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Nebraska 27
Notre Dame 24
Sept. 9, 2000
Notre Dame Stadium, South Bend, IN

Nebraska        7  7  7  0  6  -  27
Notre Dame      0  7  7  7  3  -  24

1st quarter
NU - Crouch 62 run (Brown kick) 
2nd quarter
ND - Fisher 2 run (Setta kick)
NU - Crouch 1 run (Brown kick)
3rd quarter
NU - Alexander 28 run (Brown kick) 
ND - Jones 100 kickoff return (Setta kick)
4th quarter
ND - Getherall 83 punt return (Setta kick)
Overtime
ND - Setta 29 field goal
NU - Crouch 7 run 

                         NU       ND
First downs              20       11
Rushes-yards         59-274   40-184
Passing                 103       40
  Comp-Att-Int       7-15-1   3-15-1
Total offense        74-377   55-224
Return Yards             21      113
Punts-Avg.             7-42     7-39
Fumbles-Lost            1-0      1-0
Penalties-Yards        6-44     7-65
Time of Possession    36:06    23:54

RUSHING
NU: Alexander 24-112, Crouch 16-80, Buckhalter 9-43, 
    Miller 6-17, Davies 2-15, Newcombe 2-7.
NN: Battle 14-107, J. Jones 15-52, Fisher 6-11,
    Howard 2-6, Lopienski 2-4, Getherall 1-4.

PASSING
NU: Crouch 7-15-1-103. 
ND: Battle 3-15-1-40.

RECEIVING
NU: Davison 2-29, Wistrom 2-26, Newcombe 1-36,
    Buckhalter 1-9, Alexander 1-3.
ND: Holloway 1-25, Givens 1-9, Howard 1-6.

Attendance: 80,232

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Cornhuskers Work Overtime Against IrishEric Crouch ran 7 yards for a touchdown in overtime as No. 1 Nebraska fought off No. 25 Notre Dame 27-24 on Saturday in a game matching two of college football's most storied programs...

 
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