First, the facts: Notre Dame senior RB Julius Jones will play Saturday against
Washington State. How much? Coach Tyrone Willingham isn't saying. "As soon
as I say exactly how many minutes a young man must play and it doesn't
happen, he's very disappointed," Willingham said. "You know we want to get
him in, he's very excited about this fall, but I don't want to define (his
playing time) to that degree."
What Willingham will say is how much he likes
the mix of Jones, starting RB Ryan Grant and backup Marcus Wilson. "We're
blessed that we have a group of RBs who have their eyes open and are willing
to learn from their teammates," Willingham said. "We have an excellent
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