Notre Dame opens the season ranked No. 10, and the Irish might have two top-tier talents at quarterback, but questions remain elsewhere.
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The girlfriend of suspended Notre Dame cornerback Devin Butler says police accounts of the Irish's player arrest are incorrect and that he was "abused and wrongly arrested."
Who does college football need more?
Notre Dame or Ohio State? It's nearly impossible to select one program over the other when rating all-time success and importance for the sport. Mark Schlabach does his best to differentiate the two. Tough calls in blue-blood rankings
It's a fun-but-complicated question: Who are college football's blue-blood programs? Our writers ranked all 128 and pinpointed the eight schools the sport wouldn't be the same without.
What have we learned from two years of the College Football Playoff? More than anything, strength of schedule and conference titles matter. And you need a star QB -- well, unless you're Alabama.
Without them, a sport just isn't the same. Why college football blue bloods like Alabama, Michigan, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Texas and USC make the game what it is.
Charlie Weis and his wife used to raise a glass when the check from Notre Dame arrived.
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Notre Dame WR Torii Hunter Jr. talks about how lessons from his father helped him become a captain.
Four players disciplined by Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly are back at practice, but whether the players are cleared for the season opener is the school's decision.
What words best describe the former Notre Dame and Kansas football coach? Through the ups and downs of his career, there are many options.
No answer for Notre Dame at QB
Brian Kelly and the Fighting Irish haven't made a decision on either DeShone Kizer or Malik Zaire, electing to play them both in the season opener against Texas. It's a good problem to have, but still a problem nonetheless. Most pressing questions (Insider)
Notre Dame senior cornerback Devin Butler entered a preliminary "not guilty" plea at his arraignment on two felony charges Wednesday. His hearing before a judge is set for Sept. 1.
Ivan Maisel, Adam Rittenberg and Chris Low discuss discipline at Notre Dame, debate the "blue bloods" of college football and chat with author Steve Delsohn about USC.
Dark-horse Heisman hopefuls
Five potential Heisman sleepers are given 20-1 odds to win the Heisman Trophy, per Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook.
What matters more: What you see on the field or what you see in the analytics? Mark Schlabach and Sharon Katz discuss each top 25 team's toughest game of the year through those two lenses.
Todd McShay ranks the top 10 cornerbacks and safeties on his draft board heading into the 2016 college football season, including Oklahoma's Jordan Thomas.
Notre Dame cornerback Devin Butler, who was taken into custody after allegedly punching a police officer and slamming the officer to the ground, has been formally charged with two felonies.
Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly said Monday he hopes the discipline he issued out to six players arrested last weekend helps teach his team about accountability and responsibility.
Here are the must-see matchups on the FBS schedule, and the AP's top 25 preseason rankings
Can Irish finish what they started?
Notre Dame is No. 10 in the preseason AP Poll. It's just the second time in the past 20 years that the Irish have started the season in the top 10. They haven't started and finished a season in the top 10 since 1993. AP Top 25
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly has dismissed safety Max Redfield and suspended senior cornerback Devin Butler indefinitely after two separate weekend incidents that saw six Irish players arrested.
Seven teams receive No. 1 votes
Last year, Ohio State became the first unanimous preseason No. 1 in the history of the preseason AP Poll. Seven different teams received No. 1 votes in this season's first poll. View AP Top 25
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