Time flies doesn’t it? Not long ago it feels like we were fighting through the dog days of summer begging for the Notre Dame football season to arrive
. Blink, and it’s all over. What a wild journey for the Irish.
Irish fans never knew what they were going to get week to week.
Now that we have an entire season’s body of work, what do we make of what we’ve seen?
1. Roster Holes Notre Dame entered the year ranked fifth largely based off what the previous year’s team achieved.
2. Steep Learning Curve All reasonable people recognize and respect the challenge of being a first-year head coach in college football.
3. A Man Of The People Marcus Freeman is a man of the Irish people in a way Brian Kelly never wanted to be.
4. Player Buy-I The Notre Dame players faced a ton of adversity this year.
5. Consistently Inconsistent There is always a certain level of expected inconsistency of play in year 1 of any new coaching regime.