There are plenty of legitimate reasons for Notre Dame's two-year slide, but Brian Kelly's athletic, experienced squad won't have many excuses if the streak extends to three.
As the loooong football offseason begins it seems like this would be a good time to look at the players who will be playing their last season for the Irish next fall.
While Thanksgiving approaches, Coach Brian Kelly met with the media on Tuesday as the Irish try to get their season back on track against Southern Cal.
Come join OFD as we cut through the coach-speak and look at Brian Kelly's media session leading up to Saturday's battle with the Midshipmen.
Let's look at some of the key themes that emerged in the Irish head coach's weekly meeting with the assembled press corps.
If you were hoping for news on the 4+1 Coursemen, sorry. However, there's still some quality coach speak as Notre Dame shifts from the destruction of Michigan in to this week's Big Ten opponent.
OFD cuts through the coach-speak to bring you Brian Kelly's media activities closing out the Rice game and leading up to the battle with Michigan.
Everett Golson's return was as glorious as we hoped all offseason as Notre Dame rolled to victory in their season opener.