Notre Dame Fighting Irish Articles

D'Andre Swift, Georgia Bulldogs Football
The 2018 college football season features plenty of big-time talents returning at running back. Stanford’s Bryce Love returns for another run at the Heisman Trophy, while Wisconsin’s Jonathan Taylor, Alabama’s Damien Harris,...
Steven Lassan
1 day ago
John Franklin III
There they sit on National Signing Day, colorful hats before them, smiles rolling across their faces amid beaming, proud parents, teachers and coaches, knowing that ardent fan bases are holding their collective breaths in anticipation of a dramatic...
Athlon Sports
1 day ago
Notre Dame Fighting Irish QB Brandon Wimbush
It’s been an up-and-down three-year run for the Notre Dame football program. While there have been some off-the-field issues, the on-field results have been tumultuous as well.   The 2015 Fiesta Bowl season was followed by the 4-8...
Jon Kinne
2 days ago
Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
With Baker Mayfield, Sam Darnold, Josh Rosen, Lamar Jackson and a handful of other standouts departing after the 2017 season, college football lost several of its stars at the quarterback position. While this position is replacing some big names,...
Steven Lassan
3 days ago
One could make a strong argument that the 2017 college football season ranks among the very best of modern times. This campaign featured countless heart-stopping finishes, provided landscape-altering upsets, and was highlighted with many of the...
Kyle Kensing
4 days ago
Mike Elko, Texas A&M Aggies Football
College football’s coordinator carousel was active once again for the 2018 season. Top defensive coordinators seemed to be in demand, as four of Athlon Sports' top five hires came on that side of the ball. Texas A&M's Mike Elko...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
Cotton Bowl
Do you love college football? (It’s a rhetorical question.)   What would be better than visiting a new venue every week of the season? Braden Gall and Mitch Light, the hosts of the Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast, have picked the games...
Mitch Light
1 week ago
Nick Saban, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
College football's 2018 season is less than 50 days away, but it’s never too early to make projections and predictions on how the bowl games and playoff pairings may look by the time the CFB Playoff selection committee meets in...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
Notre Dame Fighting Irish DE Daelin Hayes
One thing is certain going into the 2018 Notre Dame football season: Brandon Wimbush’s play is crucial to the success of the Fighting Irish. The quarterback needs to improve his accuracy and make better decisions all while continuing to be an...
Jon Kinne
1 week ago
David Long, West Virginia Mountaineers Football
The start of the 2018 college football season is officially 50 days away. With the start of the upcoming season approaching and to mark 50 days until kickoff, Athlon Sports decided to pick 50 players we felt were underrated going into the upcoming...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
DeVonta Smith, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
The SEC once again ranks as college football’s No. 1 conference. The league took both spots in last year’s national championship matchup, as Alabama edged Georgia in overtime to win its fifth title in nine years. Both the Crimson Tide...
Athlon Sports
2 weeks ago
A.J. Brown, Ole Miss Rebels Football
The wide receiver position was hit hard by departures following the 2017 college football season, but there’s still plenty of talent on campus for ’18. Ole Miss’ A.J. Brown, Arizona State’s N’Keal Harry and West...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
Notre Dame Fighting Irish College Football
Fresh off the sweet taste of a thrilling victory against LSU in the Citrus Bowl to finish a 10-3 season, Notre Dame looks to prove that a disastrous 4-8 record in 2016 was nothing more than a fluke.   The Fighting Irish will have high...
Juan Jose Rodriguez
3 weeks ago
Noah Fant, Iowa Hawkeyes Football
College football’s 2018 season features a talented group of tight ends, headlined by Iowa’s Noah Fant and Missouri’s Albert Okwuegbunam. Fant and Okwuegbunam each caught 11 touchdown grabs last fall and take the top two spots in...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
Best Coaches in College Football
Ranking all 130 college football head coaches is an impossible task. However, as Athlon Sports has done for each of the last seven seasons leading up to the start of the upcoming year, we set out to sort out every FBS head coach from No. 1 to the...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
Legendary Tennessee broadcaster John Ward died on Wednesday from a lengthy illness at the age of 88. His passing marks the end of an era in college football.   You have to remember that when Ward started broadcasting Tennessee football in...
Aaron Tallent
4 weeks ago
College Football 130 Team Rankings for 2018
Ranking all 130 college football teams for 2018 is no easy task, but it's never too early to think about the upcoming season. Alabama and Clemson have met for three consecutive years in the College Football Playoff and a fourth matchup seems to...
Steven Lassan
4 weeks ago
All-America Football Team
The 2018 college football season is just around the corner, and it’s time to honor the best of the best for the upcoming year. The Big Ten and SEC are considered by most to be the top conferences for 2018, so it should be no...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Stanford Cardinal RB Bryce Love
When you play talented teams, you will in turn have to battle talented players. Such is the case once again for Notre Dame this coming fall.   There's the stellar Michigan defense to open the year followed by All-American contenders and...
Jon Kinne
1 month ago
College Football coach Willie Taggart
College football scheduling lacking complete uniformity is one of the sport's beautiful quirks, or a frustrating point of contention, depending on your perspective. The fact that teams within the same conference can play very different slates...
Kyle Kensing
1 month ago
Bryce Love, Stanford Cardinal Football
With Bryce Love returning to Stanford, along with the continued emergence of Wisconsin's Jonathan Taylor, Ohio State's J.K. Dobbins and Boston College's AJ Dillon, the running back position is stocked with talent for the 2018 college...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Brandon Wimbush, Notre Dame Football
Notre Dame's offense was hit hard by NFL departures, which puts even more pressure on the quarterback, a position that remains somewhat up in the air, this fall. The Fighting Irish also are breaking in a new defensive coordinator, but...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
College Football Top 25 for 2018
The 2018 college football season is less than 100 days away, but it's never too early to start thinking about what might transpire this fall. Each FBS season brings plenty of surprises, disappointments and unexpected teams emerging in the...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Jim Harbaugh, Michigan Wolverines Football
College football's 2018 season is still a few months away, but the debate about preseason predictions and rankings will start to heat up even more over the next few weeks. For most college football fans, one of the annual traditions each summer...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Notre Dame Fighting Irish head coach Brian Kelly
Due to their independent status, Notre Dame always plays one of the most diverse schedules in the country. Not only is this year no different, it may be among the most interesting slate of games in recent ND history.   You want big-time...
Jon Kinne
2 months ago

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