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Notre Dame 21, Clemson 17


No. 5 (AP) Notre Dame, No. 15 (AP) Clemson


Jerome Heavens gave the Irish a 7-0 lead on a five-yard run late in the first quarter

The Tigers came back with an 80-yard march following a missed ND field goal but had to settle for a 30-yarder by Obed Ariri

Notre Dame scored first but trailed 17-7 heading into the fourth quarter

Joe Montana sneaked across from the two and one in the final quarter as Clemson turned ball over four times, three of them on fumbles at critical times.


  • Ocala Star-Banner. 13 Nov 1977.
  • No Palm Beach Post.