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NCAA Rules Notre Dame Must Vacate All Wins From 2012, 2013 Seasons, School Will Appeal

According to head coach Brian Kelly, Notre Dame will have to vacate all wins from both the 2012 season and the 2013 season as a result of the NCAA's findings.

Tuesday, the NCAA announced that Notre Dame, due to an academic scandal, will face a number of sanctions, including a one-year probation and the vacation of wins in which ineligible players participated during the 2012-2013 season and the 2013-2014 season. In short, the NCAA claims that a former student trainer completed coursework for three football players.

The biggest question after the news dropped? How many wins would the Fighting Irish be vacating?

According to head coach Brian Kelly, it's every win from both seasons. He believes the penalty is excessive, and he says the school is going to appeal it.

During the 2012 season, of course, Notre Dame won 12 games and played in the BCS National Championship Game. In 2013, Notre Dame finished with a 9-4 record.

There's no word yet regarding which players were involved. We'll keep you updated.