Sudden change defense to the rescue
- by Administrator 2 years ago
Through 4 games, Notre Dame is 120th in the nation (yes folks, that's the same as saying "last") in turnover margin averaging -2.5 per game margin.
However, despite this horrible margin, Notre Dame is 2-2 on the season. How are they able to overcome the turnovers? A stout defense after a sudden change.
We saw a note this morning that Notre Dame's defense, after the last 4 turnovers (against Pitt and Michigan State...both wins for ND) the ensuing drives have netted just 12 yards on 14 plays.
We also noticed that over their last nine games, Diaco's defense has allowed no rushing touchdowns to opposing running backs (they have allowed 2 QB sneaks though). Nine games. That's strong. Give defensive coordinator Bob Diaco some credit.
Notre Dame travels to Purdue for an 8PM game Saturday night on ESPN.