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A Holy War
Chris Mannix
October 25, 2004
Five great moments in the football history between Boston College and Notre Dame
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October 25, 2004

A Holy War

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Five great moments in the football history between Boston College and Notre Dame

Dec. 29, 1983, Liberty Bowl, Memphis In their only postseason matchup Notre Dame edges Boston College 19--18 as running backs Allen Pinkett and Chris Smith combine for 215 rushing yards.

Nov. 20, 1993, at ND A week after ND's big win over Florida State (above, left), David Gordon kicks a 41-yard field goal as time expires and BC defeats the Irish 41--39 (right).

Oct. 8, 1994, at BC Eagles tailback Justice Smith carries for 144 yards and two touchdowns in a 30--11 victory that knocks the Irish out of championship contention for the second straight season.

Nov. 7, 1998, at BC With 11 seconds left ND safety Deke Cooper completes a four-play goal line stand to seal a 31--26 Notre Dame win.

Nov. 2, 2002, at ND Wearing ceremonial green jerseys for the first time since the 1999 Gator Bowl, fourth-ranked Notre Dame is stunned by unranked BC 14--7, handing new ND coach Tyrone Willingham his first loss.

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