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Neutral-Site Dream Matchups for Notre Dame Football

By J.P. Scott, 1 week 1 day ago
Despite what Gary Pinkel says, Notre Dame being independent could actually be a good thing for college football. It gives the Fighting Irish the ability to schedule pretty much anyone they want anywhere, anytime. We are seeing these neutral-site games popping up more and more every year, including this coming season when the Irish travel to Fenway Park to take on Boston College on Nov. 21....

Notre Dame Lands 3-star Michigan DE Adetokunbo Ogundeji

By Ryan Wright, 1 week 6 days ago
Notre Dame added another recruit to its 2016 class despite the dead period getting a verbal from rangy defensive end Adetokunbo Ogundeji on Thursday. When Ogundeji made his announcement few were surprised Notre Dame’s name was called. The 6-foot-5, 225-pound, rising star had narrowed his list of offers down to Pitt, Rutgers, Cal, Toledo, and Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish had...

Notre Dame Wild Card Players for 2015

By J.P. Scott, 2 weeks 49 min ago
It could be a very special season in South Bend. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish return both leading receivers and their leading rusher from a season ago. The ultra-talented Malik Zaire takes over full-time under center behind an offensive line that returns three starters. Additionally, Zaire and Co. will have a defense that returns 10 starters from a season ago as a security blanket. All...

College Football's Top 50 Players for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 1 day ago
Kickoff for the 2015 college football season is just around the corner. With media days underway and players reporting to camps in August, it won’t be long before teams are officially preparing for the opening week. With the season countdown under 50 days until kickoff, it’s time to take a look at the best 50 players in college football for the upcoming year. Ranking the...

Notre Dame Adds Canadian WR Chase Claypool to 2016 Recruiting Class

By Ryan Wright, 2 weeks 3 days ago
The long held theory that Canadian football is not on par with American football is starting to pivot. Each year more and more high school talent from up north is making their way south to play college ball in the U.S. Another recruit helping open the floodgates is wide receiver Chase Claypool. Colleges south of the Canadian border are very familiar with Claypool. The 6-foot-5, 214-pound...

BYU Wild Card Players in 2015

By J.P. Scott, 2 weeks 3 days ago
You'd be hard-pressed to find a team that plays four more high-profile games than BYU does in the month of September. The Cougars open at Nebraska, host Boise State and then travel to UCLA and Michigan to start the season. That's quite a gauntlet. Be that as it may, Taysom Hill and the Cougars are a proud and confident bunch that is ready to take on all comers. Hill — a...

Bovada Releases Updated Heisman Odds for July

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 2 days ago
The 2015 college football season is just over 50 days away, and media days are just around the corner. And once August hits, teams will report to camp and start the official preparations for the upcoming season. Bovada released Heisman odds earlier this offseason, but the sportsbook has updated its list on Wednesday. TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin is now the favorite by Bovada, with...

College Football Bowl Projections for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 2 days ago
College football’s new playoff format was a huge success. The four-team playoff generated huge ratings and provided what the fans wanted in a postseason: A chance to settle it on the field. As the second season of the playoff approaches, the bowl schedule has expanded to 41 overall games including the national championship. Additionally, the semifinals will be on Dec. 31 instead...

College Football's Top 25 Position Groups Under Pressure in 2015

By Steven Lassan, 3 weeks 3 days ago
The terms “on the hot seat” or “under pressure” usually apply to quarterbacks and head coaches. After all, there’s an enormous amount of pressure on quarterbacks and coaches for any college football team. And needless to say, it’s difficult to challenge for a conference championship or national title if the quarterback play is an issue all year or if...

Notre Dame Lands 4-Star Florida OG With 70 Scholarship Offers

By Ryan Wright, 3 weeks 6 days ago
Notre Dame added their 11th verbal commitment to their 2016 recruiting class on Thursday but what turned out to be more interesting is how Parker Boudreaux made his announcement. Boudreaux is a 6-foot-4, 287-pound, offensive lineman for Bishop Moore Catholic. The Orlando, Florida area native looks like a Brock Lesnar understudy but has clearly been influenced by “World’s...