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NOTRE DAME RUMORS & GOSSIP

Mike Stanford might be an up-and-coming offensive prodigy

Mike Sanford is one of the fastest-rising coaches in college football, and Notre Dame was lucky enough to land him this offseason to serve as the team's offensive coordinator. At only 33 years old, Sanford has more football wits than many coaches who have strolled the sidelines for decades.Already, Sanford knows that a democratic approach to coaching seems to work best."I think as...
Via Fox Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

4-Star QB Recruit Dwayne Haskins Posts Meme Taking Shot At Big Ten, Along With Notre Dame Hashtag

Four-star quarterback Dwayne Haskins is one of the most highly-coveted uncommitted passers in the class of 2016, and there isn’t a lot of clarity when it comes to the schools that he favors. Haskins, who has offers from most prominent programs, has recently visited his home state Maryland Terrapins as well Rutgers, and has offers from Michigan, Ohio State, Penn State, and Wisconsin...
Via College Spun
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Four-Star Recruit Temple Gibbs Commits to Notre Dame

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish basketball program may be in something of a rebuild phase next year, but the team now has plenty of reason to be excited. Four-star point guard Temple Gibbs, of the class of 2016, announced on both his Twitter and Instagram that he would head to South Bend for his college career. A man without a vision for his future, always returns to his past SHP...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Anyone heard from Notre Dame?

Does Notre Dame still play football? Apparently in the eyes of the National Football League not very well. The NFL draft is two days and 99 players into the 3 day-production which will conclude on Saturday with Rounds 4 through 7. During the past two nights, we’ve heard and seen players from traditional powers such…
Via A Jersey Guy
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike McGlinchey is fitting in just fine at right tackle for Notre Dame

Notre Dame is retooling its offensive line a bit, and right tackle Mike McGlinchey has been one of the unit's most impressive components. The up-and-coming blocker used spring practices to build upon some late-season exposure from 2014, according to J.J. Stankevitz of CSN Chicago."It was huge because you always have that little bit of doubt whether you’re ready to compete or not...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Buy This Sorta Creepy Notre Dame Tailgate Van — Just $1,800!

Are you a Notre Dame fan feeling good enough about the 2015 season that you’re willing to up your tailgating game? Then stop your search right here, because for the low price of $1,800 you can “Drive Like a Champion” today. More information from the seller: Notre Dame van, runs excellent less than 90,000 miles. Was a ambulance converted over. Does have outlets and such for...
Via Busted Coverage
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Football Top Five: Robbing & Stealing

In an effort to somehow maintain our sanity while we wait for the 2015 football season to begin, Subway Domer is going on a suicide mission. Instead of yet another profile / prediction / eulogy / gushfest over the roster, we will instead use this time to go through the entire roster with the use of a “suicide poll.” Much like those suicide pools we love in the workplace, a player...
Via Subway Domer
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame AD Jack Swarbrick “All For” Controversial Satellite Camps

The satellite camp issue has made waves this off-season, with Big Ten coaches embracing their ability to increase exposure in other rich recruiting areas, while ACC and SEC coaches are barred from doing the same. New Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh has wholeheartedly embraced the rule, inviting coaches from other programs to come work or speak at his “Exposure U” camp. The SEC...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Opens As 12.5 Point Favorite Over Texas

Notre Dame  may not know who it is going to start at quarterback, but there is one thing that is pretty certain--their options are better than what Texas has. Longhorns head coach said last year's starter, Tyrone Swoopes, is much improved, but to anyone that watched him play last season that's as good as saying he's gone from crap-tastic to just plain bad.Both defenses should be...
Via FatManWriting
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame unveils 2015 edition of ‘The Shirt’

As has become customary for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish football program, “The Shirt” was unveiled to get the fans motivated and excited for the upcoming season. It is the 26th year that “The Shirt” has been produced. “Proceeds from sales of The Shirt benefit student organizations, extracurricular activities, the Rector Fund and The Shirt Charity Fund, a resource for...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Unveils “The Shirt” For The 2015 Season

For the 26th year in a row, Notre Dame has released a tee shirt to celebrate the season-to-come. This year, “The Shirt”, as it’s known, focuses on the “Golden Tradition” of Fighting Irish football, despite it actually being green. Sunday night, The Shirt Project, in an on-campus celebration, unveiled the new dig at the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore. It features the phrase...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

#1 Notre Dame Goes Down in the First Round to #6 Duke

#6 Duke vs. #1 Notre Dame (Semifinal #1) (ACC Men’s Lacrosse Championship)(Mandatory Credit: Duke University) #1 Notre Dame fought to the very end but were unable to overcome a ten-goal deficit in the fourth quarter, losing to #6 Duke in the ACC semi-final game 13-8. With the win Duke secures a spot in Sunday’s championship against #3 Syracuse. In the first quarter it was all...
Via The Sports Journal
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Jerian Grant Is No Longer On Notre Dame’s Depth Chart and That Makes Him Very Sad

Jerian Grant’s time as a Notre Dame men’s basketball player has been over for a couple weeks.  Perhaps that didn’t truly hit him until tonight, though.  The Fighting Irish’s men’s basketball Twitter account posted a photo of the team’s depth chart for 2015-16. Grant, of course, is not listed. This makes him very sad.  RT @NDmbb: Our rising Freshmen are officially...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Which fictional head coach would you choose to lead your football team?

