Matthias Farley

Pos: S // Height: 6-0 // Weight: 194 lbs // Class: 2015 // Hometown: Charlotte, NC (Christian HS)

Matthias Farley


Matthias Farley is a versatile athlete who will begin his career in the defensive backfield for the Irish – most likely at safety. Still very raw, Farley only played two years of high school football. Farley has a very high ceiling and could develop into a rangy free safety or grow into a strong safety.

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#12 Matthias Farley - 2013 Top 25 Notre Dame Football Players

#12 Matthias Farley – 2013 Top 25 Notre Dame Football Players

After three straight spots were filled on the offensive side of the ball, we move back over to the defense for our #12 player on our countdown of the top 25 players of the 2013 Notre Dame football roster.  The #12 player on our list came out of nowhere last year to start 11 games [...]

Comments (0) // Published: August 20, 2013

Post Spring '13 - Rating Notre Dame's Position Units

Post Spring ’13 – Rating Notre Dame’s Position Units

With spring practice now behind us, we will rate the units according to a four tier rating system:  BCS Game Caliber, New Year’s Day Bowl Caliber, Bowl Game Caliber, Stay Home. While last year the secondary started out in the “Stay Home” category, the program has progressed so that none of the nine units (OL, TE, WR, RB, [...]

Comments (5) // Published: April 22, 2013

Replacing Notre Dame's NFL Bound Talent

Replacing Notre Dame’s NFL Bound Talent

Eight former Notre Dame players who played significant roles in the Irish reaching the 2013 BCS Championship game are in Indianapolis this weekend for the NFL Combine.  As their professional careers begin, however, Brian Kelly and the Notre Dame coaches are now tasked with finding replacements that will pick up where their predecessors left off. [...]

Comments (7) // Published: February 23, 2013

Notre Dame's Unsung Heroes of 12-0

Notre Dame’s Unsung Heroes of 12-0

Notre Dame has had plenty of marquee players along the way to its 12-0 regular season, but in order to pull off an undefeated regular season you need plenty of unsung heroes to help out along the way. Here are eight players who may not have picked up any off-season hardware of made any All American lists whose contributions were vital to getting Notre Dame to Miami for the BCS Championship game.

Comments (0) // Published: December 31, 2012

5 Things I Liked: Stanford '12

5 Things I Liked: Stanford ’12

Another week.  Another win.  Another list of a lot of things I liked seeing from our Fighting Irish.  There were a lot of hiccups along the way on Saturday, but at the end of the day, Notre Dame beat another top 25 team – a team that had beaten them the last three years – [...]

Comments (20) // Published: October 15, 2012

Shamrock Stickers: Stanford '12

Shamrock Stickers: Stanford ’12

On the strength of a goal-line stand that will go down in history the Irish remained undefeated on Saturday. Notre Dame is now bowl eligible at 6-0 after their 20-13 overtime victory over Stanford. The Irish defense continued its dominating play, extending their streak of not allowing a touchdown to four games, as well as remaining the only [...]

Comments (17) // Published: October 14, 2012

Troy Niklas to Tight End, Cam McDaniel to Corner, Other Moves

Troy Niklas to Tight End, Cam McDaniel to Corner, Other Moves

Notre Dame kicked off spring practice this week.  Unfortunately this week was ridiculously busy so today I’m going to be going through some spring cleaning and catching up on all of the news from the week – starting with some spring position moves. Earlier this month news began circulating that rising sophomore Troy Niklas was practicing [...]

Comments (0) // Published: March 24, 2012

The Overlooked: Class of '11 Edition

The Overlooked: Class of ’11 Edition

Brian Kelly and staff reeled in a recruiting class on Wednesday in their first go round coaching the Fighting Irish.  Mixed in with headliners like Aaron Lynch, Stephon Tuitt, and Ishaq Williams are a number of players who have flown under the radar. Here’s a look at some players who haven’t gotten as much attention [...]

Comments (17) // Published: February 3, 2011

Class of ’11 – Cliff’s Notes Edition – Defense

Class of ’11 – Cliff’s Notes Edition – Defense

Notre Dame pulled in one of the best defensive classes in recent memory this year.  Here’s a quick look at every who is expected to sign with the Irish today. Josh Atkinson - CB (6-0, 180, 4.5;  Granada HS  – Livermore, CA) – Brother of fellow Notre Dame recruit George Atkinson, Josh is a speedy [...]

Comments (6) // Published: February 2, 2011

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