August 7, 2006

This prince no pauper

Charlie Weis wasted little time thrusting freshman running back Munir Prince to the forefront of the imaginations of Notre Dame fans.

A few minutes into his first post-practice interview of the pre-season, Weis gushed about the impressive speed flashed by Prince during Notre Dame's two-and-a-half hour practice Wednesday afternoon on the practice fields outside O'Neill Hall.

"I think if you asked any of the defensive guys what they saw out there…" said Weis, his voice tailing off as he marveled at what he had just seen.

"I'm not used to seeing that type of speed at running back. When I'm talking speed, I'm talking whoooo. I can't describe whoooo, but you kind of know what I'm talking about."

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