Independents I-A RUMORS & NEWS

  • Incoming BYU running back shot in arm outside middle school

    Dallas Morning News "A former Coppell High School football player was shot in the arm Sunday evening, police say. Charles West, 18, was at Coppell Middle School East in the 400 block of Mockingbird Lane with several people to play basketball when a man walked up and shot him in upper left arm, Coppell Sgt. Sammy..." July 06

  • Three-star safety Spencer Perry picks Notre Dame football

    Chicago Tribune "Three words, ellipses and an emoji, along with a link to a Facebook video, was how Spencer Perry announced his oral commitment to Notre Dame football Monday. The three-star safety from IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., decommitted last week from Florida. The 6-foot-3, 202-pound senior from..." June 29

  • Notre Dame's Greg Bryant suspended for violating team rules, source says

    ESPN "Notre Dame has suspended running back Greg Bryant for the first four games of the coming season for a violation of team rules, a source told ESPN.com. 247Sports reported the news of Bryant's suspension earlier on Monday. The 5-foot-10, 205-pound Bryant entered Notre Dame in 2013 as ESPN's..." June 29

  • Report: Notre Dame DE Williams visiting U-M

    Detroit Free Press "Notre Dame defensive end Jhonathon Williams is looking to transfer and will visit Michigan today, according to Sam Webb of scout.com. Williams, also known as Jhonny, is a former star at Berrien Springs. He redshirted as a freshman at Notre Dame last season and would have to sit out a year as a..." June 18

  • Report: FBS playoff selection committee may hold final ranking until Army-Navy game

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Army and Navy athletic officials stood their ground, and in the end, the College Football Playoff selection committee yielded. ESPN reported that the selection committee will postone the final FBS playoff rankings until after this year's Army-Navy game, if either of the service academies are in..." June 16

  • Notre Dame DE Jhonny Williams to transfer

    Fox Sports - College Football "Notre Dame lost a defensive lineman on Thursday, as rising redshirt sophomore Jhonny Williams announced he is transferring via Facebook. “Friends, family, loved ones, I will be transferring from the university of Notre Dame to pursue a football/academic career elsewhere, thank you for your..." June 15

  • Brian Kelly: Academically, all Irish players 'at-risk -- all of them'

    ESPN "After a year of turmoil at Notre Dame, coach Brian Kelly admitted Thursday that all of his players are at-risk academically and that the university will do its best going forward to provide the resources necessary for players to succeed in the classroom. "I think we recognized that all of my..." June 12

  • Notre Dame, Boston College will share sideline in Fenway Park

    CBS Sports "Notre Dame and Boston College have developed a rivalry on the football field over the four decades, and in November they will have to share the same sideline when the two teams meet in Fenway Park. The neutral site game is part of Notre Dame's annual "Shamrock Series" in addition to being the..." June 11

  • Notre Dame's coach said something jarring (and refreshing) about player academics

    SB Nation "Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly had something to say on university academic standards in football, via the South Bend Tribune's Eric Hansen: I think we recognized that all of my football players are at risk. All of them, really. Honestly, I don't know that any of our players would get into..." June 11

  • Ishaq Williams closer to returning to Notre Dame defense

    College Football Talk "This much we know about Notre Dame defensive end Ishaq Williams. He is back in classes in South Bend and working out in the football weight room. Beyond that, there is still some ground to make up before Williams returns to play a key role on Notre Dame’s defense in 2015. Notre Dame head coach..." June 10

  • Report: Ishaq Williams re-admitted to Notre Dame after academic suspension

    Fox Sports "Defensive end Ishaq Williams has been re-admitted into Notre Dame after serving a year-long academic suspension, according to a report by Sports Illustrated. Williams played in 35 games from 2011 to 2013 and recorded 45 tackles and one sack during that time. Williams was one of five players..." June 02

