Following an opening
weekend five days of incredible college football action, your Fighting Irish are up two spots to number nine in the most recent AP poll, the first in-season poll of the season.
Ohio State is a consensus number one. ‘Bama is in at two, Michigan State is at five, and USC is at eight. Clemson is slotted at twelve, Georgia Tech is at fifteen, and Stanford is at twenty-OH THAT’S RIGHT, they lost to Northwestern. Bad for ND’s Strength Of Schedule but good for our Schadenfreude O’Schedule.
Since being a conference is super important, let’s take a quick look there: SEC has three teams in the first ten and ten in the top twenty-five. That makes them awesome. The Big Ten has two teams. The Big ACC and the Big 12 have three, each, and the Pac-12 has five. Boise State at twenty showers glory upon the Mountain West.