Happy Holidays. And enjoy NY if you're going. (How could you not?)
AthlonSports has Notre Dame at No. 22 in its early 2014 rankings.
Alabama and the Patriots come to mind when Rutgers coach Kyle Flood watches Notre Dame, Dan Duggan writes on NJ.com.
Notre Dame pride is tied to the Hanratty name, Tim Prister writes on IrishIllustrated.com. (Subscription required)
BlueandGold.com's Lou Somogyi looks at the status of the Irish's offensive line. (Subscription required)