Notre Dame Ranked Fifth in the Nation after Eight Games in 2015

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Based in Chicago, Illinois, Patrick Borchard directs financial accounting and investments for multifamily property development and asset management as CFO at Pangea Properties. Away from his professional responsibilities, Patrick Borchard enjoys watching college football, and he supports his alma mater, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.

After the first eight games of the 2015 NCAA college football regular season, Notre Dame ranks fifth in the nation and eighth in the Associated Press Top 25 with a record of 7-1. The Irish received their only loss of the year in a two-point margin of defeat against undefeated Clemson, positioned as the top program in the country at 8-0.

DeShone Kizer, a sophomore out of Toledo, Ohio, leads the Notre Dame offense with 1,669 yards passing and 318 rushing, as well as 11 touchdowns through the air and five on the ground. Senior running back C.J. Prosise has amassed 947 yards and 11 touchdowns, and junior wide receiver Will Fuller has tallied 748 receiving yards and 9 touchdowns.