Notre Dame heads to Los Angeles at 7-4, and a loss to USC would leave the Irish with their worst regular-season record since Brian Kelly's first year in South Bend.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Matt Hegarty appeared destined for a starting role on Notre Dame's offensive line heading into Aug. 30's season opener against Rice.
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. -- Notre Dame blew up its offensive line during the bye week and could move forward with a different mix of players up front.
Notre Dame hasn't voluntarily replaced any of its opening week starting offensive linemen during the last few seasons. In 2012, the same five guys started every game.