Man, a year ago. ...... Read more
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CBS Sports
2016 NFL Draft Big Board: Joey Bosa No. 1, five Buckeyes in top 32The defending national champion Ohio State Buckeyes are poised to make a run at
2016 NFL Draft Big Board: Joey Bosa No. 1, five Buckeyes in top 32
CBS Sports / Posted 17 days ago
The defending national champion Ohio State Buckeyes are poised to make a run at a repeat with a roster as stacked with future NFL talent as any in the country. Star defensive end Joey Bosa tops my initial Big Board rankings of the best draft-eligible... Read more
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NFL.com
Notre Dame's Brian Kelly: KeiVarae Russell cleared by NCAAThe wait is over for KeiVarae Russell. College Football 24/7 Hot Topics: One
Notre Dame's Brian Kelly: KeiVarae Russell cleared by NCAA
NFL.com / Posted 17 days ago
The wait is over for KeiVarae Russell. College Football 24/7 Hot Topics: One of the top cornerbacks in college football has been cleared by the NCAA to play for Notre Dame this fall, Fighting Irish coach Brian Kelly confirmed Tuesday. Russell was... Read more
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NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk
CFT 2015 Preseason Preview: Top 25Yes, I know — another meaningless preseason poll tossed atop the overflowing pi
CFT 2015 Preseason Preview: Top 25
NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk / Posted 17 days ago
Yes, I know — another meaningless preseason poll tossed atop the overflowing pile of myriad other meaningless preseason polls. Hey, but at least this one isn’t SEC-heavy, so we have that going for us, which is nice. OK, technically it’s not as... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Week 2 Fall Camp Stock ReportSOUTH BEND, Ind. — As fall camp continues back on campus, Notre Dame football i
Week 2 Fall Camp Stock Report
Bleacher Report / Posted 18 days ago
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — As fall camp continues back on campus, Notre Dame football is now within three weeks of its season opener against Texas under the lights at Notre Dame Stadium. More than midway through camp, let’s take a look at the past week of... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Notre Dame Football Star Players' Transformative Trip to South AfricaSOUTH BEND, Ind. — When Notre Dame football returned to campus at the beginning
Notre Dame Football Star Players' Transformative Trip to South Africa
Bleacher Report / Posted 18 days ago
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — When Notre Dame football returned to campus at the beginning of June for the start of summer workouts, seven players were absent. Instead of enduring squats and cleans in the heat of northwest Indiana, linebacker Jaylon Smith,... Read more
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NBC Sports: Inside the Irish
Fall camp mailbag: Moving on after bad newsSo the Irish received their first bit of bad news in the 2015 season. Defensive
Fall camp mailbag: Moving on after bad news
NBC Sports: Inside the Irish / Posted 18 days ago
So the Irish received their first bit of bad news in the 2015 season. Defensive tackle Jarron Jones is lost for the year and the Notre Dame defense will need to collectively replace Jones’ sizable place in the middle of the Irish defense. I’ll start... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Notre Dame Notebook: Running back depth testedThere are questions surrounding the Notre Dame run game, as the Fighting Irish
Notre Dame Notebook: Running back depth tested
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
There are questions surrounding the Notre Dame run game, as the Fighting Irish work their way through their 2015 training camp, but an injury to its depth isn't cause for panic. Not just yet, anyway. Slot receiver-turned-running back C.J. Prosise is... Read more
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NBC Sports: Inside the Irish
Drue TranquillA surprisingly productive freshman season was cut short when tore his ACL agai
Drue Tranquill
NBC Sports: Inside the Irish / Posted 21 days ago
A surprisingly productive freshman season was cut short when tore his ACL against Louisville, another season-ending injury that derailed the Irish defense. But Tranquill’s recover has been nothing short of miraculous, and is a telling... Read more
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NBC Sports: Inside the Irish
Competition continues as camp settles inWith the trip to Culver complete, Notre Dame enters the dog days of training ca
Competition continues as camp settles in
NBC Sports: Inside the Irish / Posted 21 days ago
With the trip to Culver complete, Notre Dame enters the dog days of training camp. More than a week in, there are no restrictions on the football team, so this week featured two-a-days, full pads, and some intense competition as the depth chart... Read more
