North Carolina Tar Heels quarterback Sam Howell (7) is sacked by Notre Dame Fighting Irish linebacker Marist Liufau (35) and linebacker Drew White (40) in the second quarter at Kenan Memorial Stadium.

Bruising Irish Offer Something That's Missing in the Spread Age

No. 2 Notre Dame displayed a style of football in Friday's win over No. 19 North Carolina that you don't often see anymore.

Forde-Yard Dash: Who Has the Edge in a Scaled-Down Rivalry Week?
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Forde-Yard Dash: Welcome to (a Downsized) Rivalry Week

It's missing some of the usual heavy-hitters, but there's still rivalry games that matter in 2020.