You know what you call a close win? A win! Notre Dame and Stanford are similar teams: physical, excellent on defense with good running backs and young quarterbacks who are works in progress. Today, ND rose to the occasion and pulled out a squeaker with a goal-line stand in overtime.
The result: ND is 6-0, with six victims to go, not counting the win in the bowl game. (Next week's victim: BYU.)
As usual, it's time for one of the all-time great pieces of music: