Notre Dame is on top of the college football world right now. No, the Irish aren't ranked as the No. 1 team, but they are back in the national discussion with substance to back the talk.
The way this team is progressing, the path to an undefeated season gets easier with each passing week.
There are a number of keys that have made this team so dangerous, both offensively and defensively. The secondary is much better than was expected, and Manti Te’o is having his best season in South Bend.
Brian Kelly has worked magic with a program that was scratching and clawing to keep itself relevant, and the Irish are relevant once again for all the right reasons. Here is why they continue on the path of the unbeaten.