With this victory, Notre Dame earned the largest margin of victory in the series with USC in a half century. Also, running back Josh Adams rushed for 229 yards in three quarters. 2017 Notre Dame Football Roster Name PS CL/EL HT/WT Hometown/HS 2 Dexter Williams RB Jr/Jr 5-11/215 Winter Garden, FL/West Orange 3 C.J.

Coaches have kept sports alive in 2020. Another tough, competitive game between Notre Dame and Navy in this historic rivalry, as the Irish prevail 24–17. Running Back Josh Adams would run in the two-point conversion to tie the game. Notre Dame responded in quick fashion with a 2-play, 60-yard drive that was capped off with a touchdown pass by Irish Quarterback Brandon Wimbush, who threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to tight end Durham Smyth. .lobar-container {background-image:url('//assets.ngin.com/site_files/2730/m/lp/lp-template-2/base/athlete-of-the-month/lobar-athlete-of-the-month.jpg') !important;} In these cases, the average was taken. The Fighting Irish would welcome No. Roster includes most starters and key reserves. We present them here for purely educational purposes. The most comprehensive coverage of The Fighting Irish Football roster, schedule game summaries, …
They finished with three players with over a 100 rushing yards: Josh Adams (161 yards), Dexter Williams (124 yards) and quarterback Brandon Wimbush (106 yards) all hit the century mark rushing as the Irish win big on opening day. He needs 101 yards next weekend against Stanford to break the record. Read more about our data coverage. The following former Notre Dame players were selected in the 2017 NFL Draft: The Fighting Irish signed a total of 21 recruits. The win would give Notre Dame 10 wins on the year, one year after the Irish finished a miserable 4–8 in 2016. Copyright © 2000-2020 Sports Reference LLC. On the second play of the next offensive series, running back Josh Adams scored on a 73-yard touchdown run. Notre Dame would add to their lead three minutes later with a 59-yard interception return for a touchdown by cornerback Julian Love go to up 14–0 over the Spartans. We have tools and resources that can help you use sports data.

Josh Adams topped 3,000 career yards and now has the 4th highest single season rushing total in Notre Dame history at 1,337. This was the seventh time in nine games this season the Irish rushed for over 300 yards. With the Irish trailing 17-14 with less than 2 minutes to play, quarterback Ian Book connected on a 55-yard touchdown pass to tight end Myles Boykin, giving the Irish an improbable lead late in the game.

This page was last edited on 26 September 2020, at 23:27. All logos are the trademark & property of their owners and not Sports Reference LLC. They were invited to the Citrus Bowl where they defeated LSU. The Irish defense would force LSU to turn the ball over on downs on the next series, securing Notre Dames first bowl win on New Year's Day since January 1, 1994.[2]. With Brandon Wimbush struggling to move the offense, quarterback Ian Book came in to relieve him.
The 28-point first quarter marked the most points for the Irish in a single period since 2005. Coming into the game, the Irish had just two turnovers in the previous six games, including no turnovers during that span when quarterback Brandon Wimbush started. Fighting Irish quarterback Brandon Wimbush rushed for 270 yards with four touchdowns; the most rushing yards by a Notre Dame quarterback, a school record.