Sunday, August 7, 2011

Notre Dame Football BS

Or maybe Masters of Arts.
ND coach Brian Kelly accidentally let reality slip into his conversation:
-- In the most amusing part of the news conference, Kelly caught himself when he talked about offensive linemen Christian Lombard getting a redshirt year last season.

"Not a redshirt year; we don't redshirt at Notre Dame," he said. "God, I can't wait for this email I'm going to get."
I always enjoyed the statement that Notre Dame didn't redshirt.  They might not intentionally keep a kid from playing his freshman year so he'll have an extra year of eligibility down the road, but they would always enroll a guy in grad school if he had a year of eligibility remaining.  For some reason, Oliver Gibson didn't strike me as a guy who really intended to get a graduate degree in English.

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