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    Fighting Irish
    Irish 27, Trojans 16

    Oct. 20, 2001

    Tailback Julius Jones carries the ball as Southern California safety Troy Polamalu moves in for the tackle in the second quarter.

    Southern California's Kareem Kelly has a pass reception broken up by Notre Dame's Glenn Earl in the third quarter.

    Southern California fullback Sunny Byrd runs in the first quarter as Notre Dame linebacker Tyreo Harrison is blocked by USC guard Norm Katnik.

    Quarterback Carlyle Holiday heads for the end zone after breaking a tackle by an unidentified Southern California player for a touchdown in the third quarter.

    Southern California quarterback Carson Palmer gets away from Notre Dame safety Ron Israel, right, as he prepares to throw a 54-yard touchdown pass to Chad Pierson, not shown, in the first quarter.

    Tailback Julius Jones celebrates after a touchdown run in the fourth quarter as Southern California linebacker Mike Pollard watches.

    Southern California fullback Sunny Byrd struggles for a gain of six yards against Notre Dame during the first quarter Saturday.

    Southern California quarterback Carson Palmer is sacked by Notre Dame's Ryan Roberts, bottom left, and Vontez Duff in the fourth quarter.

    Coach Bob Davie walks off the field following the team's 27-16 victory over Southern California.

    A Goodyear blimp flies high near Notre Dame Stadium late in the fourth quarter of the game. Because of increased security, the blimp was restricted to increased flight distance restrictions above the stadium.



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