  • KeiVarae Russell announces end of suspension on Instagram

    ESPN "KeiVarae Russell says his suspension from Notre Dame has been lifted, and the cornerback will rejoin the Fighting Irish for the 2015 season. He announced his return to the team Friday on Instagram. Russell, a senior, was serving a university suspension during the 2014-15 academic year and..." May 30

  • Allen Iverson almost played football at Notre Dame

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Before he was an NBA legend and a lightning rod for controversy, Allen Iverson was a two-sport high school star at Bethel High School in Hampton, Va. The future Hall of Fame basketball player said had he not run into trouble off the field, he would have played football at Notre Dame. "I..." May 28

  • Everett Golson confirms Notre Dame blocked him from Texas

    Fox Sports "When former Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson was sifting through his options of places to transfer, he found Texas intriguing. The Longhorns are in need of stability at quarterback, and head coach Charlie Strong and his staff developed Teddy Bridgewater -- now the Minnesota Vikings..." May 28

  • Bowling Green adds Notre Dame transfer Eilar Hardy

    College Football Talk "After four years in Indiana, Eilar Hardy has decided to move one state over for his final season. In a press release Thursday, Bowling Green announced that Hardy has decided to transfer into Dino Babers‘ football program and play his final season of college ball with the Falcons. Hardy comes..." May 28

  • SEC commissioner hints league wouldn't have permitted Everett Golson grad transfer

    The Score "Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer is refusing to capitulate to Adrian Peterson's demands. Peterson is not attending organized team activities and reportedly demanded a trade, with the Dallas Cowboys and Arizona Cardinals emerging as his preferred destinations. Zimmer was decidedly..." May 27

  • Matt Hegarty, Notre Dame offensive lineman transfer, joins Oregon

    Oregonian "Matt Hegarty, an offensive lineman who announced in March he would transfer from Notre Dame after completing his degree, will join the Oregon Ducks in 2015. The program welcomed Hegarty, from Aztec, New Mexico, in a tweet Tuesday afternoon. At 6-foot-4 and 295 pounds, Hegarty was a top-100..." May 26

  • Army, Navy have no plans to move game for College Football Playoff schedule

    USA Today "Army and Navy do not plan to change the date of their traditional end-of-season meeting to accommodate the final College Football Playoff rankings, which for the next four seasons are set to be unveiled before the service academies' annual matchup. "We have no intention of moving it. None,"..." May 23

  • If athletes ruled employees, Notre Dame will seek new sports model, AD says

    USA Today "Notre Dame's athletic director and Northwestern's president emeritus said Tuesday that if college athletes ultimately are ruled to be employees of their respective schools, they foresee their universities withdrawing from the current setup of big-time sports. Their comments come as the full..." May 21

  • Former Notre Dame signee Bo Wallace joins ASU

    Arizona Republic "Marshall "Bo" Wallace, a 3-star outside linebacker who once was headed to Notre Dame, signed an athletics Grant-in-Aid letter with Arizona State on Friday, a late addition to the Sun Devils' 2015 recruiting class. Wallace (6-4 and 215 pounds) is expected to compete at Devil-backer, a..." May 19

  • Notre Dame transfer Everett Golson headed to Florida State

    Fox Sports "Everett Golson will transfer to Florida State, the former Notre Dame quarterback told FOX Sports Tuesday. Golson picked FSU after visiting Florida State as well as Georgia and Florida last week. "This past weekend has been a defining moment in my life as I am proud to say I am a graduate..." May 19

  • Charlie Weis still paid $2M annually from Notre Dame

    ESPN "Former Notre Dame and Kansas coach Charlie Weis could ultimately earn more than $24.5 million from the schools while not coaching either program. Notre Dame paid Weis $2,054,744 for the reporting period of July 2013 through June 2014, according to the university's federal tax return, which was..." May 18

  • QB Everett Golson leaning toward joining Florida State; decision expected Monday

