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#71 Alex Bars / Offensive Tackle

  • 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.

Alex Bars Injury: Notre Dame Equipped To Replace The Player, Not The Captain

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 ...

Injury Update: Notre Dame Banged up After Pounding Stanford

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

Notre Dame Football Top 25 for 2018: #6-10

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 ...

Notre Dame Football Stock Report: ’17 Week 7

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

Will the Notre Dame Offensive Line Be Elite in 2017?

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

Notre Dame Football’s Top 25 Players in 2017: #11-15

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 ...

2017 Notre Dame Football Better Or Worse: Offensive Line

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 ...

8 Players Who Will Define Notre Dame Football in 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

Alex Bars: Notre Dame Football Now or Never ’17

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

How Notre Dame Will Replace Steve Elmer

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

An Early Look at Injured Notre Dame Players Back in ’16

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

Meet Notre Dame’s 2014 Offensive Recruits

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

4 Notre Dame Recruits in Final Rivals 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 ...