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    Alabama, Oregon, in-State Iowa Pushing for Top OL Recruit Proctor

    Coveted trench talent has visits, decision timeline in mind ahead of critical recruiting stretch

    Resetting Top Contenders for Elite QBs Following Iamaleava to Tennessee

    After Nico Iamaleava's Monday commitment to Tennessee, the quarterback market is resetThe first big quarterback recruiting dominos of the year dropped in a matter of days. On Friday, Eli Holstein backed off of a longstanding commitment to Texas A&M.

    Former Ohio State LB James Laurinaitis to Join Notre Dame Staff

    Notre Dame coach Marcus Freeman has made a notable addition to his staff.View the original article to see embedded media.Former Ohio State linebacker James Laurinaitis announced Monday he is joining Notre Dame in a support staff role. Laurinaitis announced the move on his radio show, Bishop and Laurinaitis, on 97.1 The Fan in Columbus, Ohio. Laurinaitis will reunite with Marcus Freeman in South Bend after the two played together at Ohio State from 2005–08. Laurinaitis was a three-time All-American with the Buckeyes, winning Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year twice.

    Notre Dame RB Apologizes for Performance Against Oklahoma State

    The Irish held a 28–7 lead over Oklahoma State in the Fiesta Bowl before surrendering 30 unanswered points in a 37–35 defeat.View the original article to see embedded media.Marcus Freeman's first game as Notre Dame’s new head coach could not have gotten off to a better start.

    Notre Dame Still Hasn’t Won a Major Bowl Game Since Before the BCS Era

    The Fighting Irish’s last major bowl win came during the 1994 Cotton Bowl over Texas A&M.View the original article to see embedded media.Notre Dame’s loss in the Fiesta Bowl on Saturday was monumental for multiple reasons. Although it was Marcus Freeman’s debut as the Fighting Irish's new head coach, the program’s unlucky New Year’s Six and major bowl game streak continued when it fell to Oklahoma State, 37–35. Notre Dame is now 0-8 in BCS/New Year’s Six games, marking the most such losses without a win by any program.

    PlayStation Fiesta Bowl: No. 9 Oklahoma State vs No. 5 Notre Dame Football Highlights

    No. 9 Oklahoma State defeated No. 5 Notre Dame, 37-35, in Glendale, Ariz. to win the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl on Sat., Jan. 1, 2022.

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    Spencer Sanders credits his team for Fiesta Bowl win

    Oklahoma State QB Spencer Sanders shares what it took to turn around the game for the second half.

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    Marcus Freeman’s Roller Coaster Debut Includes Broken Record As ND Falters

    Heading into the Fiesta Bowl, Oklahoma State hadn't allowed more than 24 points during the first half in 13 games.

    Tay Martin hauls in 3 TDs as Cowboys win the Fiesta Bowl

    Oklahoma State's Tay Martin goes for 104 yards and three touchdowns as the Cowboys beat Notre Dame in the Fiesta Bowl.

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    Tay Martin adds a wild catch to his 3 Fiesta Bowl TDs

    Tay Martin hangs in the air to make a spectacular catch on 3rd down for Oklahoma State.

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    Kevin Austin Jr. scores a late TD for Notre Dame

    Jack Coan hits Kevin Austin Jr. on a slant rout as Notre Dame cuts into Oklahoma State's late lead in the final seconds.

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    Fiesta Bowl: Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys | Full Game Highlights

    The Oklahoma State Cowboys defeated the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, 37-35, in the Playstation Fiesta Bowl. Spencer Sanders threw for 370 YDS and 4 TD while leading the Cowboys in rushing with 125 rushing YDS. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ http://espnplus.com/youtube ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn

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    Notre Dame gets huge turnover late in 4th

    Notre Dame recovers the fumble late in the fourth quarter, giving the ball back to the offense.

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    Malcolm Rodriguez picks off Jack Coan in OK State territory

    Malcolm Rodriguez comes up with a huge interception for Oklahoma State as he picks off Jack Coan.

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    OK State, Notre Dame exchange unbelievable takeaways

    Oklahoma State and Notre Dame force jaw-dropping fumbles on back-to-back possessions.

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    Tay Martin scores his third TD of the game as OK State ties it up

    Spencer Sanders and Tay Martin connect for another touchdown as Oklahoma State ties the game.

