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First Blood
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First Blood

Notre Dame 13, USC 12
Dec. 4, 1926 in Los Angeles

Nearly a year after USC officials futilely attempted to hire Knute Rockne (left) away from Notre Dame, the series begins with a nail-biter in L.A. Little-used Irish quarterback Art Parisien flipped the game-winning TD pass to halfback Johnny Niemiec with 2:00 left.

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