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11/05/2016

Navy Takes Down The Irish In Jacksonville

Midshipmen end Notre Dame's five-game win streak in the series.

10/31/2016

Notre Dame-Miami 2016: What the Irish Learned

Here are some Irish takeaways from their 30-27 comeback win over the Hurricanes

10/30/2016

Sunday Brunch: Irish Finish Off ‘Canes

They did it by blowing out to a 20-0 lead less than five minutes into the second period

10/29/2016

Irish Find A Way To Victory

Ten late fourth quarter points push Notre Dame to a 30-27 win over Miami.

10/08/2016

Post Game Notes

11/05/2016

Navy 28, Notre Dame 27

Check out the USA Today photo gallery from the football game between Notre Dame and Navy.

10/29/2016

Notre Dame 30, Miami 27

The Fighting Irish defeat Miami, on October 29, 2016.

09/04/2016

Notre Dame vs. Texas

Sept. 4, 2016

09/26/2015

Notre Dame 62, UMass 27

Notre Dame enjoyed its most prolific scoring day since the 1996 season, as the No. 6/8 Fighting Irish hammered Massachusetts, 62-27

11/08/2014

Football vs. Arizona State

NCAA Football: Notre Dame at Arizona State (USATSI)

NYLES MORGAN'S HONORS & AWARDS

Butkus Award Watch List (2016, 2015)

Football Writers Association of America Freshman All-America Team (2014)

Sporting News Freshman All-America Team (2014)

NYLES MORGAN'S PLACE IN THE IRISH RECORD BOOKS

Single-Season Tackles by Freshman (2014, 47, t-8th)

NYLES MORGAN'S CAREER HIGHS

Tackles: 11, at USC, Nov. 29, 2014 (6-5)

Sacks: 0.5, vs. LSU, Dec. 30, 2014 (0-1)

Tackles for loss: 1.0, vs. Navy, Nov. 1, 2014 (1-0); Northwestern, Nov. 15, 2014 (1-0)

Fumbles forced: 1, vs. Navy, Oct. 10, 2015

Pass breakups: 1, Northwestern, Nov. 15, 2014

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015): Played in all 13 games as a reserve linebacker and on special teams...registered eight tackles on special teams, which was second-best on the squad...his eight tackles on kickoff return led the Irish...most extensive action at linebacker came against UMass (Sept. 26)...made seven tackles and three solo stops against the Minutemen...forced a fumble on the opening kickoff of the second half against Navy (Oct. 10) which the Irish recovered at the Navy 26 and scored a momentum-swinging TD.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2014): Played in 12 games and started four (at No. 11 Arizona State, Northwestern, Louisville and No. 22 LSU) ... one of five true freshmen (Greer Martini, Drue Tranquill, Andrew Trumbetti and Grant Blankenship) to register at least 10 tackles ... one of six true freshmen (Martini, Tranquill, Trumbetti, Blankenship and Daniel Cage) on defense who played in at least 11 games ... one of four true freshmen (Martini, Tranquill and Trumbetti) to start on defense ... seventh on the team with 47 tackles ... added three and a half TFLs, one sack, one pass breakup and one quarterback hurry ... collected at least 10 tackles in three consecutive games (Northwestern, Louisville and USC) ... last Irish player with 10 or more tackles in three straight games was Manti Te'o in 2012 (had 10+ tackles in four straight games) ... has at least a half TFL in last four games and five of the last six contests ... one of 10 Irish freshmen who made his career debut in the season-opening victory over Rice (Aug. 30) ... saw action with the second-team defense and special teams ... picked up a pair of solo tackles against the Owls ... did not play in the 31-0 rout of Michigan (Sept. 6) ... picked up an assisted tackle in the victory over Purdue (Sept. 13) ... collected a solo tackle in the 31-15 victory over Syracuse (Sept. 27) ... saw action on special teams in the 17-14 victory over No. 14 Stanford (Oct. 4) ... played on special teams in the victory over North Carolina (Oct. 11) ... participated on special teams at No. 2 Florida State (Oct. 18) ... replaced injured senior LB Joe Schmidt in the 49-39 victory over Navy (Nov. 1) ... registered four tackles, including three solo stops, and one TFL (the first of his career) against the Midshipmen ... made his first career start at No. 11 Arizona State (Nov. 8) ... made four solo tackles against the Sun Devils ... registered a career-best 10 tackles vs. Northwestern (Nov. 15) ... added a TFL and PBU against the Wildcats ... recorded 10 tackles, half of a TFL and a QB hurry against Louisville (Nov. 22) before being ejected in the third quarter for a targeting foul ... recorded all 11 tackles at USC (Nov. 29) in the second half - suspended for the first half following ejection for targeting against Louisville ... added a half TFL against the Trojans ... registered four tackles, including half a sack, in the 31-28 Music City Bowl victory over No. 22 LSU (Dec. 30).

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: First-team linebacker on USA Today All-USA prep All-America squad for 2013 ... ranked as 34th player nationally by Scout.com, 54th by both Tom Lemming/CBS Sports, 75th by both ESPN and Rivals.com and 97th by 247Sports ... Chicago Tribune and Illinois High School Football Coaches Association Class 6A first-team all-state linebacker ... chosen for Chicago Sun-Times all-area squad for 2013 ... two-time pick as Northwest Indiana Times Defensive Player of the Year as both a junior and senior in 2012 and 2013 ... named to Northwest Indiana Times all-area squad as both a junior and senior ... all-Southland Athletic Conference pick for 2013 and first-team all-area linebacker by Southtown Star ... made 115 tackles, 12 tackles for loss and had four sacks, two forced fumbles as senior in 2013 on 8-2 squad at Crete-Monee High School in Crete, Illinois ... returned his only 2013 interception for a TD in a playoff game versus Providence ... helped Crete-Monee to Illinois Class 6A state title as a junior in 2012 with 14-0 record, as his forced fumble in the championship game shifted momentum ... Crete-Monee defense in 2012 allowed only four regular-season TDs ... made 107 tackles, 73 of them solo, to go with 13 tackles for loss, four sacks, two interceptions, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries as a junior in 2012 ... three-year starter who helped Crete-Monee to 40-2 record over those seasons ... played in U.S. Army All-America Bowl in San Antonio, making three tackles and sharing a tackle for loss for West squad ... father Thomas played football at Western Illinois ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters.

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Nyles Morgan
Nyles  Morgan

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Crete, IL

High School:
Crete-Monee

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 245

Position:
Linebacker

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