Three years ago, Notre Dame and Florida State concluded disappointing seasons by facing each other in the Champ's Sports Bowl — hardly the game either talent-packed side had hoped to play in that
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Two years ago, Notre Dame players knew they could win any close game. Purdue, Michigan, Stanford, BYU, Pitt, USC — all those games were decided by fewer than 10 points.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — It's a lot easier to laugh off two botched holds on field goals after a victory, of course.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Through four games, Notre Dame hasn't really been tested this season.