Independents I-A RUMORS & NEWS

  • Highly recruited Arizona prep quarterback Jacob Conover commits to BYU on Mother’s Day

    Salt Lake Tribune "A highly recruited prep quarterback from Arizona made Mother’s Day special for BYU’s football coaching staff on Sunday. Jacob Conover, a junior at Chandler (Ariz.) High School, announced via Twitter that he has committed to play for the Cougars. Conover, a four-star recruit, is expected to go..." May 14

  • Cornerback Nick Watkins announces transfer from Notre Dame

    247 Sports "The 6-1, 205-pounder will likely graduate in May and head to the school of his choice shortly thereafter. "First, I want to thank the University of Notre Dame for everything they've done for me throughout my career," wrote Watkins. "When I decided to attend Notre Dame, my primary goal was to..." April 27

  • Ex-ND DL Jay Hayes will transfer to Georgia

    ESPN "Months after knocking Oklahoma out of the College Football Playoff, Georgia has stolen one of the Sooners' would-be defensive linemen. Notre Dame graduate transfer Jay Hayes announced Wednesday that he will be headed to Georgia, less than two weeks after first committing to Oklahoma. As a grad..." April 26

  • UMass grad transfer OL Jack Driscoll commits to Auburn

    Alabama "Auburn found the help it wanted along the offensive line. The Tigers landed a commitment Wednesday morning from UMass grad transfer offensive tackle Jack Driscoll, who chose Auburn over USC and UCLA. He becomes the 25th member of Auburn's 2018 signing class. "I want to thank The University..." April 26

  • Brandon Wimbush maintains lead in Notre Dame’s quarterback competition

    Chicago Tribune "Brandon Wimbush began spring camp working with Notre Dame’s first unit. The quarterback ended it in similar fashion. While coach Brian Kelly didn’t announce a winner in the competition between Wimbush and Ian Book after Saturday’s Blue-Gold game, he did note where the race stands. “It’s..." April 23

  • Notre Dame, Alabama confirm home-and-home series for 2028-29

    Sporting News "Alabama and Notre Dame football have confirmed a March 24 Tuscaloosa News report of a home-and-home series between the two programs. The series will take place during the 2028-29 seasons. Notre Dame announced the confirmation via Twitter on Thursday. Alabama also confirmed the news in a..." April 19

  • Oklahoma boosts defensive line with addition of grad transfer Jay Hayes

    ESPN "Oklahoma bolstered its defensive line Sunday by picking up a commitment from Notre Dame graduate transfer Jay Hayes. Hayes announced his decision on Twitter. " April 16

  • Alabama and Notre Dame reportedly discussing football series

    Sportsnaut "The two most iconic college football programs in history don’t really have much of a history with one another. Outside of the 2013 BCS National Championship Game, Alabama and Notre Dame have not played since 1987 and have met just six times. That could very well change here soon. According..." March 24