Enjoy the weekend, gang.
Sheldon Day (ankle sprain) practiced Thursday and is a game-time decision, Andrew Owens writes on BlueandGold.com.
The sky is the limit for KeiVarae Russell, JJ Stankevitz writes on CSNChicago.com.
A multi-running back system is the way of the future at Notre Dame, Rachel Terlep writes in the Elkhart Truth.
The Irish are bracing for MSU's Shilique Calhoun, Tony Krausz writes in the (Fort Wayne) Journal-Gazette.
Open-field tackling has been a challenge through three games, Tim Prister writes on IrishIllustrated.com (subscription required).
Notre Dame will provide plenty of answers about MSU's defense, Joe Rexrode writes in the Detroit Free Press. Punter Mike Sadler has taken some ragging from teammates after making Seventeen's list of "Hottest College Football Players."
Notre Dame-Michigan State has it all among Big Ten contests this weekend, Tom Dienhart writes on BTN.com.
All of USA Today's college football writers pick the Irish to get to 3-1.