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2018 Schedule
3-0
Young's big gain leads to Notre Dame score (1:05)
Wake Forest answers Notre Dame with TD (0:30)
Jones Jr. punches in Notre Dame TD (0:26)
Finke comes up big on 52-yard punt return (0:50)
Book finds Wright for Notre Dame TD (0:25)
Jafar Armstrong run for 30 yds for a TD (Justin Yoon KICK) (0:30)
Wake Forest recovers Notre Dame's fumble (0:54)
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2d

Kelly noncommittal on Irish starting QB battle

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly danced around the possibility of a new starting quarterback, saying Thursday that junior Ian Book and senior Brandon Wimbush would both play Saturday against Wake Forest but declining to say who will start.

2d

Campus Conversation: Verbal Spats, Blanks Filled In, Steele, Talk Nerdy

Matt Schick, Ivan Maisel & Jake Trotter discuss the verbal spat between Brian Kelly & Derek Mason (2:45), the games that excite them the most in Week 4 (8:20) and more. Plus, the crew fills in the blanks (16:20), gets a dose of "Talk Nerdy To Me" (20:23), chats with Phil Steele about the best games of the week (36:04) answer walk-on questions (47:12) and give their extra points (53:29).

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2dHeather Dinich

Which teams most need to rally in Week 4?

Wisconsin has to bounce back from its devastating loss to BYU if it has any hope of winning its division, and the Badgers aren't alone.

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3dAdam Rittenberg

Mason to Kelly on blocking gripe: 'Come see me'

Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason apparently doesn't think much of Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly's comment that tight end Alize Mack "was getting cut [blocked] maliciously" during Saturday's game.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

The 10 teams that have accomplished the most so far this college football season. An average top-25 team would have had a 19% chance to go 3-0 with LSU's schedule.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

For the second straight week Notre Dame's chance to reach the playoff dropped more than anyone else's despite earning a win. That the Fighting Irish only beat Vanderbilt by 5 at home lowered FPI's opinion of them and hurt their projections going forward.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

The 10 most likely teams to reach the College Football Playoff, per ESPN's Playoff Predictor.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Notre Dame is very fortunate to be 3-0. Vanderbelt left a ton of points on the field today, and the Irish record their third one-score victory. There are quarterback questions to sort out, as well as the ability to put teams away. A trip to Wake Forest looms, followed by a showdown with surging Stanford.

Herbstreit: Vanderbilt will upset Notre Dame (1:13)
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10dESPN

The breakout player for each Top 25 team

From high-profile recruits finally getting a chance to shine to some under-the-radar gems, these are the players exceeding expectations for the nation's top teams.

12d

Campus Conversation: Week 2 Review, Bad Injuries, Superlatives

Matt Schick, Peter Burns & Heather Dinich discuss their biggest takeaways from Week 2 (10:05), their superlatives for the week (12:59), jump to conclusions about the season (24:10) and more. Plus, "Talk Nerdy To Me" on the Playoff predictor (38:52), Walk-Ons (44:24) & extra points (50:42).

Team Stats

Passing Yards200.7Tied-89th
Rushing Yards164.777th
Points For23.3Tied-106th
Points Against16.729th

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