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CBS Sports
Laremy Tunsil, Joey Bosa lead underclassmen cropUnderclassmen typically help shape approximately half of the NFL Draft's first
Laremy Tunsil, Joey Bosa lead underclassmen crop
CBS Sports / Posted 23 days ago
Underclassmen typically help shape approximately half of the NFL Draft's first round and looking toward the 2016 class, that trend will almost certainly continue next spring. This year's senior class has several solid prospects, but it's the juniors... Read more
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CBS Sports
Get ready for a QB arms race for the No. 1 pickAfter scouting prospective NFL players for several years, it becomes apparent t
Get ready for a QB arms race for the No. 1 pick
CBS Sports / Posted 23 days ago
After scouting prospective NFL players for several years, it becomes apparent that each draft class takes on its own personality. The 2014 class, for example, was widely regarded as the best crop of talent in quite a while. Rich with receivers,... Read more
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NFL.com
Top 15 junior prospects in college footballThis week, I'll unveil my rankings of the top 15 senior, junior, redshirt sopho
Top 15 junior prospects in college football
NFL.com / Posted 24 days ago
This week, I'll unveil my rankings of the top 15 senior, junior, redshirt sophomore and true sophomore prospects in college football, continuing today with juniors. Bosa is already being compared to J.J. Watt because he lines up inside and outside... Read more
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NBC Sports: Inside the Irish
Ronnie StanleyNotre Dame landed their most important recruit last winter when decided to sta
Ronnie Stanley
NBC Sports: Inside the Irish / Posted 24 days ago
Notre Dame landed their most important recruit last winter when decided to stay in school. A fast-rising tackle prospect who some believed could’ve been the first offensive lineman off the board in the NFL Draft, Stanley decided to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
South African sojourn over, Jaylon Smith focused on 'almighty mission'Jaylon Smith's phone rang Wednesday, two days before the first day of football
South African sojourn over, Jaylon Smith focused on 'almighty mission'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
Jaylon Smith's phone rang Wednesday, two days before the first day of football practice. His father, Roger, was on the line, and he had a question for his about-to-become-more-famous son, a Notre Dame linebacker who, with teammate Ronnie Stanley,... Read more
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NBC Sports: Inside the Irish
Tweetcap: More from training camp at CulverThe Notre Dame football team is in their final day of workouts at the Culver Ac
Tweetcap: More from training camp at Culver
NBC Sports: Inside the Irish / Posted 24 days ago
The Notre Dame football team is in their final day of workouts at the Culver Academies, spending the morning in full pads before making their way back to campus. Tomorrow marks the beginning of two-a-day sessions, one of three planned this training... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Week 1 Fall Camp Stock ReportSOUTH BEND, Ind. — Fifty minutes from Notre Dame Stadium, Touchdown Jesus and t
Week 1 Fall Camp Stock Report
Bleacher Report / Posted 25 days ago
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Fifty minutes from Notre Dame Stadium, Touchdown Jesus and the golden dome, Notre Dame football began spring practice Friday at Culver Academies, with the beautiful lakefront beckoning in the distance and horses neighing beyond the... Read more
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NFL.com
Pipeline to Pros: Top 25 CFB teams with most NFL talent in 2015With fall camps opening around the country this week, here's a look at my ranki
Pipeline to Pros: Top 25 CFB teams with most NFL talent in 2015
NFL.com / Posted 25 days ago
With fall camps opening around the country this week, here's a look at my ranking of the 25 college football programs with the most NFL-caliber talent heading into the 2015 season. I list the top talents to watch for each team in this breakdown,... Read more
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NBC Sports: Inside the Irish
Jaylon SmithComing off of a 100-tackle sophomore season that earned him mention on the AP’s
Jaylon Smith
NBC Sports: Inside the Irish / Posted 27 days ago
Coming off of a 100-tackle sophomore season that earned him mention on the AP’s All-American second team, returns for his third season in South Bend with the expectations for greatness even higher. After spending 2014 learning how to... Read more
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