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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... Read more

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

Louis Nix III Vs. Aaron Donald: Different Ways Of Dominating Play

Louis Nix III Vs. Aaron Donald: Different Ways Of Dominating Play

by Bill Lund

Aaron Donald of Pitt was one the most productive interior defensive linemen in college football this past season. He backed up his play with a dominating week at the Senior Bowl and solidified his talents with a superb performance at the NFL Combine... 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