Chris Watt


SOUTH BEND, Ind. — 2012 stands as Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly’s most (and, by Notre Dame’s lofty standards, only) successful season since he took over in South Bend in 2010.


SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Top-ranked Notre Dame finally got down to the serious business of getting ready to play defending national champion Alabama in the BCS title game on Jan. 7.