LOS ANGELES — Notre Dame's already-depleted defense managed to become even thinner in Saturday's disastrous defeat at USC.
LOS ANGELES — Notre Dame ended its season with an unmitigated disaster, though one with a bit of intrigue.
1. Red zone success. USC has the profile of a bend-don't-break defense, allowing plenty pass plays of 10 or more yards but stymying opponents in the red zone.
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