Irish avoid upset against Washington in OT

Irish avoid upset against Washington in OT

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish came away with a tough 37-30 victory over the Washington Huskies in overtime at Notre Dame Stadium in Week 5.

Washington covered as a 12-point road underdog while the final score played over the 54.5-point total.

The Irish were led by WR Golden Tate, who reeled in 244 yards from QB Jimmy Clausen as well as a touchdown in the second quarter.

The Huskies were led by QB Jake Locker, who passed for 281 yards and a score in the overtime loss.