Independents I-A RUMORS & NEWS

  • Don’t expect BYU to announce Miami Beach Brawl penalties

    College Football Talk "Earlier this week, Memphis announced suspensions, ranging from half-game to two-game as well banishment from other team activities such as practices and scrimmages, for 12 unnamed players for their roles in the Miami Beach Brawl. For those expecting BYU to do the same, don’t hold your..." January 22

  • ESPN sues Notre Dame for refusal to disclose police records

    Sporting News - NCAAB "ESPN has filed a lawsuit against the University of Notre Dame alleging that the school violated the Public Records Act in the state of Indiana by refusing to release records maintained by campus police, according to a report from the South Bend Tribune. ESPN reporter Paula Lavigne filed..." January 22

  • Notre Dame's DaVaris Daniels declares for NFL Draft

    CSN Chicago "DaVaris Daniels declared for the NFL Draft on Monday, officially ending a tumultuous tenure in South Bend. The Vernon Hills, Ill. native is listed by the NFL as one of 74 players granted entry into the NFL Draft before their collegiate eligibility expired. Daniels could've returned to Notre..." January 19

  • BYU adds three FBS transfers, including two from Wazzu

    College Football Talk "The transfer train pulled into BYU Friday night, and dropped off a bigger haul than normal. The football program has confirmed that three transfers from FBS schools have been added to the Cougars’ roster. Two of those are from Washington State — running back Squally Canada (pictured) and..." January 19

  • BYU offensive lineman Brayden Kearsley transferring to Oregon State

    The Deseret News "BYU offensive lineman Brayden Kearsley will soon be playing closer to his Oregon hometown. Kearsley announced via Twitter Wednesday afternoon that he plans on transferring to Oregon State. The Oregonian also confirmed the news. "Excited to be an Oregon State Beaver and for this next chapter..." January 15

  • Notre Dame tackle Ronnie Stanley to return for senior season

    Chicago Tribune "Notre Dame left tackle Ronnie Stanley took a long time pondering whether he should skip his senior season or return to South Bend. Stanley wanted to watch Monday's national championship game to see if that sparked any desire in him to come back and try to win one with the Irish. It did. So..." January 13

  • Report: 24 Schools Have Expressed Interest In Everett Golson

    College Spun "Thus far, Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson has not officially expressed interest in transferring to another school for his final collegiate season, but if he should, he’s reportedly going to have a number of options. ESPN’s Brett McMurphy is reporting Monday morning that 24 different programs..." January 12

  • If Everett Golson is allowed to transfer, he should have options

    College Football Talk "It is still up in the air whether or not Everett Golson will return to Notre Dame to play quarterback in 2015, but if he does he leave South Bend then he should have some options worth evaluating. As many as 24 different schools have expressed some level of interest in being a landing spot for a..." January 12

  • Sheldon Day to return to Notre Dame for senior season

    CBSSports.com "Here's some good news for Notre Dame, and a nice change of pace with the recent flood of underclassmen declaring for the NFL Draft. The Irish will have a key member of their defense back on the unit in 2015. The school announced on Saturday that defensive lineman Sheldon Day will return to..." January 11

  • Brian Kelly on Everett Golson: 'I expect him to be back'

    CBSSports.com "After losing his starting job to Malik Zaire for Notre Dame's bowl game against LSU, there's been speculation about whether or not Everett Golson will return to Notre Dame next season. He graduates in the spring and can transfer to another school without sitting out a season, and Golson has..." January 08

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    George Whitfield Jr. @georgewhitfield

    Reports of ND QB Everett Golson and other scenarios are simply UNTRUE. I've been in close contact with him & his family & he's a Domer!

