After the first full Saturday of the college football season, it would be hard to blame anyone for being a little burned out. Hopefully you summoned enough energy to to watch Sunday night’s thriller in Tallahassee, because the game between Notre Dame and Florida State had everything that a college football fan could hope for.
No. 9 Notre Dame survived an upset bid from Florida State, getting a 41-yard field goal from Jonathan Doerer in a 41-38 overtime victory.
Heading into the fourth quarter, the idea of overtime seemed far-fetched. The Irish led 38-20 and quarterback Jack Coan was hot. Coan would finish the night 26-35 for 366 yards and four touchdowns as the grad transfer made his first appearance for the legendary program.
But Seminoles starting quarterback Jordan Travis threw an eight-yard touchdown pass to Andrew Parchment to start the fourth quarter, and then the magic happened.
With under nine minutes to play in the fourth, Travis was forced to the sideline