Notre Dame has already played eight true freshman on defense and is playing a number of inexperienced sophomores and juniors on that side of the ball.
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 sidelines at Notre Dame Stadium are generally full of celebrities, from Jon Bon Jovi to David Robinson to Torii Hunter (all of whom have kids who play for the Irish).
Notre Dame-Michigan kicks off at 7:30 ET on NBC, but at 1:30 be sure to catch "Notre Dame Reborn," a behind-the-scenes look at the Irish and all the history and tradition of the school and footbal