Nothing else they might have done can overcome their dreadful oversight of Notre Dame football. They greased the skids for the decline of Notre Dame football which is the face of Notre Dame athletics. They will always be remembered as complete failures because of their mismanagement and squandering the tradition and heritage of Notre Dame football.
Wadsworth essentially fired Lou and hired Davie. Nothing more need be said.
White's modernization and fully funding olympic sports is a pimple on a gnat's ass compared to the apologetic Willingham firing, the O'Leary hiring and firing fiasco and the Weis hiring and imprudent 10 year contract.