5 stars: The best and worst from Notre Dame’s win over Syracuse

.The Irish once again went on the road and grabbed an impressive victory.

 It got pretty hairy during a third quarter run by Syracuse, but Notre Dame answered the bell and will return home victorious.

There were some very good performances and there were a few so-so and a couple bad ones.

Find out who was the best, 5 stars, and worst, 1 star, in Notre Dame’s 41-24 win over Syracuse.

This was exactly the kind of performance that we have come to expect for the Irish this fall.

 They kept the Syracuse offense down in the first half with the exception of one drive

and Linebacker Marist Liufau’s in the fourth quarter. Sacks from defensive ends Isaiah Foskey and Jordan Botelho made impacts  This group showed out today.

In my keys to win, this is exactly how I thought it should go, ride the hot hand and churn out yards on the ground.

both using their physicality to run over the smaller Syracuse defenders. With the number two  quarterback running the offense,

 this is how the offense should have looked all year once Tyler Buchner went out for the season with an injury.

 I thought the Irish need to get the win, was exactly what this offense needed.

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