Notre Dame had a couple of good first impressions ... Tommy Rees has big day ... other notes from a 28-6 win over Temple on Saturday.
Notre Dame safety Matthias Farley talks about how freshman linebacker Jaylon Smith, a former Bishop Luers star, performed in his first game with the Irish. Notre Dame defeated Temple 28-6 on Saturday.
Notre Dame quarterback Tommy Rees talks about how the offense performed, how he feels as the starting quarterback and pushing the ball down the field after Saturday’s 28-6 victory over Temple.
Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick announces after Saturday's 28-6 victory over Temple that coach Brian Kelly received a contract extension.
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly talks about Saturday's 28-6 victory over Temple in the season opener.
SOUTH BEND – Notre Dame opened the season with a 28-6 win over Temple, and coach Brian Kelly will add a few years to his contract.
Notre Dame tight end Troy Niklas scored a long touchdown at the right time as the Irish lead the Owls 21-6 at halftime of the season opener.
Freshman linebacker Jaylon Smith and Notre Dame's offense opens with a bang.
As NFL teams whittle down their rosters today, some former Notre Dame players didn't make the cut.
Here are a few things to watch as No. 14 Notre Dame opens its season against home today against Temple.
The Journal Gazette's Tony Krausz previews No. 14 Notre Dame's season opener against Temple.
Notre Dame junior George Atkinson III talks about the competition for playing time at running back, how each back brings something different to the table and how he got ready to take the pounding that will come with likely having more carries this season.
Notre Dame junior Amir Carlisle explains what kind of running back he is and how the competition at his position group makes everyone better.
Receiver Luke Massa will be Notre Dame's third string quarterback against Temple on Saturday.
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly met with the media for the final time Thursday before the No. 14 Irish's opener against Temple on Saturday. Here are some of his thoughts before the game.
SOUTH BEND – Safety Austin Collinsworth is ready to return and running back Amir Carlisle is ready to play his first game for Notre Dame.
Notre Dame receiver DaVaris Daniels talks about the pressure on quarterback Tommy Rees and looking for his first college touchdown.
Notre Dame receiver DaVaris Daniels says the receivers have build a good chemistry with quarterback Tommy Rees through fall camp.
Notre Dame cornerback KeiVarae Russell talks about the excitement of starting the season at home against Temple
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly said the Irish will use the "pistol" offense at times this season to maximize the abilities of the offensive players.
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly said center Nick Martin and nose guard Kona Schwenke are two players that standout that made the biggest strides from spring camp to the end of fall camp.
Chris Badger has decided to leave Notre Dame and will enroll at BYU next week, according to Irish Illustrated.
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly said there is plenty that is unknown about Temple, who the Irish face in the season opener Saturday with plenty of freshmen on the depth chart.
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly met with the media for 42 minutes and 39 seconds Tuesday. Here are some more tidbits from his news conference to preview Saturday's season opener against Temple.
Notre Dame has plenty of talent at running back.
Former Bishop Luers star Jaylon Smith has made a good impression on Notre Dame defensive coordinator Bob Diaco.
Notre Dame left tackle Zack Martin talks about being named a captain for this season and what he learned about serving in that role last season.
Notre Dame receiver TJ Jones talks about the offense being challenged to score more and be better in the red zone this season.
Notre Dame defensive line coach Mike Elston talks about the depth the team has at the position even with the loss of former Bishop Dwenger standout Tony Springmann out for the season with a knee injury.
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly’s opening statement about the team during Thursday’s media day, including the naming of this season’s captains.
Everett Golson's plans for this semester ... a punt returner with a desire to be good ... captains named ... and more from Notre Dame's media day Thursday.
Notre Dame plays host to Duke at 4 p.m. Jan. 4 in a game that will be televised by CBS. It will be Notre Dame's first game as a member of the ACC.
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SOUTH BEND – Notre Dame defensive lineman Tony Springmann, a Bishop Dwenger graduate, will miss this season because of a knee injury.
Notre Dame defensive linemen go through drills during Thursday’s practice.
Notre Dame linebackers push the sled during Thursday’s practice.
Former Bishop Dwenger standout Tony Springmann looks like he won't be playing for Notre Dame this season, defensive end Stephon Tuitt has scary fall and other observations.
Notre Dame linebackers and defensive backs work on coverages during Thursday’s practice.
Danny Spond was forced to walk away from Notre Dame's football team because of debilitating migraine headaches.
Elijah Hood, a 5-foot-11, 224-pound running back from Charlotte (N.C.) Catholic, decommitted Tuesday.
Notre Dame looks for its next great tight end after former Bishop Dwenger standout Tyler Eifert's record-breaking career.
Notre Dame linebacker Ishaq Williams talks about the different roles he will fill for the team this season.
SOUTH BEND - Notre Dame junior Ben Councell understands the demands of playing at outside linebacker spot.
Notre Dame offensive lineman Ronnie Stanley talks about his possible role in the offense and the difference between South Bend and his hometown of Las Vegas.
