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Irish Insights

  • Notre Dame releases 2014-15 basketball schedule
    Notre Dame released its 2014-15 basketball schedule Wednesday, with home games against Michigan State and ACC foes Duke and Syracuse highlighting the 31-game slate.
  • Irish name four captains for 2014 season
    Safety Austin Collinsworth, defensive lineman Sheldon Day, center Nick Martin and halfback Cam McDaniel will serve as team captains this season, Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly announced Tuesday night.
  • Four Irish in fraud probe out for Week 1
    Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly confirmed what many assumed: The four players under academic investigation by the school will not play in the season opener against Rice on Saturday.

Tulsa defensive changes

Tulsa made some defenses changes before today’s game.

Linebacker Odrick Ray moved to nose tackle in place of Derrick Jackson.

Shawn Jackson will start at linebacker.

In the defensive backfield, DeWitt Jennings is starting in place of Brian Moore at safety, and Charles Davis is starting ahead of Lowell Rose at cornerback.

Notre Dame had Brian Smith warming up in place of Carlo Calabrese at inside linebacker. Calabrese is battling a hamstring injury and likely will not play.

The Irish captains are Manti Te'o and Michael Floyd.