Brian Kelly Announces Big Injury Update Ahead Of Georgia Game

first_img Brian Kelly says Cole Kmet will play on Saturday at Georgia.— Pete Sampson (@PeteSampson_) September 16, 2019Getting Kmet back may not be enough to swing the game though. Georgia has one of the best offenses in the nation, led by an NFL-caliber quarterback in Jake Fromm. The Fighting Irish are 13.5-point underdogs heading into Sanford Stadium.Nevertheless, having one of their best receivers back in time for the biggest game of their season can only be a positive.The game will be played on Saturday at 8:00 p.m. EST and will air on CBS. A closeup of Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly wearing a visor.SOUTH BEND, IN – NOVEMBER 14: Head coach Brian Kelly of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on the sidelines during the third quarter at Notre Dame Stadium on November 14, 2015 in South Bend, Indiana. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish won 28-7. (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)Notre Dame is a heavy underdog to Georgia in Week 4, with the latter sitting as double-digit favorites in the game. But Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly just provided an injury update that bodes very well for their offense.Speaking to the media on Monday, Kelly revealed that starting tight end Cole Kmet will play on Saturday. Kmet broke his collarbone before the start of the season and missed the first few weeks.His return will be a welcome sight for Notre Dame quarterback Ian Book, who gets one of his top targets from 2018 back. Book has six passing touchdowns with no interceptions so far this season.As a sophomore, Kmet had 15 receptions for 162 yards as the No. 2 tight end. With Alize Mack gone, he is now the starter.last_img read more

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