Coach Brian Kelly says Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson and UCLA defensive lineman Eddie Vanderdoes won't be playing college football this fall for the same reason: accountability.
''I really look at this as fairly clear-cut scenarios. Everett Golson didn't live up to the standards and he's held accountable. Eddie Vanderdoes had a standard to live up to and he was held accountable. So those aren't that hard. I don't have to spend much time thinking about it,'' Kelly said Wednesday.
Notre Dame disclosed two weeks ago that Golson, who helped the Fighting Irish go 12-0 during the regular season and get to the BCS title game against Alabama, was no longer enrolled in school. Golson revealed in a statement issued the next day by Notre Dame that he had been suspended for the fall semester for what he called poor academic judgment.
Kelly announced last week the university would not release Vanderdoes, a standout high school recruit from Auburn, Calif., from his letter of intent so ...