There's no quarterback controversy at Notre Dame — that much has been made clear over the last few days.
Notre Dame's appeal was not successful, and the Irish will be without linebacker Ben
Arizona State's main focus is winning the Pac-12, a goal repeated plenty of times by coach Todd Graham on Monday.
Amid the hang-wringing of alma mater-gate, there was a positive that emerged from Notre Dame's 35-21 loss to Oklahoma on Saturday, and it involved the football side of things.
It wouldn't be a Shamrock Series game without a bold (or weird, depending on your point of view) helmet in it.