    Palm Beach Post "Everett Golson was impressed with Florida State during his visit this week and could be leaning toward spending his final his season in Tallahassee as a graduate transfer. Golson met with coach Jimbo Fisher on Monday, and Fisher is eager to add the former Notre Dame quarterback, according to..." May 16

  • Crimson Tide open to adding ex-Irish QB Everett Golson, source says

    ESPN "Alabama would take former Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson if he decided to transfer to the Crimson Tide, a source said Wednesday. Alabama was one of 10 schools Golson gave to Notre Dame's compliance office as a potential place to play his final year. However, Alabama is skeptical that SEC..." May 14

  • BC football fans upset about ticket plan for Notre Dame at Fenway Park

    Boston Herald "Boston College loyalists who want to watch the next battle in their gridiron “Holy War” with Notre Dame this fall at Fenway Park are being asked to come up with $5,000 for the right to buy two $400 tickets — and they aren’t happy about it. “I’d have a better chance of seeing Notre Dame if I..." May 13

  • Spurrier: Gamecocks not pursuing Everett Golson

    The State "Steve Spurrier confirmed Wednesday what seemed to have become clear earlier this week. “We are not pursuing (Everett Golson),” Spurrier told The State on Wednesday morning. “We are not really in that.” Golson announced last week that he was transferring from Notre Dame to play his final year..." May 13

  • FSU, Alabama head Everett Golson's transfer wish list

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Notre Dame will not stand in the way of Everett Golson transferring to one of the schools on his wish list. According to ESPN.com, Notre Dame's compliance office won't block the quarterback's attempts to join any of the approximately 10 programs on the list he submitted. That group includes..." May 12

  • Report: Florida State frontrunner for Notre Dame QB Everett Golson transfer

    Tomahawk Nation "Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson is transferring after failing to secure the starting job out of spring, losing out to Malik Zaire. Now a report from Steve Wiltfong and JC Shurburtt of 247sports says Florida State is the destination for the QB. "Barring a last-minute change of heart or any..." May 11

  • Notre Dame won't release Everett Golson to Texas, '15 opponents

    CBS Sports "Everett Golson won't end up at Texas or any other opponent on Notre Dame's 2015 schedule, according to Fox Sports' Bruce Feldman. Speculation and anticipation surrounds the future of Golson as reports of school visits begin to surface. 247Sports has already identified South Carolina and Georgia..." May 11

  • Two schools in the running for Golson

    247 Sports "247Sports spoke to sources close to Everett Golson that indicated the Notre Dame transfer would most like to end up at South Carolina or Georgia. The source said that Golson wants to play his final year of eligibilty close to home, as Golson hails from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. ESPN first..." May 07

  • Report: Everett Golson transferring from Notre Dame

    Sporting News - NCAAF "ESPN's Brett McMurphy reports Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson, who led the Irish to the BCS championship game in 2012, will transfer. " May 07

  • Judge rules for Notre Dame in ESPN lawsuit over police records

    South Bend Tribune "A St. Joseph County judge ruled Monday that the University of Notre Dame isn't required to give ESPN campus police department records because it's not a public agency under state law. Superior Court Judge Steven Hostetler said he shared the Indiana public access counselor's "discomfort" with..." April 20

  • Notre Dame's Brian Kelly will take his QB situation over Ohio State's

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Notre Dame Brian Kelly has a choice to make at quarterback this season. Kelly, however, likes where he's sitting. Maybe too much. According to ESPN, Kelly said said he would take that situation over anybody else in the nation, including defending national champion Ohio State after..." April 15

  • College Football Analyst Lou Holtz Is Out At ESPN

    College Spun "Saturday College Football Final is going to have a much different cast in 2015. Earlier this year, ESPN announced that Rece Davis would be leaving the program to take over hosting duties on College GameDay from Chris Fowler. Now, via SI’s Richard Deitsch, we’re learning that legendary coach Lou..." April 13

  • Army to introduce new logo, dropping 'Black Knights' for 'Cadets'

