Notre Dame's loss to Stanford on Saturday ensured it won't go to the College Football Playoff, but the Irish appear destined to play in a premier bowl game around New Year's.
Notre Dame's 38-36 loss to Stanford dropped it to No. 10 in the USA Today coaches poll released Sunday.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — The last time Notre Dame had to rebound from a turnover-filled game, the Irish hung 41 points on Navy and another 41 on USC in back-to-back weeks following that Oct.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — At this point, Notre Dame players are almost desensitized to seeing one of their teammates go down with an injury.
Each of the last three Notre Dame-Stanford games have been decided by seven points or fewer.