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    Tay Martin makes another TD catch for Oklahoma State

    Spencer Sanders hits Tay Martin on a slant as Oklahoma State cuts Notre Dame's lead to seven.

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    New Year’s Day Bowls Roundup: Comebacks, Broken Records and More

    A thrilling Rose Bowl was the highlight of the day.It’s New Year’s Day, and you know what that means ...

    Michael Mayer scores his second TD for Notre Dame

    Michael Mayer makes a diving catch in the end zone for his second touchdown of the first half.

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    Tay Martin gets both feet down in the back of the end zone

    Oklahoma State QB Spencer Sanders fires a 9-yard touchdown pass to Tay Martin in the final minute of the first half.

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    Michael Mayer dives for the pylon and gets the Notre Dame TD

    Jack Coan tosses a play-action pass to Michael Mayer, who dives for the end zone on a 16-yard score.

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    Jaden Bray breaks a tackle and dives in for a TD

    Jaden Bray gets the ball on a jet sweep and shakes a Notre Dame defender to reach the end zone.

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    2021 Fiesta Bowl: Oklahoma State vs. Notre Dame - Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

    Betting insight and analysis for the New Year's Fiesta Bowl matchup featuring No.

    How College Football's New Coaching Hires Recruited Out of the Gate in Early Signing Period

    Tracking key recruits signed and transfer commits for Brian Kelly, Lincoln Riley and more coaches leading new programs into 2022Mercifully, the college football coaching carousel has begun to slow down.

    The Ties That Divide: Expanding the College Football Playoff Has Become Increasingly Difficult

    Leaders from the SEC, ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and Notre Dame can’t decide on how to expand the Playoff.LAS VEGAS — Jim Phillips extended his fist toward Greg Sankey.A punch? Of course not, silly! A fist bump.Balling his right hand, the SEC commissioner engaged his ACC colleague in what has become the world’s post-COVID-19 gentleman’s exchange.“I warmed them up for you,” Phillips told Sankey.

    ACC Commissioner Comments on Notre Dame Potentially Becoming Full-Time Member

    The Fighting Irish spent the 2020 season as an ACC member.View the original article to see embedded media.Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Notre Dame's football team spent the 2020 season as a member of the ACC.

    Report: Notre Dame Special Teams Coordinator to Follow Brian Kelly to LSU

    He is the former coach of Nevada and spent one year as another SEC's program's special teams coordinator.Brian Kelly's transition from Notre Dame to LSU shocked the college football landscape, but he reportedly didn't go alone.

    Notre Dame Finalizes All 12 Games, Dates for 2022 Schedule

    Marcus Freeman will open his first full season as coach against a powerhouse.View the original article to see embedded media.Marcus Freeman's first full schedule as Notre Dame head coach is set, the university announced Tuesday.It will be a baptism by fire for the first-year coach with the Fighting Irish opening the season on the road against Freeman's alma mater in Ohio State on Sept.

    Notre Dame Players' Input an Important Key in Marcus Freeman's Landing Head-Coaching Role

    He was among a list of eight candidates before the program elevated him from defensive coordinator.In a span of about 10 days, the Notre Dame football program has gone through transformative change.Coach Brian Kelly left for LSU just a week after saying he wouldn't leave the Fighting Irish.

    CFP Chair Gary Barta Would Be 'Really Surprised' If Coaching Change Affects Notre Dame's Chances

    Selection committee chair Gary Barta made headlines this week for his comments on Notre Dame's coaching situation.College Football Playoff selection committee chair Gary Barta walked back his controversial comments from earlier this week that Notre Dame's coaching change could potentially impact its ranking. On Tuesday, Barta said that the College Football Playoff committee's principles allow them to consider teams based on players and coaches' availability, including the departure of Brian Kelly in Notre Dame's case. "The committee obviously is aware of all the coaching changes while we were going through the rankings," Barta told ESPN on Tuesday. "This week it didn’t apply because the games had occurred and we evaluated based on those games. "Once the championship games wrap up [...] our protocol does include the ability for the committee to consider a player or a coach not being available and should that have an effect on the outcome of a game, that can be considered.

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    Analyzing the analysis of Lindy's Sports, which ranks Notre Dame 10th in its preseason magazine

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