Found October 24, 2011 on Unathletic:
Notre Dame has been ripe for the plucking for this article a few times this season, so I figured it’s about time to get them out of the way. Why this week? Well, Notre Dame was on  a roll, the fans were feeling good, and people were thinking BCS games. With a stretch of easily winnable games ahead,  Saturday night happened…. Another big fumble return. Is a fumble return for a touchdown when you’re on the goal line not the biggest kick in the nuts? With the Trojans nursing a 17-10 lead, Notre Dame had the ball at the USC 1 and was on the verge of tying the game when backup quarterback Dayne Crist lost the handle on the snap. Notre dame went on to lose the game 31 -17. Maybe the title of this post should be; “It would suck to wake up this morning and be Dayne Crist”. Talk about a way to go out. The guy is a senior, who was suppose to start this season and lead the Irish to glory. Now he’s a total lemon. Notre Dame has no one to blame but themselves. There is no way to describe this s...

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