In August, few outside Notre Dame's locker room expected the Irish to play for a National Championship.
Notre Dame will be without DaVaris Daniels for the final two games of the season, meaning a seasoned senior and green freshman will take on increased roles against Wake Forest and USC.
CHAMPAIGN Illinois head coach Tim Beckmans weekly press conferences are always focused on the future the immediate future. On Monday, however, the discussion turned to more distant concerns.
CHAMPAIGN It has been 398 days since Illinois last won a Big Ten game. It will be at least seven more before the Illini have another chance to end that streak.
Marian Central's Chris Streveler probably isn't a better singer than he is a quarterback. That's not why Minnesota offered him a scholarship. That's not why he accepted it.