Wait until February to ask Tim Hinton how satisfying it is to see Jonas Gray have the kind of farewell season he is having. Right now, there are at least four games left in which the running backs coach would like to see the senior continue to improve.
“You don’t have time right now, it’s all critical,” Hinton said of reflecting. “You feel bad about it sometimes. … Until the NCAA tells us we can’t play another second, then we’re gonna improve. That’s our job.”
Gray has made plenty of strides up to this point, however, scoring eight touchdowns over his past five games and rushing for 502 yards this season. He made his first start of the season (second of his career) Saturday against Navy, and he is averaging 7.97 yards per carry, just shy of George Gipp’s single-season Notre Dame record of 8.1.
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