If Notre Dame were 4-0 right now, analysts would be talking about how the Irish could position itself for a shot in the BCS Championship Game.
If the Irish had been a little more careful with the ball in the first two games, Brian Kelly's team could very easily be 4-0 right now.
Instead, Notre Dame is 2-2.
But not all is bad. The Irish are on a two-game winning streak and if Kelly can get them to keep improving, Notre Dame could make a run for a BCS Bowl Game (but not the championship).
Notre Dame travels to Purdue Saturday night which should get the Irish back over .500 for the first time this season.
Let's take a look at how Notre Dame can get back into the BCS mix in 2011.