  • Notre Dame QB Everett Golson has reached out to LSU about transferring, sources say

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson, who played against LSU less than a week ago, is interested in becoming a Tiger. The senior, who is scheduled to graduate in May, has reached out to LSU about transferring there for his final season of NCAA eligibility. Golson, who helped the Irish to a..." January 05

  • Malik Zaire to start for Notre Dame at QB vs LSU

    College Football Talk "Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly has finally made a decision on which quarterback will start the Music City Bowl against LSU. Malik Zaire, the younger of the two options, will get the start for the Irish against the Tigers. Everett Golson is still expected to see some playing time for Notre..." December 29

  • Memphis, BYU ADs to probe fight

    ESPN.com "The athletic directors at Memphis and BYU are expressing regret over the fight following the Tigers' 55-48 overtime victory over the Cougars in the Miami Beach Bowl on Monday. Memphis athletic director Tom Bowen said he and coach Justin Fuente will review video over the next few days and take..." December 23

  • Report: Notre Dame OT Christian Lombard's career is over

    CBSSports.com "The career of Notre Dame offensive tackle Christian Lombard is reportedly over. According to a report from IrishIllustrated.com, Lombard has a bulging disc in his back that will not only keep him out of Notre Dame's appearance in the Music City Bowl, but end his career as well. Lombard..." December 20

  • UM tries to fend off Notre Dame for Tyree Kinnel

    Detroit News "Huber Heights (Ohio) Wayne defensive back Tyree Kinnel is still committed to Michigan this week and the Wolverines continue to stay in contact with him. The 6-foot-1, 200-pound senior detailed his most recent conversation with the Maize and Blue to Scout's Dave Berk. "I did talk with Michigan..." December 10

  • Notre Dame WR Justin Brent -- DATING BOOTY MODEL ... After Fling with Porn Star

    TMZ.com "Notre Dame WR Justin Brent -- the guy who dated porn star Lisa Ann -- has moved on to thicker pastures ... and is now dating one of the most famous booty models in the ass game ... TMZ Sports has learned. Of course, Brent's brief relationship with the 42-year-old porn Hall of Famer made..." December 09

  • Notre Dame complicating bowl future for NC State and Duke

    Raleigh News & Observer "Here’s how complicated the ACC’s first postseason in the playoff era is: The bowl fates of N.C. State and Duke could be determined by a drawing. The source of confusion for the Wolfpack and Blue Devils? Notre Dame. Under Notre Dame’s complex agreement with the ACC, either Triangle school..." December 02

  • Notre Dame down three defensive starters for USC

    CBSSports.com "Notre Dame has dealt with attrition all season, beginning with the academic probe that held four players out for the year and extending through the campaign with injuries to multiple starters. The situation for Notre Dame has gotten even worse following the loss to Louisville, as Brian Kelly..." November 25

  • Notre Dame QB Everett Golson suffers sprained shoulder

    Yahoo! Sports "Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson suffered a sprained AC joint in his right throwing shoulder during Saturday's 43-40 loss to Northwestern. Coach Brian Kelly said he was not sure if the injured shoulder affected Golson during the game, but Golson did play the entire contest. He completed..." November 18

  • Eilar Hardy cleared by NCAA

    ESPN.com "Notre Dame safety Eilar Hardy has been cleared by the NCAA to participate in competition, the school announced Friday. This makes him eligible for the No. 10 Fighting Irish's game Saturday at No. 9 Arizona State. Coach Brian Kelly had invited Hardy back to the roster last month, and Hardy..." November 07

  • Notre Dame loses LB Joe Schmidt for rest of the season

    CBSSports.com "A Notre Dame defense that's struggled in recent weeks could find life even more difficult after losing its leading tackler for the remainder of the season. Linebacker Joe Schmidt suffered a broken and dislocated ankle during the third quarter of Notre Dame's win over Navy on Saturday night, and..." November 02

  • Notre Dame WR Justin Brent -- No Punishment for Dating Porn Star Lisa Ann

    TMZ.com "Notre Dame may not want its players banging before marriage, but it will NOT suspend Justin Brent for "dating" porn star Lisa Ann ... TMZ Sports has learned. An ND Football spokesman says the freshman wide receiver will escape any punishment -- and will suit up for the Navy game this weekend...." October 29

  • Report: Army used alcohol-fueled party, cheerleaders to woo recruits

    CBSSports.com "The Colorado Springs Gazette reported Saturday that U.S. Military Academy documents show that the Army football program wooed recruits with an alcohol-fueled bus party, small amounts of booster cash, and dates with cheerleaders and female athletes. Per the Gazette, the academy "acknowledged the..." October 26

  • Notre Dame Football Player Justin Brent -- Yes, That's Porn Star Lisa Ann On My Lap

