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Look: Notre Dame Quarterback Has Gross Finger Injury

Jack Coan on Sunday night.

TALLAHASSEE, FL - SEPTEMBER 05: Notre Dame Fighting Irish quarterback Jack Coan (17) throws a pass during the game between the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Florida State Seminoles on September 5, 2021 at Bobby Bowden Field at Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee, Fl. (Photo by David Rosenblum/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Just under a week ago, Florida State gave Notre Dame everything it could handle in the season-opener for both teams.

The Seminoles took the Fighting Irish to overtime and nearly pulled off the upset. Brian Kelly's team found a way to win and looked to rebound with a strong performance against Toledo.

Well, that didn't happen. In fact, Toledo actually took a late lead over Notre Dame in the fourth quarter and looked to be en route to pulling off a massive upset. The Rockets scored a touchdown with just over a minute left on the clock.

That gave Toledo a 29-24 lead over Notre Dame with not very much time remaining. On the ensuring possession, Notre Dame quarterback Jack Coan drove the Irish right down the field for a touchdown in just 26 seconds.

It didn't come without a tough moment for Coan himself. He dislocated a finger on his throwing hand, ran over to the sideline, had it reset and then threw a touchdown pass.

Check it out.


Coan is tough for being able to get his finger reset and then throw a touchdown pass. However, the true hero in this scenario is the trainer who reset Coan's finger in record time so he wouldn't have to miss a snap.

As a result of his hard work, Notre Dame walked out with a 32-29 win and avoided an upset.