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12/02/2015

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The 2015 season marks the 12th time in Notre Dame history the Irish have won 10 or more games during the regular season

11/22/2015

Brian Kelly Football Media Conference

Sunday, November 22, 2015

11/17/2015

Brian Kelly Weekly Media Conference Transcript - vs. Boston College

Irish head coach discusses Saturday's Shamrock Series game at Fenway Park.

11/14/2015

Postgame Quotes - Wake Forest at Notre Dame

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01/01/2016

Fiesta Bowl: Notre Dame vs. Ohio State

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09/05/2015

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12/30/2014

Notre Dame vs. LSU- Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl

Notre Dame vs. LSU- Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl

11/01/2014

No. 6 Football vs. Navy (USATSI)

No. 6/7 Notre Dame 49, Navy 39. Photos by Matt Cashore-USA TODAY Sports

10/18/2014

Football vs. Florida State (USA Today)

Football vs. Florida State; photos by Matt Cashore-USA TODAY Sports

JAMES ONWUALU'S CAREER HIGHS

Receptions: 1, at Pittsburgh, Nov. 9, 2013; at Stanford, Nov. 30, 2013

Receiving yards: 23, at Pittsburgh, Nov. 9, 2013 (1 reception)

Long reception: 23, at Pittsburgh, Nov. 9, 2013

All-purpose yards: 23, at Pittsburgh, Nov. 9, 2013

Punt returns: 1, Michigan, Sept. 6, 2014

Punt return yards: 6, Michigan, Sept. 6, 2014 (1 return)

Long punt return: 6, Michigan, Sept. 6, 2014

Tackles: 7, vs. Navy, Nov. 1, 2014 (5-2)

Tackles for loss: 2.0, vs. Navy, Nov. 1, 2014 (2-0)

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014): Played in all 13 games and started eight contests (Rice, Purdue, Stanford, North Carolina, Northwestern, Louisville, USC and No. 22 LSU) when Notre Dame opened with a 4-3 defense ... recorded 24 tackles, 13 solo stops, and two TFLs in the regular season ... started four games at wide receiver in 2013, but picked up his first career start at linebacker in the season-opening victory over Rice (Aug. 30) ... registered three tackles, including a solo stop, against the Owls ... did not start in the 31-0 rout of Michigan (Sept. 6), but recorded one tackle ... returned to the starting lineup in the 30-14 victory over Purdue (Sept. 13) ... picked up a tackle against the Boilermakers ... did not start but played in the 31-15 victory over Syracuse (Sept. 27) ... started at linebacker in the 17-14 win over No. 14 Stanford (Oct. 4) and made one solo tackle ... started and recorded one solo tackle against North Carolina (Oct. 11) ... split a tackle at No. 2 Florida State (Oct. 18) ... did not start against Navy (Nov. 1) but collected a career-best seven tackles and career-best two TFLs ... appeared against No. 11 Arizona State (Nov. 8) but did not make a tackle ... made four tackles, two solo stops, vs. Northwestern (Nov. 15) ... started against Louisville (Nov. 22) and made one solo tackle ... started at USC (Nov. 29) but did not make a tackle ... started in the 31-28 Music City Bowl victory over No. 22 LSU (Dec. 30).

FRESHMAN SEASON (2013): Played in all 12 regular-season games and started four (Michigan, Oklahoma, Pittsburgh and Stanford) as rookie receiver ... caught two passes for 34 yards ... also made six tackles on special teams, all solo ... had a 23-yard catch against the Panthers and an 11-yard catch against the Cardinal ... recorded single tackles in six different contests.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: First-team running back on both Associated Press and Minnesota Football Coaches Association 2012 all-state squads ... named to All-Pioneer Press 2012 all-star squad as running back/wide receiver/defensive back for 2012 by Saint Paul Pioneer-Press ... ranked 22nd player nationally on Rivals.com list in "athlete" category ... listed as top player in Minnesota on Detroit Free Press Best in the Midwest ratings ... ranked 296th overall and 39th among wide receivers on Scout 300 by Scout.com ... finished senior season at Cretin-Derham Hall High School in Saint Paul, Minnesota, in 2012 with 574 rushing yards and 12 rushing TDs on 74 attempts, plus 26 catches for 421 yards and five more TDs ... led Suburban East Conference in scoring in 2012 with 116 points ... averaged 26.1 yards (209 total yards) on kickoff returns ... also made 10 tackles in 2012 and returned an interception 94 yards for a TD ... had 246 all-purpose yards in 2012 season-opening win over East Ridge including that 94-yard interception return for a TD and a 45-yard TD reception ... piled up 428 receiving yards on 27 catches and five TD catches as a junior in 2011 ... rushed 71 times for 549 yards and eight TDs in 2011 ... scored 80 points in 2011 and added an interception and eight tackles ... finished with 420 rushing yards, 95 receiving yards, 70 kickoff returns yards and five tackles as a sophomore in 2010 while scoring three TDs ... from long list of Cretin- Derham Hall players to attend Notre Dame, most recently Michael Floyd and Ryan Harris ... enrolled at Notre Dame in January 2013 ... played for coach Mike Scanlan ... son of Francis Onwualu and Ann Perry ... enrolled in Mendoza College of Business, majoring in finance.

Onwualu's Career Statistics

Receiving
Year G-S Rec Yds TD Long Avg
2013 12-4 2 34 0 23 2.8
2014 13-8 0 0 0 0 0.0
Total 25-12 2 34 0 23 1.4
Tackles
Year G-S TT UT AT TFL Scks FF FR PBU INT
2013 12-4 6 6 0 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0 0 0-0
2014 13-8 24 13 11 2.0-4 0.0-0 0 0 0 0-0
TOTALS 25-12 30 19 11 2.0-4 0.0-0 0 0 0 0-0

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James Onwualu
James  Onwualu

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Saint Paul, MN

High School:
Cretin-Derham Hall

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 232

Position:
Linebacker

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