We've known this was coming our way ever since the schedule first came out.
And with no one much eager to look back very long at Saturday's dreary loss to Oregon State, it's time to look forward to the visit from Notre Dame and Charlie Weis and to revisit all the drama of Tyrone Willingham's departure from South Bend.
The Chicago Tribune got a jump on most with this preview article.
While we're at it, here's a link to the official Notre Dame football website.
Never miss a local story.
And one last one -- for now -- to the South Bend Tribune sports section.