TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — This one's going to sting for a while.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame coaches and players understand the importance of Saturday's game at Florida State.
Notre Dame safety and senior captain Austin Collinsworth suffered a "very slight" labrum tear Saturday against North Carolina and will not require surgery, coach Brian Kelly said Wednesday.
Notre Dame will not be facing the No. 1 team in the nation when it travels to Tallahassee on Saturday.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Two years ago, Notre Dame players knew they could win any close game. Purdue, Michigan, Stanford, BYU, Pitt, USC — all those games were decided by fewer than 10 points.