David Cutcliffe

Notre Dame’s Opponents: Idle weeks and no sign of on-field transmission give ACC season hope


Notre Dame expects 90 percent of its roster available to practice Saturday, while seven Irish opponents play actual games. [more]

Things We Learned: D’s adjustments, ground game buy time for Notre Dame’s passing relationships


Notre Dame leaned on its defense and ground game while Ian Book struggled against Duke on Saturday, a recipe that should be repeatable if necessary. [more]

Friday at 4: 40 Notre Dame predictions, beginning with the obvious


Who will lead Notre Dame in sacks? In tackles? In turnovers forced? For that matter, who will lead Notre Dame in general into this chaotic season? [more]

And In That Corner … The Duke Blue Devils, Notre Dame’s first-ever conference opponent


Notre Dame's season as a full ACC member begins against Duke on Saturday, and just as much of the season will be, the highlight may be a Clemson quarterback. [more]