SI's Notre Dame Football Cover
With teams previously ranked above them coming out on the wrong end of big upsets, the 11-0 Notre Dame Fighting Irish are the No. 1 ranked football team for the first time since 1993 and at No. 1 in the BCS standings, are a legitimate national championship contender.
To celebrate the resurgence of the historic program, Sports Illustrated's cover photo this week features the iconic Notre Dame golden helmet and the reflection of "Touchdown Jesus."