Notre Dame loses sixth player for year after Tranquill injury

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A tough 2015 college football schedule for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish just got a little tougher. Head coach Brian Kelly announced Sunday safety Drue Tranquill is out for the year after injuring himself on a celebration in Saturday’s win over Georgia Tech.

Tranquill was celebrating a defensive play when he landed awkwardly on his leg.

This is the sixth season-ending injury to a Notre Dame player this season. Starting quarterback Malik Zaire, running back Tarean Folston, tight end Durham Smythe have all gone down in the first two games of the season, while defensive tackle Jarron Jones and defensive back Shaun Crawford suffered season-ending injuries in fall camp.

The Irish square off against UMass Sept. 26 in South Bend, Ind.

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