SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly knew his offense would have to cover for a young defense this season.
LOS ANGELES — Notre Dame's already-depleted defense managed to become even thinner in Saturday's disastrous defeat at USC.
Notre Dame heads to Los Angeles at 7-4, and a loss to USC would leave the Irish with their worst regular-season record since Brian Kelly's first year in South Bend.
Greer Martini has run into a few unexpected situations during his first season at Notre Dame.