Independents I-A RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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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  • 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

  • Florida DB Cody Riggs transfers to Notre Dame

    CSN Chicago "Notre Dame dipped into the SEC to add depth to its 2014 secondary. Cody Riggs, who spent four years playing cornerback and safety for the Florida Gators, committed Wednesday to play his final year of eligibility at Notre Dame. Riggs will graduate from Florida in May, enroll at Notre Dame in..." February 19

  • Navy football player who survived serious auto accident leaves academy

    Capital Gazette "Rafi Montalvo’s Facebook profile picture shows him throwing a pass while playing quarterback for Navy. That was during a junior varsity game when Montalvo was a promising freshman. Unfortunately, Montalvo will not get to realize his dream of starting at quarterback for the Navy varsity football..." February 15

  • Armed Forces Bowl gets new corporate sponsor

    Armed Forces "Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], a leading defense and technology company, is the new title sponsor of the Armed Forces Bowl postseason collegiate football game. Owned and operated by ESPN Regional Television (ERT), a subsidiary of ESPN, the Fort Worth-based event will now be known as the Lockheed..." February 08

  • Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly beefs up his lines, signs 23 players

    Chicago Sun-Times "Brian Kelly looks at Notre Dame’s 2014 recruiting class and sees depth across the board. The Irish signed 23 players Wednesday. The class is ranked No. 10 by Rivals.com and No. 11 by ESPN. “Eighteen of these recruits that are in this class were in the top 15 in their position group,” Kelly..." February 06

  • Notre Dame bulks up on offensive, defensive fronts

    Chicago Tribune "Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly likes to say that when deciding whether to attend Notre Dame, a player is "shopping down a different aisle" given the school's demanding academics and Catholic tradition. But when assembling his Class of 2014, there was little mystery where Kelly was shopping — the..." February 06

  • DeShone Kizer gives Notre Dame another dual-threat quarterback

    Chicago Tribune "With the impending graduation of Tommy Rees and the transfer of Andrew Hendrix to Miami of Ohio, Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly had only two scholarship quarterbacks on his roster before signing day: Malik Zaire and the returning Everett Golson. Kelly nabbed a solid prospect in dual threat..." February 06

  • Ex-Irish corner Tee Shepard commits to Miss. St.

    College Football Talk "A football odyssey that began in Northern California and continued (briefly) in the Midwest has culminated with a landing in the Deep South. Just a couple of days ahead of National Signing Day, Tee Shepard confirmed to Rivals.com that he has committed to continuing his FBS playing career at..." February 05

  • Irish getting healthier as spring approaches

    Chicago Tribune "With the start of spring practice nearly a month away, Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly should have a number of injured players at or near full health by the time practice commences March 3. But Kelly said two players that suffered season-ending knee injuries, linebacker Ben Councell and center..." February 01

  • Irish's Kelly: Golson will have to compete for QB job

    Chicago Tribune "When quarterback Everett Golson returns to the practice field, coach Brian Kelly isn’t just going to hand back over the keys to the program. Kelly put Golson on notice Friday by heaping praise on freshman quarterback Malik Zaire and issuing a warning to the Irish. “I just want to caution..." January 31

  • Notre Dame’s Mike Denbrock promoted to offensive coordinator

    Chicago Sun-Times "Notre Dame officially filled a void in its coaching staff Thursday when Mike Denbrock was promoted to offensive coordinator. He’ll also continue to be the team’s outside wide receivers coach. Denbrock served as the interim offensive coordinator through the Pinstripe Bowl after Chuck Martin..." January 31

  • Randy Moss: I’d pick Notre Dame if I were being recruited again

    College Football Talk "National Signing Day is just around the corner. High school players are coming down the final stretch of their recruiting process, and memories are about to be made. This time of year also has former college players recalling their recruiting memories. If Randy Moss could go through his recruiting..." January 31

  • Notre Dame promotes Mike Denbrock to offensive coordinator

    College Football Talk "Notre Dame has promoted wide receiver coach and passing game coordinator Mike Denbrock to offensive coordinator. The veteran coach and Notre Dame assistant since 2010 was given the new title officially on Thursday. Denbrock replaces former offensive coordinator Chuck Martin. Miami Ohio hired..." January 30

  • Notre Dame’s $400 million renovations include 3,000-4,000 premium seats

    College Football Talk "Notre Dame revealed plans for a $400 university renovation project that will see some upgrades to storied Notre Dame Stadium in the coming years. According to a press release from the university outlining the details of the project, Notre Dame Stadium will have three structures added to the..." January 29

  • Notre Dame names Matt LaFleur as QB coach

    Chicago Sun-Times "Matt LaFleur worked with Robert Griffin III the last two years with the Washington Redskins. Now he’ll guide Everett Golson and Malik Zaire. LaFleur officially was announced as Notre Dame’s quarterbacks coach in a news release Friday. “This is a tremendous opportunity to once again work..." January 25

  • Notre Dame lineman Martin would rather play tackle than guard

    Chicago Sun-Times "The Bears added almost 70 years of college and professional coaching experience Wednesday by hiring Reggie Herring and Paul Pasqualoni, a league source confirmed. Herring, 54, will be the linebackers coach after serving in the same role the last six years with the Texans (2011 to 2013) and..." January 23

  • ND's Under Armour deal 'largest' in college sports

    Chicago Tribune "Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick assembled the media Tuesday to make a “major announcement” for his athletic department. The announcement was not that Swarbrick is a fan of Ferris Bueller, whom Swarbrick quoted within the first two minutes of the news conference, but rather that..." January 21

  • Notre Dame, Under Armour won't change football look

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