1. Notre Dame Football: Spring Practice Preview of the Irish's Safeties

    In the fifth installment of Notre Dame's spring practice series, a detailed look at the Irish's safeties...

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  2. Notre Dame Football: 3 Things Standing in Irish's Way of a National Championship

    For a return trip to the BCS National Championship Game to become a reality, the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame must iron out a few kinks that have arisen with the dawn of a new season...

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  3. Notre Dame Football: Irish Redshirt Freshmen to Watch for in 2013

    The majority of Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly 's third recruiting class—the nation's 20th-ranked (per Rivals.com) 2012 crop—is primed and ready to contribute in the fall after watching from the sidelines last season...

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  4. Notre Dame Football: Why the Secondary Is the Irish's Biggest Strength

    The worries and pessimism about Notre Dame's secondary stifled message boards and blogs around the web prior to the 2012 season...

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  5. Notre Dame Football: 5 Reasonable Goals for the 2013 Season

    Perhaps the most challenging obstacle for the Fighting Irish remains ahead. After advancing to the 2013 BCS National Championship Game—the school's first appearance in college ...

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  6. Notre Dame Football: Week 3 Spring Practice Stock Report

    This week's edition of Notre Dame's spring practice report arrives with significantly less drama and fanfare than that of the first two weeks, which, typically is good news for Irish fans...

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  7. Notre Dame Football: Will Tyler Eifert or Manti Te'o Be Harder to Replace?

    The records have been written, the history books forever changed and the luster of unforeseen accomplishments still aglow in the shadow of the golden dome despite the advancement of two of the program's all-time greatest players to the NFL...

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  8. Notre Dame Football: Week 2 Spring Practice Stock Report

    As is typically the case at Notre Dame, the Fighting Irish football program is never devoid of eye-popping headlines and, often, unfortunate pieces of news in the eyes of the fans...

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  9. Notre Dame Football: Spring Practice Preview of the Irish's Quarterbacks

    In the fourth installment of an eight-part spring practice series, I'll present a detailed look at Notre Dame's quarterbacks...

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  10. Notre Dame Football: Spring Practice Preview of the Irish's Tight Ends

    In the third installment of an eight-part spring practice series, I'll present a detailed look at Notre Dame's tight ends...

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  11. Notre Dame Football: Week 1 Spring Practice Stock Report

    The grotesque memories of the annihilation it received are in the rearview mirror, a fresh page has has been flipped and the identity of a new team has begun to form...

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  12. Notre Dame Football: Takeaways from Brian Kelly's Spring Press Conference

    For only the third time this calendar year, Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly met with the media, and this time, valuable information about the formation of the Irish's 2013 squad was revealed by Kelly...

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  13. Notre Dame Football: 3 Irish Players Who Will Be All-Americans in 2013

    Aside from individual post-season awards such as the Heisman Trophy, there is one accolade that all college football players are striving for on an annual basis...

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  14. Notre Dame Football: Spring Practice Preview for the Irish's Defensive Line

    In the second installment of an eight-part spring practice series, Notre Dame's defensive line will be the specimen being analyzed under the microscope...

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  15. Notre Dame Football: What Is Gunner Kiel's Future with the Irish?

    Traversing the path less traveled is rarely a favorable choice, particularly in college football where normalcy and commonality reign supreme. Gunner Kiel is one of the brave souls who chose to go against the grain...

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  16. Notre Dame Football: Brian Kelly's Biggest Worries Headed into Spring Practice

    From the perspective of an outsider, life on the mountaintop seems pleasurable and gratifying, though Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly might beg to differ...

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  17. Notre Dame Football: Breaking Down the Battle for the Starting RB Spot

    Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly 's ability to manage egos will be put to the test during the Irish's month-long spring practice session...

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  18. Notre Dame Football: Complete NFL Combine Results for Former Irish Stars

    Former Notre Dame head coach Charlie Weis should be feeling vindicated after this past week. Eight members of his 2009 recruiting class received invitations to the NFL Scouting ...

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  19. Notre Dame Football Spring Game 2013: Date, Time, Practice Schedule and TV Info

    The 2012 season has officially ended, and the writing of a new tale will commence less than two months from the present...

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  20. Notre Dame Football: DaVaris Daniels Will Be Irish's X-Factor on Offense in 2013

    Notre Dame's loss of former standout receiver Michael Floyd was, at one time, thought to be irretrievable. Such a harrowing predicament no longer befuddles the Irish...

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  21. Notre Dame Football Recruiting: Irish's Top 2014 Targets

    Though the 2013 recruiting period ended on national signing day two weeks ago, the trials and tribulations of the 2014 cycle commenced long ago for Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly and his assistants...

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  22. Notre Dame Football: Way Too Early Game-by-Game Schedule Predictions for 2013

    The beauty of Notre Dame's journey to the 2013 BCS National Championship Game was the improbable context in which it transpired...

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  23. Notre Dame Football: Irish Will Be Fine Without Jamoris Slaughter

    The career of a tenured Notre Dame defender skidded to an unfortunate halt Thursday morning. Jamoris Slaughter, a fifth-year senior during the 2012 season, had his appeal for a ...

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  24. Notre Dame Football: Everett Golson Will Become an Elite QB in 2013

    Throughout the digital landscape, hoards of Notre Dame fans have been imploring for the Irish to turn to former 5-star prospect Gunner Kiel at quarterback...

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  25. Notre Dame Football: 4 Freshmen the Irish Can Build Around

    Last Wednesday, Notre Dame finalized its star-studded 2013 recruiting class, which included a handful of individuals who the Irish would be wise to build their program around...

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