The day before Notre Dame's 31-0 thrashing of Michigan, the Irish received a special pep talk from a Golden Domer legend.
Through two games, one of the most noticeable differences about Notre Dame's offense with Everett Golson back is how little placekicker Kyle Brindza has been used.
On Saturday, Michigan frequently lined its top corner -- redshirt junior Blake Countess -- up against Notre Dame sophomore receiver Will Fuller.
As the dust settles from Saturday, Notre Dame's path to heading to Tallahassee undefeated looks a lot easier.
Rice (Aug. 30): No game
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Finally, Notre Dame players and coaches were able to freely admit that, yes, beating Michigan in the final scheduled game of the series means a little more.