Enjoy the weekend, gang.
Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads ripped Notre Dame and others for trying to flip receiver Allen Lazard, Tommy Birch writes in the Des Moines Register.
Brian Kelly talks about student-athletes attempting to unionize.
DeShone Kizer gives Notre Dame another dual-threat quarterback, Chris Hine writes in the Chicago Tribune.
Buford, Ga., quarterback Montgomery VanGorder, the son of new Notre Dame defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder, has accepted a preferred walk-on spot with the Irish, Pete Sampson writes on IrishIllustrated.com. (Subscription required)
Justin Brent arrived to Notre Dame ready to work, Dan Murphy writes on BlueandGold.com. (Subscription required)