Laura Rompf Soldato '02, '04M.E. | Jan. 3, 2013 | Notre Dame Magazine
Eight years ago I made a bet with my husband’s best friend, Casey. We were on a double date and from what I recall were amid yet another preseason conversation where Dan and Casey, the eternal Notre Dame-football optimists, were spewing outlandish statements about Notre Dame’s upcoming season.
They said this year the Irish would definitely beat Michigan and USC. With a new coach and great recruits, undoubtedly this season the Irish could and would make a BCS game.