Originally Posted by Saul Good
Having Notre Dame in everything but football is a losing formula.
There probably is no other option. Their NBC contract doesn't expire until 2015, and their 2013 and 2014 schedules are all booked up. They'd get their ass sued off for cancelling 16 games on that short of notice.
Besides, if you have it on paper "we will join for football in 2015", and they sign a GOR that takes effect starting in 2015, why wouldn't that be good enough?