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2017 Schedule
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6dKevin Seifert

College stars in the CFL: Everett Golson

Golson started two years for the Fighting Irish and another for the Seminoles. Now, he's entering a second straight season riding the pine for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

Notre Dame landed ESPN 300 tight end George Takacs on Wednesday. The No. 176 ranked prospect chose Notre Dame over a ton of big offers, including the in-state schools of Florida and Florida State. Takacs is the seventh ESPN 300 tight end Notre Dame has landed since the 2013 class.

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Notre Dame goes all out for recruit

The Fighting Irish made a few bold predictions on the back of a football card designed for ESPN 300 cornerback Houston Griffith. Among them: A 48-10 win over Michigan in 2018, a national title in 2019 and a Jim Thorpe Award for Griffith as a senior. (@___HG3/Twitter)

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Navy safety Gilman transfers to Notre Dame

Safety Alohi Gilman, who had a game-high 12 tackles in Navy's win over Notre Dame last season, has transferred to the Irish, it was announced Friday.

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Gilman transfers to Notre Dame

Safety Alohi Gilman will be transferring from Navy to Notre Dame, Fighting Irish head coach Brian Kelly announced on Friday. Gilman will be able to play starting with the 2018 season and will have three years of eligibility remaining.

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Hoge transferring to BYU

Notre Dame center Tristen Hoge has signed with BYU. Hoge will have three years of eligibility remaining after sitting out 2017 per NCAA rules. He joins his cousin, QB Beau Hoge, on the Cougars roster.

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88 Days until CFB Kickoff: Notre Dame hasn't won a National Title since 1988. Under Lou Holtz, the Irish finished that season 12-0 with 10 wins by double digits and a scoring margin of +19.8 PPG. This year, Notre Dame will try to bounce back from a 4-8 season, tied for the 2nd-most losses in school history.

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Ex-Irish QB Zaire says he's headed to Florida

Ex-Notre Dame quarterback Malik Zaire has told multiple media outlets that he plans to transfer to Florida and join the Gators as a graduate transfer.

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42dChris Low and Adam Rittenberg

Ten high-stakes games for 2017: Georgia at Notre Dame

No coach from a major program enters the season feeling more heat than Brian Kelly. After a 4-8 fiasco in 2016, he desperately needs a win against the Bulldogs on Sept 9.

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Report: Irish's buyout to Weis totaled $19M

Former Notre Dame and Kansas head football coach Charlie Weis could ultimately earn more than $24.5 million from the schools while not coaching either program.

Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer 

The pick of QB DeShone Kizer changes the feel of this draft. The Browns have a young quarterback to groom and help grow to go with three talented players taken in the first round. There were points of last season that the combination of Myles Garrett and Kizer would have thrilled people. There's no reason it shouldn't be a reason for excitement now.

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Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

Very interested to see how QB DeShone Kizer develops under Hue Jackson. The talent, size and arm strength is there with Kizer. He flashes on the tape. And Jackson is one of the best teachers in the NFL.

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Browns get their QB in DeShone Kizer

Cleveland waited until the 52nd pick to take the Notre Dame signal-caller, who has Ben Roethlisberger-like size and strength, but Mel Kiper Jr. cautions against throwing him onto the field as a starter right away.

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61dPat McManamon

Browns take Kizer, 'surprised' QB there in R2

The Browns said DeShone Kizer's willingness to learn in the pre-draft process was a big reason they selected the former Notre Dame QB in the second round Friday night.

Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer 

The Browns took their shot at a quarterback when they took Notre Dame's DeShone Kizer in the second round. Kizer has physical skills — size, a strong arm — but he needs work on fundamentals and in understanding an NFL offense. He's an intriguing pick given his potential, but he needs to work to realize that potential.

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Is Friday the day the Browns, 49ers, Saints or Cardinals pick their QB of the future? DeShone Kizer, Joshua Dobbs, Nathan Peterman and Davis Webb lead the best signal-callers available headed into the second night of the NFL draft.