We're so close I can almost taste it. Forecast for Saturday in the Bend is partly cloudy with a high of 48. Hope those Cali boys are ready for some COOOOOOLD.
NOTRE DAME VIDEO OF THE DAY
The last time we finally got over the hump after a long winless streak against Southern Cal. From everything I've read there was more venom for this game than any game in school history (with the exception of Catholics vs Convicts). If you have time this article is worth reading.
NON-NOTRE DAME PUMP-UP VIDEO
No pump-up countdown would be complete without Rocky.
SONG ON LOOP IN MY CAR: EYE OF THE TIGER
BLAST TEXT OF THE DAY: “Someone suggested Eric Penick should have slid on his knees in the USC endzone after his 85 yard touchdown run to emmulate Anthony Davis's celebration. "On my knees?" he said in disgust, "I'm no hot dog. THIS IS NOTRE DAME.” –Sports Illustrated article from 10/8/73 after Notre Dame defeated the Trojans for the first time since 1966
BEST RESPONSE TO THE TEXT OF THE DAY: "Bratwurst. Hot dogs are for pusses." -Drew Whiting
USC FAIL OF THE DAY
Was he at Southern Cal at the time? No. Is it still great to see him get pummelled? Yes.
I SAW THE LONG RANKS AS THEY WERE FORMING...