FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2010, file photo, Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly, right, talks with quarterback Dayne Crist during the second half of an NCAA college football game in South Bend, Ind. The learning curve has been steep at times for one of Notre Dame's smartest players.  Crist is still adding things up in the spread offense with just four games left. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

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FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2010, file photo, Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly, right, talks with quarterback Dayne Crist during the second half of an NCAA college football game in South Bend, Ind. The learning curve has been steep at times for one of Notre Dame's smartest players. Crist is still adding things up in the spread offense with just four games left. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)