Tarean Folston


Brian Kelly said the winner of December's quarterback competition will successfully operate Notre Dame's offense the way the fifth-year coach wants.


LOS ANGELES -- With the way Tarean Folston has run recently, it's easy to forget the Irish ground game was lagging two months ago.


Notre Dame heads to Los Angeles at 7-4, and a loss to USC would leave the Irish with their worst regular-season record since Brian Kelly's first year in South Bend.


SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- This can't be how Cam McDaniel expected to feel before his last home game at Notre Dame.