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Ten for a Title

Goodman scored two of ND's eight long TDs in 2012 begins 10 days of previews with its first of 10 crucial game elements necessary for Notre Dame if the Irish are to earn a BCS Championship victory over Alabama. First in the series: hitting once for six points from beyond the red zone.

The plays were as memorable as they were essential to victory: A throwback score from 34 yards out to John Goodman, one that put Notre Dame's initial dent in the scoreboard at East Lansing. A 24-yard corner route to a leaping, double-covered Tyler Eifert to forge a fourth quarter tie against Stanford. A 62-yard burst up the gut by Cierre Wood to seize early momentum against Oklahoma. Three... Recommended Stories


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