Independents I-A RUMORS & NEWS

  • Lou Holtz Carried Around Crown Royal at the Republican National Convention

    The Big Lead "Former ESPN analyst and Notre Dame coach Lou Holtz is a Donald Trump supporter. He was in attendance for Day 1 of the Republican National Convention, sporting an ear-to-ear smile and some free swag. Here he is carrying around a bottle of Crown Royal. It’s images like this that restore one’s..." July 19

  • Kizer named to Davey O'Brien Award watch list

    247 Sports "Notre Dame junior DeShone Kizer has been named to the Davey O'Brien Award watch list. Kizer was one of 30 candidates included on the preseason list for the award that goes to the nation's best quarterback. Irish senior Malik Zaire was not included. Both Kizer and Zaire were named to the..." July 14

  • Seismic policy shift frees Air Force Academy grads to pursue pro sports without 2-year commitment

    The Gazette "A policy shift will allow service academy athletes to pursue professional sports immediately after graduation instead of waiting for two years, a move that could have a seismic impact at Air Force. "It's huge," two Falcons football assistants said Monday. "It immediately levels the playing..." July 13

  • Army FB Kemper kicked off team for academic violation

    Hudson Valley "Fullback Aaron Kemper, Army’s top rusher in 2015, has been removed from the team due to an academic honor-code violation, according to sources. Army athletic communications confirmed Kemper is no longer on the team but declined comment on the senior’s dismissal. Kemper led Army with 544..." July 07

  • Michigan and Notre Dame to restart football series

    Detroit Free Press "The Michigan vs. Notre Dame football series is back. The winningest programs in college football history have been discussing a short revival of the series for nearly a year, and an official announcement is expected today. A reporter for WLNS-TV and a writer for si.com reported that the..." July 07

  • TCU playing Notre Dame would be a Frogs coup

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Notre Dame will never regain the national identity it once enjoyed but the Irish remain the Dallas Cowboys and New York Yankees of college football. The Irish have not won a national title since 1988, but it is still a big deal to be Notre Dame and it’s still a big deal to play Notre Dame. And..." July 07

  • Jamaal Williams eyeing BYU rushing record; Harvey Unga working to help him break it

    The Deseret News "During his season away from the BYU football program, senior running back Jamaal Williams spent quite a bit of time, he says, talking to his TV. His teammates remained close to his heart, and Williams watched them play games on television. “I always cheered for them,” he said during Media..." July 05

  • Markese Stepp to Notre Dame: Fighting Irish Land 4-Star RB Prospect

    Bleacher Report "Markese Stepp, a 4-star running back out of Cathedral High School in Indianapolis, announced Sunday he will play college football for Notre Dame. Stepp took to Twitter to declare his verbal commitment to the Fighting Irish: The class of 2018 ball-carrier ran for 1,300 yards on 155 carries..." June 22

  • Adebo commits to Notre Dame

    247 Sports "Mansfield (Texas) High Paulson Adebo committed to Notre Dame Monday. He is a top-of-the-board defensive back for Brian Kelly and his staff. The 6-foot, 180-pound Adebo is ranked by 247Sports as the nation's No. 14 athlete. He was recruited by Mike Sanford and Todd Lyght. Commit No. 13 for..." June 20

  • BYU football receives commitments from East High DT Siaki Ika, California DT Tyler Manoa

    The Deseret News "The BYU Cougars' commitment craze continued Wednesday, as a pair of defensive tackles pledged to join the football program. East High School's Siaki Ika committed as part of the 2019 class, while Tyler Manoa of Hayward, California, will be part of the 2018 class. Ika and Manoa join four..." June 16

  • Notre Dame's Corey Robinson giving up football after multiple concussions

    CBS Sports "Notre Dame will be short one wide receiver in 2016, as Corey Robinson announced on Wednesday that he will no longer be playing football with the Irish, or for anybody else. "After much contemplation and prayer, I have decided not to continue playing football due to multiple concussions," said..." June 15

  • Notre Dame's Devin Butler to undergo surgery for broken foot

    The Score "Notre Dame cornerback Devin Butler will require surgery after breaking his left foot again, with the recovery time set at 14-16 weeks. Fighting Irish head coach Brian Kelly made the announcement during a charity golf tournament on Monday. Butler broke the same foot prior to last year's Fiesta..." June 13

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