And why not? Some career highlights:
- Was the first Notre Dame coach to lose to an 8-loss team (Syracuse in 2008).
- Lost 15 games the past 2 years, the most losses over two consecutive years in school history.
- 1-16 in the last 17 games against teams that ended the season with a winning record.
- 1 victory in 4 years over a team that ended the season in the top 25 (Penn St. in 2006 finished ranked #24).
- Notre Dame didn't get a first down against USC this year until the last play of the 3rd quarter.
- Lost to Navy last year, which broke a 43-game winning streak against Navy.