Durham Smythe


With the start of Notre Dame preseason camp approaching fast, we’re looking at what to expect from each unit that’ll take the field Sept. 5 under the lights against Texas.


SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame’s tight ends will enter the 2015 season with one catch for seven yards to their collective names.


SOUTH BEND, Ind. — About a third of the way through spring practice, junior-to-be Durham Smythe appears to have a grip on Notre Dame’s No. 1 tight end job.


With Notre Dame spring practice kicking off in South Bend on Wednesday, here are five (okay, seven) players to watch over the next month:


For the third straight year, Notre Dame will have to replace its No. 1 tight end.