Norman Chad, Houston Chronicle: Holy Leprechaun! Grab your Charlie Weis bobblehead doll, he's now a Notre Dame fan.
Bud Withers, Seattle Times: A letdown? Would never happen to Seattle's pillar of knowledge. And it won't happen to USC, either.
Bob Wojnowski, Detroit News: Michigan State's victory over Notre Dame was a stepping stone. Illinois will not be a stumbling block.