College football coaches have often said that the most significant improvements a team can make arrive between the first and second games of the season.
The Fighting Irish of Notre Dame are no exception, as their 28-6 victory against Temple provided a plethora of things here and there to be tweaked and fixed.
Head coach Brian Kelly's offense got off to a quick start, reaching the end zone twice within the first four minutes of the game. However, sluggish and inconsistent play ensued on both sides of the ball following that energetic beginning to the game.
Much was left to be desired, which I'll discuss in the following slides.