Irish QB Tommy Rees likely to play

Updated: October 23, 2013, 1:00 PM ET
By Matt Fortuna | ESPN.com

Notre Dame quarterback Tommy Rees will return to practice Tuesday and is expected to play Saturday at Air Force, coach Brian Kelly said.

Rees left this past weekend's game against USC early in the third quarter after suffering a neck strain on a third-quarter sack by Lamar Dawson.

Notre Dame was up 14-10 at the time of his injury and ended up winning by that margin, with the offense struggling to move the ball on the seven drives with backup Andrew Hendrix at the ...

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