"Riley is a great player and I'm excited to have the opportunity to contribute," Heaps said. "This isn't about me or him. It's about us. It's about doing what we can to help our team."
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He said the goals are equally high as an independent, which includes playing Notre Dame in a six-game series starting in 2012.
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