Anything going on this weekend?
Our friends over at AthlonSports debate whether Notre Dame is a national title contender this season.
Zeke Motta is a man of his words, Brian Hamilton writes in the Chicago Tribune. AD Jack Swarbrick tells Teddy Greenstein that keeping the Northwestern series is a "high priority."
The South Bend Tribune's Al Lesar says Tony Springmann is acting the part.
SI.com's Andy Staples previews the Irish's tilt with Michigan.
The gang at Lost Lettermen delivers a pretty honest take on all of this standing and cheering hoopla.