Gould Headshot squareCongrats to Notre Dame for taking care of business vs. Army on Saturday.

ND’s 44-6 victory was a welcome bright spot in what has been a tumultuous, disappointing season. Beating Army won’t do much to quell the angst. But it was a solid performance. And it beats the alternative.

Just a week ago, the Fighting Irish were left to pick up the pieces after the 28-27 disaster vs. Navy.

It’s difficult to win games. Nobody knows that better than Notre Dame.

At 4-6, and with Virginia Tech and USC still to play, the prospects remain cloudy.

That’s what happens when the coaches and the players under-perform at a school where the expectations are relentlessly high. The rest of this article is available to subscribers only – to become a subscriber click here.