Wouldn't this Wild Card race be more fun if Manny was still in a Rays uniform?
Colleague Brian Bennett writes over in the Big Ten blog that Purdue is seeking a status-changing win against the Irish.
Brian Kelly is getting a little closer to playing some more freshmen, Eric Hansen writes in the South Bend Tribune.
Michael Floyd and George Atkinson III won't be returning punts, Neil Hayes writes in the Chicago Sun-Times.
Kelly saw the beauty in Saturday's win, Dan Murphy writes in Blue and Gold Illustrated.