Fighting Irish Athletics | October 17, 2015
In a rivalry carved out of legendary moments, the University of Notre Dame football team pulled off a succession of spectacular plays to add a brilliant chapter to the storied series with USC on Saturday night at sold out Notre Dame Stadium.
Trailing 31-24 early in the fourth quarter, coach Brian Kelly's Fighting Irish (No. 14/13) rallied with back-to-back fourth quarter scoring drives of 90 and 91 yards, and then held off the Trojans for a thrilling 41-31 triumph.
"Our theme all week was the mental toughness that we wanted to exhibit today, it was the one question we wanted to answer," Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly said. "I didn't see anything on the sideline that resembled our guys not believing they were going to come back."
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