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Eye in the Sky: Rush Defense

Nix was un-blockable at times Saturday

A look at Notre Dame's performance against Purdue's rushing attack in Saturday's 20-17 Irish victory in South Bend.

One week ago, the 2012 Notre Dame football team appeared to have two definitive strengths: its defensive line and offensive front. One remains. Notre Dame's front four is the main reason the Irish are 2-0 for the first time since 2008 and its the main reason the Irish have a chance at #10 Michigan State Saturday. Using a base 4-3 front on 51 of Notre Dame's 69 defensive snaps, the Irish... Recommended Stories

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