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Freeman seeking more disruption from Notre Dame defense

Apr. 22, 2021 15:22 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame is counting on its new defensive coordinator to groom a hungry unit in hopes of another trip to the College Football Playoff and the school’s first national championship since 1988. “We want to be aggressive in what we do,” said...

Irish hoping offensive flexibility will produce more points

Apr. 07, 2021 20:36 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Getting to the College Football Playoff hasn’t been a problem for Notre Dame. Staying in it has for Brian Kelly’s Fighting Irish, who suffered double-digit semifinal losses to eventual national champions Clemson in the 2018 season and Alabama in 2020. ...

Notre Dame's two-headed spring QB race features Pyne, Coan

Apr. 03, 2021 19:56 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — There is competition once again in Notre Dame’s quarterback room this spring and that’s exactly how coach Brian Kelly and offensive coordinator Tommy Rees want it. Jack Coan, a fifth-year graduate transfer from Wisconsin, and returning...