    TMZ.com "Notre Dame wide receiver Justin Brent has serious game -- even though he hasn't scored on the field yet -- last night he bagged legendary porn star Lisa Ann in NYC. Brent, who's just a freshman, mind you ... took 42-year-old Lisa Ann to the Knicks game at MSG where they were all over each other..." October 24

  • THE CONSPIRACY AGAINST NOTRE DAME

    SB Nation Everyday Should Be Saturday "The public argument over the end of Notre Dame-FSU (and the "penalty" called against the Fighting Irish) has focused on the surface question: was offensive pass interference committed or not? But, much like the penalty itself, that debate is a F A L S E F L A G. No, the real question is who..." October 21

  • ACC explains controversial Notre Dame penalty in FSU game

    SB Nation "Based on the explanation of the rule, offensive pass interference appeared to be the correct call. Notre Dame scored a game-winning touchdown to knock off undefeated defending national champion Florida State, and then it didn't. An offensive pass interference penalty negated the score, and the..." October 20

  • Irish captain Collinsworth to miss 4-6 weeks

    ESPN Chicago "Notre Dame safety Austin Collinsworth is expected to miss four to six weeks due to a slight labrum tear in his left shoulder, coach Brian Kelly said Wednesday. Kelly, speaking on the ACC coaches' teleconference, said that Collinsworth does not need surgery. "It's not something we have to..." October 16

  • Suspended Kendall Moore announces Notre Dame departure

    USA Today "Kendall Moore, one of the five players suspended in the Notre Dame academic scandal, announced in an Instagram post Tuesday evening that he is leaving the university. In his caption on the photo, Moore said, "While it is disappointing, I will respectfully leave my alma mater as a proud May 2014..." October 15

  • Las Vegas sportsbooks remove Notre Dame-FSU betting line

    CBSSports.com "The line for the Notre Dame-Florida State game Saturday night has been taken off the board by several Las Vegas sportsbooks. Uncertainty over the availability of Seminoles quarterback Jameis Winston is the likely reason. The school is reportedly looking into whether Winston, last season's..." October 15

  • Banned WR Daniels: Time with Irish 'done'

    ESPN.com "DaVaris Daniels' playing career at Notre Dame appears to be over after he announced Tuesday on Twitter that his time with the Fighting Irish is "done" and that "it's time to strap up for bigger things!" His father, former NFL player Phillip Daniels, also announced on Twitter that his son was..." October 14

  • KeiVarae Russell won’t play this season, plans to return in 2015

    Inside the Irish "While the fate of Notre Dame’s five suspended players has yet to be confirmed by anyone officially involved with the investigation, cornerback KeiVarae Russell will not play in 2014. The preseason All-American candidate has received news from Notre Dame’s Honor Committee and addressed his..." October 10

  • Notre Dame silent on suspensions as rumor mill grinds

    Chicago Tribune "The arrow is pointing down. That’s the gist of the rumors and speculation engulfing Notre Dame on Wednesday involving the five suspended players in the school’s academic fraud investigation. But there was no word from the school, the players or their families regarding their status on the..." October 09

  • Taysom Hill out for '14 after leg break

    ESPN.com "Taysom Hill, the star quarterback for No. 18 BYU and a Heisman Trophy hopeful, will miss the rest of the season after breaking his left leg Friday night. Hill suffered the fracture during BYU's 35-20 loss to Utah State in Provo, Utah. He is scheduled for surgery Saturday and will be out three..." October 05

  • Cornerback Russell: Notre Dame 'becoming ridiculous'

    ESPN.com "Notre Dame cornerback KeiVarae Russell has voiced heightened frustration with the school in a since-deleted Instagram post, saying it was "becoming ridiculous" after it held a disciplinary hearing over his suspension but wouldn't make a quick decision on his fate. Russell was one of five..." October 02

  • Charlie Weis is getting paid how much not to coach Kansas and Notre Dame?

