Notre Dame Fighting Irish 59, Air Force Falcons 33: Rapid Reaction

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Offense was the story in South Bend on Saturday, as Tommy Rees the “Game Manager” became Tommy Rees “the Touchdown slinger.”

Notre Dame reeled off 42 first half points thanks in large part to four passing touchdowns from their quarterback in route to a 59-33 shellacking of the Air Force Academy in a game that was not even as close as the already lopsided outcome would suggest.

Rees had trouble missing his targets as he connected on 23 of 32 passes for just under 300 yards and four touchdowns.

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#27 Air Force Falcons: College Football 77 in 77

it really is the very definition of irony. The Air Force Falcons college football team, rarely ever attack their opponents through the air. They finished in the nation in passing. The service academy that runs our deadliest of war machines, the air planes and jets, actually does all it’s work on the ground- through the rushing obsessed triple option attack.

In this game of football, a metaphor for military combat, maybe the Air Force Falcons should be renamed the Ground Attack Coyotes? AF’s QB Tim Jefferson is a dual threat, and one of the best signal callers in school history. He won’t pass much, but can if he needs to.

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