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).
Arizona State's main focus is winning the Pac-12, a goal repeated plenty of times by coach Todd Graham on Monday.
It wouldn't be a Shamrock Series game without a bold (or weird, depending on your point of view) helmet in it.