USC has a renewed sense of hope, our Greg Katz writes.
Jarrett Grace is back in South Bend, and his father says he is taking a glass half-full approach, JJ Stankevitz writes on CSNChicago.com.
Devin Butler is inspired by his brother, Andrew Owens writes on BlueandGold.com.
Home is where the heartbreak is when it comes to USC visiting Notre Dame, Tim Prister writes on IrishIllustrated.com.
USC has begun preparations for Notre Dame, Gary Klein writes in the Los Angeles Times.