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Head coach Brian Kelly and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish got back into the win column on Saturday against Navy.

What Brian Kelly said after Notre Dame escaped with victory against Navy

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish came out a little flat against Navy in Week 12, but Brian Kelly and the Irish responded. Behind a pair of second-half touchdowns, Notre Dame squeaked past Navy with a 24-17 victory.

Junior running back Josh Adams rushed for 106 yards on 18 carries, but quarterback Brandon Wimbush was the player of the game.

He fought hard to score a rushing touchdown just before halftime to tie the game at 10, and then he threw 2 touchdowns in the second half to lead the Irish to victory. Wimbush accounted for 205 yards of offense as well.

Here’s what Kelly said after the victory that improved his team to 9-2: