Posted March 23, 2013 on notredame.scout.com
Notre Dame's offense was a touch vanilla last season, but 12 wins in the team's first 12 games relegated that reality to a minor lament. In 2013, head coach Brian Kelly believes his offense could walk hand-in-hand with the program's championship defense.
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