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Notre Dame football: Irish must lean heavily on RBs with Ian Book gone

Dec 5, 2020; South Bend, Indiana, USA; Notre Dame Fighting Irish running back Kyren Williams (23) stiff arms Syracuse Orange linebacker Mikel Jones (13) in the third quarter at Notre Dame Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matt Cashore-USA TODAY Sports

The Notre Dame football team has tremendous talent at running back, which will be the focal point with quarterback Ian Book gone.

For the last three seasons, the Notre Dame football team has had the luxury of having Ian Book as their starting quarterback. Throughout his three-plus seasons under center for the Irish, Book became the school’s all-time winningest quarterback, leading the program to two College Football Playoff appearances.