Coaches and players spoke with the media on Tuesday
The Irish Head Coach Gives Updates on the Team's Offseason
Notre Dame and Michigan to meet under the lights at Notre Dame Stadium for the first time since 1990 (7:39 p.m. ET, live on NBC).
Nine of the past 12 meetings in the series between Notre Dame and Michigan State have been decided by a touchdown or less.
Notre Dame has won nearly 82 percent of its home openers, including a 10-2 record against the Boilermakers.
High school highlights of football signee Conor Hanratty
Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly officially announces the signing class of 2011.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012): Played in six games (Navy, Michigan, Boston College, Wake Forest, USC and Alabama) on special teams and as a reserve offensive lineman.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2011): Did not see game action during the season.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Ranked third-best player in Connecticut by Rivals.com ... named first-team all-state by Connecticut High School Coaches Association as a senior in 2010 ... selected all-Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference ... landed on 2010 Walter Camp Foundation All-Connecticut Team ... tabbed one of top 30 players in Connecticut for 2010 by New Haven Register ... second-team offensive selection for MaxPreps Junior All-American Team in 2009 ... named first-team all-state as a junior by Connecticut High School Football Coaches Association and New Haven Register ... aided New Canaan High School in New Canaan, Conn., to 11-2 record as a senior in 2010 ... assisted offense in rushing for 233 yards against Trinity Catholic in 48-8 victory in 2010 ... helped open rushing lanes as New Canaan gained 292 rushing yards in 49-0 triumph over Seymour in 2010 ... started as a sophomore and junior in 2008 and 2009 and helped guide New Canaan to Connecticut state titles both years ... threw discus for first time on track and field team as junior in 2010 ... father, Terry, played as starting quarterback at Notre Dame from 1966-68 and was sophomore standout on 1966 Irish national championship squad ... Terry earned consensus All-America honors as a senior in 1968 and finished third in Heisman Trophy voting ... Terry set Notre Dame career marks for pass completions, passing yards and passing TDs, completing 304 of 550 career passes for 4,152 yards and 27 TDs ... Terry was second-round 1969 NFL Draft selection (30th overall pick) and went on to play for NFL Pittsburgh Steelers in 1969-75 and Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 1976 ... played for coach Lou Marinelli at New Canaan High School ... son of Terry and Kelly Hanratty ... enrolled in Mendoza College of Business, majoring in management-consulting.
Hanratty's Career Statistics