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Rewatch Notes | Notre Dame Defense vs Toledo

September 13, 2021

Notre Dame played well on defense...if you take those two big plays off the board.

The problem is that it is fantasy to do that. Those big plays count. Giving up two 60-yard plays per game isn’t a sustainable way to play defense. Everyone knows that.

I’ll get into those specific plays later, but even with those two plays, we can say the defense played better as a whole. There are things they can build on.

A 27% Havoc Rate is elite (now at 20.

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