| Apr 30, 2011
| 4:41 PM
In the middle of the sixth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday, former Notre Dame nose guard Ian Williams whipped out his smartphone and spoke for all but one of his fellow ex-teammates.
"Beyond (ticked) off right now," Williams posted on his Twitter...
| Jan 1, 2011
| 3:41 PM
EL PASO, Texas _ Winning was nice.
But the way Notre Dame beat Miami in Friday's Sun Bowl is what will serve the Irish program best down the road.
Don't look at 33-17. The final score was barely indicative of the Irish dominance. Tune into 30-3, the...
| Jan 5, 2011
| 7:54 AM
SOUTH BEND - It turns out the final lingering image of Kyle Rudolph in a Notre Dame uniform will be the standout tight end campaigning to stay in a game after he had suffered a debilitating hamstring injury.
Rudolph is taking his toughness and talent to...
| Jan 5, 2011
| 10:15 AM
NOTRE DAME - Kyle Rudolph is skipping his senior season at Notre Dame to enter the NFL.
Rudolph has hired an agent, meaning he cannot return to the Irish, instead opting for the NFL Draft. Multiple draft sources project Rudolph as a first round pick. ...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 4:01 PM
Maybe there's something to the momentum coach Brian Kelly has built with the Notre Dame football team.
It's already taken a step in the right direction for 2011.
Wednesday, the Irish program got word that receiver Michael Floyd has passed up an...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 9:05 AM
Michael Floyd, Notre Dame's leading receiver this past season and one of the top pass catchers in school history, has decided to return to the Fighting Irish for his senior season instead of declaring for the NFL draft.
Floyd announced his decision...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 6:15 PM
Two weeks ago Kyle Rudolph announced he was passing on his senior year at Notre Dame, and declaring himself eligible for the 2011 NFL Draft.
He's caught his final pass for Notre Dame, and now, he's taking the time to say goodbye.
Rudolph wrote the...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 6:34 AM
Editor's note: Former Notre Dame nose guard Ian Williams shares his thoughts on the 2011 NFL Draft, the process leading up to it and all things Notre Dame each Thursday through the end of April.
The NFL Combine starts Friday for me in Indianapolis....
| Mar 11, 2011
| 11:30 AM
In the weeks leading up to April's NFL draft, I will highlight four players at each position whom the Ravens could target at different stages in the draft -- from their top pick to their Mr. Irrelevant. In this post, I will focus on tight ends....
| Aug 18, 2011
| 12:00 PM
There are very few slam-dunk picks in fantasy football. For years, owning LaDainian Tomlinson guaranteed you a spot in the playoffs. Peyton Manning has been an elite fantasy QB for more than a decade. And though he's now in the twilight of his career,...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 7:46 PM
MANKATO, MN - Kyle Rudolph didn't need his senior year, to prepare him for the bright lights of the NFL. Three years starting at Notre Dame was plenty.
"In college the spotlight is always on Notre Dame", Rudolph recalls. "You're always the center of...