ESPN's Travis Haney hears from those close to the program that Notre Dame redshirt sophomore QB DeShone Kizer is a slight leader to win the starting job over junior QB Malik Zaire.
Notre Dame paid former HC Charlie Weis more than current HC Brian Kelly in 2014.
Notre Dame senior CB Cole Luke regressed to a +1.8 PFF grade last season after posting a +10.1 grade in 2014 as a sophomore.
2018 five-star QB Phil Jurkovec committed to Notre Dame.
Sports Illustrated's Zac Ellis noted that Notre Dame redshirt freshman LB Asmar Bilal "could be that answer [to replace LB Jaylon Smith]."
NFL Media draft analyst Chad Reuter called Notre Dame redshirt sophomore QB DeShone Kizer his darkhorse Heisman candidate for 2016.
ESPN's Matt Fortuna deemed Notre Dame senior WR Torii Hunter Jr. to be the team's most versatile player.
Notre Dame redshirt sophomore LG Alex Bars is shifting to right tackle.
Notre Dame sophomore TE Tyler Luatua will not transfer to BYU, as had been previously reported.
Baltimore was one of three teams in the NFL who received a B+ draft grade or better from all four national analysts polled by Rotoworld's Mark Lindquist.
CBS Sports draft analyst Dane Brugler noted that Notre Dame DL Sheldon Day is a "penetrating three-technique who will be a great addition to the Jaguars' rotation."
CBS Sports' Pete Prisco disliked the Texans' decision to draft Notre Dame WR Will Fuller in the first round.
CBS Sports' Pete Prisco wrote that he found it "troubling" that the Cowboys did not draft for more immediate need.
An NFL personnel director told ESPN's Ed Werder that the Cowboys' selection of Notre Dame OLB Jaylon Smith "could be [the] greatest [second-round] pick ever."
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones indicated that the team would not be placing Notre Dame OLB Jaylon Smith on injured reserve.