Found September 16, 2013 on
No person in their right mind considers the 2013 Notre Dame football team a championship caliber team at this point in the season.In a game the Irish should have score 50 plus against Temple, they managed four touchdowns.Michigan proved the Irish could score at any moment.It's supposed to be the other way around. And against Purdue the Irish again showed the offense can move the ball and score whenever they need to. And with another lackluster defensive performance the offense had to bail out the defense yet again.The missing link from this year's team is the complete no show of the vaunted defense the nation saw in 2012. Regardless of the team last year-the Irish managed goal line stands,shut down pass defense and held teams to minimal yards and points.And another element no longer around this year is a quarterback that can extend plays.What is concrete after 3 games is Coach Kelly knows he is missing Golson in a bad way and perhaps is looking forward to a nice bowl game at...
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The game didn't go how we expected it to go, and that fact was made painfully obvious in the first half. Perhaps our expectations levels for this season need as much adjusting as the team itself?
Probably. Notre Dame's 31-24 win over Purdue has done nothing to embolden the spirits of the Irish faithful, and in many circles it has actually dimmed them another notch following...
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Notre Dame quarterback Tommy Rees, linebacker Carlo Calabrese and wide receiver DaVaris Daniels discuss Notre Dame's 31-24 win over Purdue.
Notre Dame was in search of a lot answers Saturday Night after its loss to Michigan, but instead, the Irish have even more questions after its 31-24 victory over Purdue.
The Irish have been plagued by slow starts in this young season, and this game was no different. In the first 4 offensive drives, Notre Dame ran 22 plays for 57 yards and ZERO points.
The defense looked...