Notre Dame Rumors & News

  • Notre Dame responds to lawsuit of former player: "Confident that the allegations ... are baseless"

    Indianapolis Star "A former Notre Dame football player is suing the university for negligence, alleging that results of a spinal scan were concealed from him and that he should not have been allowed to continue playing. Instead, former linebacker Douglas Randolph alleges, he played the entire 2015 season...." September 08

  • Brian Kelly: ‘Things will be drastically different’ in 2017

    Sportsnaut "While Notre Dame looks to rebound from an unexpected 4-8 campaign, head coach Brian Kelly took a moment to share his thoughts about 2017. In a first-person essay for Yahoo Sports, Kelly explained what changes he’s focused on and the differences he sees in the program. “There’s a renewed..." August 29

  • Ara Parseghian, who led Irish back to prominence in the '60s and '70s, dies at 94

    ESPN "Ara Parseghian, who returned the Notre Dame football program to national prominence in the 1960s and '70s, died Wednesday. He was 94. Before Parseghian arrived in 1964, Notre Dame struggled through five consecutive seasons without a winning record. The 1963 team won just two..." August 02

  • Notre Dame AD 'would love to play' Alabama

    Sporting News - NCAAF "A rematch of the 2013 BCS National Championship between Notre Dame and Alabama could be on the horizon. During a Q&A session with the Indianapolis Star, Irish athletic director Jack Swarbrick discussed the possibility of a matchup after the addition of several SEC teams to the school's future..." July 16

  • Navy tackling machine Gilman transfers to Notre Dame

    Chicago Tribune "Alohi Gilman made a game-high 12 tackles for Navy in its victory last year against Notre Dame. Irish coach Brian Kelly remembers it well. "We got a good look of him against us last season," Kelly said in a statement. Kelly announced Friday that Gilman has transferred to Notre Dame. The..." June 10

  • Former Notre Dame QB Malik Zaire officially transferring to Florida

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Malik Zaire is headed to the Sunshine State. The former Notre Dame quarterback on Saturday confirmed his decision to transfer to Florida as a graduate transfer. "You just want to be able to be a part of something special," Zaire told 247Sports of playing for Florida in the SEC. "You're..." June 04

  • SEC amends graduate transfer rule, clearing the path for Malik Zaire to Florida

    CBS Sports "The road is clear for former Notre Dame quarterback Malik Zaire to transfer to Florida, should he so choose. And it's widely expected that he will. On Friday, at the conclusion of this year's SEC spring meetings in Destin, Florida, the conference amended its graduate transfer rule that would..." June 02

  • Ex-Notre Dame QB Malik Zaire close to making his transfer decision

    ESPN "Former Notre Dame quarterback Malik Zaire is nearing a decision as to where his next destination will be as a fifth-year graduate transfer, he said Thursday. Zaire was originally planning to have a decision made by now, but pushed it back until after his graduation ceremony May 28. He has..." June 01

  • Report: Notre Dame QB transfer Malik Zaire has chosen Florida

    Saturday Down South "It’s been talked about for nearly all off-season, but it appears that Notre Dame graduate transfer QB Malik Zaire has chosen the Gators over the Longhorns. Alex Wilcox, of WNDU-TV in South Bend, is reporting that Zaire has been telling people he’s chosen Florida, but that he’s just waiting on..." May 28

  • Notre Dame finishes its $18 million buyout payment to Charlie Weis

    CBS Sports "Charlie Weis received his final payment from Notre Dame, completing one of the most notable buyouts in recent college football history. The total bill extends beyond what some coaches have made or will make in their entire career: $18,967,960. Weis received over $6.6 million from Notre Dame..." May 16

  • CB Shaq Wiggins: Louisville blocking transfer to 5 schools

    ESPN "Former Louisville cornerback Shaq Wiggins says he has a solid list of schools he's considering as a graduate transfer, but his release from the Cardinals comes with restrictions. Wiggins told ESPN on Thursday that Louisville coach Bobby Petrino restricted him from transferring to Kentucky,..." April 07

  • Brian Kelly believes Deshone Kizer should've stayed another year

    247 Sports "Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly said Monday former Irish quarterback Deshone Kizer would've benefited from a another year in South Bend before turning pro. During an appearance on SiriusXM NFL Radio, Kelly reiterated a point he's made since Kizer declared — the skill set is there but further..." April 03