BYU football report card: Lack of red zone execution or effective line play loom large in loss to Notre Dame

Published: Saturday, Nov. 23 2013 11:45 p.m. MST

Brigham Young quarterback Taysom Hill throws a pass which is knocked down by Notre Dame linebacker Jaylon Smith, left, in the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, in South Bend, Ind. Notre Dame won 23-13.

Joe Raymond, AP

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — BYU had its chances, but couldn't make enough plays late in a 23-13 loss to Notre Dame on Saturday. The Cougars dug a hole early and lost the battle in the trenches en route to suffering their second loss to the Irish on the road in as many years.

Grades are in for each position group and the coaching staff for how they performed in the loss.

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Twitter: @BrandonCGurney

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