Notre Dame's Golson Struggles in Championship Game Loss
News:Everett Golson was 21-of-36 passing for 270 yards with one touchdown and one interception while running for -7 yards and a touchdown in Notre Dame's 42-14 loss to Alabama in the BCS National Championship Game on January 7th.
Analysis:Everett Golson struggled against Alabama's top-notch defense, with most of those numbers coming after the result was already decided.
News:Everett Golson was 15-of-26 passing for 217 yards in Notre Dame's 22-13 win over USC on Saturday night. He also ran for 47 yards.
Analysis:Everett Golson wasn't flashy but was solid enough to lead Notre Dame to the win.
Notre Dame's Golson Throws Three Touchdowns in Win
News:Everett Golson threw three touchdowns and was 20-of-30 passing for 346 yards in Notre Dame's 38-0 victory over Wake Forest on Saturday night.
Analysis:Everett Golson was absolutely stellar once again. This was his season-high for touchdown throws in a game.
Notre Dame's Golson Throws for Two Touchdowns, Runs for One in Win
News:Everett Golson threw for 200 yards and two touchdowns on 16-of-24 passing and ran for one touchdown in Notre Dame's 21-6 win over Boston College on Saturday.
Analysis:Everett Golson has really come on over the last several weeks, including taking care of the ball.
News:Everett Golson was 23-of-42 for 227 yards and a touchdown Saturday against Pittsburgh. He added 15 carries for 74 yards and a touchdown.
Analysis:Everett Golson showed off his extreme athleticism on many dropbacks and his completion percentage took a hit because he had to throw a number of passes away. He dove in the end zone from one yard to win the game in the third quarter.
News:Everett Golson ran for 64 yards and a touchdown in addition to throwing for 177 yards on 13-of-25 passing in Notre Dame's 30-13 win over Oklahoma on Saturday night.
Analysis:Everett Golson shined on the brightest of stages, showing that he can be both smart and effective. He didn't turn it over once, and handled the game marvelously.
News:Everett Golson (concussion) will start against Oklahoma on Saturday, CBS Sports reports.
Analysis: As we suspected, Everett Golson's concussion almost certainly had something to do with his deactivation against BYU on Saturday. He figures to struggle against the Sooners, however.
News:Everett Golson (concussion) will not start against BYU on Saturday, Chicago Tribune writer Brian Hamilton reports.
Analysis: It's not clear whether Everett Golson was benched or if he's inactive due to his concussion. Either way, Tommy Rees will start Saturday.
News:Everett Golson (concussion) gained clearance to practice Wednesday, South Bend Tribune writer Eric Hansen reports.
Analysis: We have to believe Everett Golson will start against BYU on Saturday. He's raw, though, and the BYU defense is tough, so it wouldn't be a surprise if he struggles.
News: Notre Dame expects Everett Golson (concussion) to play against BYU on Saturday, ESPN reports.
Analysis: If Everett Golson passes his cognitive test Tuesday, he'll be allowed to play. It's as simple as that. The results, however, are not yet available.
News:Everett Golson (concussion) did not gain clearance Monday and the soonest he will be able to practice is Wednesday, South Bend Tribune writer Eric Hansen reports.
Analysis:Everett Golson will need to pass the cognitive test Tuesday if he's to practice Wednesday. If he doesn't gain clearance Tuesday, we have to believe Tommy Rees will start against BYU.
Notre Dame's Golson Scores Touchdown in Victory Before Leaving
News:Everett Golson threw a touchdown pass before leaving after he got a blow to the head late in Notre Dame's 20-13 win over Stanford on Saturday.
Analysis:Everett Golson did have some issues holding the ball in the driving rain storm, but he did complete half of his passes and also ran for 41 yards.
Notre Dame's Golson Comes Off Bench, Has Strong Game
News:Everett Golson came off the bench after being benched for the first series for being late to a practice this week. He turned in a strong performance, finishing 17-of-22 passing for 186 yards and rushing for 51 yards and eight carries in Notre Dame's 41-3 win over Miami on Saturday night.
Analysis:Everett Golson responded well to the benching, turning in a strong performance. Notre Dame fans and fantasy owners just need to hope he doesn't get benched again for anything anytime soon.
