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Crystal Ball Run:
Never underestimate the power of believing your team is doomed to fail.
I wrote that article back in May after a tumultuous spring that left Notre Dame fans with more questions than answers. If I could do it all over again, I’d write the exact same words. At the time, the Irish stared down a brutal schedule with no secondary and a quarterback derby that hinged on, as one revered blogger put it, Brian Kelly learning to ride on rainbows. The implication was not so much that Kelly would need to find a pot of gold in order to be successful, but that, in true Irish fashion, he’d be intercepted before he ever got there.
After all the turmoil of the last decade – the bad bounces, impossible academics and decided schematic advantages – the Irish found themselves in a position nobody ever saw coming: They could actually exceed expectations. And they did.
Indeed, Kelly is deserving of his “Coach of the Year” honors and his success stems directly from the way he handled his quart...
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Five star Greg Bryant from Florida, the number two running back in the country according to Rivals, has committed to Notre Dame after his official visit to the Irish this past weekend.
Greg Bryant Sr. confirms with me that his son Greg Bryant has committed to Notre Dame. notredame.247sports.com/Article/Four-s… via @247sports #Irish #ND
— Steve Wiltfong (@SWiltfong247...
Notre Dame came onto the recruiting scene late for Greg Bryant, bit didn’t take the Irish long to lock down a commitment from the 2013 running back. Bryant wasn’t expecting to commit when he left for his Notre Dame official visit, but he just couldn’t resist when he saw what the program had to offer. Bryant breaks down his decision right here.
Notre Dame now holds ALL of its rivalry trophies. Thanks to ND Tex from Her Loyal Sons for sending me this tweet. This is just beautiful:
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— NDtex (@HLS_NDtex) December 11, 2012
Notre Dame added to its already robust recruiting class by landing American Heritage School (Delray Beach, Fla.) four-star running back Greg Bryant on Sunday.
Notre Dame added its 22nd pledge to the 2013 recruiting class with running back Greg Bryant. IrishEyes.com recruiting analyst Dave Berk gives his initial take on the four-star prospect.
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