Good news: Notre Dame says Ernest Jones is back working today. (Also, Manti Te'o is the FBS Independent defensive player of the week.)
The Independent's Eamonn Sweeney was, shall we say, impressed with American football.
CBSSports.com's Dennis Dodd says Notre Dame built esteem with the win.
The Irish got off to a rousing start, Brian Hamilton writes in the Chicago Tribune.
The South Bend Tribune's Al Lesar says there was plenty of punch in the Irish's ground game.
IrishIllustrated.com's Pete Sampson thinks Notre Dame may have earned itself legitimate momentum.