When asked if he'd be ready to start this weekend, Notre Dame quarterback Tommy Rees said "absolutely."
Brian Kelly said Tuesday that since Tommy Rees has been cleared to practice this early, he will play against Air Force on Saturday.
The Eye on CFB gang offers their knee-jerk impressions from games across the country.
Tommy Rees was an afterthought during Notre Dame's 2012 run to the BCS title game. With Everett Golson suspended, Rees gets another chance.
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly said that Tommy Rees will be his new starting quarterback with Everett Golson no longer enrolled in school.
The Irish quarterback released a statement on Sunday about his suspension from Notre Dame, saying his goal is to return to the camps in winter 2014.
Cincinnati quarterback and Notre Dame transfer Gunner Kiel said, "I'm a Bearcat" when asked about the possibility of returning to Notre Dame.
Saturday night's stunner about Everett Golson's departure from the Notre Dame program is the latest bit of bad news that has hit the Fighting Irish is what has been a nightmarish 2013 and leaves Brian Kelly scrambling to get his offense cranked up.
According to a report from WNDU in South Bend, Ind., Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson is no longer enrolled at the school.
Football recruiting is often quite a crapshoot, but as one Duke staffer realized the quarterback class of 2010 has proven to be quite a mess, especially among the most touted prospects.

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