Notre Dame is back and ready to take over the BCS, as they open the season ranked 16th in the AP Poll. It's the school's first time being ranked since 2009 and the best ranking since 2006.
While returning 17 starters from last year's club, the Irish look to improve on their 8-5 record from a year ago. Ending the season with four straight wins, including a bowl victory over the Miami Hurricanes, has expectations high again in South Bend.
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