QB Golson cleared to practice for Notre Dame

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Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson has been cleared by doctors to practice after he sustained a concussion in the Stanford game.

The school announced Wednesday that the sophomore successfully completed concussion testing Tuesday. Now that he's cleared to practice, Golson is expected to start Saturday when the fifth-ranked Fighting Irish play BYU at home.

Golson left Notre Dame's 20-13 overtime victory against Stanford on Saturday late in the fourth quarter when he took a helmet-to-helmet hit.

Tommy Rees relieved Golson and helped the Fighting Irish remain unbeaten.

Eifert drawing opponents' interest

Notre Dame tight end Tyler Eifert isn't getting frustrated. It's not his style.

The 6-foot-6 senior has had to work harder this year to accomplish a lot less. After mulling a decision to turn pro after last season, Eifert says he's just happy to be part of the unbeaten fifth-ranked Fighting Irish (6-0) as they prepare to play Brigham Young (4-3).

Eifert has only 15 catches this season with defenses focusing on him more than ever. Yet 10 of those have been for first downs or touchdowns. Eifert needs 24 catches the rest of the season to break the school record for a tight end.

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