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23 | LB

Drue Tranquill

  • Height: 6-2
  • Weight: 233
  • Hometown: Fort Wayne, IN
  • School: Carroll
  • Composite Ranking:
  • National Ranking: 289
  • Positional Ranking: 22
Notre Dame LB Asmar Bilal in action vs. Navy

Notre Dame is back in action tonight after making the quick trip to Evanston to face Northwestern in Ryan Field for the first time in over 40 years.  The Irish checked in at #4 in the first playoff rankings earlier ...
Northwestern QB Clayton Thorson

The Fighting Irish will make the short trip to Evanston, Illinois this Saturday. This will be the first visit to Northwestern for Notre Dame since 1976. Notre Dame will almost certainly be ranked #3 in the country when the first ...
Notre Dame TE Cole Kmet

Notre Dame played about as uneven of a 22-point victory as you could play on Saturday night.  At times they looked flat out dominant and at others it looked like they wanted nothing to do with trying to slow down ...
Notre Dame QB Ian Book vs. Navy

Notre Dame improved to 8-0 on the season and almost certainly secured their place in the top 4 of the initial playoff rankings that come out on Tuesday.  They were dominant at times, but also allowed the Middies to gain ...

One of Notre Dame’s most indispensable players on their roster was injured tonight during the first quarter of action against Navy.  Starting BUCK LB Drue Tranquill got rolled up on by a Navy defender and limped off the field before ...

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 ...

If you read the first installment of this two part series, you know the drill. I’m picking the best players from the Kelly era, and fitting them onto a team with the idea they’ll play an actual game. As noted ...
Drue Tranquill - Notre Dame LB

Notre Dame held their first two practices of the spring last week before taking a week off for spring break. Only one of those practices was open to the media (Tuesday) with the Thursday practice being closed to reporters. There ...
Julian Love - Notre Dame CB

Signing day is over, the class of 2018 is officially complete, and next month spring football begins in earnest. Naturally, there is a lot to discuss, most notably quarterback, with a lot of strong opinions on all sides of the ...

Some great seasons for Notre Dame in recent years have been given head starts by the return of a standout player for either a 5th year or a surprise senior year when they could have left for the NFL.  Friday ...
Kevin Stepherson - Notre Dame WR

Notre Dame got back in the win column this weekend with their 24-17 Senior Day escape against Navy.  It wasn’t pretty, but there were a few players who made the difference between sending the seniors off with a win and ...
Drue Tranquill - Notre Dame LB

It’s only been three games for Mike Elko as the defensive coordinator for Notre Dame, but the early returns are already promising.  Elko inherited a unit that had become a liability and a major factor in Notre Dame’s poor performance ...
Drue Tranquill - Notre Dame ROVER

Notre Dame lost an old fashioned defensive slugfest last night to the Georgia Bulldogs.  The Irish’s highly touted offensive line got dominated by the Georgia front seven while Notre Dame’s much maligned defensive line shined.  As such, our weekly Four ...

Welcome back everyone! If you were one of those die hards that hung in there through the disaster that was 2016, you know how this column works. Each week I take an account of the Fighting Irish football team from ...
Equanimeous St. Brown - Notre Dame WR

We’ve reached the top 10 of countdown of the Top 25 Notre Dame football players for 2017 and have just one more installment left after today.  Today’s set of players includes a few intriguing players whose rankings right now are ...