Originally written on Subway Domer  |  Last updated 10/3/12
We Notre Dame fans are a tough bunch to please. On the heels of the first 4-0 start in South Bend since 2002, Irish fans are expressing growing angst over the production of the offense, led by redshirt freshman QB, Everett Golson. It’s an understandable concern. After four games, Notre Dame ranks 95th (out of 124 teams) in total offense, 76th in scoring offense, 84th in rushing offense and 85th in passing offense. Take out some of the gaudier numbers put up against Navy, and those already dreadful rankings turn downright ugly. Clearly it’s time to go into full-blown panic mode, right? Not necessarily. In every promising Notre Dame season, comparisons are inevitably made to the ’88 national champions, and this season has been no exception. While most of those comparisons are of the favorable variety, I’ve yet to see anyone bring up the offensive difficulties the Irish had during that championship run, or how closely they resemble 2012. Tale of the Tape First thi...
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