Independents I-A RUMORS & NEWS

  • Derek Mason, Brian Kelly continue public war of words over 'bad football' comment

    CBS Sports "Brian Kelly was unhappy with some of the technique used by Vanderbilt's defenders in Notre Dame's win on Saturday. So much so that he brought his gripes to the attention of reporters during Tuesday's media availability.  Kelly said that Vanderbilt was practicing..." September 19

  • Edwardsville WR Kendall Abdur-Rahman commits to Notre Dame

    Chicago Tribune "Kendall Abdur-Rahman, a three-star wide receiver from Edwardsville, Ill., committed to Notre Dame on Sunday. “I am blessed and excited to announce that after long and careful consideration I’ve decided to further my academic and athletic path by officially committing to..." September 10

  • Liberty punter ejected for extreme targeting vs. Army, and he clearly deserved it

    CBS Sports "Targeting is one of the most controversial penalty calls in college football simply because, like pass interference, it's not always easy to delineate between a tackler targeting a ballcarrier, or the ballcarrier causing the targeting foul to occur. And then, once in a while,..." September 08

  • Brian Kelly names Brandon Wimbush Notre Dame's starting QB

    Sportsnaut "Notre Dame has its starting quarterback. While Brian Kelly did note that Ian Book could play, the Irish’ head coach said that Brandon Wimbush will start against Michigan in Week 1. Wimbush was the primary quarterback for the Fighting Irish as a junior in 2017. Playing in all but..." August 23

  • Francis Bernard joins Ute football program; now he faces big competition for playing time

    Salt Lake Tribune "After former BYU linebacker Francis Bernard practiced Monday for the first time in Utah's preseason camp, Ute defensive coordinator Morgan Scalley counted the number of players he's comfortable using in games at that position. He got to six, including Bernard. That's a big..." August 14