Notre Dame quarterback Tommy Rees encourages the students in the final seconds of the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, in South Bend, Ind. Notre Dame won 23-13. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)
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Valparaiso University's Jubril Adekoya grabs a rebound over James Madison's Tom Vodanovich (left) during their game held at Valparaiso University in Valparaiso on Saturday November 23, 2013. | Charles Mitchell/for Sun-Times Media
Andrean's Justin Ruthrauff (right) twists the arm of Whiting's Dominic Pagon (left) in the 132 pound weight class during the 5th annual Danny Chavez Wrestling Invitational n Lake Station, In., on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. | John Smierciak/For Sun-Times Media
SOUTH BEND — Tommy Rees received a loud ovation during the pregame senior day introductions. And the senior quarterback heard some chants of “Tommy” in the final seconds of Saturday’s game against BYU. In between, the Irish handled the emotions of senior day and BYU …