Hats off to R.A.
- Colleague Heather Dinich likes the Irish this weekend over Wake Forest.
- The Chicago Tribune's Brian Hamilton and The Observer's Andrew Owens have a couple of good Manti Te'o senior day pieces.
- Another former Notre Dame player is going through the senior day routine again, and, to no one's surprise, he is handling it all very well. The Topeka Capital-Journal's Mike Vernon catches up with Dayne Crist.
- SI.com's Stewart Mandel talks to Jack Swarbrick about the other side of independence.
- CBSSports.com's Dennis Dodds presents Notre Dame's title-game case.
- The leis are coming back this weekend, too.