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VIDEO: Remembering When Brian Kelly Surprised a Walk-On With a Scholarship

David Kaestle
Brian Kelly surprises Notre Dame Walk-on with a scholarship.
Brian Kelly surprises Notre Dame Walk-on with a scholarship. / YouTube: ACC Digital Network
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Each year we get a handful of videos of college football walk-ons receiving a full-ride scholarship. And admittedly, it's tough to find a better series of videos out there. From the set-up the teams and coaches go through the joy and excitement of both the payer and his teammates have, it's pretty tough to beat.

So you can only imagine when it happens at a school with such a rich and storied football tradition like Notre Dame, it becomes that much more special.

Every walk-on dreams of one day being put on scholarship and Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly made come true for senior walk-on Josh Anderson.

His shock, excitement and happiness are all seen instantly, and his teammates join right in, enjoying the moment along with him, just as they have on the football field,


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