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The most dramatic clash was the Texas-Notre Dame game, in which the Longhorns eked out a 21-17 victory. Their triumph was eloquent testimony that Texas deserved its ranking as the nation's No. 1 team. Texas (10-0) faced a fired-up Notre Dame team (8-1-1) that still plays every game for the galvanizing ghosts of Gipp and Rockne. Beyond that, the Fighting Irish were performing in their first post-season game since beating Stanford 27-10 in the 1925 Rose Bowl.

Changing Lead. Texas turned the game into an instant replay of its 15-14 victory over Arkansas. With Texas trailing the No. 2-ranked Razorbacks 14-8, Coach...

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