Notre Dame‘s Brian Kelly laments injury situation for Blue-Gold Game on Saturday
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Ever envision a Notre Dame triple-option backfield of defensive linemen Louis Nix III, Stephon Tuitt and Tyler Stockton? “That was most of the practice,” Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly joked Wednesday. “Hopefully, this goes across the country, and Temple [the Irish’s opponent in the season opener] is able to pick up on this stuff.” Kelly met with reporters for the last time before the Blue-Gold Game. The event, which marks the end of spring camp, is Saturday at noon at Notre Dame Stadium. Nix taking shotgun snaps probably won’t be a high priority for the day. …
Irish QB Golson Expects More in 2d Year as Starter
Golson expects more of himself and Notre Dame offense in 2nd season as starting quarterback
Manti Te'o visits with New York Giants
The former Notre Dame linebacker met with the Giants on Friday.
Manti Te’o visits Halas Hall, projected to go No. 20 to Bears
Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o’s tour around the NFL for predraft visits included a recent stop at Halas Hall to meet with the Bears, a league source said. The Bears are among a growing list of teams that have met with or will meet with Te’o in the weeks leading up to the draft, which starts April 25 in New York. Linebacker is a position the Bears will address in the draft — with Brian Urlacher gone and D.J. Williams and James Anderson signed to one-year deals — and they often have been linked to Te’o. ESPN draft guru Mel …
Notre Dame transfer Gunner Kiel headed to Cincinnati
Kiel did not play during his freshman season after signing with the Irish.