Notre Dame is now just a few weeks away from a long plane ride to their Game 1 location. They’ll begin with a formidable foe in Navy, and from there, the path doesn’t get much easier. Excitement is brewing, although the nervousness of another season with incredible expectations is also setting in.
Despite having, perhaps, the most overall talent they’ve ever had under Brian Kelly, the South Bend squad isn’t perfect. Nobody is, although there are more holes on this Irish team than others. And while holes are one thing, there are a few things to fear for Irish fans as they embark on the 2012 campaign.
Is it the personnel or the path in general? Don’t be frightened Irish fans, it’ll all work out in the end.
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