    College Football Talk "Somebody get me the agent representing Charlie Weis on the phone, because the now former Kansas head coach has quite a deal going. According to the contract Weis had at Kansas, he will be paid $5.625 million in buyout money between now and December 31, 2016. Kansas fired Weis as head coach on..." September 29

  • Notre Dame, Texas A&M announce home-and-home for 2024-25

    CBSSports.com "Notre Dame and Texas A&M announced today an agreement to play a home-and-home series beginning with a meeting in College Station on Aug. 31, 2024. The Fighting Irish will host the return trip, set for Sept. 27, 2025, in South Bend. Considering both schools are in the midst of major stadium..." September 25

  • Brian Kelly: 5 suspended ND players to have hearing soon

    CBSSports.com "Brian Kelly told reporters Tuesday that the hearings for five suspended Notre Dame players resolving the school's academic conduct investigation could happen by the end of next week. Irish wide receiver DaVaris Daniels, cornerback KeiVarae Russell, defensive end Ishaq Williams and linebacker..." September 23

  • Navy QB Keenan Reynolds cleared to play after knee injury scare

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Navy quarterback Keenan Reynolds has been cleared to start Saturday’s game against Texas State, according to coach Ken Niumatalolo. Reynolds suffered a knee injury against Temple last Saturday after he took a helmet to the knee. While Reynolds was hobbled, an MRI on Monday revealed no..." September 10

  • Illinois High School Receiver Puts In The Work To Earn Notre Dame Scholarship

    ThePostGame.com "As a receiver, Miles Boykin has picked wisely for a role model in Jerry Rice. But perhaps more importantly than just knowing the ins and outs of the position is appreciating Rice's signature work ethic. Boykin seems to understand this as he cites Rice's motto: "Today I will do what others won't,..." September 05

  • Notre Dame QB could go from exile to Heisman

    Courier-Post "After leading Notre Dame to the National Championship game in 2012, or at least riding on the bus as Irish coach Brian Kelly said over the summer, and sitting out all of last season, Everett Golson could soon be sitting in the front of my Heisman Watch Bus." September 04

  • Notre Dame, Ohio State set home and home series

    Chicago Tribune "With Notre Dame set to square off in its series finale against Michigan this weekend, Notre Dame announced a home-and-home with the Wolverines' biggest rival -- Ohio State. The Irish and Buckeyes will play two games -- a Sept. 3, 2022 matchup in Columbus and Sept. 23, 2023 at Notre Dame..." September 04

  • Charlie Strong: Starting QB David Ash out against BYU

    College Football Talk "Texas head coach Charlie Strong says his starting quarterback, David Ash, will not be available this weekend for a home game against BYU. Ash apparently took a hit in the first quarter against North Texas on Saturday that raised a caution flag later that night. Sophomore Tyrone Swoopes will now be..." September 01

  • Notre Dame pulls another player due to the academic investigation

    CBSSports.com "Notre Dame announced Thursday afternoon that a fifth player will join wide receiver DeVaris Daniels, cornerback KeiVarae Russell, defensive end Ishaq Williams and linebacker Kendall Moore in missing time due to an ongoing academic investigation. Notre Dame did not name the player in its..." August 29

  • Notre Dame QB Everett Golson ‘grew up’ during suspension

    College Football Talk "Quarterback Everett Golson has been both the savior and pariah of Notre Dame football. It’s been 19 months since Golson was on the field leading the Fighting Irish in the BCS National Championship Game against the Alabama Crimson Tide. A crushing 42-12 loss in the sport’s biggest game wasn’t..." August 26

  • Under Armour unveils new Notre Dame unis

    ESPN Chicago "The largest college shoe and apparel deal kicked off in earnest Tuesday, as Under Armour revealed its new Notre Dame football uniforms. While the home and away uniforms are predictably more traditional, the uniform made for Notre Dame's Shamrock Series game against Purdue on Sept. 13 in..." August 20

  • Notre Dame fights to protect integrity with academic fraud investigation

    SI - College Football "What's worse? A knock on the door in late May followed by the news that your starting quarterback has been suspended for a year for academic dishonesty? Or a knock on the door in mid-August with news that your best receiver, best defensive back, a starting defensive end and a backup linebacker..." August 19

  • Brian Kelly talks Irish investigation

    ESPN.com "Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly expressed disappointment Saturday about the school's academic misconduct investigation involving four of his players, saying he was shocked and disappointed when athletic director Jack Swarbrick called him into his office Thursday to inform him of the news. "I will..." August 18

