Chargers select DT Jerry Tillery in first round

Football 04/25/19, 22:49

The Los Angeles Chargers addressed their need at defensive tackle in the first round, selecting Notre Dame's Jerry Tillery with the 28th overall pick.Tillery was a second-team selection to The Associated Press All-America team after leading the Fighting Irish in sacks (eight) and forced fumbles (three). He had 30 tackles, ...

Kelly’s Irish resume climb for first title since 1988

Football 03/01/19, 17:03

In two of his nine previous seasons at Notre Dame, Brian Kelly and the Fighting Irish have reached the national championship game and fallen short.Starts of 12-0 have ended with losses, to Alabama in 2013 and Clemson after last season. Nevertheless, Kelly said he is eager to start the climb ...

Travels and tribulations have shaped Irish DL Jerry Tillery

Football 10/04/18, 14:15

Jerry Tillery was basking on a beach in Hawaii with friends when suddenly he was panicked, wondering if a nuclear war had begun.Notre Dame's well-traveled defensive lineman was vacationing last winter when at 8:07 a.m. on Jan. 13, a statewide emergency alert pinged every cellphone on the islands with a ...

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