Matthias Farley

Sleepers Into Stars: Brian Kelly’s Best Recruiting Hits For Notre Dame

Signing day 2017 finished with a flourish for Brian Kelly’s Fighting Irish, signing six players in the last two weeks after sending out a boat load of new offers while bringing in a new staff and losing commitments to other ...
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Recapping Notre Dame’s 2015 Team Awards

On Friday night Notre Dame celebrated Team 127 with the annual Echoes event – aka the old Notre Dame football banquet.  The yearly celebration is highlighted, of course, by handing out a myriad of awards.  Here’s a full recap of ...
Dehsone Kizer - Notre Dame QB

Notre Dame v. Pitt ’15: Shamrock Stickers

Notre Dame moved to 8-1 on the season with a 42-30 victory over Pitt.  The Irish offense was explosive all day long with both the run and the pass and overcame C.J. Prosise leaving the game with a shoulder injury.  ...

Keivarae Russell To Work at Nickel in Spots

When Shaun Crawford went down with a torn ACL earlier this week, one of the few starting positions that was up for grabs this summer was reopened.
Devin Butler - Notre Dame CB

Cornerback a Position of Strength for Notre Dame in ’15

The ineffectiveness of the Irish 2014 secondary, specifically the cornerback position, had less to do with talent and ability and more to do with lack of depth and experience. Heading into last season the secondary was supposed to be an ...
Corey Robinson - TD vs. Syracuse

Notre Dame v. Syracuse ’14 – Shamrock Stickers

Notre Dame overcame a season-high five turnovers to remain undefeated with a 31-15 victory over Syracuse. The Irish were sloppy with the football, which they will need to clean up immediately with Stanford on the horizon, but the team responded ...
Matthis Farley - Notre Dame S

#12 Matthias Farley – 2013 Top 25 Notre Dame Football Players

After three straight spots were filled on the offensive side of the ball, we move back over to the defense for our #12 player on our countdown of the top 25 players of the 2013 Notre Dame football roster.  The ...
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, ...
Sheldon Day - Notre Dame DT

Replacing Notre Dame’s NFL Bound Talent

Eight former Notre Dame players who played significant roles in the Irish reaching the 2013 BCS Championship game are in Indianapolis this weekend for the NFL Combine.  As their professional careers begin, however, Brian Kelly and the Notre Dame coaches ...
Keivarae Russell - Notre Dame CB

Notre Dame’s Unsung Heroes of 12-0

Notre Dame has had plenty of marquee players along the way to its 12-0 regular season, but in order to pull off an undefeated regular season you need plenty of unsung heroes to help out along the way. Here are ...

Shamrock Stickers: USC ’12

The Irish are going to Miami.  Notre Dame completed its miracle regular season with a 22-13 victory over arch rival USC.  The Irish followed their blueprint for success to perfection versus the Trojans, starting with a bend but don’t break ...

5 Things I Liked: Stanford ’12

Another week.  Another win.  Another list of a lot of things I liked seeing from our Fighting Irish.  There were a lot of hiccups along the way on Saturday, but at the end of the day, Notre Dame beat another ...

Shamrock Stickers: Stanford ’12

On the strength of a goal-line stand that will go down in history the Irish remained undefeated on Saturday. Notre Dame is now bowl eligible at 6-0 after their 20-13 overtime victory over Stanford. The Irish defense continued its dominating play, extending ...

Troy Niklas to Tight End, Cam McDaniel to Corner, Other Moves

Notre Dame kicked off spring practice this week.  Unfortunately this week was ridiculously busy so today I’m going to be going through some spring cleaning and catching up on all of the news from the week – starting with some ...

The Overlooked: Class of ’11 Edition

Brian Kelly and staff reeled in a recruiting class on Wednesday in their first go round coaching the Fighting Irish.  Mixed in with headliners like Aaron Lynch, Stephon Tuitt, and Ishaq Williams are a number of players who have flown ...