Notre Dame Fighting Irish Articles

Notre Dame is in an interesting position roster-wise heading into the 2018 college football season. A recent SBNation.com article indicates that no team returns more defensive production than Notre Dame. Since the Irish fielded a top-50 defense in...
Jon Kinne
4 days ago
Nick Saban, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
Recruiting is the foundation for winning national championships, competing for CFB Playoff berths or winning at a high level in college football. While recruiting rankings aren’t 100 percent accurate, there is plenty of truth in the rankings...
Steven Lassan
5 days ago
Clay Helton, USC Trojans Football
With National Signing Day in the books, the focus for the 2018 college football season shifts to spring practices and upcoming offseason workouts. While most freshmen won’t arrive until the summer, a handful of incoming recruits...
Steven Lassan
6 days ago
Way-Too-Early College Football 130 Team Rankings for 2018
With signing day completed, the focus for all 130 college football teams shifts to spring practice. And with every program hitting the field for offseason workouts, it’s never too early to look at the year ahead and project where all 130...
Steven Lassan
1 week ago
Willie Taggart, Florida State Seminoles Football
Recruiting is the basic blueprint for any college football program. Building a winner starts on the recruiting trail, and the data is there to back up just how important Signing Day is to all 130 teams. Sure, there are going to be hits...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
Like most programs in America, Notre Dame locked up the bulk of its 2018 recruiting class during the early signing period in December. The Irish did have a good National Signing Day on Wednesday, grabbing five more prospects at positions of...
Jon Kinne
2 weeks ago
Nick Saban, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
College football’s 2018 National Signing Day is officially in the books. Every FBS program inked recruits to a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday or in the early period in December, which means coaching staffs should have a good...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
Kirby Smart, Georgia Bulldogs Football
College football’s 2018 National Signing Day is in the books, and there's a new No. 1 at the top of the team recruiting rankings. Georgia coach Kirby Smart landed the best overall haul in the nation, taking home the top spot in all...
Steven Lassan
2 weeks ago
Sam Ehlinger
With National Signing Day upon us and the NFL draft less than three months away, college football’s annual quarterback churn is in full effect. And 2018 will feature plenty of changes as the combination of graduation and early departures by...
Athlon Sports
3 weeks ago
Scott Frost, Nebraska Cornhuskers Football
College football’s 2017-18 coaching carousel featured 21 changes, including moves at big-time programs like Nebraska, Florida, Texas A&M, Oregon and Florida State. With the carousel completed and all 21 jobs filled, it's time to...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
The 2018 college football season is still seven months away, but it’s never too early to look ahead at the upcoming year and rank some of the top players returning to the gridiron. Houston's Ed Oliver takes the top spot in Athlon...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
Jeff Brohm, Purdue Boilermakers Football
The 2017 college football season featured 23 new coaches at FBS programs. The 23 coaching changes were down slightly from the 2016 season, as 28 different programs had a change in the full-time role. It’s no secret coaching changes can have...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Brian Kelly
A year ago this time, Notre Dame football was in an ugly place. The Fighting Irish were coming off a 4-8 season and the NCAA had mandated that the program vacate the 21 wins from the 2012 and '13 seasons. Head coach Brian Kelly blew up the...
Jon Kinne
1 month ago
Scott Frost, Nebraska Cornhuskers Football
College football’s 2018 season won't get underway until August, but it's never too early to look ahead and predict which teams are poised for a significant leap in the rankings or win column next year. The 2018 version of college...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
The definition of a breakout player in college football varies from each analyst or fanbase, but one thing is certain when looking ahead at the 2018 season and the players returning. Regardless of the position, breakout players will have...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Way-Too-Early College Football Top 25 for 2018
The start of college football's 2018 season is still several months away, but it's never too early to look ahead and predict how the top 25 could look by next year. While there will be many personnel changes and coaching moves prior to...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Dabo Swinney, Clemson Tigers Football
The NFL's early entry deadline for the 2018 draft officially passed on Monday evening and over 100 players declared for the next level. The deadline produced a few surprises, as Clemson's defensive line remained intact with Christian...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
It’s always such a bittersweet moment when we crown a new national champion in college football. Alabama has just brushed the confetti off its shoulders and carried the title trophy to its awaiting bus. Fans of the two teams left the...
Eric Sorenson
1 month ago
Ranking every FBS team, top 130 college football
The 2017-18 college football season is officially in the books, and it’s time to take a look back at the year with full 130 team rankings for every FBS team based upon the body of work. Alabama defeated Georgia on Jan. 8 to claim the national...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Sony Michel
Even though there is still one somewhat important game left to be played, the college football bowl season is over. And once again, the postseason slate offered its share of instant classics, highlight-reel plays, memorable performances, fantastic...
Mark Ross
1 month ago
Jonathan Taylor, Wisconsin Badgers Football
College football's bowl slate wraps up with an intriguing slate of must-see matchups on Dec. 30 and Jan. 1. Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson could be playing in his final collegiate game in the TaxSlayer Bowl against Mississippi State. The...
Mitch Light
1 month ago
Derrius Guice
One program is from the south; one program is from the north. One is a proud member of the SEC; one is independent. But when Notre Dame and LSU meet up in the Citrus Bowl, the two schools will not be strangers having met four times in bowl games...
Jon Kinne
1 month ago
Sam Darnold, USC Trojans Football
The post-Christmas slate of college football's bowl season kicks off on Dec. 26 with three games, including the Heart of Dallas Bowl between West Virginia and Utah, along with the Cactus Bowl matchup of Kansas State versus UCLA. A busy...
Mitch Light
2 months ago
Saquon Barkley, Penn State Nittany Lions Football
With college football’s 2017 regular season in the books and bowl season already underway, it’s time to take a look back and honor the best of the best and top performers for the All-America team. Whether it was on...
Steven Lassan
2 months 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
2 months ago

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