Irish rest their brains, prep for Navy

Getting the ball to Michael Floyd is one of the most effective
options for Notre Dame. No secret there. Throw it in his direction
and good things often happen in coach Brian Kelly’s spread

Even when he isn’t healthy.

Floyd overcame a sore hamstring Saturday to make three TD
catches in a 44-20 victory over Western Michigan that gave the
Irish a three-game winning streak heading into their game against

Floyd caught nine balls for 157 yards – the 11th time in his
career he has surpassed 100 yards. He has six TD catches this
season and 22 for his career, tying him for third place on Notre
Dame’s all-time list.