For the first time this year, Notre Dame isn't ranked in the AP and coaches polls.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- As clumsily as Notre Dame played Saturday, the Irish had the ball on Northwestern's 31-yard line with a minute and a half left. The Wildcats were out of timeouts.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- With 10 and a half minutes left in the fourth quarter, Will Fuller reeled in an 11-yard touchdown to put Notre Dame up, 40-29.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Nearly 20 years later. Same result.