DALLAS — For two weeks, Tommy Rees struggled to find a rhythm.
DALLAS -- The predictability of Notre Dame's offense was a common critique through the team's first five games, but to some extent that changed Saturday against Arizona State.
1. Start strong. This has been a problem for Notre Dame since Week 2 -- the first 15 minutes haven't good, especially against Purdue (a narrow win) and Oklahoma (a loss).
Notre Dame's appeal was not successful, and the Irish will be without linebacker Ben