If you're not a Notre Dame fan, it's easy to forget that Jeff Samardzija was a record-setting wide receiver for the Irish before he became the ace of the Cubs'
According to CBS Sports' Jeremy Fowler, Notre Dame will play in the Pinstripe Bowl Dec. 28 at Yankee Stadium.
If it's not a unique scenario, it's certainly a rare one.
If Notre Dame goes to New York instead of Detroit or Shreveport, La., for its bowl game, it'll have Charlie Weis to thank.
Tommy Rees will always be a polarizing figure in South Bend. He's a guy who has done plenty good for Notre Dame, but has had a number of high-profile lowlights.