Notre Dame and BYU have done an about-face since their last meeting, Tim O'Malley writes on IrishEyes.com.
It looks like the Cougars will enter South Bend hurting pretty bad themselves, per the Deseret News' Jeff Call.
BYU's offensive pace will be a challenge for the Irish to defend coming out of the bye, Tim Prister writes on IrishIllustrated.com. (Subscription required.)
BlueandGold.com's Lou Somogyi looks at scholarships and numbers as he breaks down potential returnees to Notre Dame's roster next year. (Subscription required.)