FSU-Notre Dame Photo Gallery

Florida State did more than win Saturday at Notre Dame. The Seminoles showed the Irish they weren't ready to compete with the college elite, while FSU kept its national championship hopes alive. The 'Noles, who held the Irish scoreless at home for the first time since 1978, made a number of big plays. Click here for this entertaining photo gallery (31 pictures) from the Associated Press and Getty Images photo archives.

Florida State 37, Notre Dame 0

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Florida State's Craphonso Thorpe, front, pulls in a 38 yard pass from quarterback Chris Rix over Notre Dame's Vontez Duff, left, on the opening play of the game in South Bend, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) Florida State's Craphonso Thorpe, right, catches a 35-yard touchdown pass over Notre Dame's Pat Dillingham during the first quarter in South Bend, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Florida State's Craphonso Thorpe celebrates a 35-yard touchdown pass against Notre Dame in the first quarter in South Bend, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) Florida State's P.K. Sam scores a touchdown on a 6-yard pass from quarterback Chris Rix in front of Notre Dame's Dwight Ellick and Quentin Burrell, back right, during the first quarter in South Bend, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Notre Dame's Julius Jones, left, is stopped by Florida State's Jerome Carter after a five-yard gain during the first quarter in South Bend, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) Notre Dame coach Tyrone Willingham reacts to his teams' play during the first quarter against Florida State in South Bend, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Florida State quarterback Chris Rix (16) heads upfield for a first down as Notre Dame end Victor Abiamiri (95) tries for a tackle during second quarter action Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond) Florida State coach Bobby Bowden complains about a call during the second quarter against Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)
Florida State quarterback Chris Rix drops back to pass agsaint Notre Dame in the third quarter in South Bend, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003. Rix threw for 327 yards as Florida State defeated Notre Dame 37-0. Notre Dame, held scoreless at home for the first time since 1978, fell to 2-6 for the first time since 1963. It was the second worst home loss in Irish history. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) Florida State cornerback Jerome Carter (23) reacts to the Irish being stopped late in the Florida State 37-0 victory over Notre Dame Saturday Nov. 1, 2003. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)
Florida State's Leon Washington, center, runs out of the end zone to gain eight yards after picking up his fumble and avoiding the tackle of Notre Dame's Vontez Dudd, bottom center and Quentin Burrell in fourth quarter in South Bend, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) Florida State linebacker Michael Boulware (58) reacts to the Seminoles stopping the Irish during the Florida State 37-0 victory Saturday Nov. 1, 2003. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)
Notre Dame coach Tyrone Willingham pauses as he leaves the field following a 37-0 loss to Florida State in South Bend, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) Florida State free safety B.J. Ward (24) holds up turf following the 37-0 victory over Notre Dame Saturday Nov. 1, 2003. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)
Receiver P.K. Sam #4 of Florida State makes a touchdown catch under pressure from cornerback Dwight Ellick #24 of Notre Dame during a game on Nov. 1, 2003 at the Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) Safety B.J. Ward #24 of Florida State blocks a field goal attempt by kicker B.J. Fitzpatrick of Notre Dame during a game on Nov. 1, 2003 at the Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Tailback Leon Washington #3 of Florida State breaks away from a Notre Dame tackler during a game on Nov. 1, 2003 at the Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) Receiver Craphonso Thrope #1 of Florida State celebrates after making a touchdown catch against Notre Dame during a game on Nov. 1, 2003 at the Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Receiver Craphonso Thrope #1 of Florida State hauls in a pass on the first play of the game against Notre Dame during a game on Nov. 1, 2003 at the Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) Running back Julius Jones #22 of Notre Dame is stopped by cornerback Jerome Carter and linebacker Michael Boulware #58 of Florida State during a game on Nov. 1, 2003 at the Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
A Notre Dame fan looks sleepy and disappointed as Florida State takes a commanding lead during a game on Nov. 1, 2003 at the Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) Quarterback Chris Rix #16 of Florida State throws a touchdown pass against Notre Dame during a game on Nov. 1, 2003 at the Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Center David Castillo #63 of Florida State holds up receiver Craphonso Thrope #1 in celebration after Thrope made a touchdown catch against Notre Dame during a game on Nov. 1, 2003 at the Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) Head coach Tyrone Willingham of Notre Dame watches as Florida State takes a commanding lead during a game on November 1, 2003 at the Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Tailback Greg Jones #6 of Florida State looks for running room as end Victor Abiamiri #95 of Notre Dame pursues during a game on Nov. 1, 2003 at the Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) Receiver Omar Jenkins #80 of Notre Dame is stopped by three Florida State defenders during a game on Nov. 1, 2003 at the Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind. Florida State defeated Notre Dame 37-0. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Head coach Bobby Bowden of Florida State jokes around with supporters and friends on the sidelines during the fourth quarter of a game against Notre Dame on Nov. 1, 2003 at the Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind. Florida State defeated Notre Dame 37-0. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) Safety B.J. Ward #24 of Florida State holds up a piece of turf from the field after a game against Notre Dame on Nov 1, 2003 at the Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind. Florida State defeated Notre Dame 37-0. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Head coach Bobby Bowden of Florida State smiles during the fourth quarter of a game against Notre Dame on Nov 1, 2003 at the Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind. Florida State defeated Notre Dame 37-0. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) Quarterback Brady Quinn #10 of Notre Dame looks downfield for a receiver as tackle Charles Howard #59 of Florida State rushes during a game on Nov. 1, 2003 at the Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind. Florida State defeated Notre Dame 37-0. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Cornerback Stanford Samuels #10 of Florida State celebrates with teammate Anthony Bredwood #42 after intercepting a pass against Notre Dame during a game on Nov. 1, 2003 at the Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind. Florida State defeated Notre Dame 37-0. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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