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Jonas Gray ran for three of Notre Dame's seven rushing touchdowns, and Michael Floyd ran for a score and caught another as the Fighting Irish rebounded from a rough week with a 56-14 rout of Navy on Saturday.
The Irish (5-3) finished with 442 yards of total offense. Tommy Rees was 16 of 22 for 237 yards, and his 56-yard scoring pass to Floyd was the longest completion of his career.
The Midshipmen (2-6) were held to a season-low 229 yards of total offense as they lost their sixth straight, and will now have to win out to have any hope of going to a bowl game for a ninth straight year.
It was Notre Dame's second victory over Navy in five years after winning an NCAA-record 43 straight from 1964 to 2006.
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During the week, Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly criticized the players he inherited from Charlie Weis. He apologized for saying that.
Notre Dame's players put on a united front to run out easy winners on the football field Saturday in the aftermath of coach Brian Kelly's controversial comments about the team.
The 56-14 rout of Navy came a day after Kelly reportedly apologized to his players for drawing clear lines in public on which members of the Fighting Irish were not performing.
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Yesterday, was a big day for the Notre Dame football team on the field, as they absolutely thrashed Navy 56-14, routing a team that has had their number in recent years. But being mediocre and routing somebody bad doesn’t cover up the larger issues at work in South Bend.
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Notre Dame is a whopping 20-point favorite over Navy on Saturday. The Midshipmen (2-5) have lost five games in a row and there is really no good reason to think that streak won’t continue against the Irish. Having said that, I’ll give you ten reasons why fans in Annapolis should have hope that the Mids can more than hang with Notre Dame.
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Junior Adam Maczewski posted a season-best in the 100 back, however it was enough as the University of Pittsburgh men's swimming and diving team dropped a 193-107 decision to Notre Dame at Joe C. Trees Pool Friday evening.
A look at Notre Dame's scheduled starters and key reserves for today's matchup with the Midshipmen.
Coach clears air after cutting assessment of inherited playersNotre Dame football coach Brian Kelly drove a wedge between the players he recruited and the players he inherited with comments that inspired angry public replies from some players and had more fuming in private, multiple sources close to the team told the Tribune.
Notre Dame's longtime rival Navy had been giving the Fighting Irish some real headaches over the past few years, as Navy had won 3 of the last 4 meetings.But the Irish took out their frustrations early after the tough loss to USC last week. They scored early and often, as Jonas Gray (pictured) and Cierre Wood scored first quarter touchdowns, and ND was off to the races.It was...