Brandon Wimbush

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Notre Dame completed its 11th practice of the 2018 fall camp today (Wednesday, August 15), and it was the most spirited open practice of camp. It was …

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Notre Dame backup QB Ian Book’s progress removes some restrictions on starter Brandon Wimbush

Odd as it may sound, Brian Kelly’s increased confidence in Notre Dame junior quarterback Ian Book could actually lead to greater comfort with Irish …

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Notre Dame Football: Brian Kelly Is A Hugger

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are in the stretch run of their final week of fall camp. It’s technically “media day,” but the team still had a …

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2017 finalist Trace McSorely of Penn State headlines Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award preseason watch list

If you thought Watch List Season 2018 had come and gone, you’re sorely (McSorely?) mistaken.<p>Tuesday morning, the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award …

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Notre Dame Football: Wimbush Named To Unitas Watch List

Notre Dame football quarterback Brandon Wimbush was named to the 2018 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Watch List today.<p>The Johnny Unitas Golden Arm …

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This Guy Is Going to Play Notre Dame Football: #19 Justin Ademilola

This highly touted D Lineman has a lot of connections to ND alreadyWe here at OFD want you all to get the know the players behind the helmets on the …

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Podcast: Notre Dame Football’s Opener with Michigan May Come Down to Quarterbacks

Notre Dame Football meets Michigan on September 1st in a game that my come down to the play of each team’s quarterback.<p>Brian Kelly’s Notre Dame …

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Notre Dame Football: Starting Brandon Wimbush is a No-Brainer

After a rough practice at Notre Dame Stadium on Saturday, questions continue to arise at Notre Dame Football Quarterback, Brandon Wimbush.<p>It’s the …

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Talented Notre Dame is No. 14 in 2018 preseason college football rankings

Only Frank Leahy, Ara Parseghian, Lou Holtz and Knute Rockne have longer coaching stints at Notre Dame than Brian Kelly. The 56-year-old Kelly is entering his ninth season with hefty expectations after a 10-win season.<p>Improvement on the offensive side of the football as well as a wealth of talented …

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Yahoo Sports 2018 college football Top 25: No. 13 Notre Dame

<i>Welcome to Yahoo Sports’ 2018 college football preseason top 25. A poll that’s guaranteed to be wrong like every other preseason poll out there.</i> …

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Notre Dame Football: Best Case, Worst Case for Position Groups

We take a quick look what the best case (and worst case) is for each position group for Notre Dame football is in 2018.<p>A few months ago, I took a …

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Notre Dame Football: Irish Receivers Will Be Physical Mismatches All Season

The Notre Dame football team will have a physical advantage at wide receiver against every opponent in 2018.<p>When discussing the 2018 Notre Dame …

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Notre Dame Football: Ranking 2018 opponents by toughness

Notre Dame football opens the season with a tough game against Michigan, and it doesn’t get much easier from that point on.<p>If you’re Brian Kelly, you …

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Notre Dame Football: According To Brian Kelly, Brandon Wimbush Had "Guns Blazing"

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish had their sixth day of fall camp practice on Thursday. The Irish took a day off on Wednesday, but got back to the …

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Notre Dame Football: Passing game needs to recover before Week 1 vs. Michigan

The starting quarterback has still yet to be named for Notre Dame football for 2018, but the receiving corps needs to step up no matter who it …

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Notre Dame Football: Irish No. 16 In SI.com Rankings

Sports Illustrated released its preseason Top 25 today. The Notre Dame football team ranked lower than expected.<p>The SI.com preseason Top 25 was …

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The Second Time Around

Angela Driskell<p>There is a privilege that comes with becoming Notre Dame’s starting quarterback. Perhaps no single position in any collegiate sport …

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Notre Dame Football: ESPN’s College Gameday is Coming

<b>ESPN’s College Gameday, the premier pregame show in the country, is returning to South Bend.</b><p>For over 30 years, ESPN’s College Gameday has been <i>THE</i> …

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EXCLUSIVE: Thoughts From Notre Dame Football Mom Heather Wimbush

I had a chance to chat with the mother of Notre Dame football quarterback Brandon Wimbush.<p>As Notre Dame football fans — and sports fans in general — …

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Notre Dame Football: The First Day Of Fall Camp Feels Like A Success

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish finally started the 2018 season with their first team practice on Friday. With the media in attendance, we are all able …

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BGI Video: Brian Kelly On Preseason Camp Day One

Notre Dame hit the practice field for the first time on Friday as it prepares for the 2018 campaign.<p>Irish head coach <b>Brian Kelly</b> addressed the media …

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3 Biggest Takeaways from Brian Kelly's Press Conference

Today, Notre Dame Fighting Irish head football coach Brian Kelly addressed the media with the first press conference of the fall. Within this …

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BGI Video: Preseason Camp Highlights, Day One

Notre Dame opened up preseason practice Friday morning at Culver Academies, and BGI was on the scene.<p>In the video below, you can see highlights from …

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This Guy Is Going To Play Notre Dame Football: #15 QB Phil Jurkovec

The <b>Notre Dame Fighting Irish</b> have a roster full of players, and we want to talk about all of them. One Foot Down’s player profile series will take a …

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Brian Kelly: Brandon Wimbush enters Notre Dame camp as starting QB but is ‘going to have to compete’

Notre Dame has cleared up its quarterback situation heading into fall camp.<p>“Brandon (Wimbush) comes out into preseason camp as the No. 1, Ian (Book is) No. 2, Phil (Jurkovec is) No. 3,” coach Brian Kelly said during a news conference Thursday. “And we hope that we have great competition, which we …

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Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly on quarterback Brandon Wimbush's progress

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly discusses quartback Brandon Wimbush's progress on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018. (LaMond Pope/Post-Tribune)<p>Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly discusses quartback Brandon Wimbush's progress on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018. (LaMond Pope/Post-Tribune)

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Things To Learn: Notre Dame’s preseason dotted by questions at complementary positions

If anyone has not noticed, a thought has been unnecessarily slipped into a few pieces of late. “Senior Brandon Wimbush will claim that honor [of …

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Podcast: Notre Dame Football’s Matchup with Michigan has Familiar Feel

In just over four weeks, the lights will be on at Notre Dame Stadium as the Irish play host to the Michigan Wolverines.<p>Notre Dame Football hosts the …

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Notre Dame Football: Irish Kickoff Fall Camp With Brian Kelly Press Conference

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are preparing to head to Culver Academies to start fall camp tomorrow, and head coach Brian Kelly gets things started …

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Notre Dame Football: How Brandon Wimbush Compares to Kizer, Golson, Rees, Clausen, Quinn and Holiday

If there’s one number we all seem to associate with Notre Dame Fighting Irish quarterback Brandon Wimbush, it’s 49.5.<p>Wimbush, a rising senior, …

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