USC Trojans


Notre Dame stayed above the fray on Saturday, beating Wake Forest on a day that saw the nation’s No. 6, No. 7, No. 9 and No. 10 teams all lose.


With Navy’s upset over Memphis last night, a scenario dreaded by college football — but welcomed by Notre Dame — could play out over the next few weeks. If Navy beats Houston on the road Nov.


Notre Dame senior cornerback KeiVarae Russell was amused last week by the developing narrative that he was struggling to shake off the rust of a one-year suspension.


Notre Dame heads into its bye week at 6-1, with that only loss a two-point defeat in brutal weather conditions on the road against a top-five or top-six Clemson side.