The best thing for Notre Dame that could've happened on its Saturday off was Arizona State and USC to win. Only half of that scenario wound up playing out.
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:
Saturday's Notre Dame-Florida State thriller was the most-watched college football game of the 2014 season, ESPN announced on Tuesday.
Notre Dame accomplished a goal on Saturday in Florida's panhandle, even in a losing effort against the defending national champions.