SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Greg Bryant once looked up to Chris Johnson, back when the then-Titans running back carved up over 2,000 yards and 14 touchdowns in his second season in the NFL.
Notre Dame hasn't voluntarily replaced any of its opening week starting offensive linemen during the last few seasons. In 2012, the same five guys started every game.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Notre Dame ran out of timeouts less than 10 minutes into the first quarter on Saturday night.
It should have mattered.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Notre Dame had never beat Michigan by more than 23 points before Saturday night.