  • DaVaris Daniels in Notre Dame academic case: I write my own papers

    CBSSports.com "Notre Dame wide receiver DaVaris Daniels has maintained he writes his own papers and likely relayed that message to Notre Dame officials in an interview this week, a source close to Daniels told CBSSports.com. Daniels, the team's leading returning receiver, is one of four Irish players in the..." August 16

  • Report: Notre Dame dismisses four players amid academic investigation

    CBSSports.com "The results of an internal investigation into academic fraud has reportedly cost Notre Dame four key players as it readies for the 2014 season. FoxSports reported Friday that "four starters have been dismissed" from the team and school over the alleged fraud, uncovered during the summer..." August 15

  • Irish asst. diagnosed with 'treatable' cancer

    ESPN.com "Notre Dame graduate assistant Kyle McCarthy will take intermittent leaves of absence from the football program after being diagnosed with a "very treatable" form of cancer, the school announced Thursday morning. "A few weeks ago, I was diagnosed with a very treatable form of cancer," McCarthy..." August 14

  • Everett Golson reinstalled as Notre Dame's starter

    ESPN.com "Everett Golson has won Notre Dame's starting quarterback job for the second time in three years, coach Brian Kelly said Wednesday. Kelly, who was not originally scheduled to meet the media after preseason practice No. 11, announced that the redshirt junior had beaten redshirt freshman Malik..." August 13

  • BYU WR Blackmon says he's suspended, will miss opener

    Salt Lake Tribune "It appears that BYU will be missing another one of its offensive weapons when it lines up Aug. 29 to face UConn in a 2014 season opener. Devon Blackmon, a transfer from Riverside (Calif.) College who originally began his college career at Oregon, noted on his Twitter account on Monday night..." August 12

  • Torii Hunter Jr. out 4-6 weeks

    ESPN.com "Notre Dame will be without wide receiver Torii Hunter Jr. for four to six weeks because of a Grade 3 groin tear, coach Brian Kelly said Saturday. The son of Detroit Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter, Hunter entered the Irish's first on-campus practice walking with one crutch. The 6-foot,..." August 10

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN.com "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 09

  • Everett Golson up for QB competition at Notre Dame

    Chicago Sun-Times "Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly walked up from behind and surprised Everett Golson after the team’s first practice of preseason camp. “You’ve got more reporters than I did,” Kelly joked Monday. “Unbelievable. Oh, you must be the quarterback.” Golson is vying to be the quarterback for the Irish...." August 05

  • BYU suspends RB for honor code violation

    Salt Lake Tribune "There was a reason why Jamaal Williams, BYU’s blossoming superstar at running back, was working with the second-team offense as the Cougars opened 2014 preseason training camp on Friday afternoon. In a post-practice interview session, Williams stared into the sea of cameras, microphones and..." August 02

  • Notre Dame DL forced to retire with back injury

    College Football Talk "Notre Dame could use a little luck of the Iris in order to play into the College Football Playoff discussion this fall, but on Friday the bad news may have outweighed the good as fall camp got underway. Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly announced Friday senior linebacker Jarrett Grace is “close to..." August 02

  • Notre Dame WR Mahone sentenced to 10 days in jail

    College Football Talk "Notre Dame wide receiver Will Mahone will serve 10 days in jail after pleading guilty to four misdemeanor counts of resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, assault and aggravated menacing. Felony charges were wiped off his record as part of his plea. A county judge offered Mahone some leniency in..." July 24

  • Prized freshman linebacker dismissed

    Salt Lake Tribune "BYU football coach Bronco Mendenhall has dismissed one of his prized recruits from the 2014 signing class before that recruit has played a down of football for the school. Incoming freshman linebacker Sione Takitaki has been kicked off the football team. Talo Steves of Totalbluesports.com first..." July 21

  • WR Mahone no longer enrolled at Notre Dame following arrest

    Chicago Tribune "Junior receiver Will Mahone is no longer enrolled at Notre Dame in the wake of his arrest in June on five charges, including three felonies after an incident in which Mahone allegedly head-butted police, vandalized cars and had to be subdued with a taser in his hometown of Austintown Township,..." July 08

