If history repeats itself, Notre Dame's chances of winning a championship this season increased when American Pharoah crossed the finish line at the Belmont Stakes Saturday.
The preseason narrative surrounding Notre Dame's defense a year ago was all about pressure.
Todd Lyght returned to Notre Dame without much coaching experience but plenty of cachet as a two-time first-team All American during his playing days in South Bend.
For Everett Golson, Notre Dame's November implosion got to the point where playing was no longer fun, it was a burden.
A week after Everett Golson announced his decision to head to Florida State, Notre Dame's other outgoing graduate transfer found his next home.