Posted August 30, 2013 on notredame.scout.com
Irish fans shouldn't read too much into the final score Saturday when Notre Dame either hammers, or simply subdues, Temple in South Bend. But O'Malley has a few key indicators of future success to monitor as the game unfolds.
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