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Notre Dame To Honor Declan Sullivan, Student Who Died Filming Practice

Notre Dame's game against Tulsa on Saturday will go on as regularly scheduled in the wake of student assistant Declan Sullivan's passing, but the school will honor Sullivan with helmet decals and a moment of silence.

Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick told reporters that he was on the field at the time of Sullivan's tragic accident. The scissor lift Sullivan was standing on toppled because of high winds during Wednesday's practice. Sullivan's role as a student assistant involved him standing on the lift to videotape practice.

Swarbrick also said that the football team returned to the field after the accident to let emergency workers attend to Sullivan.

Saturday's tributes will likely be the public's view into Notre Dame's mourning, but the school also has a remembrance planned for tonight.

Notre Dame plays Tulsa on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Eastern in a home game at Notre Dame Stadium. The game will be broadcast by NBC.