Notre Dame defense spurs big halftime lead

Brandon Wimbush stretches for the first down in first half action at Notre Dame stadium.
Rusty Nixon
Sports Editor

Notre Dame's swarming defense and the speed of Brandon Wimbush propelled the Fighting Irish to their second largest lead in the series history with USC. Notre Dame led at half 28-0 and now early in the third quarter USC has pushed across a score for a 28-7 score.