Video & Quotes: Cam McDaniel

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Notre Dame running back Cam McDaniel discusses his grind-it-out performance, including 16 rushes for 56 yards in Notre Dame's win over Purdue.

Notre Dame running back Cam McDaniel:

Worth watching the video, McDaniel shows relief, excitement

"We have five guys that are capable of making plays at any point in the game. It's just a blessing [to be out there]. We all want to win."

"After my helmet bumped off, someone took a shot at my head. I remember having a collision."

"Tommy did an excellent job taking ownership of team. He was on the sideline being positive. He was doing a great job helping guys get up... which is what we need. Once we get in rhythm as an offense, we're hard to stop."

"Purdue always plays us tough. This is a rivalry game. They're a good football team. It's always huge. Every away game is tough. This is big-time football here."

"I really think it was the leadership of some of the older guys... Tommy, TJ, and DaVaris. We just wanted to grind it out. Zack Martin was like, "Let's grind this thing out. Let's start pounding the football." Sure enough we did, and we were were able to hit them over the top. It was a nice feeling."

"It's always tough (high number of carries in 2nd half). But, it's what we live for as running backs. It's a blessing. It's an amazing opportunity. Man, I love running behind our line." Top Stories