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Shuffling The Deck In South Bend

Shuffling The Deck In South Bend

by Adam Poltrack

After shivering through the final throes of a George R. R. Martin-esque winter, South Bend, Ind., is beginning to feel a twinge of spring. You remember spring — the world turns green, robins chirp and football begins again...
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Golson 2.0: Can QB Change Ignite Irish Offense?

Golson 2.0: Can QB Change Ignite Irish Offense?

by Adam Poltrack

Tommy Rees rolls right, patting the pigskin while peering downfield at his blanketed receiving corps. A window opens briefly, but as it does, he begins to feel the backside corner closing in... Read more

Navy Football Player McKamey Dies

Navy Football Player McKamey Dies

by Christopher Smith

Navy running back Will McKamey died Tuesday at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, three days after collapsing at spring practice... Read more

Most Influential Nickname In Sports: Fighting Irish

Most Influential Nickname In Sports: Fighting Irish

by Adam Poltrack

Whether you’re talking about players, coaches, or the universities that they represent, nicknames are ubiquitous in college football. “The Bus” (Jerome Bettis) and “Johnny Football" (Johnny Manziel)... Read more

Notre Dame Loses Starting OL For Spring

Notre Dame Loses Starting OL For Spring

by Christopher Smith

Notre Dame offensive lineman Christian Lombard will miss the rest of spring practice with a dislocated wrist. Lombard, an upcoming senior, had surgery on the wrist Thursday and is expected to be available for the start of the season... Read more

Golson’s Return A Godsend In South Bend

Golson’s Return A Godsend In South Bend

by Joe Coughlin

The fall was a learning experience for the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame, who won some, lost some and were again mostly irrelevant in a national portrait in which they used to smile... Read more

Golson Returns To Practice For Notre Dame

Golson Returns To Practice For Notre Dame

by Christopher Smith

After enduring a semester banished from Notre Dame due to an academic violation related to some sort of cheating on a test, quarterback Everett Golson returned to practice for the Fighting Irish on Monday... Read more

Florida DB Cody Riggs Picks Notre Dame

Florida DB Cody Riggs Picks Notre Dame

by Christopher Smith

Florida defensive back Cody Riggs is expected to transfer to Notre Dame after graduating in May, the Fighting Irish said in a team release Wednesday. Riggs, a junior in 2013, played in 40 games for the Gators and started 26 at cornerback or safety... Read more

Notre Dame Announces $400 Million Stadium Project

Notre Dame Announces $400 Million Stadium Project

by Christopher Smith

Notre Dame announced plans for a $400 million renovation project to Notre Dame Stadium that should add up to 4,000 premium seats and integrate the facility into daily student life... Read more

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Joe Jenkins

Joe Jenkins

FBS Deputy Editor


Christopher Smith

Christopher Smith

FBS Senior Editor


Picks Column: Early Thanksgiving For CFB Fans

I could never be a cornerback. First, though I did once hold a school record for the 1,600-meter relay at a Division I program, I don't have fluid hips and good change of direction. I'm more of an upright, powerful runner... Read more

Steve Barnes

Steve Barnes

FBS Columnist


Don't Forget The 'D' In Death Valley

Finally, the game of the season, again. By my count, Florida State's visit to Clemson on Saturday is the second "game of the season." In the first 'GOTS,' Alabama beat Texas A&M. This one has been built as a battle of the offenses... Read more

Dan Harralson

Dan Harralson

Conference USA Contributing Writer


Air Force vs. Navy: Shut Down By The Government

President Obama's administration endured the shutdown of the American government Tuesday.   No matter if you are for or against the reason it shut down, point blank, the ObamaCare debate is responsible... Read more

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Big Ten Well Represented In Super Bowl XLVIII

Big Ten Well Represented In Super Bowl XLVIII

by Marco Scola

One hundred and six players will suit up in Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday for the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks, 11 of whom will be representing the Big Ten... Read more

Stanford Wants 4.0 BCS GPA: Part I

Stanford Wants 4.0 BCS GPA: Part I

by Henry McKenna

Stanford wants to take their program to the next level and win a national championship. If they want it, they will need an undeafeated season, which they haven't done since 1940... Read more

Top 15 All-Time Mountain West Teams

Top 15 All-Time Mountain West Teams

by Ken Pomponio

With the Mountain West Conference’s 15th season at hand, it’s time to look back, commemorate and celebrate here at Football.com. Last week, we offered our thoughts on the 15 best players in MWC history... Read more