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Saturday, August 7, 2010
Notre Dame opens practice

By Brian Bennett

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Notre Dame hit the practice field at 3 p.m. Saturday for its first official fall workout under new coach Brian Kelly.

The media was allowed to watch the first 30 minutes of practice, and I'd be lying if I said it was an illuminating time (we saw mostly stretching and some positional work, and of course the players are just in shorts and jerseys at this point). But here are a few minor observations from the first Irish practice of the 2010 season: