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 young quarterback Everett Golson out of the game in a teaching moment.
Golson looks lost on the sideline. But then, with the game slipping away, Kelly wisely puts Golson back in. Golson completes the big pass and wins in triple overtime. It was the moment that Golson became a man, the moment Notre Dame knew its magic was back.
That actually isn't far from how the moment is already being portrayed by the media and by Kelly himself. It is the moment that supposedly turned Golson into a star quarterback. The truth is that Kelly wasn't looking to teach, but only to get a failing QB out of the game. When the bac...