  • Notre Dame LB signee Nile Sykes released to join Indiana immediately

    CBSSports.com "Nile Sykes, a three-star linebacker from Notre Dame's 2014 recruiting class, has officially joined the football program at Indiana after receiving a full release from the Irish. According to 247Sports, Sykes "reported to Notre Dame's campus in mid-June with the rest of the freshman class" but..." July 04

  • Montini's Nile Sykes mulling transfer from Notre Dame

    Chicago Tribune "Former Montini linebacker Nile Sykes has been at Notre Dame for only a few weeks, but it seems he might be leaving before summer camp starts for the Irish. Blue and Gold Illustrated reported that Sykes is leaving the school, citing unnamed sources. Sykes, shortly after the report appeared..." July 03

  • Providence WR Miles Boykin commits to Notre Dame

    CSN Chicago "Providence Catholic senior wide receiver Miles Boykin (6-foot-3, 225 pounds) made his college decision just minutes ago on Twitter, giving Notre Dame his verbal commitment. "Notre Dame just feels like the best place for me" Boykin said. "I liked the combination of academics and football that..." July 02

  • Three-year offensive line starter leaves Army

    College Football Talk "Here’s a pretty good representation of the height/weight limitations the service academies have for their players: Army senior offensive lineman Ryan Powis has left the team, according to the Times Herald-Record’s Sal Interdonato. Powis stands at 6-foot, 248 pounds and started at center for..." July 01

  • RB Josh Adams joins Notre Dame recruiting class

    South Bend Tribune "The Irish Invasion landed its first commitment Monday. Running back Josh Adams, who visited South Bend for Notre Dame’s premier summer recruiting weekend earlier in June, offered his verbal commitment to the Irish. The 6-foot-2, 210-pound prospect gives Notre Dame 15 commitments in the 2015..." June 30

  • Will Mahone indefinitely suspended by the Irish

    College Football Talk "As expected, Will Mahone will be spending some time away from his Notre Dame teammates this summer. The Irish announced via Twitter that the wide receiver has been indefinitely suspended by head coach Brian Kelly. The punitive measure comes the same day after reports surfaced that Mahone was..." June 17

  • Notre Dame WR Will Mahone arrested on five charges

    CSN Chicago "Notre Dame wide receiver Will Mahone was arrested on five offenses Sunday in his home state of Ohio. Mahone, a junior who converted from running back to slot receiver in the spring, was booked at the Mahoning County Justice Center for disorderly conduct, assault on a police officer, resisting..." June 16

  • Bolingbrook DL Micah Dew-Treadway commits to Notre Dame

    CSN Chicago "Notre Dame landed a verbal commitment this evening from Bolingbrook 2015 DL Micah Dew-Treadway (6-foot-5, 273 pounds) while Dew-Treadway and his family made an on campus visit. "I just gave Notre Dame my commitment," Dew-Treadway said. "My Mom was in tears and my entire family is just..." June 12

  • Sorry BYU, but Big 12 is sticking with 10

    College Football Talk "BYU head coach Bronco Mendenall may have to keep on waiting for any call to come from the Big 12. That is because the Big 12 apparently has no interest in even discussing expansion, for now at least. According to Brett McMurphy of ESPN.com, the Big 12 has had no talk about expansion in recent..." June 11

  • Defensive Tackle Brandon Tiassum (IN) Verbally Commits to Notre Dame!

    One Foot Down "Coach Brian Kelly gains another verbal commitment today and first along the defensive front, this time from a rising in-state prospect. Coach Brian Kelly received his 9th verbal commitment for the 2015 class today from DT Brandon Tiassum (Indianapolis, IN - Park Tudor). He is listed at..." June 10

  • BYU's Mendenhall: Cougars would 'love to be' invited to Big 12

    CBSSports.com "The push for governing autonomy for the FBS's Power 5 has unsurprisingly caused more than a little apprehension among their counterparts in the Group of 5 -- see Boise State president Bob Kustra's recent rip job on proposed NCAA reforms, or UCF coach George O'Leary's comparison of the Power 5's..." June 07

