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Slim playoff hopes for the Irish and ACC (0:45)

Are Irish still alive in playoff race?

Notre Dame suffered its first loss of the season Saturday night at Death Valley. But does that knock the Irish out of playoff contention? Who's in?

Can Notre Dame still reach the playoff? (0:40)
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Crabtree: Ranking the top recruiters

As we approach midseason, some coaches have picked up major steam on the trail. USC's Tee Martin and Florida State's Tim Brewster top the recruiter rankings.


Champ Drive: Texas Misery, Bama, Clemson

Travis Haney, Adam Rittenberg & Heather Dinich wonder if this is the lowest it can get for Texas, react to Clemson's big win over Notre Dame & marvel at Alabama's rout of UGA.

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Each team's gloves feature Respect. Honor. Tradition. Celebrating a long standing rivalry dating back to their first meeting on October 15, 1927.

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Losses are OK in the new playoff world

Ole Miss, UCLA and Notre Dame should keep their heads up after losses in Week 5. They all have plenty of opportunities left to impress the committee. Dinich: They can bounce back

Notre Dame falls in Power Rankings

The Fighting Irish were No. 5 in last week's ESPN rankings. After their luck ran out at Clemson, where are they slotted this week? Power Rankings

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Big 12 powers jump Michigan State in AP poll

Ohio State remained No. 1 in the AP Top 25 and tied a poll record Sunday despite lagging support from voters. Meanwhile, No. 2 TCU and No. 3 Baylor edged forward and No. 4 Michigan State slipped.


Clemson's d-line key in big win

ESPN's Mark May credits the Tigers' defensive pressure in helping them overcome an unremarkable performance by QB Deshaun Watson to beat Notre Dame.

Clemson's defensive line was impressive vs. Notre Dame (1:09)
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Top 10 teams stumble on Saturday

  • Florida upset No.3-ranked Ole Miss.
  • Clemson beat No. 6 Notre Dame.
  • Arizona State beat No. 7 UCLA.
  • Alabama beat No. 8 Georgia.
  • Meanwhile, top-ranked Ohio State escaped when Indiana's last pass was incomplete in the end zone and No.2-ranked Michigan State survived a scare from Purdue.
Relive Notre Dame-Clemson in 15 seconds (0:14)

The 2-point conversion that sunk Notre Dame

Down two with 7 seconds left, the Fighting Irish couldn't get the two-point try against Clemson, and it was what clinched the 24-22 upset of the No. 6 team in the nation.


David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

Mackensie Alexander was actually pretty complimentary of Will Fuller after the game, but was happy to claim victory in that matchup. Said he's been looking forward to it since the summer.

David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

Shaq Lawson said Vic Beasley and Grady Jarrett talked to the team before the game. "We were ready for the stage," Lawson said.

Team Stats

Passing Yards261.438th
Rushing Yards251.013th
Points For37.0Tied-49th
Points Against20.642nd

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