Best wishes to football personnel director Tim McDonnell, moving on to the New York Giants.
At this point, it is hard to catch Brian Kelly off-guard, Rachel Terlep writes in the Elkhart Truth.
The Irish's search for Tyler Eifert's replacement is beginning to come into focus, JJ Stankevitz writes on CSNChicago.com.
BlueandGold.com's Lou Somogyi looks at recent Notre Dame transfers and the ensuing fallouts within the program.
The tough part is finally behind Manti Te'o, Tim Prister writes on IrishIllustrated.com.
The Chicago Sun-Times' Mark Potash wonders if Te'o could replace Brian Urlacher on the Bears.