The first BCS standings are out, with only four teams ranked ahead of Notre Dame. The Irish are No. 5 in the poll, with only Alabama, surprising Florida (at No.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Doug Flutie knows the Heisman Trophy usually winds up in the hands of whatever quarterback puts up eye-popping numbers on a successful team.
The next three Saturdays just might make or break Notre Dame's BCS hopes.
Cierre Wood rushed for 118 yards and two touchdowns on Saturday at Soldier Field, leading a second-half offensive surge that led Notre Dame to a 41-3 win over Miami.
For the first time since 2008, Northern Illinois have scheduled a game against a Southeastern Conference team when they will take on Arkansas in 2014.