Notre Dame blows out Georgia Tech 55-0 to clinch 10-win season
Notre Dame took care of business vs. Georgia Tech on Saturday afternoon.
The Fighting Irish scored early and often, defeating the Yellow Jackets 55-0 to move to 10-1 on the season.
Quarterback Jack Coan was dominant. He threw for 285 yards and 2 touchdown passes, with most of that work coming in the first half. Notre Dame led 45-0 at the break. Backup QB Tyler Buchner was also productive. He ended up leading the the Fighting Irish in rushing yards with 67 on the day.
Running back Kyren Williams chipped in as well, rushing for 56 yards and 2 touchdowns. He also caught 4 passes for 31 yards.
Notre Dame is now 10-1 on the season, clinching its fifth consecutive double-digit win season. That’s the first time the Fighting Irish have accomplished that feat in program history.
Perhaps more importantly for the future, Notre Dame continues to improve its chances at reaching the College Football Playoff. The Fighting Irish entered this week at No. 8 in the rankings and are poised to move up after Michigan State’s blowout loss in Columbus.
Notre Dame finishes off its 2021 regular season with Stanford next week.