Knickerbockers' first division title in 19 years. Amazing, in a way.
Surprise, surprise: Notre Dame is among the teams with the nation's toughest early schedules, colleague Travis Haney says.
Safeties coach Bob Elliott hasn't missed a beat, Tim Prister writes on IrishIllustrated.com.
Former Irish safety Jamoris Slaughter will participate in the Atlanta Falcons' combine Wednesday, Dan Murphy writes on BlueandGold.com.
Jarron Jones is ready to contribute, Tony Krausz writes in the (Fort Wayne) Journal-Gazette.