Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly said that unreasonable fundraising obligations for the program in the midst of the 2016 season "(expletive)-up last year's team." He also tried to make sense of what went wrong within the team in a disappointing 4-8 campaign and blamed his own mindset. "I was the absent professor," Kelly told Bleacher Report. "I wasn't paying attention to the details that we needed. There were internal issues that — if a guy is on it, and he's doing his job as the head coach, he would've seen those things early. My flawed philosophy was, We're going to score points early while we're figuring it out on the other side with a young defense. Well, that didn't happen." World according
There is a lot of attrition in college football with players coming and going. Often that means there are a few scholarships to give out to get a program to its allotted limit of 85. It’s always a special moment when a scholarship is awarded to a walk-on.
Aug. 18, 2017 By Robby Hamman NOTRE DAME, Ind. - Four former University of Notre Dame men's lacrosse alumni will play for a championship this weekend, as Matt Kavanagh, Nick Ossello, Edwin Glazener and Scott Rodgers will play in the Major League Lacrosse championship game at 7 p.m. ET Saturday (Aug. 19) at The Star in Frisco, Texas. The game will be televised live by CBS Sports Network. Kavanagh and Ossello took home the title last summer with the Denver Outlaws and are joined this season by Glazener, while Rodgers is back in the final for a second consecutive season with the Ohio Machine. In the MLL semifinals last weekend, Kavanagh recorded a team-high six assists, four coming in the fourth