Christian Lombard


SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Brian Kelly staked his chances this season on his offense, one featuring a playmaking quarterback and emerging skill position players.


SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- A harsh geography lesson came for Justin Utupo five years ago upon receiving his boarding pass for a flight to South Bend.


TEMPE, Ariz. — Everett Golson's imperfect play finally cost Notre Dame. 


As Notre Dame enters its second bye week in the 2014 season, let's take a look at how each position has fared so far:

The good


Three years ago, Notre Dame and Florida State concluded disappointing seasons by facing each other in the Champ's Sports Bowl — hardly the game either talent-packed side had hoped to play in that