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Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly says Everett Golson is maturing steadily and growing into the quarterback the Fighting Irish need him to be.
Golson has a powerful arm and quick feet but he also makes mistakes that are sometimes hard to overcome. But the mistakes are dwindling and the big plays are growing. Kelly is counting on him to be a key factor as the Fighting Irish (9-0) try to make a push for their first national championship since 1988. The Irish play at Boston College (2-7) Saturday.
Kelly says Golson showed what he's capable of in leading the Irish back from a two-touchdown deficit against Pittsburgh. He says Golson has to play cleaner and be more efficient, but he continues to grow and mature.
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With all of this heated debate about Notre Dame's unlikely chances at playing for the National Title if there are at least 3 unbeaten teams, I started wondering about where the Irish would land and who they would play. Honestly, I have been so focused on the BCS Championship, that I haven't thought much about "Plan B."
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Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly has a degree in political science and even has worked on a presidential campaign, but has no interest in trying to lobby for a spot for the fourth-ranked Fighting Irish in the national title game.
Kelly said Tuesday that's because he doesn't think it would help the Irish, who are 9-0 for the first time since 1993.
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Notre Dame in the Rose Bowl. It could happen? Or how about Nebraska versus Oklahoma?
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HGT: 6-6 WGT: 251
YR: SR POS: TE
Extremely long in length(Long arms)
Excellent ball skill, attacks ball at its highest point
Good get off LOS
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