Notre Dame is making its first run at the national title for the first time since 1988. It has been a long and suspenseful road to the top with this Irish team pushing through adverse situations and assumed insurmountable odds.
This team will be ready to play in Miami with no chance of a flop occurring for the Irish. Notre Dame has progressed very well through the year, putting together an undefeated run, but more importantly the team grew as the season progressed.
Everett Golson found his way and is now the leader of the offense, and the Irish defense got better with each passing week. Looking ahead to the national title matchup in Miami, here are the five reasons the Irish avoid the flop in January.