Notre Dame will be without defensive linemen Jones, Day, safety Tranquill against USC

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly says starting defensive lineman Jarron Jones and safety Drue Tranquill have suffered season-ending injuries and defensive lineman Sheldon Day also will be out Saturday against Southern California.

Kelly says Jones is out with a torn ligament in his foot while Tranquill is out with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his knee. Jones is seventh on the team with 40 tackles and was injured early in the game against Louisville. Tranquill, a freshman, started two of the past three games and is 10th on the team in tackles with 33.

Kelly says Day, who has 38 tackles, will miss a second straight game with a knee sprain.

Linebacker Nyles Morgan will sit the first half against USC after being called for targeting against Louisville.