No. 11 Notre Dame's big victory over Texas came with a big loss.
Running back Tarean Folston, who led the Irish in rushing last season, is out for the season after tearing a right knee ligament in Saturday night's 38-3 win over Texas.
Coach Brian Kelly said Folston tore the anterior cruciate ligament on his third carry of the game. The injury to the 5-foot-9, 214-pound junior leaves the Irish without an experienced running back.
Folston ran for 889 yards in 175 carries a year ago, and was expected to take on a heavier load this season.
Greg Bryant, the second-leading rusher from 2014, left school after being...