Notre Dame's defense hung on to a 14-10 lead in the second half Saturday night as the Irish beat rival USC at home for the first time since 2001. Senior quarterback Tommy Rees left the game with a neck injury in the third quarter after throwing two touchdown passes, leaving the game in the hands of a recharged Stephon Tuitt and the rest of the Irish defense.
Illustrated's Dan Murphy
and Andrews Owens discuss Notre Dame's rivalry win, the value of Tommy Rees and some evolving offensive weapons in the passing game. They also
take questions from the message board
and get you caught up on how
Notre Dame's opponents fared this week in this edition
of The Morning After.