Northwestern beats Indiana, 24-14, before a tough matchup next week against the now 6-1 Ohio State Buckeyes.
Led by Jourdan Lewis, Michigan’s defense is one of the best in the country thanks to the Wolverines’ “no fly zone.”
Saturday’s Big Ten matchup pits the 3-3 Northwestern Wildcats traveling to Bloomington, IN for a date against the 3-3 Indiana Hoosiers.
Notre Dame (2-5, 1-3) held the Stanford Cardinals (4-2, 2-1) scoreless in the first half, controlling their own destiny entering the second half.
Northwestern throttled Michigan State as the Wildcats won 54-40 on the road in East Lansing.
The Seminoles have know beat Miami seven years straight, making them almost as bad as Tennessee.
Hurricane conditions and a Wolfpack doomed Notre Dame Saturday as the Irish fell to 2-4 on the season with a 10-3 loss to NC State.
A defensive battle was won Saturday at the Big House as fourth-ranked Michigan held on against eighth-ranked Wisconsin, 14-7.
Averaging just under 17 points per game, Northwestern put up 38 points against the Hawkeyes defense in route to their 38-31 victory in Iowa City, Iowa.
After a loss to Duke leads Notre Dame to fall to 1-3 on the season, the Irish have fired defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder.