NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Manti Te'o as well as No. some Notre Dame don't care no matter if folks believe in all of them or even not. They're just available to keep winning.
threw with regard to 177 yards along with delved set for that decisive 1-yard touchdown run while in the fourth quarter, Te'o bolstered their Heisman Trophy candidacy with a the later part of interception plus No. five Notre Dame defeat No. 8 Oklahoma 30-13 on Saturday overnight to remain undefeated.
Despite successful their very first seven mmorpgs for your primary time frame in a very decade, your Fighting Irish came in because underdogs but definitely did not perform including it.
''What we'd also been hearing appeared to be loads of people today don't assume we could earn this particular game. That kind regarding only added in which fuel to be able to my fireplace which was undoubtedly burning,'' claimed Golson, exactly who returned once sitting out and about continue week's earn in opposition to BYU because of a new concussion.
''We simply just needed to turn out plus suggest to them that marilyn and i can.''
Te'o, the actual standout linebacker that has a penchant with regard to creating turnovers, dove while Landry Jones ' pass ricocheted off of Jalen Saunders in addition to obtained his / her gloved palms under it. Kyle Brindza tacked with his next area goal soon after, along with Theo Riddick included some sort of late touchdown function as being the Fighting Irish (8-0) decide to put them absent with 20 fourth-quarter points.
''We recognized might know about could do. Today's no surprise,'' explained Te'o, which offers personal trainer interceptions and not one but two fumble recoveries this particular season.
''We realized this in the event that we all came to work, we came towards currently with full confidence and anybody doing their particular position which we'd end up being fine. I'm lucky most of us came out that proper way.''
Jones used regarding 356 back yards without having touchdowns for your Sooners (5-2), who ended up nevertheless stubborn to help hope these people might get to come back inside nationwide bill kind prior to a loss. Saunders grabbed 15 goes by regarding 181 back yards in a mere his / her next game along with your team.
''We're much better than we have been for the start of season,'' Jones said. ''We struck some sort of ball from the road. Maybe the particular national championship's not really inside picture, which is likely gone, but we still contain the Big twelve along with a tank sport in place before us.''
Any uncertainties left regarding Notre Dame will need to end up being fading away soon after winning at the area the place that the Sooners had also been 79-4 within discipline Bob Stoops. The Irish include the only crew in britain with four is victorious in opposition to Top 25 competitors - like a couple of traveling towards top-10 foes.
''We don't consider that. We really don't health care just what other people think connected with us,'' private coach Brian Kelly said. ''(The players) seriously simply just value every other, Notre Dame in addition to profitable sports games. They'll let everybody else make a decision which many of us are.''