Brian Kelly Issues Major Injury Update For QB Ian Book

first_imgIan Book throws a pass for Notre Dame.CHAPEL HILL, NC – OCTOBER 07: Ian Book #12 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish rolls out against the North Carolina Tar Heels during the game at Kenan Stadium on October 7, 2017 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)Notre Dame will take on Syracuse this weekend at Yankee Stadium. The Fighting Irish should have their starting quarterback available for the game.Ian Book missed last Saturday’s win over Florida State with a rib injury. Brandon Wimbush, who began the year as the starter before being replaced in Week 4, filled in and threw three touchdown passes.It looks like Book is good to go for this week though. Brian Kelly issued another positive update for the redshirt sophomore a short time ago.He declared Book “ready to play.”Ian Book update:Brian Kelly says quarterback Ian Book went through all the workouts on Monday and will practice on Tuesday in full.— Pete Sampson (@PeteSampson_) November 13, 2018″We’re pretty clear he’s ready to play.” – BK on needing to see Ian Book practice this week— Irish Sports Daily (@ISDUpdate) November 13, 2018This season, Book has completed 74.5 percent of his passes for 1,824 yards, 15 touchdowns and four interceptions. He also has 218 rushing yards and four touchdowns.Notre Dame and Syracuse will kick off at 2:30 p.m. ET Saturday on NBC. The Irish will be looking to move to 11-0.If Notre Dame wins its final two games, the Irish should lock up a College Football Playoff berth.last_img