College Football: The Trojan Horse

All season long, while Notre Dame's Fighting Irish piled up victory after vic tory, Coach Ara Parseghian played the persistent pessimist. "It is impossible to go through a season undefeated," he in sisted. "Teams are too evenly matched these days." Now the only thing that stood be tween Notre Dame and its first perfect season in 15 years was a so-so Southern California squad that had lost three out of nine games. True, U.S.C. had some thing worth fighting for— a possible Rose Bowl bid— but the Irish had some thing worth more: the national cham pionship. "This is...

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