Twitter reacts to Notre Dame’s Isaiah Foskey blocking two punts

Isaiah Foskey entered Notre Dame’s game against UNLV as his team’s leader in sacks and co-leader in tackles for loss. Everyone already knew how important he was to the defense. Now, you can start talking about him as equally menacing on special teams. The Rebels were forced to punt on back-to-back first-quarter possessions, and Foskey gave punter Marshall Nichols a couple of images he undoubtedly will be thinking about for weeks.

First, this:

And then, this:

Both possessions set the Irish’s offense up nicely, and the Irish were able to double their scoring output for the game. First, Drew Pyne hit Michael Mayer for a 20-yard touchdown. Mayer appeared to catch another touchdown pass after the next blocked punt, but replay review ruled that he didn’t hold on. Blake Grupe salvaged the drive with a 27-yard field goal.

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Irish fans took to Twitter to talk about Foskey’s role in the team blowing the game open:

Dick Vitale

Patrick Engel

David Gabriel

Jack Leniart

P.J. Moran

Aishly Corrigan

Matt Rohrbach

Derek Giorgino

Justin Murray

Liam Gaudet

Story originally appeared on Fighting Irish Wire