FLORIDA STATE AT NO. 3 NOTRE DAME
The facts: 6:30 p.m., Ch. 5, 1000-AM.
The records: Florida State 4-5, 2-5 ACC; Notre Dame 9-0. The story line: The Seminoles haven’t been a national title threat since Jameis Winston left, but now they’re actually in danger of failing to get to a bowl game for the first time in 37 seasons. First-year coach Willie Taggart has had a miserable time, in part because his defense is atrocious against the pass. This sets up nicely for Irish quarterback Brandon Wimbush — assuming usual starter Ian Book can’t go
— and the team’s group of rangy, dynamic pass catchers. Why haven’t we mentioned the word “playoff” yet? The countdown is on for Brian Kelly’s squad — three more “Ws,” starting with this one, and it’ll be on to the CFP for the first time.
The line: Irish by 17½. Greenberg’s pick: Notre