Oh Danny Boy: Irish Catholic from Indiana finishes his college career vs Notre Dame


BATON ROUGE, LA – NOVEMBER 25: D.J. Chark #7 of the LSU Tigers celebrates Danny Etling #16 of the LSU Tigers after scoring a touchdown during the second half of a game against the Texas A&M Aggies at Tiger Stadium on November 25, 2017 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. LSU won the game 45 – 21. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

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As a youngster, Danny Etling watched Notre Dame play football in South Bend, Indiana.

Now, Etling’s final game as LSU starting quarterback is against the Irish January 1st in the Citrus Bowl in Orlando. Etling, a Purdue transfer, who played his high school football in Terre Haute, said the irony of the game and the opponent isn’t lost on him.

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Etling said his mother is a graduate of St Mary's College, the all girls school that sits adjacent to the Notre Dame campus.

Etling has thrown 14 touchdown passes, and only 2 interceptions in 2017.

You can watch Notre Dame vs LSU live on WGNO. Kickoff is Noon central time. And, after the game join Ed Daniels and JT Curtis in the WGNO Sportszone for a one hour post game show.

Tuesday, LSU formally announced James Cregg has its new offensive line coach. Cregg is currently the assistant offensive line coach for the NFL's Los Angeles Chargers.

He replaces Jeff Grimes, who left to be the offensive coordinator at BYU.


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