Tarean Folston was not a part of the plan on Saturday after his breakout a week earlier, JJ Stankevitz writes on CSNChicago.com.
The Chicago Tribune's Brian Hamilton says the fundamental issue for Notre Dame is to fix things or face a season of failure.
IrishEyes' Anna Hickey looks at five postgame thoughts from the Pitt contest.
Great line from IrishIllustrated's Pete Sampson here in his Crossing The Lines column: "The Irish arrived here with a sense of self so inflated it could be measured with a tire pressure gauge." (Subscription required)
BlueandGold.com's Lou Somogyi looks at Notre Dame's defensive line recruiting. (Subscription required)