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Dayne Crist is leaving Notre Dame

Posted on: December 4, 2011 1:40 am
Edited on: December 4, 2011 1:40 am
 
Posted by Tom Fornelli

Notre Dame quarterback Dayne Crist has asked for and been granted his release from the school and will begin talks with other schools about a transfer according to the Chicago Tribune.

This does not come as much of a shock to anybody who has been paying attention to Notre Dame this season. After beginning the season as the team's starter after a competition with Tommy Rees during the spring and fall, Crist lasted only one half before being benched for Rees in Notre Dame's season-opening loss to South Florida.

Yet, even when the Notre Dame offense struggled with turnovers the next few weeks under Rees, Crist only saw playing time after Rees suffered an injury and had to come out. Crist was even surpassed by Andrew Hendrix, who came in as a change of pace quarterback over the last month of the season.

Crist met with head coach Brian Kelly to discuss his situation on Friday.

Since Crist has only one year of eligibility left he will not be required to sit out a year before playing at another school. Exactly what school that will be is not known, though Wisconsin, Utah and San Diego State have all been mentioned as possibilities while rumors swirled Crist would transfer over the last few weeks.
Comments

Since: Dec 14, 2007
Posted on: December 4, 2011 8:55 am
 

Dayne Crist is leaving Notre Dame

Crist will be a fine QB wherever he ends up. Kelly threw this kid under the bus and destroyed him as a player and it was to cover Kelly's shortcomings as a coach and humam being.



Since: Dec 4, 2011
Posted on: December 4, 2011 7:30 am
 

Dayne Crist is leaving Notre Dame

Kelly destroyed this kids confidence.  Doing the same with Reese.  Could not have handled the QB situation more poorly.
He loses more than 2 games next year, time to go looking for another coach.......



Since: Jan 7, 2007
Posted on: December 4, 2011 6:40 am
 

Dayne Crist is leaving Notre Dame

Since Crist has only one year of eligibility left he will not be required to sit out a year before playing at another school.

I always thought it was if a person has already graduated they don't have to sit out a year with a transfer.



Since: Nov 21, 2006
Posted on: December 4, 2011 3:30 am
 

Dayne Crist is leaving Notre Dame

Really? Wisconsin is on the short list? Here's a unique idea for the Badgers: Recruit a quarterback instead of picking up everyone else's sloppy seconds

Somebody's hating???



Since: Nov 21, 2006
Posted on: December 4, 2011 3:29 am
 

Dayne Crist is leaving Notre Dame

haha, not at all, go to NEBRASKA.. we need a QB



Since: Jun 26, 2011
Posted on: December 4, 2011 3:27 am
 

Dayne Crist is leaving Notre Dame

Really? Wisconsin is on the short list? Here's a unique idea for the Badgers: Recruit a quarterback instead of picking up everyone else's sloppy seconds



Since: Sep 10, 2007
Posted on: December 4, 2011 2:21 am
 

Dayne Crist is leaving Notre Dame

He would do great at San Diego state university. It is a good place for him with good wide outs.


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