Ben Koyack and Cody Riggs are the only two players who started in Notre Dame’s Music City Bowl win over LSU who won’t be around this fall.
It’s easy to connect the dots: Notre Dame ran the ball more in the Music City Bowl than it did in any game all season, didn’t turn the ball over and beat a top-25 SEC West team.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. - It's easy to forget Notre Dame was one play away from being legitimate, if not early, contenders for the College Football Playoff.
Notre Dame heads to Los Angeles at 7-4, and a loss to USC would leave the Irish with their worst regular-season record since Brian Kelly's first year in South Bend.
Will Fuller's numbers may be those of a No. 1 target, but the undercurrent of his success this year has been the strides made by Notre Dame's other receivers.