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3dMark 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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10dMark 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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15dAdam 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.

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Notre Dame linebacker Nyles Morgan did not start and was stripped of his role as a captain today against LSU in the Citrus Bowl for an "internal matter," according to the school. Morgan is expected to play in the game.


Quint Kessenich ESPN Reporter 

Notre Dame arrival at the Citrus Bowl.

Howard expecting LSU's D to stop Notre Dame (2:03)
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20dAdam Rittenberg

The going got tough: ND to rethink scheduling

After facing four ranked opponents in its last six games, and five final Top 25-ranked opponents, Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly says the program will look hard at scheduling strategies to better prepare for the College Football Playoff.

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Notre Dame's Kelly says DC Elko will return

After a strong season defensively, Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly knew other schools might be interested in coordinator Mike Elko, but Kelly told Irish Illustrated on Tuesday that Elko will remain with the team next year.

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25dESPN Recruiting

Midterm football recruiting class grades

The first early signing period is in the books. With almost seven weeks until national signing day, some grades are incomplete, but here's how teams have fared.

Team Stats

Passing Yards178.9103rd
Rushing Yards269.37th
Points For34.2
Points Against21.832nd

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