Nick Watkins

Nick Watkins - Notre Dame CB

Notre Dame has struggled this season, across starting cornerbacks Nick Watkins and Julian Love, in jump ball situations. They hurt them against Georgia for a few big plays, Love gave up a touchdown against Michigan State, and Watkins was beaten ...

I’ve never been more confused. Notre Dame is so good at running the ball, and so bad at throwing the ball. I guess this is what it was like in the late 80’s. I feel like people were happier then. ...
Nick Watkins - Notre Dame CB

Having sandwiched some high-scoring victories against weaker opponents between a one-point loss to Georgia, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish stay on the road with an intriguing and important matchup against the Michigan State Spartans. Last year, a victory at South ...
Shaun Crawford - Notre Dame CB

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 ...
Jalen Elliott - Notre Dame S

The final installment of our preseason Better Or Worse series is a look at the last line of the Notre Dame defense. Things were rough on the back end in 2016, and it started long before the season started. Projected ...
Nick Watkins - Notre Dame CB

Coming back from a 2016 campaign that was completely wiped out by injury, junior cornerback Nick Watkins is one of the key players that Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly is looking at when it comes to changing the losing ...

Notre Dame senior cornerback Nick Watkins was ready to step into the starting line up last year after a trial by fire in the 2016 Fiesta Bowl loss to Ohio State.  Things didn’t go as planned.  An injury in spring ...

I lectured on about how much I love spring practice in part 1 of this series, so check that out if you’re like me and you can’t get enough of whatever kind of football is being played. This is a ...

If you had no interest in following Notre Dame football in any way until this afternoon, you might have thought you were listening to the opening spring press conference for a coach in his first season of a program. We ...

With the rapid pace at which Notre Dame football news has been occurring, it’s been a bit overlooked that spring football is just over a week away.  Finally, Notre Dame can start to remove some of the stench that has ...
Nick Watkins - Notre Dame CB

A couple weeks ago it looked like Notre Dame might be able to get Nick Watkins back this season.  That glimmer of hope is gone after Brian Kelly announced on Sunday that Watkins’s latest x-ray didn’t give them the news ...
Nick Watkins - Notre Dame CB

Notre Dame got its first good news on the cornerback front in months on Thursday when Brian Kelly revealed that Nick Watkins could potentially be back for the Fighting Irish in a couple of weeks.  Watkins has been out since ...
Nick Watkins - Notre Dame CB

Micah Dew Treadway has a “Jones fracture” Sophomore Micah Dew Treadway has a Jones fracture of the 5th metatarsal and will be out for eight weeks.  What is a Jones fracture you ask?  Here’s what Wikipedia tells us. A Jones ...
Malik Zaire - Notre Dame QB

Blue & Gold’s Lou Somogyi reported on some Notre Dame football jersey number changes for 2016 earlier on Tuesday with Notre Dame’s senior quarterback, Malik Zaire, highlighting the number changes.  While Zaire is competing with Deshone Kizer for the starting quarterback ...
Isaac Rochell - Notre Dame DE

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 ...