Mentock, Andrew
Andrew Mentock
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Coming to Notre Dame was “no-brainer” for director of football performance Loren Landow
Landow spent five years in the NFL with the Denver Broncos before returning to the private coaching sector in 2023. He might've remained there for the foreseeable future, but then Notre Dame suddenly needed a new director of football performance.
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Leonard believes Notre Dame is the ideal place to achieve "my dream of playing in the NFL”
If not for injuries, the new Fighting Irish transfer quarterback is likely already preparing for the upcoming draft. The 6-4 Leonard sees South Bend as the “best place” to prove he’s still a first-round talent.
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Wide receiver Cam Williams, a five-star talent with plenty of room to grow
The 6-2 freshman wideout has the speed and size to be a star at Notre Dame. First, he needs to master the nuances of running routes at the college level.
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Micah Shrewsberry proves he'd “rather lose” the right way against Miami
The Fighting Irish took the lead five times against the Hurricanes on Wednesday night, including once in the game’s final 10 minutes, only to run out of gas down the stretch.
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Part II: Ranking the positions Notre Dame has developed the best based on 2023 NFL success
With wild-card weekend in the books, here’s a look at the positions where the Fighting Irish have produced high-end NFL talent in recent years.
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Part I: Ranking the positions Notre Dame has developed the best based on 2023 NFL success
With the playoffs starting this weekend, here’s a look at the positions where the Fighting Irish have struggled to produce high-end NFL talent in recent years.
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Marcus Freeman ‘confident in the direction' of Notre Dame football following Sun Bowl win
In 2024, the Fighting Irish might just have the pieces to make a deep run in the first-ever 12-team College Football Playoffs.
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Notre Dame scorches Oregon State in Sun Bowl despite several personnel losses
With the 40-8 victory, the Fighting Irish (10-3) reach double-digit victories in a season for the first time in Marcus Freeman’s tenure as head coach.
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Marcus Freeman discusses new OC Mike Denbrock, prepping for Oregon State through chaos
New Fighting Irish OC Denbrock won’t coach in the Sun Bowl, but he still spent time with the team in El Paso, Texas. “He can’t wait to get moved back to South Bend,” Freeman said, “and get his family here, too.”
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Friday’s Sun Bowl to provide a glimpse of Notre Dame’s future defense
“This is the starting point for a very great year,” Howard Cross III said. “I was talking to my dad, if you want to go into the season being that guy, this is where you prove to everybody that you can compete with the best.”
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Notre Dame QB coach Gino Guidugli “is second to none,” will lead offense in Sun Bowl
Guidugli will serve as the program’s interim offensive coordinator after Gerad Parker departed last week for Troy, calling plays for a depleted offense that’s still replete with Fighting Irish stars of tomorrow.
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Charles Jagusah will be next “future great offense lineman” at Notre Dame
The 6-foot-6, 325-pound left tackle has big shoes to fill replacing Joe Alt, but he has the talent to be the team’s next star up front.
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First-time starter Steve Angeli is ready for the “real bullets to fly” in Sun Bowl
In two weeks, the sophomore will get to show the Fighting Irish coaching staff what he can do with legitimate reps against a top-25 opponent in Oregon State.
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Despite Transfer Portal Hoopla, Recruiting Remains the Lifeblood of Notre Dame Football
Sure, the early signing period felt like an afterthought this year, given the chaos of the transfer portal, but the foundation of Notre Dame’s future still comes from acquiring prep prospects.
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Notre Dame Sun Bowl Prep | Practice Report
On Tuesday, Notre Dame opened FSAs and the first three practice periods to the media. The Fighting Irish players wore helmets and shoulder pads.
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Notre Dame Defense Still Primarily Intact Heading Into Sun Bowl
Unlike the offense, which lost eight starters from the 2023 season, the Notre Dame defense is still full of significant 2023 contributors heading into its matchup with Oregon State in the Sun Bowl.
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Notre Dame Begins Sun Bowl Prep with several New Starters, Contributors on Offense
Inexperienced Fighting Irish players will need to step up to replace so much lost offensive production against Oregon State in the Sun Bowl on Dec. 29.
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Marcus Freeman Notebook | 12.19
Notre Dame football coach Marcus Freeman spoke on Saturday afternoon as the Irish prepare for the Sun Bowl against Oregon State.
Marcus Freeman 1:30 p.m. ET Press Conference Updates
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Though he's skipping the Sun Bowl, Notre Dame can still always love Sam Hartman
Sure, the Fighting Irish quarterback failed to live up to early-season hype, but you can still remember your time together fondly.
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