Floyd No Longer Irish Captain, Practice Set To Begin

By Dean Pantazi

March 23, 2011 Updated Mar 23, 2011 at 12:11 AM EDT

NOTRE DAME (Indiana's NewsCenter) - Michael Floyd is no longer a Notre Dame football co-captain, and the Irish are ready to begin spring practice without him.

Head coach Brian Kelly said as much Tuesday in his pre spring practice news conference, saying he will support Floyd's effort at getting things back together in his life after the weekend drunk driving arrest that led to his suspension from football.

But Kelly confirmed Floyd is no longer a captain, and that the Irish must now focus on a good spring practice run.

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