SOUTH BEND, Ind. — It wasn't a coincidence Notre Dame’s defense allowed 43 points per game without linebacker Joe Schmidt last November.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Somewhere in South Africa over the summer, a van carrying a handful of Notre Dame football players broke down.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Asking Notre Dame players to describe junior linebacker Jaylon Smith in one word is a largely futile effort without having a thesaurus handy.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Jarrett Grace is well-versed in the frustration that comes with missing a season due to a serious injury.