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  • Recapping Notre Dame’s 2011 Recruiting Class

    (Notre Dame Football News | The Rock Report) – Brian Kelly’s first full class ended up ranked 8th, 9th, 9th and 1st by different recruiting sites, but for Notre Dame’s needs it was a class that will likely have greater impact than the rankings due to the talent of the defensive front seven.   This class … Full Notre Dame News Story

    DePaul Preview

    After a nine-day layoff, the Fighting Irish will start the second half of their Big East schedule with a scrimmage … at least it better seem like a scrimmage against the winless DePaul Blue Demons.  After a 6-3 record playing the conference’s most difficult first-half schedule, a loss to one of the bottom five teams … Full Notre Dame News Story


    Most Big East teams have played nine conference games, including Notre Dame.  All have played at least eight games.  It’s halftime in the conference season.  It’s time to cue The Amazing Christopher and take a look at the stats.

    It’s hard to imagine that there has ever been a more interesting, competitive and entertaining Big … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Notre Dame’s Defensive Recruiting Ranks as Elite

    (Notre Dame Football News | The Rock Report) – With signing day less than a week away, it appears that Notre Dame’s defensive recruiting is all but done and will rank among the best in decades.  The strength of this class is in the front seven and specifically where the Irish have traditionally struggled, the … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Irish Burn Pittsburgh

    Ben Hansbrough controlled the game tempo running Notre Dame’s “Burn” offense the entire game en route to 19 points and a 56-51 victory in Pittsburgh.  Carleton Scott added 16 points and 9 rebounds including 5 out of 6 from three point range.

    Pitt entered the game sporting the #2 national ranking with a 19-1 record, … Full Notre Dame News Story