According to an unnamed university official who spoke to the Associated Press, the helmet hid a black eye.
Multiple reports Monday said Clausen was sucker punched in the early hours of Sunday morning and suffered two black eyes. FanHouse confirmed the Clausens were at the bar, C.J.'s in South Bend Saturday.
Backup Evan Sharpley also practiced in a visor. However, it was clear.
Player availability for Clausen, who earned the nickname "Darth Vader" from Charlie Weis, after the Irish coach saw the visor, and the rest of the Irish team was canceled today.
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