Brian Kelly is expected to kick off spring with a news conference right around now. Check back here later for what he has to say.
- Former Notre Dame QB Brady Quinn has joined former coach Romeo Crennel and signed with the Kansas City Chiefs.
- Quinn's favorite target with the Irish, Jeff Samardzija, is building a case for a starting job with the Chicago Cubs, Paul Sullivan writes in the Chicago Tribune.
- WEEI.com's Nicholas O'Malley looks at Michael Floyd, who could be on the board when the New England Patriots make their draft selection.
- Via BlueandGold.com, coachingsearch.com says Brian Kelly has the second-most Twitter followers among FBS head coaches, behind LSU's Les Miles. (Insert "chest and ability" joke here.)
- BlueandGold.com's Dan Murphy previews Irish opponent Miami.
Notre Dame Class Jumps Into Top 10
FBS INDEP. SCOREBOARD
2:00 PM ET Washington State Colorado State 3:30 PM ET 20 Fresno State 25 USC 5:30 PM ET Buffalo San Diego State 9:00 PM ET Tulane Louisiana-Lafayette
6:00 PM ET Pittsburgh Bowling Green 9:30 PM ET Utah State 23 Northern Illinois
2:30 PM ET Marshall Maryland 6:00 PM ET Syracuse Minnesota 9:30 PM ET Brigham Young Washington
12:00 PM ET Rutgers Notre Dame 3:20 PM ET Cincinnati North Carolina 6:45 PM ET Miami (FL) 18 Louisville 10:15 PM ET Michigan Kansas State
11:45 AM ET Middle Tennessee Navy 3:15 PM ET Ole Miss Georgia Tech 6:45 PM ET 10 Oregon Texas 10:15 PM ET 14 Arizona State Texas Tech
12:30 PM ET Arizona Boston College 2:00 PM ET Virginia Tech 17 UCLA 4:00 PM ET Rice Mississippi State 8:00 PM ET 24 Duke 21 Texas A&M
12:00 PM ET Nebraska 22 Georgia 12:00 PM ET UNLV North Texas 1:00 PM ET Iowa 16 LSU 1:00 PM ET 19 Wisconsin 9 South Carolina 5:00 PM ET 5 Stanford 4 Michigan State 8:30 PM ET 15 UCF 6 Baylor
7:30 PM ET 13 Oklahoma State 8 Missouri 8:30 PM ET 12 Clemson 7 Ohio State