Notre Dame Wasn’t Ready for Ball-Hawking, Chain-Wearing Miami. Is Anyone?

They’re going to need to buy more turnover chains.

One for you, and one for you, and another for you. In the first half of Saturday night’s 41–8 Miami win alone, Notre Dame threw three interceptions. The first yielded a Miami touchdown, the second a field goal. Fighting Irish coach Brian Kelly yanked starting quarterback Brandon Wimbush after that with little effect, except perhaps to eliminate even the question of whether Miami would keep scoring. Backup quarterback Ian Book tossed a pick-six on his second possession. All of them were rewarded with the golden bling that has become college football’s most beloved celebration.

That was the story of the night, although Miami by no means did all of its damage on defense. In each phase of the game, the Hurricanes were the superior team, unrelenting from the opening kickoff.

Going into the game, Notre Dame’s offense was averaging nearly 500 yards per game, ranked No. 13 among FBS teams this season. But Miami had its attack figured out, whether it was Wimbush—who returned in the third quarter—or Book under center. Running back Josh Adams, who played only a quarter last week against Wake Forest due to an unspecified ailment (which involved headaches but not the concussion protocol), was back against Miami, but he spent time in the third quarter in the

Article source: https://www.si.com/college-football/2017/11/11/miami-hurricanes-notre-dame-turnover-chain-playoff

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