Sport In an unusually normal manner, Notre Dame has no trouble with USC, 31-16

06:25  24 october  2021
06:25  24 october  2021 Source:   nbcsports.com

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Normal campus will probably have a huge spike because of the days worth of parties that went on before and after the game but the team should mostly escape. My opinion is that this was an entirely predictable outcome to a Notre Dame win and the only true way to avoid a field storming was to not allow fans into the stadium. Now please don’t mistake this as me saying that the students aren’t to blame. I think there’s blame to be shared in many places, but it was predictable and preventable.

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SOUTH BEND, Ind. — USC’s norm was a Notre Dame oddity, but the No. 13 Irish were happy to keep alive the Trojans’ streak of playing in only lopsided fourth quarters. Notre Dame (6-1) won its fourth straight meeting against USC, 31-16, in what may have been the first drama-free game of the Irish season.

For the first time since the season opener, Notre Dame’s offense even looked efficient, putting together back-to-back 70-yard drives for the first time this year in the first quarter. Quarterback Jack Coan finished with 189 yards on 20-of-28 passing to lead the Irish, perhaps putting to bed the quarterback controversy that consumed the first half of the season.

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Notre Dame has far more leverage than most people credit them with. If Notre Dame wanted to be in a conference for football, they would have probably been in by now. The incentive of these huge conference TV deals have existed for a while now, if ND wanted to bite they have had plenty of time to do it.

I know Notre Dame is conservative in comparison to other uni's, but is it really that conservative? And I know it is religious (80% Catholic), but do students who aren't religious feel at home there? I would say that Notre Dame is extremely conservative. Having come from two state schools prior to my research here, it was a pretty big shock. It really bummed me out and I still have trouble with a lot of their stances on things. That said, I (a non-Catholic) belong to the most stereotypically conservative department on campus and only really see/interact with them.

Freshman Tyler Buchner stepped in for Coan a few times, but they were clearly situational moments looking to capitalize on Buchner’s mobility and athleticism, chances to knock the Trojans’ defense off-kilter. All three drives he contributed to resulted in touchdowns. Buchner finished with two rushes for six yards and a touchdown with two completions, on two attempts, for 24 yards.

Sophomore quarterback Drew Pyne did not play.

Ending the quarterback controversy was only one piece of the welcome ho-hum nature of the Notre Dame win. No last-second drive forced overtime, no injuries needed to be snapped back into place on national television in order to continue a last-minute drive, and no chaotic finish led to a game-winning field goal as the clock struck zero. It was, simply enough, a wire-to-wire win.

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Notre Dame has the highest rates of students voluntarily participating in liturgies, sacraments, and the March for Life of any U.S. university . (Others may claim higher rates, but as a result of requiring participation). ND Right to Life was the largest student club on campus when I was there. I could go on, but these are all really just superficial measures. You have to go there and experience it and you will realise that most of the complaints about ND’s lack of Catholic identity come from people who literally have no idea what they are talking about. Notre Dame is where the Catholic Church in the

USC Ball Notre Dame Ball. Notre Dame . I miss playing y'all, until next season, I guess. Went up to Ann Arbor for our last game in the Big House and had a great time. Your stadium is amazing, and the Michigan students and fans were super nice and free with their booze. I just got a little freaked out when a saw a car with a painted leprechaun get sledgehammered, but that comes with the territory.

USC (3-4) is used to those by now, this the fourth game this year where the Trojans trailed by at least three touchdowns in the final frame. USC has always made that a bit closer, losing those first three by 16, 18 and 14 points. Notre Dame’s first dose of calm was a bit of familiarity for the Trojans.

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AT WHAT COST? Late in the first quarter, Irish star safety Kyle Hamilton injured his right leg attempting to tackle Trojans star receiver Drake London along the sideline. Initially, Hamilton needed to be helped to the Notre Dame bench, not putting any weight on his leg, but he was able to walk on his own soon after, though he did not return to the game.

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The administration building at Notre Dame has a golden dome at the top with a statue of Mary on top of that. It is golden in color and may actually have gold in the paint. Not surprisingly this structure is called the golden dome. Tragically, Kilmer was killed in battle at the age of 31 , and buried in France. Kilmer’s poem “When the Sixty-Ninth Comes Back” served as an elegy to his life and service, to to those of the men who fought with him. After his death, the University of Notre Dame , which had already had decades of Irish-Catholic heritage behind it.

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The official word on Hamilton was “questionable to return,” but watching him on the sideline made it clear he would not be doing so.

Without Hamilton around, London had a field day, catching 15 passes for 171 yards.


First Quarter 4:09 — Notre Dame touchdown. Avery Davis 4-yard pass from Jack Coan. Jonathan Doerer PAT good. Notre Dame 7, USC 0. (11 plays, 70 yards, 4:53)

Second Quarter 13:24 — Notre Dame field goal. Doerer 21 yards. Notre Dame 10, USC 0. (4 plays, 1 yard, 1:20) 7:29 — USC field goal. Parker Lewis 33 yards. Notre Dame 10, USC 3. (13 plays, 60 yards, 5:49) 4:13 — Notre Dame touchdown. Kyren Williams 5-yard rush. Doerer PAT good. Notre Dame 17, USC 3. (9 plays, 75 yards, 3:16)

Third Quarter 2:51 — Notre Dame touchdown. Williams 1-yard rush. Doerer PAT good. Notre Dame 24, USC 3. (13 plays, 80 yards, 5:17)

Fourth Quarter 14:52 — USC touchdown. Keontary Ingram 4-yard rush. Lewis PAT good. Notre Dame 24, USC 10. (9 plays, 77 yards, 2:54) 8:51 — USC touchdown. Darwin Barlow 3-yard rush. Lewis PAT no good. Notre Dame 24, USC 16. (8 plays, 86 yards, 2:34) 4:52 — Notre Dame touchdown. Tyler Buchner 3-yard rush. Doerer PAT good. Notre Dame 31, USC 16. (8 plays, 75 yards, 3:59)

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