Quarterback Brandon Wimbush has a walking boot on his right foot as No. 21 Notre Dame prepares for Saturday's game at North Carolina.
The injury to the 228-pound junior, who has guided the Irish to a 4-1 start, came to light at a mandatory Sunday check-in following Saturday's 52-17 home victory over Miami (Ohio). Wimbush later underwent a precautionary MRI and X-rays that revealed no structural or ligament damage.
"He experienced some foot soreness after the game, so we put him in a walking boot, which is fairly typical," coach Brian Kelly said Tuesday.
Kelly didn't want to speculate whether Wimbush would be questionable or probable for the game against the...