UPDATE: The CHICAGO TRIBUNE has updated its story by reporting it got the entire thing wrong.
The CHICAGO TRIBUNE has news that will extinguish any talk of Jimmy ClausenCharlie Weis. coming back for his senior season at Notre Dame, with or without
Century 21 real estate agent Kathye Currey reports to the CHICAGO TRIBUNE that Clausen’s home in South Bend has been sold: “It has an accepted offer on it right now. It was for sale, it listed on the middle of July of this year. And it just went pending last week. Pending (means) the sellers have accepted an offer on it. It’s sold. It just has not closed with the title company yet.”
Jim Clausen, Sr., the owner of the home, which is “steps from the Notre Dame campus”, could not be reached for comment.
You’ll be happy to know that we also have a photo of Clausen from practice yesterday, in which he hides his black eye with a tinted visor. Read more…
Eric Hansen, Notre Dame football beat writer for the SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE, Tweets from ND practice today:
Hansen also noted that, “ND players are off limits to the media this week. The next time we’ll hear from them or Weis is late Saturday night.”
Then there’s this from AOL FANHOUSE reporter John Walters, who was also at ND practice:
ESPN’s National College Football Reporter Joe Schad also reported earlier today perhaps the most ominous sign about Weis’ sure-fire demise.
UPDATE (9:12a PT): A cantankerous Charlie Weis said today Clausen will practice Tuesday and start against Stanford Saturday. He would not comment on reports of Clausen’s altercation. (Weis to media at presser: “I only want to talk about Stanford.”)
After a bunch of detail-less news reports about Jimmy Clausen getting jacked in the eye Saturday night, South Bend’s WSBT-TV finally gives us specific details regarding what happened.
(Not a dramatization of said events)
Let’s just say Clausen’s most recent date probably should just give up on that callback. Read more…