Notre Dame Fighting Irish

1st IA FBS | 4-8
  • Passing Yards
    94th
    254.3 PYPG
  • Rushing Yards
    136th
    163.3 RYPG
  • Total Yards Per Game
    100th
    417.6 YPG
  • Quenton Nelson will return for his senior season
    NBC Sports: Inside the Irish

    Quenton Nelson will return for his senior season

    Brian Kelly’s talked about the rare 6-star recruit: Harrison Smith, Manti Te’o, Michael Floyd, Zack Martin. Well, add Quenton Nelson to the list. Notre Dame’s starting left guard has made it official that he’ll return for his senior season. The New Jersey native adds another key building block to the Irish offensive line, returning with Mike McGlinchey to anchor Harry Hiestand’s unit. Like McGlinchey, Nelson had an option to be selected high in next year’s NFL Draft, staying in school even after receiving a second-round grade from the NFL’s Advisory Board, per Irish Illustrated. Nelson took to social media to make the news public, with the NFL’s declaration deadline set for January 16. “Excited