Lee County High School’s Jahmir Smith reached the end zone twice — the game’s first and final touchdowns — in ninth-ranked Notre Dame’s 35-17 win over Louisville in the Fighting Irish’s nationally televised season opener Monday night.
The touchdowns were the sophomore’s first scores as a collegiate running back.
Well that was quick …
Notre Dame strikes first, as Jahmir Smith runs it in for 6️⃣ pic.twitter.com/hQm9rQOpsY
— ESPN College Football (@ESPNCFB) September 3, 2019
Smith, who had a record-breaking career in high school, is listed at second or third on the Notre Dame running back depth chart heading into this season behind junior Tony Jones Jr., who also had a big game 110 yards rushing and a score.
Smith finished the night with 8 carries for 24 yards and 2 touchdowns. He also had a catch for six yards.
The Irish host New Mexico next week before its next nationally televised game against No. 3 Georgia on Sept. 21.