Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson celebrates after scoring the winning touchdown in the third overtime period against Pittsburgh on Nov. 3, 2012, in South Bend, Ind.
Coach Brian Kelly saw something special enough in Everett Golson to hand the reins of the Notre Dame offense to the redshirt freshman. All Golson has done is lead the Irish to a 12-0 regular season and a shot at the BCS national championship tonight against Alabama.
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly
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Evaluating quarterbacks is the most important job in football and Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly proved in September that he's good at it by identifying Everett Golson as his starter. Notre Dame's head coach saw enough of redshirt freshman Everett Golson to declare him the starting quarterback over tested Tommy Rees.