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Notre Dame Fighting Irish VS USC Trojans: Staff Picks

Prime time in the Bend BAYBEEE

notre dame football, staff picks Brendan McAlinden

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 5-1 coming off of the bye and are 7 point favorites over the USC Trojans on Saturday night according to DraftKings Sportsbook. The Irish look like they found some things that worked on the offensive side of the ball against Virginia Tech, and now have had two weeks to build on that success as it welcomes its biggest rival to South Bend.

It’s the Battle for the Jeweled Shillelagh, and 4th one in a row in prime time.

It’s week 8!

The One Foot Down staff is just as excited as all of you, and of course we have the staff picks again this year for a big handful of games from all over the country. This week we have 11 different matchups on the slate:

Notre Dame VS USC
Wake Forest Demon Deacons VS Army Black Knights
Clemson Tigers VS Pittsburgh Panthers
Wisconsin Badgers VS Purdue Boilermakers
Oklahoma State Cowboys VS Iowa State Cyclones
Oregon Ducks VS UCLA Bruins
Utah Utes VS Oregon State Beavers
LSU Tigers VS Ole Miss Rebels
Air Force Falcons VS San Diego State Aztecs
Western Michigan Broncos VS Toledo Rockets
Ohio State Buckeyes VS Indiana Hoosiers

We are once again using Tallysight this year as a staff, but I do encourage all of you to play along in the comments below (you don’t have to pick all the games BUT DO IT).