10 To 1 — Notre Dame-Georgia

Elias Hubbard
September 13, 2017

"It's very bad, absolutely terrible ... it came down to execution at the end and I blew it", said McGlinchey, a 6-foot-8 1/4, 315-pound left tackle who turned down the National Football League to try to help Notre Dame rebound from a 4-8 season. Saturday's game pits the Irish against the Boston College Eagles, who also enter this clash looking to get back to winning after an embarrassing home loss to Wake Forest.

The last time Georgia started the year with four straight night games was back in 1944 under coach Wally Butts, according to the Georgia media guide.

Notre Dame had one timeout left when Georgia lined up for a third-and-2 and fullback Christian Payne was stopped after a gain of 1 by senior defensive end Jay Hayes. "It goes week-to-week, we'll see what happens next week".

For Boston College, getting back on track involves getting redshirt freshman Anthony Brown comfortable and rolling within the offense.

Equanimeous St. Brown led the Irish in receptions, receiving yards and touchdowns in 2016 and had 80 receiving yards and a touchdown against Temple, but had his most quiet game in his career as a starter on Saturday, catching only two passes for 16 yards and recording no first-half catches. It became a heavy pressure game, and it was a decision that was made during the game that it just didn't work at the time.

Ah, yes, there's the Brian Kelly that everyone knows and ... well, hates, for the most part.

For Addazio, that means everyone on offense must step up their game. "What we learned is we've got to, obviously, go back and be better coaching the fundamentals, and we've got to be better at our techniques". "That doesn't change with games to me". "We've got a good football team, but we didn't play the way we're capable of". Kelly used his final timeout and the Irish got the ball back with 1:57 left. "Georgia played extremely well against us". It was simply one guy against one guy, everything else was picked up, one guy came off the edge against Mike, Mike set, he used a quick arm over and just flat-out beat him on a pass-rush. Notre Dame fans can not stand to see the Irish choke away leads over and over again.

"We're pretty close, probably a lot closer than we all think", Addazio noted. "If we are going to get where we plan to get, we've got to move on fast".

"He (Fromm) doesn't have freedom to adjust plays", Smart said. That's a guy that's going to be playing in the NFL.

Petrula is 6-5 and 300 pounds, while the only other center - freshman Alec Lindstrom - is just 260 pounds. "They did some things well, there are some things they have to do better. I was young then, and a whole lot different as a coach".

The Bulldogs, presumably, also would like to have more offensive production after putting up only 326 yards against Notre Dame. I'll play that audio on today's show and talk about what hte Bulldogs need to do to build off the road win vs. the Fighting Irish. Players who come up with the ball get to wear the special shoulder pads on the sideline until the defense returns to the field.

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