Ok, we're all aware of the great start Notre Dame has had after the first few seasons of struggle under head coach Brian Kelly, who is now sitting at 7-0 and within reach of a BCS bowl berth.
But the Fighting Irish have yet to play either the Oklahoma Sooners or the USC Trojans, who both have only one loss and are playing some pretty good football as well.
Some pundits have stated that the Fighting Irish will get a BCS bid, even if they lose both those games.
But are they more deserving than some of the other teams that have played better than them?
Let's take a look.