Notre Dame Rumors & News

  • 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

  • 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 "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

  • 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

  • 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

  • WR DaVaris Daniels reinstated for Notre Dame "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

  • 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

  • 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 "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

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

  • 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

  • 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 "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

  • 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 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 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

  • 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’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

  • 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

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

    CSN Chicago "Under Armour may be known for its bold, less-than-conservative uniform designs. But little will change about the look of Notre Dame's uniform when a 10-year deal with Under Armour begins this July. Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick and Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank announced the deal..." January 21

  • 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

  • Irish CB Wood headed to Miami (Ohio)

    Chicago Tribune "Notre Dame senior cornerback Lo Wood, who has a fifth year of eligibility remaining, will transfer to Miami of Ohio, his father, Lo Wood Sr., told the South Bend Tribune. Under NCAA graduate transfer rules, Wood will be eligible to play next season. Wood is the third fifth-year player from..." January 17

  • Source: Mike Denbrock to be Irish OC "Notre Dame assistant Mike Denbrock will become the Fighting Irish's offensive coordinator, a source told on Tuesday. Denbrock, the team's outside receivers coach, had held the "interim" offensive coordinator tag since Chuck Martin left Dec. 3 to become head coach at Miami..." January 15

  • Brian Kelly says he'll call plays for Notre Dame in 2014 "With Chuck Martin busy preparing his first recruiting class as head coach at Miami (Ohio), Notre Dame doesn't yet have its offensive coordinator position filled for 2014. But Brian Kelly says Irish fans don't have to worry about who's going to be calling the plays for the Irish next season --..." January 15