SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame’s trip to Pittsburgh this weekend would’ve featured a family reunion had junior running back Tarean Folston not suffered a torn ACL Sept.
Pittsburgh blew its shot at a top-25 matchup against Notre Dame when it lost to North Carolina, 26-19, last Thursday.
Washington State was a 43-yard field goal away from indirectly dealing a blow to Notre Dame’s College Football Playoff hopes.
Last offseason, Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio cited Jeremiah Ratliff as the one defensive lineman at the requisite performance level needed in the developing defensive scheme.