Suspended Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson has submitted a request to be readmitted to Notre Dame.
Coach Brian Kelly said Tuesday he expects to learn in mid-December if Golson will be allowed to return. If he is admitted, Golson would be eligible to practice with the Irish for a bowl game but wouldn't be eligible to play.
Golson, who led the Irish to the national title game last year, was suspended by the school for the fall semester for using what he called ''poor judgment on a test.''
While the Irish wait to see if Golson returns, Kelly said the team is healthier, yet still banged up, after taking a rare week off from practice because of injuries.
''We're like everybody else in college football at this point of the year. We've got guys that are just fighting through it right now,'' he said.
The Irish held their first practice Monday since losing 28-21 at Pittsburgh on Nov. 9. It was the first time in Kelly's coaching career he's not held practice during an off week, sayi...