• Notre Dame grads buy page in school's student paper lambasting AD and coach
    Dr. Saturday

    Notre Dame grads buy page in school's student paper lambasting AD and coach

    Brian Kelly’s team was 4-8 in 2016. Some Notre Dame fans are so unhappy with the state of the school’s football team that they bought a page in the student paper to express their dissatisfaction. The ad appears in the Dec. 7 issue of The Observer student paper. It blames Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick for failures and expresses a lack of confidence in coach Brian Kelly.

  • Christian McCaffrey confirms decision to move on to NFL
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    Christian McCaffrey confirms decision to move on to NFL

    Less than a day later, the reports have been confirmed. In a move that was expected even before the start of the 2016 season, Christian McCaffrey announced Wednesday that, yes, he will be foregoing his remaining eligibility and making himself available for the 2017 NFL draft. In a lengthy statement, McCaffrey, whose father Ed played for the Denver Broncos, said that “[s]ince I was 6 years old, I’ve wanted to play in the NFL.” “Now, it’s time to take that step,” the all-purpose Stanford running back said, adding, “There’s nothing more I can put on film.” Below is McCaffrey’s statement, in its entirety: After three incredible years at Stanford, I’ve decided the time is right to enter the NFL Draft.

  • Navy slotbacks to honor late teammate during Army game
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    Navy slotbacks to honor late teammate during Army game

    The patch Navy slotbacks will wear. Navy’s slotbacks will wear a uniform patch for teammate Will McKamey during Saturday’s game vs. Army. McKamey died in the spring of 2014, three days after he collapsed during a practice.