John Goodman caught a 36-yard touchdown pass, and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish lead 7-0 at the end of the first quarter. Notre Dame struck first when Everett Golson threw a 36-yard touchdown pass to Goodman, the final play of a four-play, 51-yard drive.
In the first quarter, Stephen Houston fought back for Indiana. He ran for 68 yards and one touchdown, but the Hoosiers trail 14-10 at the end of the first quarter. Indiana scored when Mitch Ewald kicked a 46-yard field goal to clinch an eight-play, 46-yard drive, giving the Hoosiers the game’s first lead.
Utah State’s Kerwynn Williams led the offense in the first quarter. He ran for one yards and caught two passes for 48 yards and one touchdown, and the Aggies lead 7-0 at the end of the first quarter. Utah State scored when Chuckie Keeton found Williams open for a 39-yard touchdown pass to finish off a three-play, 51-yard drive, giving the Aggies the game’s first lead.
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Mike Trumpy ran for 106 yards with a late touchdown, and Northwestern beat Boston College 22-13 on Saturday. Jeff Budzien tied a school record with five field goals and the Wildcats (3-0) made it three wins over three BCS teams to start the season even though they didn’t reach the end zone until the closing minutes.