While Notre Dame didn't look too impressive on Saturday against Purdue, a number of future Irish opponents had some high-profile issues over the weekend.
For the first time since 2012, Notre Dame is back in the top 10.
As the dust settles from Saturday, Notre Dame's path to heading to Tallahassee undefeated looks a lot easier.
Rice (Aug. 30): No game
Despite the uncertain status of five players implicated in the university's academic investigation, Notre Dame moved up two spots to No. 15 in the USA Today coaches poll and one spot to No.
Now that Louisville-Miami is finished up, a look at how Notre Dame's future opponents fared in Week 1:
Michigan (Sept. 6): Beat Appalachian State, 52-14