Fighting Irish


Reserve safety Eilar Hardy will be held out of practices and games as part of the Notre Dame's investigation into potential academic dishonesty, a university spokesman confirmed Thursday evening.


SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Brian VanGorder is in his eighth first year as a defensive coordinator, so he's pretty well-versed at getting to know a new group of players. 


SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame's offense feels ready for anything thanks to what it saw during preseason camp.


SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Nearly five years ago, Austin and Cris Collinsworth took a recruiting trip to Notre Dame.


Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly called this year's inaugural College Football Playoff "a great start," but hopes to see it expand from four to eight teams in the future.