No Greater Rivalry: ND vs. USC

Fighting Irish Athletics | October 15, 2015 


The 2015 college football season qualifies as the 10th anniversary of what came to be known as the "Bush Push" at Notre Dame Stadium in 2005, when USC tailback Reggie Bush helped levitate quarterback Matt Leinart over the goal line from the one-yard line with three seconds left to preserve (temporarily) the number-one Trojan ranking.

There's an Irish version of the story that says replay should have shown the ball being fumbled out of bounds at the three on the previous play.
That's one of the latest thorns injected by the Trojans into the sides of the Irish, but Notre Dame has rained on USC's parade just as many times.
The Trojans have beaten Notre Dame more times (36, with Michigan State second at 28) than any other team has defeated the Irish--and Notre Dame owns the most victories over USC (45, with UCLA next at 31).

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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