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Maturing Golson Makes Notre Dame Go

AP

This week the Rules Committee takes to Notre Dame, where quarterback play might actually be a team strength for the top-ranked Irish entering Saturday's game with USC.

Rule No. 4,638: This isn't high school anymore. Everett Golson remembers thinking that from the cold sidelines of Notre Dame Stadium -- well, it was in the high 50s that September night, but frigid for Golson -- after being pulled in favor of Tommy Rees against Purdue. The Irish drove for the game-winning field goal. Golson watched it all happen.

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