  • BYU FB Iona Pritchard, backup QB Billy Green transferring

    Salt Lake Tribune "BYU football coach Bronco Mendenhall once compared fullback Iona Pritchard to the great Manase Tonga, a mainstay on those strong Cougar teams in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2009. But a massive knee and ankle injury derailed Pritchard’s career after he returned from a church mission to the Marshall..." June 02

  • WR DaVaris Daniels reinstated for Notre Dame

    CBSSports.com "Notre Dame's leading returning receiver is back. Rising junior wideout DaVaris Daniels has been readmitted to school after being placed on academic suspension for the spring semester, the Associated Press reported Wednesday. He will be able to take summer classes and rejoin the team for summer..." May 28

  • Georgia moves closer to scheduling Notre Dame

    Macon Telegraph "Georgia and Notre Dame are moving closer to a football series "later this decade," Georgia athletics director Greg McGarity said Tuesday. And while no deal is done, and McGarity cautioned that there could be snags, he made clear that he would be eager for it to happen. "I think it's an opponent..." May 27

  • Notre Dame paid Charlie Weis more than Brian Kelly in 2012

    USA Today "Notre Dame paid football coach Brian Kelly more than $600,000 in bonuses during the 2012 calendar year, according to the university's new federal tax return, which for the first time also listed a Fighting Irish football assistant coach from that year as one of the school's highest-paid..." May 22

  • BYU probing allegations of improper benefits to football players

    Salt Lake Tribune "A high-ranking BYU athletic department official confirmed Wednesday that the school has been conducting an investigation into allegations that current and former BYU football players received improper benefits from a former football program staff member. "BYU is aware of the allegations and has..." May 22

  • Notre Dame likely not an option for Ty Isaac

    Chicago Tribune "Ty Isaac’s next school will be a lot closer to Shorewood than Southern California, but it probably won’t be Notre Dame. Isaac, who is leaving USC after one year because of a family issue, nearly chose the Fighting Irish over the Trojans out of high school. A day after the 6-foot-3, 225-pound..." May 16

  • Ex-Mizzou QB Trent Hosick will transfer to BYU

    College Football Talk "Former Mizzou backup quarterback Trent Hosick is on his way to Provo, though he’ll have a layover in Miami, Okla. Hosick will transfer to BYU in 2015, but instead of sitting on the sidelines for a year will ply his craft at the junior college level with Northeastern Oklahoma A&M. Hosick, a..." May 13

  • C.J. Sanders commits to Notre Dame

    Tennessean "Former Brentwood Academy standout C.J. Sanders has committed to sign a football scholarship with Notre Dame. Sanders is set to move to California at the end of the school year for his senior season after earning Tennessean second-team All-Midstate honors. Sanders posted the following on his..." May 07

  • Notre Dame to install FieldTurf for 2014 season

    CBSSports.com "Maintaining an impeccable multi-use grass field in Indiana isn't easy. (Just ask Purdue.) And Notre Dame has decided that it's become more trouble than it's worth for the Fighting Irish. Athletic director Jack Swarbrick announced during the Irish's Saturday spring game that Notre Dame Stadium's..." April 13

  • BYU picks up Stanford WR transfer

    College Football Talk "A player who struggled to see the playing field at Stanford has decided to move on for an opportunity to do so elsewhere. BYU announced earlier this week that Keanu Nelson has decided to transfer into the Cougars football program. The school stated in its release that the wide receiver has..." April 10

  • Notre Dame, Georgia working to finalize home-and-home

    CBSSports.com "Notre Dame hasn't played an SEC team in the regular season in nearly a decade. The school appears ready to stop the drought. Georgia and Notre Dame are working to finalize a home-and-home series, according to a source, possibly for 2018-19. Notre Dame's last SEC regular season game was a..." April 08

  • Notre Dame’s Matt LaFleur looks to develop QBs

    Chicago Sun-Times "Notre Dame quarterbacks Everett Golson and Malik Zaire haven’t asked Matt LaFleur about Robert Griffin III all that often. But on occasion, LaFleur has had the players watch film of the Washington star he once coached. “I use some of that NFL tape that I have to show them some of the stuff..." April 03

  • BYU football: Williams ‘in great standing’ with program despite arrest

    Salt Lake Tribune "Two days after news of his arrest for underage drinking last month became public, BYU junior running back Jamaal Williams practiced with his teammates on Tuesday, but was not made available to speak to reporters after the two-hour workout. However, coach Bronco Mendenhall addressed the..." March 27

