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Notre Dame visits USC as No. 1 team in country

The Irish can punch their tickets to Miami with a win on Saturday.

Notre Dame vs. USC preview: Take California

Z.W. Martin breaks down the most important game of the weekend: Notre Dame vs. USC. He explains why the Irish will still be undefeated after Saturday night.

ND won't use gimmicks in Manti Te'o's Heisman push

Notre Dame Fighting Irish senior linebacker Manti Te'o is a rare linebacker candidate for the 2012 Heisman Trophy, but with the team ranked No. 1 in the nation, Notre Dame won't pull any gimmicks to promote it's star defender.

Notre Dame's 2011 loss to USC still haunts Irish

Fighting Irish learned how to handle hype and expectation after unforced errors derailed 2011 game against Trojans.

Notre Dame QB Everett Golson is maturing rapidly

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are happy with the development of their redshirt freshman quarterback, Everett Golson.

The talking has begun between USC and Notre Dame

USC Trojans redshirt freshman quarterback Max Wittek has already predicted a win for the Trojans against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in what will be his first ever start.

Notre Dame, Northwestern look to notch big wins

The Irish look to maintain their No. 1 ranking, while Northwestern goes for their ninth win of the season in a matchup with Illinois.

Notre Dame is No. 1 for first time since 1993

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are No. 1 for the first time in 19 years, and fans are excited.

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Notre Dame one win away from title game

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish must beat the rival USC Trojans to earn a spot in the BCS National Championship Game.

Notre Dame favored over USC

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish open as four-point-favorites when they travel to Los Angeles to take on the USC Trojans.

Notre Dame top ranked team in BlogPoll

Notre Dame moves into the No. 1 ranking in the SB Nation BlogPoll Top 25 after Kansas State and Oregon both lost.

Award nominations rolling in for Te'o

Notre Dame LB Manti Te'o has now been nominated for six awards, adding the Maxwell and Bednarik trophies to his list.

Are we in for more BCS chaos?

Notre Dame is guaranteed a spot in the BCS title game if it can get past USC this weekend. The question is: who really deserves the opportunity to face them?

Notre Dame nears BCS title game bid

Notre Dame is positioned to play in its first ever BCS National Championship Game if it can beat USC next weekend.

Matt Barkley out against Irish

Matt Barkley won't be in the lineup for the USC Trojans on Saturday when they take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.

Former SEC coach thinks ND could beat Alabama

Former Arkansas and Ole Miss head coach thinks it would be tough, but Notre Dame has what it takes to beat Alabama if they played in the national championship game.

Notre Dame No. 1 in BCS standings

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish moved up to No. 1 in the 2012 BCS standings this week, which puts them in position to play for the national championship. Upset losses by Oregon and Kansas State allowed the Irish move up.

Heisman watch 2012: Manti Te'o remains steady

Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o didn't hurt his Heisman stock after a victory against Wake Forest, but he was helped by some other candidates losing.

Notre Dame needs 1 more win for title game berth

After losses by both Kansas State and Oregon, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish need only one more win to make the BCS National Championship Game.

Irish's Te'o 4th in ESPN's Heisman Watch

Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o is currently ranked fourth in ESPN's Heisman Watch.

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Notre Dame looks to stay unbeaten vs. Wake Forest

The vaunted Fighting Irish defense faces a less-than-stellar opponent Saturday.

Notre Dame-Wake Forest Preview

The vaunted Fighting Irish defense faces a less-than-stellar opponent Saturday.

Tyler Eifert looks to improve production

The Fighting Irish tight end doesn't regret his decision to return to the team for his senior season.

Notre Dame signs agreement with Orange Bowl, ACC

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish could face the top-ranked ACC team, four-team playoff scenario excluded, in the Orange Bowl twice over the next 12 seasons.

Te'o not done with final chapter at ND yet

Manti Te'o came back for his senior season with the Fighting Irish for this very scenario: To run onto the field at Senior Day and help the Irish pursue an undefeated season.

Notre Dame's schedule stacks up with competition

The Irish are on equal, if not greater, footing with Oregon and Kansas State when it comes to schedule strength.

College football: Notre Dame keeps eye on BCS

The No. 3 Notre Dame Fighting Irish try to keep pace in the BCS when they host Wake Forest, while Northwestern takes on Michigan State.

Notre Dame ranked third in BlogPoll

With Alabama falling to Texas A&M, Notre Dame ascended to third in the SB Nation BlogPoll.

Notre Dame up to No. 3 in BCS Rankings

Notre Dame moved up one spot in the latest BCS rankings, but the Irish still may need help to reach the national championship game.

Notre Dame moves up in BCS rankings

Notre Dame moved up to No. 3 in the Week 12 BCS rankings, but that was more to do with the fact that Alabama suffered a loss.

K-State, Oregon slated for Nat'l Championship

Kansas State and Oregon are slated for the National Championship with Notre Dame heading to the Rose Bowl in SB Nation's latest bowl projections.

Brian Kelly votes Notre Dame No. 1

The Irish head coach put his team atop his coaches poll ballot.