Kelly Names Starting QB

After a heated battle during camp, Brian Kelly named his starting quarterback on Tuesday during his weekly press conference.

After a fierce battle between Dayne Crist and Tommy Rees during preseason camp, Brian Kelly named Notre Dame's starting quarterback for the season opener against South Florida.

Kelly, who began with a joke delaying the announcement, was nonetheless quick to offer media members Notre Dame's opening day starter.

"We named a starting quarterback and that will be Dayne Crist," said Kelly. "He will start for us against South Florida and I expect him to be the starter for 13 weeks and help lead us to a National Championship." will have more from today's press conference coming later today. Top Stories