Irish move back into polls in bye week
Next week's opponent, USC, moves up to sixth
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Notre Dame moved back into the Top 25 in the Associated Press writers' college football poll on a weekend in which coach Charlie Weis was in South Florida recruiting and the Irish players didn't so much as practice.
The Irish (4-1), who tumbled out of the poll Sept. 13 after a 38-34 loss to Michigan a day earlier, re-enter at No. 25. Their upcoming opponent this Saturday at Notre Dame Stadium, USC (4-1), also moved up during its bye week.
The Trojans will head ...
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