LOS ANGELES —
After winning half of their games by nine points or fewer, including two hair-raising escapes in overtime victories, it’s clear these Irish have something else going for them as well.
“Not saying it was lucky, but luck doesn’t hurt,” said Terry Brennan, who played at Notre Dame in the late 1940s and coached the team from 1954-58. “The point is, they got the break and they took advantage of it. That’s the key.”