That eerie scream you just heard was coming from the Midwest was from the Notre Dame faithful.
It’s in response to the Fighting Irish gracing the cover of this week’s “Sports Illustrated.”
With Notre Dame only needing a win over rival USC Saturday to all but guarantee a spot in the BCS national championship game, you can forgive the Irish faithful if they would be a bit edgy leading up to the game.
So you can see why Notre Dame fans would be concerned especially considering the history of the "Sports Illustrated" curse. Just ask Collin Klein and Kansas State. The Wildcats quarterback was on the cover of last week’s edition and we all know what happened next.
Meanwhile Florida fans, which need the Irish to lose this weekend, are probably ecstatic to see the issues
They say any press is good press. Let’s see if Notre Dame fans agree on Sunday.
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