Yesterday at The Student Section we discussed the upcoming 2015 season for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and we also talked about the best quarterback corps around the country. Today, the mood is a little lighter as we are going to have some fun with football and pop culture. Normally, our roundtables take place on Wednesday but this week Associate Editor Terry Johnson and writers...
Via Bloguin Best
12 days ago  |  Discuss

What will make 2015 a successful season for Notre Dame?

Earlier today we discussed the best QB corps in the Nation. This afternoon, we return as TSS Associate Editors Bart Doan and Terry Johnson join Kevin Causey and rotating special guests in our weekly roundtables discussing all things college football. This morning we brought up the fact that Brian Kelly said he would take his quarterbacks over Ohio State’s. After an 8-5 season,...
Via The Student Section
12 days ago  |  Discuss

#1 Notre Dame Rallies Against #2 UNC, Stays Perfect in ACC

Matt Kavanagh and Notre Dame have a pivotal game Saturday against ACC foe North Carolina. (Mandatory Credit: Rob Carr / Getty Images) For the third straight year, #1 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (9-1, 4,0 ACC) overcame a late four quarter deficit to beat #2 North Carolina Tar Heels (12-2, 3-1 ACC). Led by Matt Kavanagh, Notre Dame overcame a two-goal deficit with less than two minutes...
Via The Sports Journal
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Lands A Commitment From 2016 4-Star OL Liam Eichenberg

An elite football recruit in the state of Ohio has committed to a school and, surprisingly, that school is not Ohio State. It’s Notre Dame.  The Fighting Irish have landed a commitment from Liam Eichenberg, a four-star offensive lineman in the 2016 class from St. Ignatius (Cleveland, Ohio).  Eichenberg announced his pledge on Twitter Sunday afternoon.  I have officially decided...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Malik Zaire threw a 68 yard TD pass in Notre Dame’s spring game

Brian Kelly made the bold statement that he would take his quarterbacks over Ohio State’s. What else is the guy gonna say, right? Anyway, Malik Zaire showed off a cannon on this throw during Notre Dame’s spring game on Saturday… Malik Zaire airs one out to @Will_Fuller7 (@RomanAthletics) for the long TD pass in Notre Dame's Blue-Gold game: http://t.co/HOYoNqkIaY — Rick O...
Via The Student Section
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame's Fan-Designed Play Did Not Go So Well During the Spring Game

Leading up to the Spring Game Saturday the Fighting Irish had taken submissions from fans for a play that would be run in Saturday's spring game as the first play in the second half. After choosing it earlier in the week the team had publicized it on social media as a two-quarterback play. The team practiced it, and when the time came ran it.It doesn't look like anyone but the defensive...
Via FatManWriting
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Malik Zaire Shows Off His Arm With a 68-Yard Touchdown Bomb in Notre Dame's Spring Game

Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly has a bit of a conundrum on his hands this off-season. Does he usher in the new and start Malik Zaire or does he go with the vet in Everett Golson. From the look of things in the spring game it appears that we may get a platoon situation with Golson being given a green light to run if he is not sure about the throw and Zaire doing the bulk of the...
Via FatManWriting
16 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Notre Dame vs. Kentucky Conspiracy Theory

Check out this video posted to Facebook, it’s been going viral the last few days. The video is regarding the Notre Dame vs. Kentucky Elite 8 game. If you look very closely, you see that Kentucky was awarded two points by the scoring table, even though it was a missed basket. As many of you know, Notre Dame lost the game by exactly two points. Check it out. The person posting the...
Via Sports Mockery
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Kentucky-Notre Dame sets college basketball rating record

Not only was Saturday night’s Kentucky-Notre Dame game a huge thriller, it was a huge attention-grabber as well. As TBS becomes better-known as a destination for the NCAA Tournament, its numbers have done very well this year. For Saturday’s Midwest Regional Final which was played in primetime, TBS averaged an impressive 8.4/16 final rating/share for Kentucky-Notre Dame making...
Via Awful Announcing
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Brian Anderson replaces Marv Albert for Kentucky-Notre Dame Elite 8 game

Late Friday night the official March Madness Twitter account revealed a significant change to the announcing lineup for Saturday’s Elite 8 game between Notre Dame and Kentucky.  Brian Anderson is getting the call from the bullpen in place of Marv Albert. Marv’s under the weather and will not be able to call tomorrow's @KentuckyMBB vs. @NDmbb game. — March Madness TV (@MarchMadnessTV...
Via Awful Announcing
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Bench Players Give Awesome Interview After Win Over Butler

Notre Dame and Butler did there best to give basketball fans a game Saturday night. They even played an overtime period in case fans to make sure fans got their fill of basketball for the night. In the end it was the Fighting Irish that came out on top with a hard fought 67-64 win. So after the game it was the Notre Dame stars that the media wanted to hit up first.That makes sense...
Via FatManWriting
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss
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