Notre Dame letting fans draw up a play for spring game

Monday April 13th, 2015

Notre Dame is seeking some outside help with its offense for this year's Blue-Gold spring game, asking fans to submit their ideas for a play, and the winning entry will be run as the first play of the second half.

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Coach Brian Kelly posted a video saying the contest will provide more fans an opportunity to enjoy this year's spring scrimmage while the football team's field is still undergoing construction that will limit its capacity.

The game is scheduled for Saturday, so armchair coordinators should get themselves in front of a dry-erase board and start diagramming as soon as possible. 

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Arizona's Rich Rodriguez took this concept even further on Saturday, heading into the stands with a microphone and letting several Arizona fans call plays for the Wildcats.

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