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IE Take: Scott Daly

Rarely is a long-snapper the first name discussed by a team's faithful during recruiting conversations. But South high school-product Scott Daly of Downers Grove (Ill.) is the second such pledge to the Notre Dame program over the last four seasons.

Long-snapper: scholarship or no scholarship? That is the question Notre Dame fans have asked since the pledge of Scott Daly in April. But Daly's not the first long-snapper to receive a scholarship offer to join the Irish, as junior Jordan Cowart, signed by former head coach Charlie Weis as part of his 2009 recruiting haul, earned that honor. (Cowart has started 24 of 25 games since the beginning...

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