SOUTH BEND, Ind. — In the days after Notre Dame's win over Arizona State, a thought came to freshman linebacker Jaylon Smith: Hey, maybe wearing Danny Spond's No.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- The relief was apparent on Dan Fox's face as he lounged in a chair talking to reporters following Notre Dame's 38-34 win over Navy.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — When Christian Lombard went down with a season-ending injury earlier this month, he became the first starting offensive lineman Notre Dame lost during a season since 2011.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Danny Spond was named a team captain and awarded the game ball for a game in which he didn't play.
Plenty of freshmen are making an impact during their first year at Notre Dame -- guys like Corey Robinson and Will Fuller, who each caught touchdowns on Saturday, or offensive lineman Steve Elmer,