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Irish Insights

  • Notre Dame's Jaylon Smith quarterfinalist for award
    From the The Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation: The 20 student-athletes represent the qualities embodied by the award – Integrity, Maturity, Performance, Academics, Community
  • No. 1 Irish lose to IU in soccer
    The eighth-ranked Indiana men’s soccer program defeated No. 1 Notre Dame 1-0 Wednesday night, scoring in the 19th minute on a goal by Patrick Doody.
  • Irish set for three more Florida State games
    When the Atlantic Coast Conference revealed future opponents Tuesday for Notre Dame, Florida State naturally stuck out as a marquee matchup following Saturday night's classic.

Irish likely going to Texas

Connecticut's 52-yard field to seal a 19-16 victory over South Florida likely sealed Notre Dame's travel plans this postseason.

The Irish (7-5) are likely bound for the Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas, to face Miami (7-5) at 2 p.m. Dec. 31.

UConn captured the Big East's automatic BCS berth with the victory, and West Virginia (9-3) will likely take the conference's slot in the Champs Sports Bowl on Dec. 28.