Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly recently tried to send a message to his new players about what it takes to be successful by having them show up at 5 a.m. for winter workouts on a field still surrounded by snowbanks.
Look beyond the top eight teams in the nation and you'll find seven other unbeaten teams.
Notre Dame quarterback Jimmy Clausen says the turf toe injury to his right foot could affect his play against Purdue.
Tate Forcier threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Greg Mathews with 11 seconds left, lifting Michigan to a 38-34 win over No. 18 Notre Dame on Saturday.
If we learned one thing from last season's roller-coaster ride, it's that one loss does not eliminate teams from the BCS title game. On The Mark looks at four teams that could rebound.