Kelly's Class of 2010 Finds a Way

Notre Dame's graduating seniors -- the "Class on the Fly" pieced together between the conclusion of Charlie Weis and outset of Brian Kelly eras -- won more games than any incoming group at Notre Dame since Lou Holtz's 1992 freshmen.
November 28, 2013

Nix's Season Over

Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly discussed tonight the loss of senior nose guard Louis Nix to knee surgery as well as Kelly's desire to pit Everett Golson in competition with redshirt-freshman Malik Zaire this spring.
November 21, 2013

Coach Spond at Peace

Senior linebacker Danny Spond won't play football with his Irish teammates in his home state of Colorado Saturday. He won't ski anytime soon thereafter, nor will he likely partake in amusement park rides or any other activity that might again trigger the most trying element of his young life.
October 24, 2013

Scratching the Surface

Jaylon Smith became the first outside linebacker in nearly 20 years to start from the outset at Notre Dame. His next career first is far more important for the 2013 season, and he won't be taking it alone.
September 26, 2013

New Area Code

It's early, and most problems appear correctable, but Notre Dame's 2013 defense bears no resemblance to the dominant group that paved the way to a BCS Championship berth last fall.
September 9, 2013

The Edge

Bob Diaco's defense is likely to feature four full-time outside linebackers each week. It's a group that compliments each other with similar strengths on one side and divergent traits on the other.
August 23, 2013

August Attrition

Notre Dame completed its second week of training camp Saturday and the first 15 practices were not without casualties.
August 17, 2013

Camp Packet: Special Teams

Kickoff and punt return (or lack thereof), coverage units, new punters and long-snapper, returning kickers, starters and freshmen joining the fray -- its all covered in the conclusion of our August camp preview series, the Irish specialty units.
August 1, 2013