then travel to Charlotte as a team. Keep their minds on what they're going down there for, winning a bowl game. And they will. I think that's the way ND should do it.
As a coach, I don't believe letting the players scatter all over the country to do their own thing, even for a few days, sets a business like tone. I never did buy into that deal. Keep 'em under lock and key until the game is over then cut 'em loose.