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.
Thanks to LSU dealing Ole Miss its first loss of the season, Notre Dame moved up a spot to No. 7 in latest the Amway coaches poll and to No. 6 in the AP poll released Sunday.
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:
One simple fact going against the Atlanta Falcons is that quarterback Matt Ryan, regardless of another simple fact, that the Falcons have an offensive line in shambles, borders on untouchable.
Four months after four-star class of 2015 quarterback Blake Barnett decommitted from Notre Dame, the Irish finally appear to have found a replacement.