Welcome back, Ichiro.
From yesterday: Colleague Michael Rothstein presents an oral history of last year's game, the first night contest in the history of the Big House.
Colleague Adam Rittenberg has the numbers to prove just how big of a nightmare Denard Robinson really is for Notre Dame.
Our hot button topic: Does the Irish's ACC deal put an end to conference realignment? (I say no.)
The AP's Ralph Russo likes the Wolverines this weekend in an upset.
The (Hampton Roads) Daily Press' David Teel looks at how Notre Dame improves the ACC's bowl lineup.
A little off-topic from this week's events, but did you catch Div. III Buffalo State's thrilling finish to upset Wisconsin-Whitewater? Former Brian Kelly aide Greg Forest is Buffalo State's offensive coordinator.