The unwarranted, 40-second more-give-than-take, with a reporter asking what seemed like a legitimate and benign line of questioning, makes for convenient bridges into exhausted narratives.
"The throw game is phenomenal, but you've got to catch and make your plays or you're just behind", explained the fifth-year Boston College head coach. The 55 yards, inclusive of the hurricane game, were the fewest since a 2014 game with MI.
Gallagher opened the game's scoring by burying a curling free kick from just over 20 yards out under the crossbar in the right corner of the net for a 1-0 Notre Dame lead at 49:04.
Geordon Porter had this past weekend circled on his calendar for a while since he's been so interested in Notre Dame. "We've got to coach it better, and we've got to play better, and we will next week".
Kelly believes giving Wimbush more targets in the passing game will help.
Mississippi State's offense had no trouble moving the ball in Saturday night's win at Louisiana Tech.
"I'd like to sit here and tell you that we've arrived, but we haven't". "We've got a good football team, but we didn't play the way we're capable of".
"We had our chances to win the game".
Fresh off his first career hat trick on September 8 at Boston College, University of Notre Dame men's soccer senior forward Jon Gallagher was named the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Offensive Player of the Week on Monday. Currently, true freshman Jake Fromm is starting at quarterback in place of the injured Jacob Eason. "Just trust what you see and go with it", Kelly said of his plan fro Wimbush this week. "But when he went through them this week, he'll be better for it next week". "He had those guys playing hard". "We know we have full confidence in them". The duo should be combining for around 40 carries, and 50 in close ball games. Temple in 2015. Take your pick in 2016. Those misreads alter the offensive line's positioning.
Wimbush's progression will also aid the offensive line in its protection.
But this is college football. Kelly elaborated on his decision, saying that he was confident in Adams, particularly in pass-protection. But if that's the case three years into his college career, who's fault is that? They have not met since Notre Dame's 19-16 win in 2015 at Notre Dame Stadium. And he worked recently for Northwestern and Wake Forest and spent 15 years as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for UCLA. For former Georgia coach Vince Dooley, who won the school's only national title by beating Notre Dame in the 1981 Sugar Bowl, it was the best part of the trip to South Bend.
So does Notre Dame move to the top of his list?
Irish junior wide receiver Equanimeous St.
"I thought Fromm played with good poise", Smart said. "We're short on a couple things today. It goes week-to-week, we'll see what happens next week".