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Irish defense looks to use defeat as motivation

Updated: April 11, 2013, 5:17 PM ET
Associated Press

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Notre Dame defensive coordinator Bob Diaco wanted his players this offseason to learn about Dan Gable.

Gable is the wrestling great who went 118-0 at Iowa State and won two national championships only to lose in overtime in the NCAA finals of his senior year -- his only loss in high school or college.

Gable went on to win the gold medal in the 1972 Olympics, shutting out all six of his opponents.

"Dan Gable's greatest, most defining moment was also his worst ...

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