Notre Dame may be rolling at 3-0, but its first bye week came at an ideal time.
With Notre Dame off, Saturday will provide a decent opportunity to get a look at a few teams the Irish will face down the road.
For the first time since 2012, Notre Dame is back in the top 10.
As the dust settles from Saturday, Notre Dame's path to heading to Tallahassee undefeated looks a lot easier.
Rice (Aug. 30): No game
The Fire announced on Friday afternoon that veteran midfielder Logan Pause will retire following the 2014 MLS season.