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Williams' commitment to Notre Dame a stunning blow to Penn State

Monday, January 17, 2011, 4:22 PM
Notre Dame got a commitment from star linebacker Ishaq Williams from Lincoln High School in Brooklyn over the weekend because it outworked everyone, including Penn State, which was supposed to get a visit Saturday. instead, the Nittany Lions, formerly known as Linebacker U., got snubbed and stunned... Read more
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John Quinn, 57, is sports editor at the Philadelphia Inquirer and is a third generation member of the Subway Alumni.

His grandfather used to listen to the radio and yell out to his son playing on the hardscrabble streets of Corona, Queens: “Bill Shakespeare just threw another touchdown pass!”
His father used to listen to the transistor radio and yell out to his son playing for Stony Brook on Long Island: “Joe Montana just threw another touchdown pass!”
He listens to the radio and yells out to his son watching Phineas and Ferb on a 46-inch HDTV: “Dayne Crist just threw another touchdown pass!” Meanwhile, Jack, 9, will not be a fourth generation member of the Subway Alumni. Reach John at jquinn@phillynews.com.

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