Notre Dame Football: Weekend rewind 091712
The bad: Everett Golson's first two (unofficial) plays in his first true road contest: False start, timeout. But what looked like it would be a long night was quickly turned around.
The ugly: Jamoris Slaughter ruptured his Achilles tendon on the first play of the second half and will miss the rest of the season. Matthias Farley is expected to step into his spot. The Irish have now suffered three season-ending injuries in the secondary -- Austin Collinsworth, Lo Wood and Slaughter -- and three of their four starters are converted offensive players: KeiVarae Russell (running back), Bennett Jackson (wide receiver) and Farley (receiver).
Still healing: Brian Kelly said Sunday that Kapron Lewis-Moore and DaVaris Daniels were not fully healthy following injuries suffered one week earlier. Both played sparingly. Sheldon Day suffered a bone bruise as well, though Kelly said it happened before he was jumping up and down after a botched attempt at an interception. He should be fine.
Next up: Notre Dame's second home night game in as many years features Michigan, which has delivered the Irish three crushing last-minute defeats in the last three years. The man responsible for two of them, Denard Robinson, is back for his senior year, and the Irish would like nothing more than to go through him en route to a 4-0 September.
Notre Dame Fighting Irish, Michigan Wolverines, Michigan State Spartans, Brian Kelly, Manti Te'o, Everett Golson, Stephon Tuitt, Denard Robinson, Bennett Jackson, Lo Wood, Austin Collinsworth, Kapron Lewis-Moore, Jamoris Slaughter, DaVaris Daniels, Matthias Farley, KeiVarae Russell, Sheldon Day, Le'Veon Bell, Weekend rewind 091712