The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are one of the most historic programs in the history of sports in general. In college football, they reigned as king for many seasons.
However, it has been many years since the Irish were a legitimate threat to win anything of significance.
Much like Alabama five years ago, the NCAA needs Notre Dame to return to prominence. The journey will not be easy; mainly because the standards of admissions for the Irish are much tougher than other national powerhouses.
However, it is not only possible but it can become probable if the Irish will accomplish these five things.