Teddy Greenstein: No grills and plenty of empty parking spots for Notre Dame's 1st football Saturday of 2020. 'Definitely a ghost town.'

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — There are times we embrace silence: as Tiger Woods lines up a putt, after you’ve rocked a baby to sleep, once a flight takes off.Notre Dame’s first football Saturday of 2020 was not one of those times.It was impossibly quiet outside the stadium about two hours before kickoff. Jarringly so.“Definitely a ghost town right now,” said Heather Horvath, a South Bend, Ind., native, while seated near the Ara Parseghian entrance.Added Natalie Zadrima, a Notre Dame junior. “It’s quiet and empty. There’s no one here.”You know it’s a weird football Saturday when you drive by the nine-hol…

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