Notre Dame Vs. Washington: Which Team Is Ready To Revive Their Program

Joseph LandoniContributor ISeptember 28, 2009

SOUTH BEND, IN - SETPEMBER 19: Student fans of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish cheer during a game against the Michigan State Spartans on September 19, 2009 at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana. Notre Dame defeated Michigan State 33-30. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)



This weekend two teams who have seen better days will continue a rivalry. Both have been rebuilding their prestigious teams to take down BSC powerhouses and now they will clash helmet to helmet in an epic duel this Saturday. Notre Dame vs. Washington.

Notre Dame will host one of the most evenly matched teams this weekend the Huskies.

They both have similarities and differences; here is a vital comparison of the two teams and their playmakers.

-Jimmy Clausen- Rating 172.68, Yards 1,122, and 10 TDs + 14 Notre Dame

-Jake Locker- Rating 130.13, Yards 1,002 and 6 TDs


-Armondo Allen Jr.- 59 attempts, 326 Yards, 3 TDs + 3 Notre Dame

-Chris Polk- 84 attempts, 316 yard, 1 TD


-Notre Dame Defense Average points given up- 21.25

-Washington Defense Average Points given up- 25.25 +10 Washington


-Notre Dame Average Points Per Game- 31.5 +7 Notre Dame

-Washington Average Points Per Game- 23.75

Final Score Washington 10 Notre Dame 24