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Notre Dame Releases Men’s Basketball Schedule


After a huge 2014-15 campaign, the Notre Dame Men’s Basketball team is ready to prove it wasn’t a one-year wonder. The Irish lost guard Jerian Grant and leading rebounder Pat Connaughton to the NBA, but there is a talent on the roster. Zach Auguste, Demetrius Jackson and Steve Vasturia are the leading men in 2015-16, but don’t forget about VJ ... Read More »

Folston Ready To RockPremium Football


Tarean Folston is ready to go. The 5-foot-11, 214-pounder is fired up to start his junior campaign Saturday night under the lights against the Texas Longhorns. “I am very excited,” an animated Folston said. “It’s going to be fun to go out there and finally play someone else, besides our defense. It will be a fun game for us. It’s ... Read More »

2017 MI ATH Making ReturnPremium FB Recruiting


Ambry Thomas expects to have more opportunities to make big plays as a junior this year for Detroit’s King High School. “The way they have me on offense is different this year,” Thomas explained. “They’re throwing me in the mix a little bit more since it’s my junior. I’ll have a big role.” Thomas, who has added about 10 pounds ... Read More »

Notre Dame Fighting Irish (11) versus the Texas Longhorns – Scouting ReportPremium Football


A Historical Perspective 1913 – 1996, Notre Dame leads the series with Texas 8 – 2. Some would say Notre Dame does not have much of a football history with the University of Texas. It could be argued, however, that although infrequent, their history has been very significant. Notre Dame’s first game with Texas came at the conclusion of Jesse ... Read More »

Russell and Luke: Cornerbacks or Cornerstones?


NOTRE DAME, Ind. – The excitement is building for this year’s Fighting Irish football team, built around a much-improved defense returning 10 starters, only losing Cody Riggs from the 2014 lineup. Two of those returners are cornerbacks Cole Luke (JR) and KeiVarae Russell (SR). Though Russell didn’t play in 2014 due to academic suspension, he has started all 26 games ... Read More »

Gibbs Coming Back


TJ Gibbs will return to South Bend this weekend for the first time since the 2016 New Jersey point guard visited Notre Dame back in May. That last trip resulted in the 6-foot-2, 180-pounder’s commitment to the Irish. Gibbs is hoping this weekend provides similar results, although from another prospect obviously. “I’m real excited,” the Seton Hall Prep standout said ... Read More »

Texas to South BendPremium Football


It’s Texas week and for junior tight end Durham Smythe it means he is playing the school he grew up watching. The former Belton High star had given a pledge to the Longhorns, but decommitted in December of 2012 and the Irish eventually landed the former four-star recruit. While he somewhat downplayed the game, you could tell this game is ... Read More »

ISD Video: Players


After exclusively playing against one another in the off-season, the Fighting Irish are ready to get back on the field in the home opener against Texas Saturday. Post practice Malik Zaire, Max Redfield, James Onwualu, and Chris Brown spoke about their improvement in the off-season, the upcoming game and challenges, and the development of the team. Read More »

The Knowns and Unknowns in 2015


The natural progressions of any sports team involves change. There is always turnover and most of that turnover happens with the players. Turnover happens in every sport and at every level, but I don’t think there is greater roster turnover than in college football. Whether it is players graduating, leaving early for the NFL Draft, transferring, being suspended, or getting ... Read More »

Elite LB Says He’ll Consider ND VisitPremium FB Recruiting


Five-star linebackers from Alabama don’t tend to leave the state often. They leave the state even less frequently when their fathers starred for one of the in-state powers and that’s exactly the situation for 2016 Alabama linebacker Ben Davis, whose father Wayne starred for the Crimson Tide back in the 1980s and is still the school’s all-time leading tackler. But ... Read More »