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  1. How we got here: Redshirts

    Nov 6, 2010, 2:30 AM EDT

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    Redshirt. It’s an ugly word amongst Irish fans, as Notre Dame doesn’t officially redshirt anyone, but merely allows seniors to apply for a fifth year of eligibility and enroll in a graduate program. But for the life blood of a competitive college football program, Notre Dame’s inability to utilize a fifth-year of eligibility among its…

  2. How we got here: Turnovers

    Nov 4, 2010, 1:14 AM EDT

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    It was no secret that there were going to be some growing pains in the evolution of the Notre Dame offense. Brian Kelly was taking a drop-back quarterback with a total of 20 mop-up throws under his belt and putting him into an offensive system that relied on quick throws, quicker data processing, and presenting…

  3. How we got here: The path to 4-5

    Nov 2, 2010, 2:12 PM EDT

    With the Irish on bye week, there was no Tuesday Brian Kelly press conference, a likely relief for a coach supplying more questions than answers last weekend as the Irish found a way to lose to Tulsa 28-27, dropping their record to 4-5 on the year. With no game to prep for this week, I…