    CBS Sports "Army should be getting a new look for the football team in 2015 as part of a department-wide rebranding effort in association with Nike. On April 13, the school will reveal the new logos, lettering and numerals that are the result of an 18-month effort to develop "an innovative and consistent..." April 07

  • Arizona, FSU potential landing spots for transferring ex-Irish center

    College Football Talk "After beginning his collegiate career in the Midwest, Matt Hegarty could be headed back West. Or down South. One of the two, probably. Earlier this month, Hegarty announced that he would be transferring from Notre Dame and playing his final season elsewhere. Last week, Hegarty visited..." March 26

  • Notre Dame transfer Matt Hegarty to visit Florida State

    CBS Sports "In 2014 Matt Hegarty was on the wrong end of a 31-27 Florida State win over Notre Dame. Now it seems he could be considering that sage, old advice "if you can't beat them, join them." Hegarty announced earlier in March that he would be transferring from Notre Dame after graduating this spring,..." March 19

  • Notre Dame AD Jack Swarbrick sees NCAA split coming

    College Football Talk "Who would’ve thought the guy from the football independent would be at the forefront of the Great College Football Reclassification (name pending)? Speaking to CBSSports.com’s Dennis Dodd Wednesday, Notre Dame athletics director Jack Swarbrick envisioned a future where there are the Football..." March 19

  • Kelly: Golson has 'bought in 100 percent to competing' at Notre Dame

    CBS Sports "Rewind with us back to the first days of 2015, if you please -- not that Everett Golson would want you to. The then-junior Notre Dame quarterback had just wrapped up a disastrous, turnover-plagued end to the season that saw him benched in the middle of a blowout loss to USC and backup Malik Zaire..." March 18

  • Notre Dame, Ball State to meet in football for first time in 2018

    College Football Talk "This may elicit a yawn nationally — and maybe even in South Bend — but, for some areas in the state of Indiana, this is an absolutely huge announcement. Monday afternoon, Ball State announced that it has agreed to a one-game “series” with Notre Dame in 2018. The in-state matchup will be played..." March 17

  • BYU, Memphis shouldn't wait to identify suspended players from fight

    CBS Sports "Three months have passed since and BYU and Memphis ended a wildly entertaining Miami Beach Bowl with a wildly embarrassing postgame brawl. BYU, Memphis and American Athletic Conference officials have said all the right things since then. They've expressed regret. They've talked about community..." March 12

  • Former BYU QB Christian Stewart rejoins team for spring ball

    College Football Talk "Christian Stewart played in 11 games in 2014, starting the final eight after Taysom Hill was lost for the season in October. The senior completed 199-of-348 passes for 2,621 yards with 25 touchdowns and nine interceptions. After throwing only two passes in 2013, Stewart stepped up and shined when..." March 05

  • Report: BYU Will Discipline “10-Ish” Players For Season Opener vs. Nebraska For Their Role In Brawl vs. Memphis

    College Spun "BYU’s football team will be lacking some depth when it takes on Nebraska in its season opener on Sept. 5. The school announced Tuesday morning that it will be disciplining “10-ish” players for the game against the Huskers due to their role in the brawl against Memphis. Following the Miami..." March 04

  • Hegarty to transfer from OL-heavy Notre Dame

    ESPN "Notre Dame offensive lineman Matt Hegarty will play football elsewhere in 2015, the senior told ESPN.com on Wednesday in a statement. The 6-foot-4.5, 295-pound Hegarty had overcome a stroke in 2012 to become a regular on the Fighting Irish's offensive line, starting 11 of 13 games last season..." March 04

  • Lombardi sweater sells for $43,000

    ESPN "A sweater bought last year for 58 cents at a Goodwill store sold Saturday night in an auction in New York City for $43,020. That sweater, with West Point on the front and the word "Lombardi" written in black ink on a cotton swatch sewn inside, turned out to be owned and worn by Vince Lombardi..." February 23

