Notre Dame tight end Troy Niklas is an intimidating figure at 6-foot-6 and 270 pounds and a physique so impressive former teammate Manti Te’o nicknamed him “Hercules.”
Notre Dame has a knack for winning close games under coach Brian Kelly.
Notre Dame freshman wide receiver Torii Hunter Jr., the son of Detroit Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter, enjoyed some time with teammates on what the Irish website dubbed “Trick Shot Monday.”
Cam McDaniel scored on a 7-yard run following a questionable pass interference call, one of several penalties that hurt Michigan State, as Notre Dame beat the Spartans 17-13 Saturday for their 10th straight home win.
Can the Notre Dame offense move the ball against the Spartan defense? It will probably be a low scoring game, could be decided in the last 6-7 minutes.”
Connor Cook has emerged from Michigan State’s quarterback competition — just in time for the Spartans’ first big test of the season.
The Notre Dame defense is looking nothing like the dominant squad that led the Fighting Irish into the national championship game a season ago.
Notre Dame is still struggling to get from the red zone to the end zone.
A big part of No. 11 Michigan’s win over No. 21 Notre Dame, senior wide receiver Jeremy Gallon earned Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week.
Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner did what Denard Robinson and just about every opponent outside of Alabama failed to do last season: make the Notre Dame defense look ordinary.