Notre Dame Football News: Irish Recruiting, Notre Dame a Sleeper, Freshmen Who Could Start

Notre Dame Football: Exploring the Mystery of Fighting Irish Recruiting Woes Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly has attracted his fair share of four- and five-star talent to South Bend, but there's something missing. It's similar to the final piece of a puzzle mysteriously disappearing from the box. A potential early sleeper? The gang over at...

Notre Dame to Wear Irish Flag Cleats Against Navy in Dublin, Ireland (Photo)

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are going to be taking on Navy in style. In the school's season-opener in Dublin, Ireland this year, Notre Dame will be rocking Irish flag cleats, as seen below. Another view of our #IrishFlagCleats from @adidasUS get ready for Ireland! - Ryan Grooms (@NDFBEquipment) May 7,...

Notre Dame Football 2012: Manti Te'o Named To 2012 Lott Award Watch List

Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o was a finalist last season for the Lott IMPACT Trophy, and on Tuesday he was named to the preseason watch list for the same award. The Lott IMPACT Trophy is presented annually to college football's best defensive player who also shines off the field. Te'o had 128 tackles as a junior for the Fighting Irish last...

2012 College Football Rankings: Notre Dame Ranked No. 24 In SB Nation's BlogPoll

The second edition of SB Nation's BlogPoll rankings were released on Wednesday afternoon as we all anxiously await the beginning of this year's college football season, with mostly minor changes along the way for most teams. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are ranked No. 24 on the list, one spot up from the previous edition that had them at No. 25.

Notre Dame Football: 5 Freshmen Who Will Start in 2012

Five freshmen are going to start for the Notre Dame football team in 2012, and while that might be a surprise to some, Brian Kelly knows he has to put the most dynamic players on the field. In five cases, those players are freshmen. Not all of these guys will be walking onto campus for the first time in 2012 though.

Lenny Barker Named Notre Dame College Baseball Coach

Lenny Barker, former Indians pitcher, was named head baseball coach of Notre Dame College on Tuesday. The former major leaguer, who pitched a no hitter for the Indians in 1981, has been a member of the Falcon Baseball staff since 2010 and was named interim head coach in February when former head coach Nick Weisheipl left the College to become the...

Notre Dame Football Recruiting: Irish Offer Makes Impact On Ferns

Michael Ferns is already showing signs of becoming one of the nation's top prospects in the Class of 2014, but the Ohio sophomore isn't going to let any perceived change in status change who he is as a person.The 6-foot-3, 235-pounder from St. Clairsville High School in St. Clairsville, Ohio already has offers from Notre Dame , Virginia and Mar...

Notre Dame Vs. Navy 2012: Dublin Game Time Set For Sept. 1

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish will travel to Europe on September first to continue their annual rivalry against the Navy Midshipmen. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish will return to Dublin, Ireland, for the first time time since November 2, 1996, to take on the Navy Midshipmen in their annual matchup. According to Brett McMurphy of CBS Sports, the...

Notre Dame Quarterback Tommy Rees Arrested

University of Notre Dame quarterback Tommy Rees has been charged with a felony after a confrontation with police officers early this morning, according to the Associated Press. The 19-year-old was arrested on charges of resisting law enforcement, battery to law enforcement, and minor consumption, police told the AP.

Notre Dame Vs. Navy: ND To Wear Shoes Featuring The Irish Flag

The latest updates from Ryan Grooms, the head football equipment manager for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, indicate the Irish will be wearing special cleats for the season opener in Dublin, Ireland. Very special cleats: Check out the shoes we are wearing in Dublin, big thanks to @adidasUS for making it come alive #IrishFlagCleat twitter.