The marquee event of the summer recruiting season is over, with The Opening in the rearview mirror after three days of SPARQ (speed, power, agility, reaction and quickness) testing, Elite 11 quarterbacking and seven-on-seven touch football...Show More Summary
Beginning on Monday with the Bednarik and Maxwell Awards, the watch lists for a variety of college football’s top honors were released. The names and watch lists will continue to roll in between now and next Friday, when the watch list...Show More Summary
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish should be excited about this offensive weapon for the future. Out at The Opening in Oregon, this future playmaker was putting on a show against some of the best players in the country. How well do you think...Show More Summary
Blue-chip Texas running back Soso Jamabo won't choose a school for awhile, but he has been to Notre Dame and loves the tradition the Irish have. He is also interested in Oregon, UCLA, Baylor and Oklahoma, among others.
The top athletes are out in Oregon at The Opening to prove that they are the best of the best in the 2015 class. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish have a big-time offensive line commit out in Beaverton showing that he can be a huge asset for Brian Kelly at the next level. Show More Summary
NBC has hired a replacement for forme Notre Dame sideline reporter Alex Flanagan, and its someone who can fill a couple of key roles at the network. NHL Network host Kathryn Tappen will do the job for NBC Sports in 2014, as part of her new overall role with the network. She will also serve […]
Notre Dame fans got a sneak peek at future wide receiver C.J. Sanders on Tuesday, and the diminutive speedster might finally be the answer at slot receiver that Brian Kelly has been looking for since arriving in South Bend. Sanders,Show More Summary
The first five goals in Germany's 7-1 slaughter of Brazil in Tuesday's World Cup semifinal came in a span of less than 20 minutes. Each one represented a stage of grief experienced (a la the Kubler -Ross model) by the host country: denial,...Show More Summary
As you may or may not know, sports trivia is not the forte of most Jeopardy contestants. And for that reason, over the years, there have been some pretty terrible but hilarious responses to sports clues. We’ve seen a lady who thought Johnny Manziel went to Alabama, a guy who thought Cam Newton went to Ohio State, and a guy who thinks Sidney […]
Receiver Will Mahone has been told by Notre Dame that he is not welcome while felony charges are pending against him, his lawyer said.
The top athletes are out in Oregon at The Opening to prove they are the best of the best. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish have some big-time targets who have shown serious interest in bringing their talents to South Bend. If the Fighting Irish could land these recruits, then it would be a huge win for Brian Kelly and his coaching staff. Show More Summary
Iman Marshall is considered by many to be the top cornerback recruit in the country. Coming out of the storied Long Beach (Calif.) Poly, "Biggie," as he is known, has scholarship offers from across the country. And he insists that he...Show More Summary
New Alabama commit Blake Barnett talks about the Elite 11 camp and his recent commitment to Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide. He also discusses his decommitment from Notre Dame, and why he fits so well in Alabama's offense. He's particularly impressed by new Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin, who he says is "dominant at putting quarterbacks in the NFL."
There’s plenty of youth and unproven talent on the Notre Dame football squad heading into the 2014 season. In addition to many of the returning underclassmen and some of the relatively untested upperclassmen, the Irish have added a 22-member class of incoming freshmen. Show More Summary
When Everett Golson returned to campus this winter after a semester-long suspension, Notre Dame finally had a quarterback that was capable of leading the Irish back to the apex of college football. But as spring football played out,Show More Summary
Notre Dame football had a busy week in the recruiting world. Three commitments joined the class, but the Irish missed out on three other marquee names. Notre Dame’s Class of 2015 now sits at 17 commitments after landing 10 pledges over...Show More Summary
Independence Day. The Founding Fathers legally separated from Great Britain. Will Smith saved America (and the world) from an alien invasion. And Jack Swarbrick kept Notre Dame free of a conference in football. Sure, those are probably in order of importance. Show More Summary
The Florida State football team will face 12 teams that have good—but not elite—quarterbacks. Every opposing quarterback on the schedule, even the ones in our top five, has a question mark. That includes the No. 1 choice, Notre Dame's...Show More Summary
Blue and Gold Illustrated’s Dan Murphy (subscription required) reported Wednesday that incoming Notre Dame football freshman linebacker Nile Sykes won’t be playing for the Irish this fall, citing unnamed sources. Soon after the report...Show More Summary
As the calendar turns to July, the structure of Notre Dame’s 2015 recruiting class is beginning to take shape. Wednesday provided Notre Dame with both good news and bad news as the flurry of verbal commitments during the NCAA-mandated...Show More Summary