Daelin Hayes

11 Fearless Predictions for Notre Dame Football in 2016

The long national nightmare known as “summer” is almost over and the wait for football is coming to an end.  Notre Dame kicks off its 2016 season in just a few days and the Irish will be looking to win ...
Daelin Hayes Commits to Notre Dame

Frosh DE Daelin Hayes In Line for Prominent Role?

Notre Dame is in desperate need of a pass rusher along its rebuilt defensive line.  It sounds like the Irish might be ready to look to true freshman Daelin Hayes to be that pass rusher based on Brian Kelly’s remarks ...

Brian Kelly Wraps up Notre Dame Fall Camp ’16 Week 1

Notre Dame wrapped up its first week of fall camp for 2016 on Saturday.  After the final practice of the week Brian Kelly met with the media.  Thanks to WatchND we have the full video (above) and thanks to a ...

Notre Dame’s Defensive Line A Strength in ’16?

Notre Dame is replacing a pair of two year starters along a defensive line that wasn’t exactly a strength in 2015.  Despite that attrition the Notre Dame defensive line could very well be the strength of its defense in 2016. ...

16 Questions Heading into Notre Dame’s 2016 Fall Camp

Every year 128 teams have a laundry list of questions surrounding their programs as fall camps kick-off across the country.  For Notre Dame in 2016, their list of questions might be more like the laundry list for everyone on the ...
Isaac Rochell - Notre Dame DE

Notre Dame Football’s Best 11: Defense

First we looked at the offense, now a look at the best 11 players on the defensive side of the ball for the 2016 Fighting Irish. As with the offense, getting the best 11 guys on the field seems an ...
Sam Mustipher - Notre Dame C

Youth and Potential Early Themes for Notre Dame

Only a month and handful of practices into the 2016 spring version of Notre Dame football, fans and writers are officially on “over-reaction watch”. Spring stars don’t always turn into fall standouts and a single stellar practice with the media ...
Andrew Trumbetti - Notre Dame DE

Notre Dame Spring Preview: Where’s the Pass Rush?

February is the hardest month of the football calendar. College football fans suffering the effects of withdrawal after the end of bowl season are given a brief reprieve until early February when the Super Bowl officially wraps up the football ...
Daelin Hayes Commits to Notre Dame

6 Instant Impact ’16 Notre Dame Football Recruits

With the fax machines warming up across the country, we will complete one our the favorite past times of all college football bloggers – picking out which recruits could be instant impact players next fall. Predicting such recruits is an ...
Will Fuller - Notre Dame WR v. USC

USC Weekend Paying Dividends for Notre Dame

Notre Dame and Brian Kelly put a lot of their chips on the table for this year’s USC weekend with by far its biggest visitor list of the season.  Notre Dame hosted an elite group of recruits with their arch ...

Daelin Hayes Wins for Best Commitment Announcement

Earlier today Daelin Hayes became Notre Dame’s 19th, and highest rated, commitment in the class of 2016 when he selected the Irish over both Ohio State and Michigan State.  While his selection wasn’t overly surprising, the method in which he ...
Daelin Hayes Commits to Notre Dame

Daelin Hayes Commits to Notre Dame

Notre Dame picked up a huge commitment on Thursday – perhaps their biggest in the entire class of 2015 – when 5-star LB/DE Daelin Hayes committed to the Irish over Michigan State and Ohio State.  Hayes, a one time USC ...