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Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly has a degree in political science and even has worked on a presidential campaign, but has no interest in trying to lobby for a spot for the fourth-ranked Fighting Irish in the national title game.
Kelly said Tuesday that's because he doesn't think it would help the Irish, who are 9-0 for the first time since 1993.
''If it helped, you know me, I could talk all day. If it really helped I would be on the stump for it. But it doesn't do anything,'' he said. ''The only thing that does is winning football games, so I try spend all my time and energy focused on how we can get another win and getting to 10.''
Getting victory No. 10 doesn't appear to be that difficult, considering the opponent Saturday is Boston College (2-7), who has just one win against FBS opponents. But the Eagles also have a history of beating unbeaten Notre Dame teams. They did it in 1993, when the Irish were 10-0 and again in 2002, when th...
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HGT: 6-6 WGT: 251
YR: SR POS: TE
Extremely long in length(Long arms)
Excellent ball skill, attacks ball at its highest point
Good get off LOS
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