Originally written on thepigskinreport.com  |  Last updated 10/19/14
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish will hope to avoid a trap game against the BYU Cougars today, and they will look to do so with Tommy Rees as the team’s starting quarterback. With Everett Golson having suffered a concussion in last week’s big win against the Stanford Cardinal, Rees is expected to get the start this afternoon. Golson was unable to practice until Wednesday, but he was medically cleared and could still see some game action against the Cougars. It is likely that Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly will see how Rees performs. If he plays well, Golson will likely be held out. But if Rees struggles and Kelly is not confident enough in the skills of Andrew Hendrix, Golson could be called into action. The Irish are coming off of a big win last week, and may also be looking ahead to next week’s huge road test against the Oklahoma Sooners. But as good as the two teams are on the book ends, the team in the middle is no pushover either. Notre Dame’s fellow independent opponent today ...
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