Heisman finalists announced later today ...
Former Notre Dame star Dean Brown passed away last week at the age of 44.
Manti Te'o has always been special, Mark Lazerus writes in the Chicago Sun-Times.
If the SEC doesn't win a seventh straight title, an SEC-like team will, Brian Hamilton writes in the Chicago Tribune.
The South Bend Tribune's Al Lesar says the year of the Irish will carry over into 2013.
Irish players got what they wanted Sunday night, Pete Sampson writes on IrishIllustrated.com.