Last November, when Brian Kelly was in full-force politicking mode, the fifth-year Irish coach touted his team not playing FCS opponents — games he referred to as “glorified byes.” With nearly eve
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly knew his offense would have to cover for a young defense this season.
If Notre Dame is able to knock off No. 9 Arizona State, it'll earn a marquee win and put itself right in the thick of the College Football Playoff hunt.
Notre Dame went back to work Sunday as a top-five team, sandwiched between the state of Mississippi in one of the two polls.
The 2014 NBA Draft class, while perhaps not as ready to make a major immediate impact as once believed, still appears to a banner crop of potential stars and long-term contributors in the league.