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Four things that you need to know about today

Notre Dame v Duke Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images

Welcome back to The Triple Option on OFD. We are taking exactly no more comments about the name of this article series — even if the Notre Dame Fighting Irish switch to the Air Raid. The week is flying by as I’ve been forced out of quarantine by my employer (which only proves that more unemployment money doesn’t mean people won’t go back to work BECAUSE YOU HAVE NO CHOICE).

Here are today’s four things that you need to know:

247 THINKS NOTRE DAME CAN WIN A NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

Well... kind of. The Irish have been a strong program over the last 3 years, but placing them on this 9 team list also comes with several back-handed compliments. Seriously — what other teams would be on this list? Still... it’s cool and yet — Michigan, USC, Texas, and Penn State are in here.

MAKING THEIR VOICES HEARD

Carter Karels has a list of all of those Notre Dame coaches and players that have made statements or have shared items concerning the murder of George Floyd and/or the topic of race.

GOODBYE SWEET PRINCE

Spencer Hall is no longer employed by VOX. He took a contract buyout during his furlough, and will undoubtedly be writing about college football somewhere else in 2020. I don’t have the words to give his contribution to the conversation of college football justice. He’s a big reason why I’m here doing whatever the hell it is that I do.

DRIP KING DABO HAS A PROBLEM

Dabo Swinney is full of shit a lot of the time — even if he genuinely believes the shit coming out of his mouth. The tragic days that have engulfed the country has only put a brighter spotlight on Dabo’s tone deaf nature, and some former players have begun to call him out.