Splitting things up today. First, what they're saying about Wednesday's news ...
All of our coverage can be found here.
SI.com's Michael Rosenberg says this is proof of Notre Dame's relevance.
Yahoo! Sports' Dan Wetzel says the Irish protect their schedule with the move.
USA Today's Christine Brennan thinks the move marks the reality of college sports.
The Chicago Tribune's David Haugh likes Notre Dame sticking by what it believes in.
The Orlando Sentinel's Matt Murschel says local fans cherish the Irish's move.
The (Louisville) Courier-Journal's Tim Sullivan does not think this is a blow to the Big East.
The Observer's Andrew Owens calls it a win for both sides.
As for football matters ...
Colleague Adam Rittenberg has a great story here on Mark Dantonio's life since "Little Giants." Rittenberg also takes a video look at Saturday's game.
Rittenberg and Brian Bennett both pick the Spartans this weekend.
Eifert is ready to answer the bell, Tim Prister writes on IrishIllustrated.com.
MSU D-coordinator Pat Narduzzi is disappointed with his championship-caliber defense so far, Diamond Leung writes on MLive.com.