Notre Dame and Josh Adams making pushes
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Notre Dame and Josh Adams making pushes

Irish rout USC to climb into College Football Playoff conversation

The No. 13-ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish continued to force their way into the College Football Playoff conversation.

The Irish (6-1) routed the No. 11 USC Trojans (6-2) Saturday night at Notre Dame Stadium, 49-14. It was Notre Dame’s fifth straight win and sixth win this season by double digit. ... 


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Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan is an award-winning sportswriter and the author of "Raye of Light". Tom has also written for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Voice of San Diego, Chargers.com, Rivals.com, and Gameday Central. He has won multiple first-place awards from the San Diego Press Club and first place from the Copley News Service Ring of Truth Awards. The National Football Foundation/San Diego Chapter presented him its Distinguished American Award in 2003 and USA Track and Field’s San Diego Chapter its President’s Award in 2000.

Raye of Light: Jimmy Raye, Duffy Daugherty, the integration of college football and the 1965-66 Michigan State Spartans

By Tom Shanahan; Foreword by Tony Dungy; August Publications

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