Remember when the sky was falling on Notre Dame’s 2011 season? Now, after a four-game winning streak, it seems like that rhetoric of despair took place years ago, as opposed to weeks.
With the Fighting Irish done beating themselves, they’re now beating up on the competition. For the second straight week, Notre Dame used a zero-turnover and dominant offensive performance to roll over another overmatched opponent, this time winning 59-33 over the visiting Air Force Academy.
Believe it or not, the game wasn’t perfect for the Fighting Irish. But given the encouraging outcome against Air Force, there were plenty more winners than losers that emanated from the Irish victory.
Here are eight winners and losers.