Fighting Irish get win versus Huskies
The No. 16 Notre Dame Fighting Irish both won and covered the spread on Saturday in a 36-17 victory versus the Washington Huskies.
The Irish had come into this matchup as 11-point favorites. The combined score pushed the game’s posted total (53).
Brady Quinn was good on 25-of-37 pass attempts for 327 yards for Notre Dame. Quinn hooked up with Jeff Samardzija for a score, while Darius Walker, Travis Thomas, and Rashon Powers-Neal each ran for touchdowns.
Isaiah Stanback completed 17-of-34 pass attempts for 353 yards for Washington, and was intercepted once. Johnny Durocher tossed a TD strike to Craig Chambers late in the game. Mark Palaita ran for a Washington score.