Posted June 06, 2013 on AP on Fox
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly says Tommy Rees will start at quarterback for the Fighting Irish this season. Kelly spoke Wednesday night at a Grand Valley State University event in Grand Rapids, Mich., and reports ( that Rees will be the starter. Kelly had told reporters 10 days earlier that it would be a three-man competition to replace starter Everett Golson, who was suspended for the fall semester by the university for poor academic judgment. Rees started 12 of 13 games for the Irish in 2011, when Notre Dame went 8-5. He also played key roles in four victories last season when Golson either struggled or was injured. Kelly says he thinks Andrew Hendrix and Malik Zaire can contribute at quarterback, but Rees will start.

Twitter Reacts To Tommy Rees Being Named Notre Dame’s Starter, And It’s Ugly

Flickr/West Point Public Affairs While there’s been some back-and-forth on what Brian Kelly actually said last night at a dinner at Grand Valley State, it’s being widely reported now that Tommy Rees will in fact be the starter for Notre Dame on opening day. While the move doesn’t come as a shock given the circumstances (Gunner Kiel transferred, Everett Golson was suspended...

Report: Tommy Rees Will Start at Quarterback for Notre Dame Next Season

The last position Notre Dame thought it would have to make a decision about was quarterback. The Fighting Irish appeared set for the next two or three years with sophomore Everett Golson under center. Golson had just helped lead Notre Dame to a berth in the national championship game, which it lost 42-14 to Alabama. But after an academic infraction, Golson left the school, and the...

Brian Kelly names Tommy Rees as Notre Dame’s starting quarterback

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly has already named Tommy Rees the Fighting Irish starting quarterback for the 2013 season following the loss of Everett Goloson.

Brian Kelly says Tommy Rees is Notre Dame’s starting QB

With Everett Golson being suspended for the upcoming fall semester, it looked like Notre Dame was in a pickle when it came to figuring out who their starting quarterback would be for the 2013 season. Well look no more because according to head coach Brian Kelly — Tommy Rees has been named the incumbent starter. “We always move forward,” said Kelly to the Grand Rapids Press...

Notre Dame commit Elijah Hood flushes out Alabama

Notre Dame received a commitment from four-star running back Elijah Hood during late April. Last Tuesday he posted a video via Twitter that showed him flushing a letter, from the University of Alabama, down the toilet with the hashtag #RollToilet. Of course, the video and the tweet are both gone but CBSSports was kind enough to share a picture. All snickering aside and there still...

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When a lot of guys head to the studio after their coaching or playing careers are over they tend to make a point to bash their former team in order to attempt to prove they are 'impartial.' Not former Notre Dame coach Lou Holtz though. He's maintained his love of the Fighting Irish ever since he stepped into the studio. So then why on Earth is he holding a USC...

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Former Notre Dame coach Lou Holtz, now an ESPN analyst, makes it known any chance he gets that he still roots for the Irish on the gridiron. But Reddit user Nuckifyabuck got him to do the unthinkable: Yup, that’s Holtz holding a USC jersey, smiling. Here’s the story: “I tried to get him to wear it. He said there wasn’t enough time for him to. Then asked me if I wanted him...

You Gotta Respect A Notre Dame Recruit For Flushing Alabama Letters Down Toilet

Meet new enemy #1 in Alabama, Elijah Hood (@EHood34). He’s a highly recruited running back out of Charlotte who w…

Four-star QB Set for Notre Dame Visit

Stratford High (Goose Creek, S.C.) four-star quarterback Jacob Park is set to visit Notre Dame later this month.

Notre Dame Commit Elijah Hood Flushes Alabama Recruiting Letter

Despite winning back-to-back national championships, not every elite recruit wants to play at Alabama. No, seriously. One of the nation’s top...

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Irish make the cut for McGraw

Defensive back Mattrell McGraw of talent-rich River Ridge (La.) John Curtis Christian, who holds close to 40 offers, talks about why Notre Dame makes his list of top schools after the Irish offered on Wednesday morning, what position(s) he's being recruiting as by Notre Dame, and when he plans to visit.

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