SOUTH BEND – Johnny Lujack, the star quarterback who led Notre Dame to three national championships and won the Heisman Trophy in 1947, is recovering after spinal surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
Notre Dame is getting some early national recognition, as coach Brian Kelly's team is ranked No. 17 in the preseason Amway Coaches Poll, which was released Thursday.
Notre Dame's Jaylon Smith and Nick Martin are on the Rotary Lombardi preseason watch list, which was announced Monday.
Three more Notre Dame players were named to watch lists.
Three Notre Dame players were on the watch lists for the Bednarik Award and the Maxwell Award released Monday by the National College Football Awards Association.
MISHAWAKA – A charity founded by Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly and his wife has pledged $250,000 over the next five years to support a new comprehensive breast-health center started by the Saint Joseph Regional Medical Foundation.
Nile Sykes convinced Notre Dame to release him from his letter of intent.Then the linebacker reached out to Indiana and found mutual interest with coach Kevin Wilson.It clicked, and the Hoosiers announced the signing of Sykes on Friday, along with quarterback Danny Cameron.
Notre Dame will begin selling tickets for six football games online beginning July 10 and in person the next day.