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. -- The Big 12 had two teams deserving of a spot in the College Football Playoff but was shut out of the inaugural four-team field.
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.
Wondering what to do on a Saturday without Notre Dame football? Here's a rundown of the games Irish fans should keep an eye on during the second bye week: