Saturday night’s matchup between No. 14 Michigan and No. 12 Notre Dame was the marquee matchup of the day, as the two programs restored a rivalry that hadn’t been played since 2014.

Notre Dame came out ahead in a 24-17 contest, giving the Irish a key victory early in the season. It wasn’t the prettiest of games, but starting a the year with a top 25 win over a rival is hard to top.

Here’s what Brian Kelly had to say after Notre Dame’s win over Michigan: