SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly knew his offense would have to cover for a young defense this season.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- The Big 12 had two teams deserving of a spot in the College Football Playoff but was shut out of the inaugural four-team field.
LOS ANGELES — Notre Dame's already-depleted defense managed to become even thinner in Saturday's disastrous defeat at USC.
LOS ANGELES — Notre Dame ended its season with an unmitigated disaster, though one with a bit of intrigue.