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Colleague Ivan Maisel wonders how ironclad the new 12-year deal with the new postseason will be. Ryan McGee says smaller schools must now make the effort to schedule tougher games. Ted Miller says out loud what most of us are feeling: these next two years will be like purgatory for college football fans.
Notre Dame's athletic teams finished 17th in the final Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings.
Is Notre Dame's schedule too tough? Jeff Jeffers talks to Brian Kelly and Lou Holtz about the '12 slate.
With Michigan off Notre Dame's 2018-19 slate, Bret Bielema is wondering if Wisconsin could step in.
Charlie Weis checks in with the South Bend Tribune's Eric Hansen to chat about the Irish newcomers to Kansas (bottom of story.)
BlueandGold.com's Lou Somogyi's Year 3 series continues with Terry Brennan.