Notre Dame vs USC Trojans: The Irish remain undefeated (24-17)

First Quarter

Trojans win the toss and elect to receive.

After two good passes, Trojans secure a first down.

Just 8 plays and 78 yards led up to a Trojan touchdown by running-back Vavae Malepeai, after a 14 yard run.

Irish 0 Trojans 7

The Irish punt back to USC.

USC's Mike Pitt Jr. pushes through a tough defensive line for a first down.

Notre Dame's cornerback Troy Pride forces a USC fumble.

ND is 3 and out after quarterback Ian Book is sacked on the third down.

Irish 0 Trojans 7

Second Quarter

Running back Aca'Cedrik Ware pushes for the 4th and 1 for USC.

USC's Michael Brown secures a 35 yard field goal.

Irish 0 Trojans 10 with 11:51 left in the quarter

ND pushes for 4th and 4 but the pass is broken by USC near midfield by corner-back Iman Marshall.

Strong ND defense forces a 3 and out from USC.

ND wide-receiver Chris Finke gains a 1st down on 3rd and 10.

Book gains another 11 yards on 3rd and 11.

Finke secures the first down for the Irish at Trojan 25.

Finke scores a 25 yard touchdown for the Irish's first touchdown of the game with 2.20 left in the half.

Irish 7 Trojans 10

J.T Daniels connects with Pittman for a 35 yard gain for USC.

USC's wide-receiver Amon Ra-St.Brown fumbles and its ND's ball again.

Irish 7 Trojans 10 at the half

Third Quarter

Dexter Williams scores on a 52-yard touchdown run to take a 14-10 Notre Dame lead.

Irish 14 Trojans 10

ND punts to USC with 5:26 left in the quarter

ND corner-back Julian Love intercepts a pass to USC's Daniels.

Call is reversed and deemed an incomplete pass.

Yoon's 46 yard field goal brings ND to 17 points with 1:07 to go in the 3rd.

Irish 17 Trojans 10

Fourth Quarter

USC's defensive-back Jordan McMillan intercepts Book's pass to the end-zone.

USC punts after failure to push to a 1st down.

ND running-back Tony Jones Jr. catches a 51 yard pass for a ND touchdown with 3:09 to go.

Irish 24 USC 10

USC's Daniels connects to wide-receiver Tyler Vaughns for a touchdown with :48 to go.

Irish 24 USC 17

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