A film review of Notre Dame's pass defense in Saturday's close call vs. the visiting Boilermakers.…
Eye in the Sky: Rush Defense
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 front limited Boilermakers 'backs to 66 yards on 18 carries with a long of just 11 yards. Below are a collection of film notes covering the Purdue rushing attack: Calabrese and Lewis-Moore stop Shavers at line for 2 yards…Shembo crashes down to combine with Nix and Day for no gain...Nice play by Fox to hold edge and stop Edison on sprint option... Nix and Day moved out of their gaps on early 4th and 1…Day hustles to help Tuitt - excellent play by the true freshman to limit to no gain…Akeem Shavers gains 4 up the middle - a win for Notre Dame following a first-down sack…Big stick by Motta to...
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