Irish get a bump in the rankings
NOTRE DAME, Ind. -- They did not play a game but that did not stop the Irish from moving up a spot in the AP Top 25.
Notre Dame is now ranked at number 9.
That is well ahead of head of upcoming opponents.
USC comes in at number 13, Oklahoma comes in number 17 and Stanford at 18.
Notre Dame will take on the Miami Hurricanes Saturday at Soldier Field.