SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly knew his offense would have to cover for a young defense this season.
LOS ANGELES — Notre Dame's already-depleted defense managed to become even thinner in Saturday's disastrous defeat at USC.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Brian Kelly staked his chances this season on his offense, one featuring a playmaking quarterback and emerging skill position players.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Northwestern may be 3-6, but the Wildcats should provide a decent test for Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson on Saturday.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Jaylon Smith estimated it took him four games as a true freshman to get comfortable at the college level.