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It wasn't an easy day for ND's backup QBs

Protecting starters, preparing backups, developing a weapon, and handling a hostile environment highlight the discussion topics in our Wednesday morning notebook.

Please Excuse Our Progress Two picks; 11 incomplete passes in 19 attempts; two batted balls and more than a couple ugly moments…it wasn't a banner debut for backup Irish quarterbacks Tommy Rees and Nate Montana. Kelly admitted post-game he needed to prepare his reserves better for such an emergent situation and will tweak that process leading up to the trip to East Lansing. "I think we're...

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