(WSCR) After a 4-0 start and top-10 ranking, Notre Dame football has returned to the cover of Sports Illustrated.

Star linebacker Manti Te’o is featured on the cover of the regional edition that will circulate in Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, eastern Missouri and most of Ohio, plus parts of Canada.

This is the first time Notre Dame football has been on the SI cover since 2006.

600 Photo: Notre Dame Lands On The Cover Of SI

Credit: Sports Illustrated