Despite ending the season on a four-game losing streak, there are plenty of positives being thrown around Notre Dame heading into its Dec. 30 Music City Bowl date with LSU.
As Notre Dame enters its second bye week in the 2014 season, let's take a look at how each position has fared so far:
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — As it turns out, Brian VanGorder's first-year defense at Notre Dame will have to rely on a number of first-year players.
In six words or less: Jaylon Smith and plenty of questions
SOUTH BEND, Ind.