USC expects to have star receiver Marqise Lee back for Saturday's matchup against Notre Dame, three weeks after he suffered a knee injury against Arizona State.
There's big news for the future of the Big Ten's big-time bowl chances.
A win doesn't erase a pair of losses, but it can erase the memory of them.
As expected, Notre Dame's front four has been the strength of its defense this year, although that strength hasn't been as great as expected.
Notre Dame linebacker Jarrett Grace is back in South Bend after breaking his leg Saturday against Arizona State, and has been in good spirits throughout his season-ending ordeal.