Cody Riggs


It's been one month since Notre Dame removed four players from the football team as part of the university's investigation into their potential academic dishonesty.


SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Finally, Notre Dame players and coaches were able to freely admit that, yes, beating Michigan in the final scheduled game of the series means a little more.


SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Aside from a quick start, Devin Gardner looked out of sorts for much of Saturday night.


SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Notre Dame had never beat Michigan by more than 23 points before Saturday night.


SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Consider this: In 2012, Notre Dame players combined for 46 yards on 21 punt returns. Cody Riggs surpassed that mark after fielding two punts on Saturday against Rice.