In a matter of about seven weeks, Notre Dame has gone from a quarterback surplus to a quarterback crisis.
The stunning news Saturday night that starter Everett Golson is no longer enrolled in school comes after five-star freshman Gunner Kiel announced his transfer in April to Cincinnati. Suddenly, the Fighting Irish chances of repeating last year's BCS championship game run look a lot longer than they were coming out of spring practice. A team with a solid opportunity to start 2013 in the preseason top five now must be reconsidered.
In fact, the loss of Golson continues a succession of shocks Notre Dame has endured since its 12-0 season landed it a spot opposite Alabama in the title game. First, the Irish bombed against the Crimson Tide and were routed, 42-14. Then star linebacker Manti Te'o had his reputation assailed when revelations surfaced that the girlfriend he spoke of many times during the season – and who allegedly died – in fact never existed. Now the school's startingRead More »from Notre Dame starting quarterback Everett Golson no longer enrolled at school