Notre Dame Wins 2018 South Carolina Football Game
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish took South Carolina by storm, defeating the Gamecocks 38-17 at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia. The Fighting Irish earned their sixth-straight win and earned a spot in the top-10 of the rankings.
Notre Dame’s Dominant Performance on Offense
The Fighting Irish showcased their dominant offense on Saturday, taking advantage of South Carolina’s weaknesses. Notre Dame was superb in the passing game, completing 67% of their passes for 341 passing yards. Notre Dame also excelled in the running game, rushing for 163 yards and two touchdowns.
Fighting Irish Defense Completely Shuts Down South Carolina Offense
Notre Dame’s defense put together an outstanding performance, completely shutting down South Carolina’s offense. The Fighting Irish only allowed the Gamecocks to gain a total of 224 yards, compared to Notre Dame’s 504. Notre Dame put pressure on South Carolina’s quarterback throughout the game, forcing three interceptions and two sacks.
Notre Dame’s Keys to Victory
Notre Dame was led by their stellar defense and balanced offense. Here are a few key factors that allowed the Fighting Irish to gain victory:
- Passing Game: The Fighting Irish showcased an impressive passing game, completing 67% of their passes for 341 yards.
- Run Game: Notre Dame’s ground attack was also superb, rushing for 163 yards and two touchdowns.
- Defense: The Fighting Irish’s defense was huge, forcing three interceptions and two sacks, while only allowing 224 total yards.
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish put on a dominant performance against South Carolina, winning 38-17. The Fighting Irish are now ranked in the top-10 and have a good chance of making it to the College Football Playoff. Go Irish!