The Irish average 324.8 rushing yards a game and 7.0 yards per carry with tailback Josh Adams (1,191 yards, 9 TD) and quarterback Brandon Wimbush (693 yards, 13 TD) doing most of the damage.
"Some of the other signature wins have gone by the wayside, particularly Alabama over Florida State", he said. There's also four games in which teams in the top 25 face each other. Wisconsin desperately needs a top-shelf win there, or a flawless season in a Power 5 league still might not be enough to make the playoff. They play at the same time, so have the remote ready.
Georgia, who already clinched the SEC East, faces an Auburn team that has everything to gain in the next month, with the Bulldogs, Alabama and potentially the SEC Championship on its schedule. No 15 Oklahoma State battles No. 21 Iowa State (noon).
TCU (8-1): The Horned Frogs are in basically the same boat as Oklahoma, whom they play on Saturday.
Wisconsin moved up only one spot to No. 8 after its 45-17 win at IN, even after Ohio State and Penn State plummeted out of the race. A pair of undefeated teams, Miami and Wisconsin are #7 and #8. Just like the Notre Dame-Miami matchup, this game has serious CFP implications.
UCF remains in the driver's seat for a New Year's Six bowl, though the Knights have to be a bit peeved about staying at No. 18 - behind eight two-loss teams - despite a solid win at SMU.
The No. 1 ranked team in the country is going to have a tough test this week. Any of those teams would first need to win their conference and then have a string of major upsets to even be in the running four the No. 4 spot in the playoff. Which four teams do you think ultimately rise to the top?
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