News:Everett Golson will not start Saturday against Miami due to a violation of team rules, Alex Flanagan of NBC reports. Tommy Rees will start at quarterback.
Analysis: It's not clear if Everett Golson will be able to play in the game, however.
News:Everett Golson remains Notre Dame's starting quarterback, CBS Sports reports.
Analysis:Everett Golson saw the bench in each of Notre Dame's last two games, but he's still Notre Dame's foreseeable future at quarterback, and coach Brian Kelly knows it. Golson is a weak fantasy option since Kelly may turn to Tommy Rees' experience in order to obtain short-term gains, but Golson's long-term development is still very much a top objective for Kelly.
Notre Dame's Golson Struggles Early, Gets Replaced in Win
News:Everett Golson was 3-of-8 passing for 30 yards and had two interceptions before he was replaced at the start of the second half in Notre Dame's 13-6 win over Michigan on Saturday night.
Analysis: Head Coach Brian Kelly said that they needed more consistency in the second half and felt that Tommy Rees was the guy for the job, in addition to being better able to handle the complicated looks Michigan was throwing at him. However, Kelly was quick to point out that it is still Everett Golson's job.
Notre Dame's Golson Strong in Win over Michigan State
News:Everett Golson was 14-of-32 for 178 yards and a touchdown in Notre Dame's 20-3 win over Michigan State on Saturday. He also ran for a score.
Analysis:Everett Golson kept the game in control, didn't turn the ball over, and helped his own cause by running for a six-yard score. In a big setting, Golson came up even bigger.
News:Everett Golson left Saturday's game with a thumb injury but is expected to start Saturday at Michigan State, CBSSports.com reports.
Analysis: Tommy Rees replaced Everett Golson and led the Irish on a 12-play, 55-yard game-winning drive.
Notre Dame's Golson Solid Before Being Replaced Late
News:Everett Golson was 21-of-31 for 289 yards and a touchdown Saturday before being replaced late in Notre Dame's 20-17 victory over Purdue. He also ran for a score.
Analysis: Those are not bad numbers by any stretch of the imagination. However, Brian Kelly thought a change was needed to lead the team to victory and Tommy Rees did exactly that.
Notre Dame's Golson Solid in Opening Day Romp of Navy
News:Everett Golson went 12-of-18 for 144 yards, a touchdown and one interception in Notre Dame's 50-10 win over Navy.
Analysis: Notre Dame did their damage in the running game today, which helped take the load off the young Everett Golson. But he was very solid, having only six incompletions and the one blemish of an interception in the big opening win.
News:Everett Golson will start against Navy in Week 1, Chicago Tribune writer Brian Hamilton reports.
Analysis: We don't think Tommy Rees has a realistic shot at taking this one back. Everett Golson is an excellent athlete with a lot of upside in Brian Kelly's offense. He's worth owning in plenty of formats as a gamble pick.
News: Expectations are Everett Golson will be named Notre Dame's starting quarterback for the Irish's first game of the season sometime on Thursday, Keith Arnold of NBCSports.com tweets.
Analysis:Everett Golson may in fact be named the Irish's starter under center heading into its season opener, but question is, is there any possibility he holds on to the position once former starter Tommy Rees' suspension is lifted? Keep an eye out for additional updates on this situation as day / week progresses.
ND's Golson Still A Contender To Start Season Opener
News: Coach Brian Kelly said it is down to Everett Golson and Andrew Hendrix in the competition for who will start the season opener against Navy,according to the Associated Press.
Analysis: Hendrix may have the edge over Everett Golson since he played some last year. It is possible Kelly will use both quarterbacks. In any case, Tommy Rees should be able to easily take the starting job back when he is available for the second game of the season.
News:Everett Golson is the favorite to start at quarterback against Navy in Week 1, according to ESPN.
Analysis: We have considered Everett Golson the loose favorite to emerge as Notre Dame's top 2012 quarterback since early in the summer, so this development is in line with expectations. Although Golson is raw as a 2011 recruit, he has great athleticism and a strong arm and is a player to watch closely in most or all formats.