Notre Dame Rumors & News

  • 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 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

  • Notre Dame transfer Matt Hegarty to visit Florida State

    CBSSports.com "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

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

    CBSSports.com "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

  • Hegarty to transfer from OL-heavy Notre Dame

    ESPN.com "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

  • 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

    CBSSports.com "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

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

    CBSSports.com "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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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, 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

  • 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 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

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