Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 9/3/12

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish enjoyed their trip to Dublin this past Saturday, and  the main reason why was the 50-10 rout they put on the Navy Midshipmen. There was a lot for a Notre Dame fan to enjoy watching the game, but some areas of the Irish attack deserve more recognition than others. For that reason, we here at FightingIrish101 offer these grades of the various personnel groups. There wasn't much to dislike, but that's to be expected when a team hangs half a hundred on their opponent. 

Quarterbacks: B-

Sophomore Everett Golson took every meaningful snap, but Andrew Hendrix also saw action and completed four of his five attempts with no interceptions and 53 yards against a dejected Navy defense late in the game. Golson, for his part, looked comfortable behind center. While the threat of his running may have helped Notre Dame backs (more on them later) on shotgun runs, he was largely a non-entity in the ground game. He completed a number of long passes down the field and spread the ball around to 10 different targets, which is what we here were hoping to see

 

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