1. Generate big plays. Rutgers' pass defense is awful, ranking fourth-worst among FBS teams in average yards per game (311.4 yards).
NEW YORK -- Nobody's mistaking Notre Dame's 2013 season for a success.
On a grand scale, Notre Dame won't play for much later this month against Rutgers in the Pinstripe Bowl.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- The placard for the BCS Championship remained on Notre Dame's schedule in the Guglielmino Athletics Complex, a forgotten relic of the team's past goals.