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Week In Review: Notre Dame Football, Recruiting News

It was another busy week of Notre Dame Fighting Irish football and recruiting news at Blue & Gold Illustrated. Catch up on any headlines you may have missed in the past week.

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It was a busy week of news and notes at BGI covering Brian Kelly's Notre Dame Fighting Irish
It was a busy week of news and notes at BGI covering Brian Kelly's Notre Dame Fighting Irish (Bill Panzica)


Blue & Gold Illustrated recruiting insiders EJ Holland and Mike Singer have scoop on Notre Dame targets from Prime 21, intel on 2021 running back recruiting, and more.

The Gold Standard: Latest Intel On Notre Dame Recruiting

Which region is most important for the Fighting Irish's 2021 class? The BGI staff debates.

Cover 3: Regions Most Important To Notre Dame's 2021 Recruiting Class

BGI football analyst Bryan Driskell gives his take on breakout stars for ND this season, recruiting needs for the 2021 class, and more in his popular Midweek Musings article.

Notre Dame Football: Midweek Musings

Holland breaks down the top Irish recruits from his road travels this summer. The best recruit he saw is committed to the Irish.

Irish Coffee: Top 10 Notre Dame Recruits I Saw Live This Summer

Singer details Notre Dame's weekend visitors, notes on Caleb Offord's Oklahoma offer, and more.

Friday Notebook: Irish Set For Massive Visit From Elite DL Malone


Driskell goes in-depth on the Irish position groups. Here are the breakdowns so far:

Running Backs
Wide Receivers
Defensive Ends

Driskell has been rolling out in-depth interviews with defensive coordinator Clark Lea. Here are all of the stories:

Part I
Part II
Part III (Defensive Line Focus)
Part IV (Defensive Back Focus)

Driskell breaks down the Irish fresmen to watch in 2019.

Notre Dame Football 2019: Freshmen To Watch

Offensive linemen, playmakers, and depth roles will all be important for Notre Dame in looking at the sophomores on offense.

A Sophomore Surge Is Vital To Notre Dame's Offense In 2019

Fighting Irish quarterback Ian Book continues to receive offseason recognition.

Sporting News Names Notre Dame QB Ian Book A Top Player For 2019

19 for 19 Series

BGI senior editor Lou Somogyi has a countdown from 19 to 1 of the most pivotal figures who will be counted on to help lead Notre Dame back to the College Football Playoff.

No. 19 WR Michael Young
No. 18 LB Jack Lamb
No. 17 K Jonathan Doerer
No. 16 CB Houston Griffith
No. 15 DE Daelin Hayes
No. 14 LB Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah
No. 13 C Jarrett Patterson
No. 12 DT Myron Tagovailoa-Amosa
No. 11 Tight End Cole Kmet
No. 10 Right Tackle Robert Hainsey
No. 9 Running Back Jafar Armstrong
No. 8 Defensive End Khalid Kareem
No. 7 Left Tackle Liam Eichenberg

Watch Lists

Preseason watch lists have been rolling out, and there are tons of Notre Dame players (and Brian Kelly) on them.

Notre Dame Safety Alohi Gilman Named To Jim Thorpe Award Watch List

Julian Okwara, Khalid Kareem And Alohi Gilman Named To Nagurski Watch List

OL Liam Eichenberg And Tommy Kraemer Named to Outland Trophy Watch List

Notre Dame QB Ian Book Named To Walter Camp Award Watch List

Jalen Elliott Named To Wuerffel Trophy Watch List

Notre Dame's Brian Kelly On Bobby Dodd Preseason Watch List


Holland breaks down where the Irish stand with Oklahoma DB commit Ryan Watts.

Hot Button: Can Notre Dame Steal OU Commit Ryan Watts?

Holland and Singer have the latest on Notre Dame defensive back targets in the 2021 class.

Hot Board: Intro To 2021 Secondary Targets

Irish cornerback commit Caleb Offord added an offer from Oklahoma this week. Holland has the latest details.

Oklahoma Makes Move For Notre Dame Commit


More Recruiting Headlines

Four-Star 2021 DB Isaiah Johnson Has High Interest In Notre Dame

Notre Dame A Top School For PF Elijah Taylor

Father Of Notre Dame Commit Cane Berrong Discusses Irish Pledge

Four-Star DB Christian Gonzalez Talks Finalists, Upcoming Decision

2021 Rivals100 WR Chris Hilton Talks Notre Dame

Early Look: Notre Dame 2021 Targets In Florida

Notre Dame Commit Jordan Botelho Named To Butkus Award Watch List

2020 CB Elijah Gaines Discusses Notre Dame, Top 7 Schools

Rivals100 Athlete Billy Bowman High On Notre Dame Following Summer Visit

Rivals100 WR Mario Williams Likes What Notre Dame Has To Offer

Thoughts On Notre Dame Targets From Flight Skills Training Session

Georgia Commit Justin Robinson On Where He Stands With Notre Dame

Final Five Takeaways From Prime 21 Camp

Notre Dame Commit Cane Berrong Breaks Down Offseason Development

Rivals100 C Hunter Dickinson Places Notre Dame In Top Group


Every night of the week, Holland has the latest insights on Notre Dame football recruiting. Check out the past week's Lucky Charms.

Insider Notes On Five-Star Notre Dame Target

Loaded Intel On 2020 Notre Dame DB Recruiting

Scoop On 2020 Notre Dame DB Recruiting

Crunching 2020 Notre Dame Recruiting Numbers

Insider Nuggets On 2020 DB Targets In Texas

More ND-USC Visitors; Notre On Top 2021 DB


Notre Dame's offensive line is experienced and talented, but the unit is also being overlooked from a national perspective. Somogyi and Driskell break down the Irish offensive line ahead of fall camp.

Holland and Singer discuss Notre Dame cornerback commit Caleb Offord landing an offer from Oklahoma, intel on weekend visitors, and thoughts from seeing ND recruits on the road.


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