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Although the junior quarterback struggled to have an impact against the physical defense of the Bulldogs (2-0, 0-0 SEC) on Saturday, Kelly was confident Wimbush would grow exponentially moving forward.

On the other side, two outstanding catches by Georgia last Saturday spelled the difference in the game. ND is putting up 34 points and 436 yards per game this season thanks to their run game, which is averaging 238.5 yards per game.

"I think game recognition, what he sees in the game, then trusting the teaching", Kelly said of the areas of Wimbush's game that have been developing. Don't be indecisive. Be decisive, trust it and go with it. "Just trust your teaching".

"He learned a lot from that game. I think progress is being made". "That's the mark of a really good football team". " ... I stay in the present". "I just knew that our offense was going to put our team in position to win". It began in 2009 with both Michigan's Tate Forcier and USC's Matt Barkley, followed by Louisville's Reggie Bonnafon in 2014 and then Texas' Shane Buechele in last year's opener.

There is no doubt that this defense is much improved from the one we saw last season, and they should only get better as the season treads on. So my vision and my eyes are on how that team showed grit and toughness, didn't back off.

"Our team, like we proved time and time again past year, we've got the ability to drive the ball down late in the game when we need it", Blankenship said. "This is really for the younger players to understand the Boston College-Notre Dame rivalry, two Catholic institutions".

Of all the connections Kelly's critics have tried to construct as alarming patterns, the one that seems to be the most baffling and pertinent at the same time are dips by seemingly talented and cohesive Irish offensive lines in big games.

The Irish defense will look to maintain their strong start as they take on the Boston College Eagles next week. "We're going to fly around the whole game".

"It's just reminding them about the mental preparation that you need to have when you go on the road, and that is just being locked in and tuning out all of those distractions, playing the game in the manner that you've been trained", Kelly said.

Coming out of Saturday's 20-19 win over Notre Dame, Georgia head coach Kirby Smart said he has been pleased with what he has seen from freshman quarterback Jake Fromm.

The first regular-season meeting between the two programs was a hard-hitting, penalty-filled tug-o-war, and when it was done the Bulldogs gathered in the corner of the stadium to salute thousands of their fans who made the pilgrimage.

Coach Brian Kelly, who was brusque in ending his postgame conference, insisting things won't "snowball" as they did in 2016 when Notre Dame lost seven of its eight games by eight points or fewer, was in a better mood Sunday and didn't fault McGlinchey.

What can be said about that defense? We want to be able to get Brandon out, out of the pocket a little bit.



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