  • Notre Dame announces graduate transfer of Avery Sebastian

    Inside the Irish "A few days after safety Avery Sebastian announced his intentions, Notre Dame made the commitment and graduate transfer of the former Cal safety official. Sebastian will enroll in graduate school and join the team in June. “Avery Sebastian is an experienced and versatile player,” head coach..." February 18

  • Report: Notre Dame to hire Autry Denson to coach RBs, Keith Gilmore DL

    CBS Sports "Notre Dame's 2015 coaching staff continues to come together. 247Sports' Irish247.com reported Tuesday that the Fighting Irish are poised to hire USF's Autry Denson as the team's new running backs coach, and North Carolina defensive line coach Keith Gilmore to the same position in South Bend...." February 17

  • Avery Sebastian transfers to Notre Dame

    California Golden Blogs "Cal safety Avery Sebastian has made his decision to transfer to Notre Dame next season. Time to go get those wins against USC and Stanford! Avery has one year of eligibility left, but Cal did not offer the grad program of his choice, so it was in his best interest to find a program that did...." February 13

  • Source: Notre Dame expected to hire Boise State's Sanford as new OC

    Fox Sports - College Football "Mike Sanford is expected to become the new offensive coordinator at Notre Dame, a source told FOX Sports. The official hire could take a few days because Notre Dame is known to have one of college athletics' more stringent HR processes in vetting new hires. The 32-year-old Sanford sparked Boise..." February 11

  • 4-star WR Equanimeous St. Brown signs with Notre Dame

    CSN Chicago "Four-star wide receiver Equanimeous St. Brown committed to Notre Dame Wednesday afternoon, growing Brian Kelly's 2015 recruiting class to 24 members. St. Brown, a native of Anaheim, Calif., is rated by Rivals as the 15th-best 2015 receiver and No. 144 player nationally. He's the fourth receiver..." February 05

  • Report: Brady Hoke refutes Notre Dame rumors

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Brady Hoke might not be going to South Bend after all. CoachingSearch.com reported Hoke would join Notre Dame's staff after Signing Day as the defensive backs coach. The report says Notre Dame defensive backs coach Kerry Cooks will join Oklahoma's staff." February 04

  • BYU commit Motekiai Langi is a very large man

    CBS Sports "You may not know who Motekiai Langi is, but trust me, when he takes the field for BYU one day you won't have a hard time finding him on the field. He'll be the mountain. BYU lists their newest lineman at 6-foot-7 and 410 pounds. " February 04

  • Report: Former Michigan coach Brady Hoke joining Notre Dame's staff

    CBS Sports "While the rest of the country has its eyes on the nation's top recruits -- and you can too with our Signing Day Live coverage on CBSSports.com -- former Michigan coach Brady Hoke has reportedly made a commitment to rival Notre Dame , joining the Irish staff as a defensive assistant. According..." February 04

  • Oregon State Beavers officially announce Brayden Kearsley's transfer

    Oregonian "Offensive lineman Brayden Kearsley has officially transferred from BYU to Oregon State, the school announced Tuesday afternoon. Kearsley, who was a four-star prospect coming out of Aloha High School in 2013, appeared in 18 games over two seasons at BYU. " February 03

  • Notre Dame with no Big Ten opponents for first time since 1916

    College Football Talk "The ACC released its 2015 schedule the other day, which once again included the latest games to involve Notre Dame on a rotating schedule for ACC members. With another year on the ACC schedule for Notre Dame, the Fighting Irish are now entering the next phase of parting ways with former..." February 02

  • 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

    CBS Sports "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'

    CBS Sports "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 "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

    CBS Sports "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 "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

    CBS Sports "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 "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

    CBS Sports "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 "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

    CBS Sports "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 "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

    CBS Sports "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 "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 "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 "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

    CBS Sports "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

    CBS Sports "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