  • Navy freshman who collapsed at practice dies in Baltimore hospital

    CBSSports.com "Navy freshman slotback Will McKamey died Tuesday, three days after collapsing during a football practice, the Naval Academy said in a release late Tuesday night. McKamey -- a 19-year-old freshman from Knoxville, Tenn. -- fell into a coma Saturday and was airlifted to the University of Maryland..." March 26

  • Navy player in coma after collapsing at practice

    CBSSports.com "Navy slotback Will McKamey collapsed during practice Saturday and had to be airlifted to the hospital at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. According to the Baltimore Sun, McKamey is now in a coma after undergoing surgery to remove a brain clot. McKamey's mother said..." March 25

  • BYU's Williams pleads not guilty to misdemeanor underage drinking charge

    The Deseret News "BYU running back Jamaal Williams has pled not guilty in connection with a misdemeanor charge of possession of alcohol by a minor, and is scheduled for a court hearing in May, according to police records and court documents. Williams, 18, was charged with being a minor with a measurable..." March 24

  • Notre Dame loses starting offensive lineman for spring

    College Football Talk "Notre Dame will be without a couple of players for the rest of the spring practice season. Head coach Brian Kelly confirmed the loss of offensive lineman Christian Lombard and wide receiver Will Mahone have undergone surgeries that will sideline the players for the remainder of spring practices...." March 22

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    Sal Interdonato @salinterdonato

    Confirmed: RB Raymond Maples returning for 5th year this fall. Maples ranks 6th in academy career rushing yards. #ArmyFootball

  • Notre Dame tackles inexperience in spring drills

    Chicago Sun-Times "Brian Kelly recognized the irony in the circumstances. “The annual spring practice press conference, and when I got into my car this morning, it was minus-8 degrees,” the Notre Dame coach joked Friday. Notre Dame’s goal is to not be left out in the cold for the first College Football..." March 01

  • Notre Dame coach Kelly: School never 'threatened' Shembo to be silent

    Chicago Tribune "Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly said the university never “threatened” linebacker Prince Shembo to be silent after an alleged sexual attack in 2010 against Lizzy Seeberg, a student at neighboring Saint Mary’s College who later committed suicide. Shembo said at the NFL scouting combine..." March 01

  • Coping with suspension, WR Daniels seeking return to Notre Dame

    CBSSports.com "DaVaris Daniels wasn't exactly shocked to see those D grades in his statistics and social problems classes. The Notre Dame receiver -- currently an ex-Notre Dame receiver -- was missing 2-3 fall classes per week on average. Daniels already lacked urgency with non-football aspects of his life,..." February 27

  • Ex-Notre Dame player's remarks reopen wound

    Chicago Tribune "Tom Seeberg has always known the name of the Notre Dame football player accused of attacking his daughter, Lizzy, days before she killed herself in 2010. So when he heard that NFL prospect Prince Shembo for the first time acknowledged he was that player, Seeberg thought the public might finally..." February 26

  • Former Notre Dame linebacker discusses sexual assault allegation

    South Bend Tribune "Former Notre Dame linebacker Prince Shembo acknowledged Saturday that he was the ND player at the center of a 2010 investigation involving sexual assault allegations made by a Saint Mary’s College student who later committed suicide. The player’s name had never been made public. Shembo was in..." February 24

  • Shembo admits role in Lizzie Seeberg investigation, denies wrongdoing

    Pro Football Talk "In 2010, a student at St. Mary’s College claimed that she was inappropriately touched by a Notre Dame football player. Four days later, Lizzie Seeberg committed suicide. On Saturday, former Notre Dame linebacker Prince Shembo acknowledged at the Scouting Combine that he was the player Seeberg..." February 23

  • Florida DB Cody Riggs transferring to Notre Dame

    Chicago Sun-Times "Notre Dame’s secondary is getting a boost from the SEC. Cody Riggs, a defensive back who started all 12 games last year for Florida, will transfer to Notre Dame. As a graduate transfer, he will be eligible to play for the Irish this fall. “I am very thankful for this opportunity,” Riggs said..." February 20