Notre Dame players offer their thoughts on linebacker Danny Spond having to quit football because of a medical issue.
Carroll linebacker and Purdue commit Drue Tranquill got some questions answered when he visited Notre Dame on Saturday.
Notre Dame cornerback Lo Wood talks about his role in the defense and how he feels after coming back from an Achilles injury that kept him out of last season.
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly talks about defensive end Stephon Tuitt’s appearance at the start of fall camp, which was affected by the junior coming back from surgery to repair a sports hernia.
Notre Dame defensive players work on tackling a ball carrier during Saturday’s practice.
Some notes from Notre Dame's practice Saturday, which was open to the media as well as the university's faculty members and players' families.
Notre Dame is ranked No. 14 in the AP preseason college poll, which was released Saturday.
Notre Dame linebacker Danny Spond announced to his team that he will no longer play football because of medical reasons, coach Brian Kelly said Saturday.
Notre Dame defensive lineman Tony Springmann, a Bishop Dwenger grad, will not play against Temple on Aug. 31 because of an injured left knee.
Notre Dame nose guard Louis Nix III talks about how he feels leaner and healthy to start the season and about going up against center Nick Martin at practice.
Notre Dame offensive lineman Christian Lombard's flexibility allows the Irish to find the best starting five.
Even though coach Brian Kelly said KeiVarae Russell will start at cornerback for Notre Dame, the sophomore isn't treating going through practices like the job is his.
Notre Dame center Nick Martin talks Monday about taking more reps and is chemistry with quarterback Tommy Rees.
Notre Dame running backs coach Tony Alford has been excused of his football duties and left campus after the death of his brother, Aaron.
Carroll linebacker Drue Tranquill has two questions that he wants to get answers for when he visits Notre Dame on Saturday.
Notre Dame cornerback KeiVarae Russell talks Monday about how the Irish secondary has more confidence this year because of the depth the team has at cornerback and safety.
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly talks Monday about losing sophomore safety Nicky Baratti to a dislocated shoulder and what the lose of Baratti means to the safety position.
SOUTH BEND – Nicky Baratti's sophomore season at Notre Dame ended before it began.
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Notre Dame sophomore safety Nicky Baratti could be lost for the season because of a shoulder injury, according to reports.
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly has plenty of options at running back.
Notre Dame defensive end Stephon Tuitt talks about the defense and how he gained weight in the offseason and if he will be able to keep it on during the season.
Notre Dame linebacker Dan Fox talks about how the Irish will try to replace Manti Te’o and what he has been working on to get better this season.
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly talks about receiver DaVaris Daniels and players that were kept out of Friday’s practice.
Notre Dame’s linebackers work on shedding a blocker and tackling the ball carrier during Friday’s practice in South Bend.
SOUTH BEND – Notre Dame showed some of its punt team and kickoff return team for short periods during Friday's practice, which was open to the media.
Notre Dame’s defense goes through its tempo drill at the start of practice Friday in South Bend.
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly says the first five days of practice have been the most competitive he has seen in a while.
Notre Dame receiver TJ Jones talks about getting ready to swim with sharks and why he did it.
Notre Dame will be part of ESPN's Big Monday telecast of Atlantic Coast Conference games when they travel to play Syracuse on Feb. 3 and North Carolina on March 3, the university announced.
Zack and Nick Martin could ended up staring together on Notre Dame's offensive line this season.
Notre Dame unveiled Monday the uniform the team will wear when it plays Arizona State this season.
Notre Dame will begin to find the identity of its team this year when the Irish open practice away from campus.
Notre Dame quarterback Tommy Rees is prepared to be the starting quarterback again.
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly talks about how the offense will look with Tommy Rees as the starting quarterback compared to what it looked like with Everett Golson at quarterback.
Notre Dame quarterback Tommy Rees talks about being patient while waiting for his chance to play and why he didn’t consider transferring from Notre Dame.
Notre Dame quarterback Tommy Rees talks about what it is like going into the season as the clear-cut starter for the first time in his career and being his biggest critic.
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly is expecting a lot out of receiver TJ Jones this season.
Matt Dickerson, a 6-foot-5, 260-pound defensive end from Junipero Serra High School in San Mateo, Calif., committed to Notre Dame on Saturday, according to multiple reports.
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly says Tommy Rees has only been named starter for the opening game, not all 13 weeks.
Richard Yeargin III, a linebacker from University School of Nova South in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., posted on his Twitter account Friday that he committed to Notre Dame.
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SOUTH BEND – Brian Kelly and Notre Dame are ironing out the details for an extension to the football coach's contract.
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly talks about the targeting rule, which could result in ejections for defensive players.By Tony Krausz, The Journal Gazette
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly kicked off the 2013 season with a news conference Friday, here is his opening statement.
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SOUTH BEND – Everett Golson is still expected to return to Notre Dame, but the plan to bring the quarterback back in January remains a work in progress.
Notre Dame came in at No. 11 in the preseason USA Today coaches' poll, which was released today.