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Notre Dame's Jimmy Clausen punched by irate fan

Clausen Notre Dame quarterback Jimmy Clausen was punched by an irate fan outside a South Bend, Ind.,  bar early Sunday morning and has a black eye, according to the Chicago Tribune.

A spokesman for Notre Dame Coach Charlie Weis said he could not reach Weis for comment Monday night.

A South Bend police spokesman said Monday no police reports were filed over the weekend that involved Clausen.

The particulars of the confrontation are unclear, though a person answering the phone at CJ's Pub, the bar in question, said the incident "absolutely did not take place inside the bar."

The CJ's employee, who identified himself as a bartender, said Clausen and family members were at the bar after the Connecticut loss -- along with other Irish upperclassmen apparently gathering after their final home game at Notre Dame Stadium.

-- Houston Mitchell

Photo: Jimmy Clausen. Credit: Kirby Lee / US Presswire

 
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