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71 | OL

Alex Bars

  • Height: 6-6
  • Weight: 318
  • Hometown: Nashville, TN
  • School: Montgomery Bell
  • Composite Ranking:
  • National Ranking: 109
  • Positional Ranking: 10
Notre Dame OG and captain Alex Bars (71) has been lost for the year.

Brian Kelly announced Sunday what many feared following Saturday’s big victory over then #7 Stanford in Notre Dame Stadium–Alex Bars is likely lost for the season. During a third quarter run he was rolled up on at his knee and ...

Last night’s big win over Stanford didn’t come without costs.  The Irish had several players get hurt throughout the contest that ended in a 38-17 Irish victory.  It sounds as though some of them may end up being pretty costly ...
Notre Dame QB Brandon Wimbush

We have reached the top 10 in our countdown of the top 25 football players on the Notre Dame roster in 2018.  We’re now getting into the area of Notre Dame’s elite players.  The players who could start for almost ...

At this exact point last season, following week 7, I wrote in this colum Notre Dame should sell on Brian Kelly. It’s true, there is proof. Amongst many other things I wrote that day, I jotted down the following: He ...
Notre Dame offensive line

While the entire Notre Dame football team is looking for redemption after last season’s miserable 4-8 campaign, the Irish offensive line is an area that’s likely even more focused on getting things back to the way they were just two ...
Shaun Crawford - Notre Dame CB

Our countdown of the top 25 players on the Notre Dame football roster for 2017 continues today with the players ranked 11th-15th.  As we inch towards the top 10, cornerbacks and offensive linemen are in focus today alongside one of ...

We continue our preseason series comparing units from the previous season with the offensive line. Last week I looked at the quarterbacks and skill position units. If you read those two articles, you saw I’m optimistic about what the 2017 ...

For Notre Dame to have a big bounce back season in 2017, the stars will have to align and the bounces will almost have to go all their way unlike 2016 when all the bounces seemingly went against them.  Notre ...
Alex Bars - Notre Dame OL

Having at least one more year to fulfill the promise that was first envisioned for him even before he donned his first Notre Dame uniform, Alex Bars will have a different perspective when he takes the field for the Irish ...
Steve Elmer - Former Notre Dame

Notre Dame already had to replace two stalwarts on the offensive line heading into the 2016 season.  The decision by Steve Elmer to end his career early and pursue his political career a year early on Tuesday pushed that number to ...
Malik Zaire & Tarean Folston

Injuries were the theme again for Notre Dame in 2015.  In fact, if there is a more snake bitten team by injuries than Notre Dame the last two years, I’d love to see it.  This isn’t a column on injuries ...
Corey Holmes - Notre Dame WR

Notre Dame heads into Signing Day with 10 recruits on the offensive and special teams side of the ball with the hopes of adding one more in the form of electric wide receiver Michiah Quick.  Of the 10 commitments on ...
Nyles Morgan - Notre Dame LB - Top 100

If today were Signing Day, Notre Dame’s #GoldenArmy14 would have four members in the final Rivals 100 for this year’s class released on Monday – offensive linemen Quenton Neslon and Alex Bars, wide receiver and early enrollee Justin Brent, and ...