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09/27/2016

Brian Kelly Syracuse Preview Press Conference Transcript

09/20/2016

Brian Kelly Duke Preview Press Conference Transcript

Irish and Blue Devils meeting for the first time since 2007

09/13/2016

University of Notre Dame Football Media Conference

I was really pleased with the way our guys prepared coming off a short week

09/06/2016

Brian Kelly Press Conference Transcript

University of Notre Dame Football Media Conference

09/23/2015

Football Media Conference

Joe Schmidt, Matthias Farley, Sheldon Day, DeShone Kizer and Nick Martin speak with the media

09/23/2017

USATSI Gallery - Notre Dame @ Michigan State

USATSI Gallery - Notre Dame @ Michigan State

11/12/2016

USATSI Gallery - Army @ Notre Dame

USATSI Gallery - Army @ Notre Dame - Shamrock Series

11/07/2015

Notre Dame 42, Pittsburgh 30

DeShone Kizer threw for five touchdowns and ran for another as No. 8 Notre Dame won 42-30 at Pitt

NELSON'S HONORS & AWARDS

  • Notre Dame captain (2017)
  • AP Second Team All-American (2016)
  • Sports Illustrated Second Team All-American (2016)
  • Notre Dame Offensive Lineman of the Year (2016)

    JUNIOR SEASON (2016)

  • Started all 12 games at left tackle
  • Helped running back Josh Adams run for over 100 yards four times (Nevada, Syracuse, Virginia Tech and USC), including a career-best 180 yards at rival USC (Nov. 26)
  • Part of the offensive line that paved the way for 417.6 total yards per game

    SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015)

  • Saw action in 12 games and started 11 at left guard on an offensive line which was a finalist for the inaugural Joe Moore Award
  • Missed the Navy game (Oct. 10) and most of USC (Oct. 17) with an ankle injury
  • Part of an offensive line that helped the Irish average 5.63 rushing yards per carry (eighth-best in the FBS) -- a modern (post WWII) school record
  • Notre Dame ranked 27th nationally in total offense, averaging 466.4 yards per game, its third-best mark since setting a school record in 1970 by averaging 510.5 yards per game
  • Notre Dame was one of 11 programs nationally to average 205 yards rushing and 250 yards passing per game in 2015 (Irish had not accomplished this feat since 1970)
  • Notre Dame averaged 207.6 rushing yards per game (28th in the FBS), the best rushing output since 2000, including six games with 200+ yards (Texas, Virginia, Georgia Tech, UMass, USC and Stanford)
  • Paved the way for first-year RB C.J. Prosise, who rushed for 1,032 yards (second-fewest carries needed to reach 1,000 yards) and recorded the 18th 1,000-yard rushing season in school history, and freshman RB Josh Adams, who set a freshman single-season school record with 835 yards rushing
  • Blocked for an Irish rushing attack that recorded 457 yards vs. UMass (Sept. 26) -- the best single-game rushing total by Notre Dame in 23 years, and 299 yards at Stanford (Nov. 28) -- the most by an opponent in David Shaw's five seasons (35 carries for an 8.5 per-carry average against nation's No. 22 rush defense)
  • Helped the Irish register a pair of 90+ yard TD rushes (Adams 98 vs. Wake Forest, Prosise 91 vs. Georgia Tech)
  • Notre Dame had just two rushes of at least 90 yards in the first 126 seasons of Irish football
  • The 98-yard TD run by Adams vs. Wake Forest was the longest play from scrimmage in Notre Dame history and longest rush by a freshman in NCAA history
  • Blocked for 10 individual 100-yard rushing games -- the most by the Irish since 1983 (11)
  • Three different Notre Dame players recorded 100-yard rushing games

    FRESHMAN SEASON (2014)

  • One of four freshman offensive linemen who spent the season on scout team and did not see the field
  • Joined Sam Mustipher, Jimmy Byrne and Alex Bars as rookies who helped the Irish on their offensive scout team

    HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA

  • Second-team offensive lineman on USA Today All-USA prep All-America squad for 2013
  • Honorable mention selection on Parade prep All-America squad
  • Ranked as 29th-best player nationally by Rivals.com, 46th by Scout.com, 50th by Tom Lemming/CBS Sports, 74th by 247Sports and 175th by ESPN
  • Second-team offensive lineman on MaxPreps 2013 All-America team
  • Named to USA Today American Family Insurance All-USA New Jersey team for 2013
  • Played offensive line for Red Bank Catholic High School in Red Bank, New Jersey
  • Named to MSG Varsity all-New Jersey squad
  • Team finished 9-1 in 2013 and averaged 279 rushing yards and 43.5 points per game
  • Had 61 tackles and three sacks on defense
  • All-Northeast Region preseason pick for 2013
  • Named to MaxPreps Junior All-America 2012 second team
  • Helped Red Bank Catholic to New Jersey state title game with 42 tackles and seven sacks while winning Newark Star-Ledger second-team all-state honors
  • Helped Red Bank Catholic average 38 points and 341 yards per game on offense in 2012
  • Played in U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio
  • Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business, majoring in management consulting

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    Quenton Nelson
    Quenton  Nelson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Holmdel, NJ

    High School:
    Red Bank Catholic

    Height / Weight:
    6-5 / 330

    Position:
    Offensive Line

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