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"Wanted to die.. almost did but ma team had ma back .. we ride together. We die together #ND for life.."
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He sleeps very well tonight. Unacceptable mistake by a veteran with his skill level. But all is well that ends well.
Felt bad for Cierre. I sit at home frustrated on how little he was used and you know he had to be too. Tried to make the most of his opportunity and it almost bit us. But win or lose, I appreciate his effort.
This ND team does truly seem to be closer and all on the same page more than any I can remember from the recent past. Family does indeed have your back.
This post was edited by JoeOND1 20 months ago
cant leave your feet- when bad things happen but happy for him
my two cents
this kid (cierre) has had a hard time these past few years with everything around him.. including himself
humility is taught in various ways but sometimes when it looks like God teaches you a lesson the hard way. It might just be a "shot across the bow" rather then a blow to take you to your knees.
humility is the foundation of a grown man. Maybe Mr. Wood just found some.
Glad to hear he is out there saying "sorry". Takes a big man to do that.
I'm very happy for Cierre. Was begging for BK to leave him in against the others watching with me. I'm glad his teammates bailed him out.
Still like to see Cierre get 15-20 touches a game like he did against Miami.
I think it's cool that his main competitor for playing time is also his best friend on the team, Theo Riddick. I think it was Theo who was the first one by his side to help pick him back up after the fumble. This team's chemistry is amazing, I love it. This is a very special year for Notre Dame, in more ways than one.
Must have been humbling.
That was one of only many plays thought that made the game closer than it needed to be.
Give the Pitt guy credit for knocking the ball out.
Has nothing to do with skill level.
Cierre had a good game, it would have been an exceptional game had it not been for that untimely fumble. The ball came out too easily.
But he had great production, and it would have been more had it not been for DD's "holding call". He established himself as the hot hand late in the game and had it rolling. Sure, he probably lost a little trust that he had earned, but he was good tonight. And he could have lost a lot more. Thank goodness it was avoided.
This is very true. Even though Im not really talking about Cierre.
But yeah, if applied to his case, it was nothing more than a shot over his bow. Although I think he is sweetheart underneath an occasionally cocky facade.
Ah the bum is back, welcome!
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If Daniels didn't have that silly down-field on Wood's 60 yard run, he would have an excellent game.
I disagree! He just can't and should NEVER fumble the football! NO EXCUSSES! Wait.....did I just agree with John?......so the pigs must be flying.........who woulda thunk!
I dont look at it that way. It was a hugely productive game. I dont let an official's very iffy call dictate that and take credit away from Wood. He was very very productive yesterday. So much so that had he not fumbled, the game ball could very well have been his.
I try to often stress that the Wood/GAIII/Theo reps decisions is based on circumstance and opponent. Pitt lining up wide at the DEnd trying to keep Golson corralled opened up that sprint draw counter, which is a GAIII or Cierre play. Safeties were pinched up, opening up Eifert one on one, but we couldnt convert there(give credit to Pitt CBs).
Theo did some good things, but I, nor he, thought he played a great game. Didnt have too much space to work with granted and he dropped a bunny. It was Cierre's type opponent. And he did great. But the 2 or 3 trips inside the 5 shows you our struggles do continue there. Theo is 200 but runs like 210 and is infinitely trustworthy, but he's not 230. And Cierre had his troubles also.
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