Imagine having to follow in the footsteps of a Heisman winner like Baker Mayfield, or be the next man up behind a do-it-all back like Saquon Barkley. The guys on this list won't have to wonder.
- Irish's top tackler pleads guilty to pot charge
- Pinkett, Criqui out as Notre Dame broadcasters
- Ex-Notre Dame CB Watkins headed to Houston
- Chicago State hires ex-ND, Bears' Zorich as AD
Steve and Chris preview the entire Big Ten and Twelve conferences with some help from ESPN CFB analyst Greg McElroy.
Seth Walder ESPN Analytics
The Big 12 is in a tough spot before a single snap has been played: it has only a 29% chance to put a team in the Playoff and a 5% chance to have one of its teams win the national title.
Notre Dame linebacker Te'von Coney has pleaded guilty to marijuana possession from an incident two years ago. Coach Brian Kelly said Coney would be back if he "takes care" of the court case.
Former Notre Dame running back Allen Pinkett told the South Bend Tribune that he and play-by-play man Don Criqui, also a Notre Dame alum, are out as the radio broadcast team for the Fighting Irish.
Former Notre Dame starting cornerback Nick Watkins is headed to Houston as a graduate transfer, one of several key transfers joining the Cougars for the 2018 season.
With his starting job in jeopardy, the senior is working to regain confidence after his passing struggles at the end of last season.
Chicago native Chris Zorich, who played for Notre Dame and the Chicago Bears, was hired as Chicago State's athletic director.
Offensive guard Quenton Nelson went to the Colts at No. 6 and offensive tackle Mike McGlinchey went to the 49ers at No. 9 on Thursday night, giving Notre Dame two picks in the top 10 for the first time since 1993.
Notre Dame cornerback Nick Watkins, who graduates this spring, will play his final year of eligibility elsewhere.
Notre Dame graduate transfer Jay Hayes will go to Georgia after first committing to Oklahoma.
Former Notre Dame defensive lineman Kona Schwenke died Sunday at his home in Laie, Hawaii, the university confirmed on Monday. He was 25.
Despite surrendering 913 yards on 123 plays in Saturday's spring game, Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly showed little concern with the progress made by new coordinator Clark Lea's defense.
Alabama and Notre Dame have worked out a series for 2028-29.
The Ohio Supreme Court will decide whether the widow of a former University of Notre Dame football player can sue the school and the NCAA over allegations her husband was disabled by concussions from his college career in the 1970s.
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
Notre Dame running back Josh Adams delivered a strong Pro Day performance earlier today in South Bend: 4.48 seconds in the 40-yard dash, 6.75 seconds in the 3-cone drill, 11.31 seconds in the 60-yard shuttle and 10 feet, 2 inches in the broad jump.
As we finish up our dream, 64-team college football bracket, which team reigns supreme? Thanks to a dominant defense and several options at QB, Dabo Swinney's squad comes out on top.
Sure, the College Football Playoff is great, but let's get greedy. Using the 2018 preseason FPI, we get down to the Sweet 16 in a true version of gridiron madness.