Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

COLLEGE FOOTBALL ; Prosise Practices with No. 8 Notre Dame, but Held out off Contact

Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

COLLEGE FOOTBALL ; Prosise Practices with No. 8 Notre Dame, but Held out off Contact

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SOUTH BEND,Ind. - Running back C.J. Prosise practiced without taking hits Wednesday and coach Brian Kelly expects the leading rusher for eighth-ranked Notre Dame to be ready to play against No. 7 Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl on Jan. 1. Kelly said Prosise, who missed the regular-season finale against Stanford after sustaining a high-ankle sprain against Boston College, should be ready for contact when the Irish (10-2) resume practices in Arizona on Sunday.

"I think we have to push him through a threshold of feeling confident on cutting and things of that nature, Kelly said. "I think we just have to get him over that hump.

Prosise became the first 1,000-yard rusher for Notre Dame since 2011, running for 1,032 yards on 156 carries, an average of 6.6 yards a carry. But because of a concussion sustained against Pittsburgh and the ankle sprain, he rushed for only 79 yards on 14 carries over the final four games, sitting out two because of injuries. …

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