Elijah Shumate

Elijah Shumate Targeting Penalty

Terrible Targeting Call on Elijah Shumate Costly

Notre Dame is no stranger to questionable targeting penalties on road games that proved costly and Saturday night was another instance following Elijah Shumate’s 4th quarter targeting penalty.  The senior safety’s penalty nearly cost the Irish last night and will ...
2015 Notre Dame Blue Gold Game

Defenders with Attitude

In civilian life, a “chip on the shoulder” is often a precursor for conflict.
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Now or Never ’15 – Elijah Shumate

Elijah Shumate was a 4-star safety prospect hailing from East Orange, N.J. Rated as the No. 8 safety in the nation for the class of 2012, the New Jersey native held offers from top programs across the country, including the ...
CJ Prosise - Notre Dame RB

Post Spring Notre Dame Football Stock Report

With spring practice complete and Notre Dame ready for OTA’s, we have a somewhat better idea now of what the Irish have to work with and work on between now and September 5.  Based on what we learned this spring, ...
2015 Notre Dame Blue Gold Game

2015 Notre Dame Blue Gold Game: Players to Watch

With the end of Notre Dame's 2015 spring footballdrawing near, here's a look at some players to watch for this weekend as the Irish close out spring ball.

Notre Dame Football Spring ’15: Practice 11 Video

WatchND brings us some more great footage from Spring football 2015 focusing on the linebackers, defensive line, and safeties from the 11th practice of the year.  Here are a few notes along with the video. Joe Schmidt got to have ...
Jaylon Smith & Jarron Jones - Notre Dame Defenders

A Pre-Spring Ranking of Notre Dame’s Starting Defense

We take a pre-Spring Practice look at the putative defensive starters. This may well change during Spring practice or in the Fall. The middle linebacker situation remains fluid, but suddently there are options, arguably including Nyles Morgan, Joe Schmidt, Jarrett ...
Kolin Hill & Matthias Farley

Duranko’s Digest – What Did We See Against Michigan?

31-0. You seek eloquence? This is eloquence: 31-0. Analysis? Analyze this: 31-0. You desire numbers? Try ZERO. Notre Dame ZEROED in on Michigan , won 31-ZERO, has ZERO losses, committed ZERO turnovers and has ZERO turnovers for the season. Au ...
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Elijah Shumate – Now or Never ’14

Our series on Now or Never players for Notre Dame in 2014 continues today moving back to the defensive side of the ball with a look at junior Elijah Shumate as he battles for a starting role a year after ...
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Get Ready to Know ’13: Elijah Shumate

Seeing the field in all 13 games in 2012, but with extremely limited action, the young man out of Jersey spent most of his time at the nickel position. This year though Elijah Shumate is hoping a stronger fall practice ...

Brian Kelly Talks Injuries, Week 2 of Notre Dame Fall Camp

Brian Kelly spoke with the media on Saturday and offered almost a full injury report as well as updates at some key positions. Notre Dame worked on primarily situational work on Saturday – the coaches were not given the situations ...
Elijah Shumate - #21 Notre Dame Player for 2013

#21 Elijah Shumate – 2013 Top 25 Notre Dame Football Players

Our countdown of the Top 25 Notre Dame football players for 2013 continues today by sticking on the defensive side of the ball for a 4th straight selection – sophomore safety Elijah Shumate. Shumate, the second member of the Notre ...
Cam McDaniel - Notre Dame RB

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, ...

Spring Football ’13: 7 Intriguing Players for Notre Dame

Every spring story-lines emerge and new players step into roles they previously hadn’t held for colleges all around the country.  Such is the nature of the beast in college football with teams replacing a quarter of their roster every year.  Those spring ...

5 Things I Liked: Michigan State ’12

Little late this week, but here are 5 things I liked from this weekend’s victory over Michigan State.  We’ll have the 5 things I didn’t like from the game tomorrow before moving on to Michigan. The Return of Cierre Wood ...