notre dame: as 12-point underdogs, the irish needed to play their best and catch a couple breaks neither happened they nearly had a takeaway deep in clemson territory in the first quarter, but a loose ball was ruled barely out of bounds by replay review love’s injury left them exposed at corner by the time he returned in the second half it was too late and their offensive line, which had been up and down and shifting around much of the season, was no match for clemson’s front