SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Stanford had two chances to tie things up in overtime, with the ball around Notre Dame's one-foot line and star running back Stepfan Taylor in the backfield.
CHAMPAIGN "Finishing" was the word on everyones tongue on Monday.
Tommy Rees has been deployed twice as Everett Golson's safety net twice this year, and both times, he's guided Notre Dame to a victory.
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly is a Boston native and a lifelong Red Sox fan, someone who's fond of using baseball analogies to explain the workings of his football team.