Notre Dame fans are taking to the message boards to throw out their ideas on how to fix the team’s ineffective offense.
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish’s 2022 season has not gotten off to the start that any had expected, let alone how they envisioned, as they are 0-2. One of the biggest things that sticks out is the team’s inability to put up adequate points on the board. They scored just 10 points against Ohio State in Week 1, and 21 points this past week in their upset loss to Marshall.
Notre Dame fans, much like any other college fanbase, is looking for solutions on how to fix the offense. Some took to the message boards to endorse their choice to replace the team’s current offensive coordinator Tommy Rees.
One user suggested former Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden. Another said it should be Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury.
Notre Dame fans have wild suggestions to replace Tommy Rees as OC
Gruden is not currently coaching after the discovery of emails he sent that contained racist, misogynistic, and homophobic language led to his resignation as Las Vegas Raiders head coach early in the 2021 season.
As for Kingsbury, he is the head coach of the Cardinals and signed a contract extension earlier this year with the team that runs through 2027.
Through the first two games of the season, the Fighting Irish were only able to average 302.0 yards of offense per game, which ranks 117th in the FBS. That, and they averaged just 15.5 points per game, tied with Boston College for 117th in the nation.
Following their 26-21 loss to Marshall, head coach Marcus Freeman announced that starting quarterback Tyler Buchner is likely done for the year following an AC joint sprain in his non-throwing shoulder which will require surgery. With that, Drew Pyne is the starter.
The hope is that Notre Dame can break out of its slump on offense, and they look to do so against the California Golden Bears, who have