Everett Golson is in his fourth year at Notre Dame, but his coach still views him as a greenhorn of sorts.
Louisville receiver DeVante Parker averaged about eight catches and 163 yards in games against North Carolina State, Florida State and Boston College before heading to South Bend last weekend.
Notre Dame linebacker Jaylon Smith is among five finalists for the collegiate Butkus Award, joining Eric Kendricks (UCLA) Hau’oli Kikaha (Washington), Denzel Perryman (Miami Fla.) and Jake Ryan (M
For the second consecutive game, Max Redfield and Elijah Shumate were relegated to special teams and sideline duty in Saturday's 31-28 loss to Louisville.
For the fourth time in five years, Notre Dame and USC are unranked for their annual rivalry game.