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Smith doesn't regret playing in Fiesta Bowl (1:21)

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42 days until college football kickoff: Notre Dame holds the FBS record for most consecutive winning seasons, 42 from 1889-1932 (didn't field a team in 1890 and 1891).

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Notre Dame duo make Outland Trophy watch list

OT Mike McGlinchey and G Quenton Nelson were named to the Outland Trophy watch list on Thursday. The award is given to the nation's top interior lineman. Both players are two-year starters along the Fighting Irish's O-line.

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Is Notre Dame considering joining the ACC? Swofford says there are no talks at this time and he doesn't anticipate any time soon.

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Breneman headlines Mackey watch list

Massachusetts senior TE Adam Breneman was named to the Mackey Award watch list on Tuesday. The award goes to the nation's top tight end. Last season, Breneman caught 70 passes for 808 yards and eight touchdowns.

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Pair of Notre Dame TEs named to Mackey watch list

Notre Dame TEs Alize Mack and Durham Smythe were named to the Mackey Award watch list on Tuesday. The award goes to the nation's top tight end.

Morgan named to Bednarik Award watch list

Notre Dame LB Nyles Morgan was named to the Bednarik Award preseason watch list released on Monday. The Bednarik Award is given the the nation's best defensive player.

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56 Days until the start of College Football Season. Army averaged 56.0 points per game in 1944, the most in a single season in FBS history.

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ESPN 300 linebacker Channing Tindall said he's visiting Florida State, Georgia and Florida in July. The Gators will get a visit on July 22. Tindall says South Carolina, Georgia, Auburn, Florida and Notre Dame stick out.

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Notre Dame landed ESPN 300 tight end George Takacs on Wednesday. The No. 176 ranked prospect chose Notre Dame over a ton of big offers, including the in-state schools of Florida and Florida State. Takacs is the seventh ESPN 300 tight end Notre Dame has landed since the 2013 class.

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Notre Dame goes all out for recruit

The Fighting Irish made a few bold predictions on the back of a football card designed for ESPN 300 cornerback Houston Griffith. Among them: A 48-10 win over Michigan in 2018, a national title in 2019 and a Jim Thorpe Award for Griffith as a senior. (@___HG3/Twitter)

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Gilman transfers to Notre Dame

Safety Alohi Gilman will be transferring from Navy to Notre Dame, Fighting Irish head coach Brian Kelly announced on Friday. Gilman will be able to play starting with the 2018 season and will have three years of eligibility remaining.