Colleague Adam Rittenberg says in light of the BCS rankings, it's Notre Dame's world this week.
Colleague Mark Schlabach says this weekend's game will put SEC fans in the most awkward of positions: rooting for Lane Kiffin.
Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay wonder which resurgent team from this season has the most staying power.
Brian Kelly's base salary is $2.4 million, according to USA Today.
Everett Golson and the Irish offense are developing some swagger, Brian Hamilton writes in the Chicago Tribune.