The first tangible sign Louis Nix would not return to Notre Dame was when he posted a picture Thursday on Instagram of the Golden Dome in his rearview mirror.
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly said Thursday that NFL decisions for Stephon Tuitt and any other Fighting Irish player will not be made until the end of the season.
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish might have secured their biggest commitment for the 2014 season -- four months before signing day.
A number of Manti Te'o's allies, including Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick and a friend from his residence hall, came forward Saturday to offer their support after Te'o's interview Friday night.
Christmas has come early for the nation's No. 1 team, as Notre Dame will welcome back draft prospects Zack Martin and Louis Nix for another season.
Blair Kiel, the former Notre Dame and NFL quarterback and uncle of current Irish quarterback Gunner Kiel, died Sunday at Columbus Regional Hospital, Bartholomew (Ind.) County coroner Allen Smith said.
Junior inside linebacker Manti Te'o announced Sunday he will return to Notre Dame Fighting Irish for his senior season.