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Hunter adjusting to life as Irish's No. 1 wideout

SOUTH BEND — Torii Hunter Jr. had no problem understanding what the departures of Will Fuller and Chris Brown meant for his role as the top wide receiver in Notre Dame's ...

August 31, 2016 7:19 pm


Kelly mum on exact quarterback plan

Predictably, Brian Kelly said he has not decided whether Malik Zaire or DeShone Kizer will be the quarterback for the first series.

August 30, 2016 11:36 am


Notebook: Folston appreciating the preseason grind

SOUTH BEND — A year ago at this time, Tarean Folston felt a little differently about the grind of preseason practice. "I'm not going to say I hated practice," the Notre ...

August 25, 2016 10:41 pm


Not guilty plea on felonies entered for Notre Dame's Butler

  SOUTH BEND — A not guilty plea has been entered on behalf of a Notre Dame cornerback accused of tackling a police officer and punching him during an altercation outsi ...

August 24, 2016 12:40 pm


Irish reassess leadership in wake of arrests

SOUTH BEND — Even before captains were chosen, James Onwualu, Isaac Rochell, Mike McGlinchey and Torii Hunter Jr. had gotten together as a group to discuss how to provid ...

August 24, 2016 10:17 pm


Irish choose Rochell, Hunter, McGlinchey, Onwualu as captains

SOUTH BEND -- Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly announced Wednesday night the naming of four team captains: outside linebacker James Onwualu, left tackle Mike McGlinchey, defensive ...

August 24, 2016 4:29 pm


Prosecutors formally file charges against Devin Butler

Notre Dame cornerback Devin Butler has indeed been charged with a pair of felonies. Prosecutors filed formal charges Tuesday of battery against a public safety official and resist ...

August 23, 2016 12:45 pm


Kelly dismisses Redfield, suspends Butler indefinitely

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly has dismissed starting free safety Max Redfield from the program and placed cornerback Devin Butler on indefinite suspension following their respe ...

August 21, 2016 1:05 pm


6 Notre Dame players arrested in 2 incidents

ROCHESTER, Ind. (AP) — Five Notre Dame football players were arrested after Indiana State Police said a trooper found marijuana and a loaded handgun in their car, while a six ...

August 20, 2016 11:22 am


Zaire, Kizer to share time in Irish opener

Irish coach Brian Kelly opened media day with a bang, saying Wednesday that Malik Zaire and DeShone Kizer would each see playing time in the season opener Sept. 4 at Texas.

August 17, 2016 11:54 am


Media day roundup: Jones looking healthy

SOUTH BEND -- Believe it or not, there was more to Notre Dame's media day than Brian Kelly announcing a quarterback timeshare for the season opener. Here are five more th ...

August 17, 2016 6:17 pm


Kelly: No separation yet between Zaire, Kizer

Coach Brian Kelly was in no mood to drop hints about the Irish's much-hyped quarterback race. There has not yet been any separation between Malik Zaire and DeShone Kizer, Kelly said.

August 12, 2016 1:28 am


Watkins, Dew-Treadway out for rest of camp

Coach Brian Kelly said after Thursday's morning practice that cornerback Nick Watkins and defensive tackle Micah Dew-Treadway each have long-term injuries.

August 11, 2016 10:29 am


Tony Jones Jr. surprise at first Irish practice

CULVER – As an incoming freshman, Tony Jones Jr. probably did not imagine being singled out for praise after the first practice of his intial training camp for Notr ...

August 6, 2016 3:43 pm


Kelly: No offensive changes without Alizé Jones

SOUTH BEND -- Alizé Jones, after catching three passes for 27 yards in Notre Dame's spring game, earned the praise of his coach. "He's a guy we've got to try to find a role f ...

August 5, 2016 12:32 pm