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SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Nick Coleman might be the living embodiment of this young Notre Dame season. The cornerback’s first impression this season was, for lack of a better descriptor, nightmarish. Leave it to the Irish’s official athletics site to relay Brian Kelly’s thoughts on the sophomore’s state of mind in the fallout of that Lone Star letdown:

“We have a thing called CoachMePlus, which is a (online) dashboard where players rate their mood, with one being the lowest and five being the highest,” Kelly told UND.com. “Nick Coleman, for example, on Monday rated himself a one — and there were a couple of others.