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4dAdam Rittenberg

Clemson prevails in 64-team college football bracket

As we finish up our dream, 64-team college football bracket, which team reigns supreme? Thanks to a dominant defense and several options at QB, Dabo Swinney's squad comes out on top.

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5dAdam Rittenberg

What would happen in a 64-team college football bracket?

Sure, the College Football Playoff is great, but let's get greedy. Using the 2018 preseason FPI, we get down to the Sweet 16 in a true version of gridiron madness.

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31dEdward Aschoff

Take a spin with college football's trade machine

Clemson QB Kelly Bryant and Alabama QB Jalen Hurts on the move? With quality backups in place, let's make some (pretend) deals. Here are 11 trade-deadline-inspired moves to improve college football's best teams for 2018.

ND's appeal to reinstate wins denied (1:36)
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N. Dame critical of NCAA after appeal denied

Notre Dame president John Jenkins criticized the NCAA's decision to deny the reinstatement of 21 football victories from the 2012 and 2013 football seasons.

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

Notre Dame with a big day today, signing defensive back Noah Boykin, wide receiver Lawrence Keys, offensive lineman Jarrett Patterson and a few others on signing day.

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

Notre Dame has already landed two prospects on signing day, the most recent with ESPN 300 defensive back D.J. Brown. The No. 225 ranked prospect had been committed to Virginia, but decommitted at the end of January and now joins the Irish.

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47dVegas CFB Experts

Top early 2018 college football national title bets

It's never too early to start thinking about college football. Phil Steele and Chris Fallica pick their best super early 2018 national title value bets, and they both like the Washington Huskies at 20-1.

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60dMark Schlabach

Stepherson among 4 dismissed by Notre Dame

Wide receiver Kevin Stepherson, running backs Deon McIntosh and CJ Holmes, and defensive tackle Brandon Tiassum were dismissed by Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly on Tuesday.

Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

Harry Hiestand is returning to the NFL to coach the Chicago Bears' offensive line, according to multiple reports. Hiestand was on the coaching staff the last time the Bears went to the Super Bowl. He coached for the last six years at Notre Dame, where his offensive line produced to All-Americans and won the Joe Moore Award this past fall.

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67dMark Schlabach

Introducing the ESPN All-Bowl team

Not surprisingly, Alabama and Georgia dominate the top performances from bowl season. But they're not the only ones who starred during the postseason.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Notre Dame running back Josh Adams is headed to the NFL draft, he announced today on Instagram. Adams, who briefly entered the Heisman conversation this season, rushed for 1,430 yards and nine touchdowns. He had seven runs of 60 yards or longer. "I will always be connected to this great university," Adams wrote on Instagram. "I'll definitely be back to earn and receive my degree at Notre Dame."

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72dAdam Rittenberg

Elko leaves Notre Dame for A&M DC position

Mike Elko will receive a multiyear contract from Texas A&M and is expected to earn approximately $2 million annually, a source told ESPN's Chris Low.

Boykin's catch only topped by his fancy footwork (0:29)
Notre Dame holds on to beat LSU in Citrus Bowl (2:23)
Notre Dame wins CItrus Bowl on Boykin's phenomenal TD (1:43)
Kelly: 'This season was transformational' (3:10)

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Notre Dame offensive tackle Mike McGlinchey last week said, "Winning this bowl game will say a lot to where this place is going, where this place is already at, and the future. It teaches you how to finish."

ND's Book: '10 wins means so much' (0:55)

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Impressive showing by Notre Dame QB Ian Book, playing in place of Brandon Wimbush in the second half of the Citrus Bowl. Book is 14 of 19 for 164 yards with two touchdowns, including a 50-yarder to Miles Boykin with 1:28 left to put the Irish up 21-17 over LSU. Tigers are on the field for final gasp.

Boykin reels in outrageous 1-handed TD catch (1:01)

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Justin Yoon's 46-yard field goal with four seconds to play in the second quarter prevented Notre Dame and LSU from playing the first scoreless opening half in an FBS bowl game in longer than a decade. Irish lead 3-0. Last bowl game to go to half with this score, per ESPN Stats & Info, was the 2008 Sun Bowl, won 3-0 by Oregon State over Pitt.

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