When a 7-4 team burns a freshman's redshirt 11 games into a season, it's bound to raise some questions.
Louisville receiver DeVante Parker averaged about eight catches and 163 yards in games against North Carolina State, Florida State and Boston College before heading to South Bend last weekend.
For the second consecutive game, Max Redfield and Elijah Shumate were relegated to special teams and sideline duty in Saturday's 31-28 loss to Louisville.
For the fourth time in five years, Notre Dame and USC are unranked for their annual rivalry game.
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