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Football: Clausen to start this weekend

Jay Fitzpatrick | Thursday, November 8, 2007

Irish quarterback Jimmy Clausen will start Saturday against Air Force, Notre Dame Director of Football Media Relations Brian Hardin told reporters Wednesday.

Clausen started every game from Sept. 8 at Penn State to Oct. 13 against Boston College. He has 618 yards one touchdown and five interceptions.

Junior Evan Sharpley started Notre Dame’s losses to USC and Navy and played most of the second half against Boston College. He has 736 yards, five touchdowns and three interceptions in eight games this season.

This is Notre Dame’s third change of starting quarterback.