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When Everett Golson sees a piano, he usually sits down and starts entertaining. He plays several instruments, keeps a keyboard in his room and loves to sing.
Music is a huge part of his life, perhaps only topped by basketball.
And in Golson's spare time, he plays quarterback for Notre Dame.
''He's pretty good at his hobby,'' Notre Dame offensive coordinator Chuck Martin said. ''This being his hobby.''
Golson's biggest game - and biggest opportunity - awaits Monday night when the top-ranked Fighting Irish (12-0) take on No. 2 Alabama (12-1) for the BCS national title. Golson's season started with him winning a competition to be the quarterback for a then-unranked team, and now he's got the chance to lead Notre Dame back to the top of college football.
Or in musical vernacular, to be ND's maestro.
''It is a big stage,'' Golson said. ''I don't ride the wave too much. I'm kind of just focused o...
BEST OF MAXIM
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. Everett Golson lacks the catchy nickname and Heisman Trophy of fellow redshirt freshman Johnny Manziel.
But in terms of style, Golson resembles the only quarterback to defeat Alabama this season athletic, quick, a strong arm, ability to scramble.
There are a lot of similarities, said Crimson Tide coordinator Kirby Smart, whose defense was frustrated by Johnny...
I am already dreading the movie that will surely be made about Notre Dame if it beats Alabama on Monday night in the BCS title game. In these Notre Dame movies, literary license means pouring on the sweetener until it's pure sap.
There will be the touching moment in the Pittsburgh game when coach Brian Kelly (played by Jack Black or the pudgy guy on Modern Family) sagely takes...
WHY NOT MUUMUUS?
We’ve all seen the anti-Alabama shirts lately by Notre Dame fans. Jimmy Clausen, former Notre Dame quarterback, tweeted a picture of one. There was one that insinuated all Alabama Crimson Tide fans lived in mobile homes. Now, Alabama fans are fighting back with t-shirts of their own. Trust me ND fans. You do not want to get this fan base riled up. Bad things happen. HT Rovell
(Updates. With AP Photos.) By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer Notre Dame linebacker Danny Spond values every chance he gets to be on the football field.
That might sound trivial. After all, doesn't every player feel that way?
Probably so, but then again, few players have seen what Spond has seen.
The native of Littleton, Colo., was a star quarterback at Columbine High, where...
No. 1 Connecticut plays its second game in a week against a top-five opponent when the Huskies host No. 5 Notre Dame on Saturday.
The Irish (11-1) have won four of the last five meetings between the two teams, and have knocked the Huskies (12-0) out of the Final Four in each of the past two seasons.
But UConn is coming off two big wins on the West Coast including a 61-35 win over...
NOTEBOOK: After Texas A&M's scrambler Johnny Manziel got the best of Alabama, the Crimson Tide has vowed to make sure that they don't make the same mistakes against Notre Dame's mobile quarterback Everett Golson.
Scratch Brian Kelly’s name from the list of teams seeking a new head coach. While meeting with reporters on Saturday, Kelly said that leaving Notre Dame “isn’t an option.”
While saying a move to the NFL was intriguing., Kelly believes he is in the right place right now.
“I think from my perspective I’ve got the best job in the country, NFL, college, high school, whatever...
This Notre Dame fan is clearly ready and excited for the National Championship game with the Alabama Crimson Tide. This field may not be close to regulation size, but it looks good and would definitely be the ideal place for a backyard football game. This paint job looks like it took a long time and you have to respect his dedication to the task.Photo via: @Tim_Goergen
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Kayla McBride scored 21 points and Skylar Diggins added 19 to help No. 5 Notre Dame upset top-ranked Connecticut 73-72 on Saturday in the Big East conference opener for both teams.
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