Five Things This Notre Dame Fan Learned from the Pitt Game

Posted by Jim Miesle on November-16-2009 Add Comments

1. Execution

While I may not have agreed with the conservative game plan, on paper, I agree that it could have and should have worked vs. Pitt on Saturday. The problem is that this team has struggled with execution (especially on the defensive side of the ball) all year long.

The only time the offense looked remotely comfortable was in the no huddle, and I thought we should have seen this from the start of the game to wear down Pitt’s front four. There were way too many dropped passes, and virtually every one of them would have resulted in a first down.


2. Heart

Sadly, this team didn’t display much on Saturday outside Jimmy Clausen and Golden Tate. I realize that...

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