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Friday Notebook

Kelly comments Johnson's status, the interchangeable combo of Gray and Wood, and offers his thoughts on the incredible confluence of pomp and circumstance for Saturday's matchup with USC.

Pre-season accolades regarding increased depth along the Irish defensive front have proved relevant, as head coach Brian Kelly's squad could once again be played without, or with a very limited, Ethan Johnson. "No, I think again, he's a guy that's going to dress out," Kelly said of his senior defensive end. "If we can get a little bit of play out of him, I think we'll be happy. But I think you'll... Recommended Stories