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Walking on again

5th-year Mike Anello a rare breed

Updated: October 2, 2009, 12:17 AM ET
By Eric Hansen

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Writhing on the field, pretending not to feel the pain, Mike Anello looked into Notre Dame head football coach Charlie Weis' eyes and made a promise.

He would be back in 2009 to make a difference.

"He told me lying on the field with his broken leg," Weis said, incredulously, months later. "He said, 'I'm going to be back here for a fifth year, and you can count on me for Nevada.' He is lying on the field and he was thinking about the opener for next year."

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