Freshmen stepped up for the Irish in their win, JJ Sttankevitz writes on CSNChicago.com.
Notre Dame is dealing with attrition on its offensive line, Brian Hamilton writes in the Chicago Tribune.
IrishIllustrated's Douglas Farmer reviews how the Irish's opponents fared this past weekend.
Notre Dame's running backs have stayed in motion, Lou Somogyi writes on BlueandGold.com.
The South Bend Tribune's Al Lesar says that wins and prayers are critical for a BCS run.