9 Sep 2000: The Nebraska Cornhuskers huddle together for a team prayer before the game against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at the Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana. The Cornhuskers defeated the Fighting Irish 27-24Mandatory Credit: Mark Lyons /Allsport

9 Sep 2000:  The Nebraska Cornhuskers huddle together for a team prayer before the game against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at the Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana. The Cornhuskers defeated the Fighting Irish 27-24Mandatory Credit: Mark Lyons  /Allsport

9 Sep 2000: Eric Crouch #7, Thunder Collins #1, and Josh Brown #26 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers celebrate after the game against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at the Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana. The Cornhuskers defeated the Fighting Irish 27-24Mandatory Credit: Mark Lyons /Allsport

9 Sep 2000:  Eric Crouch #7, Thunder Collins #1, and Josh Brown #26 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers celebrate after the game against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at the Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana. The Cornhuskers defeated the Fighting Irish 27-24Mandatory Credit: Mark Lyons  /Allsport

9 Sep 2000: Joey Getherall #18 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish runs with the ball during the game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers at the Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana. The Cornhuskers defeated the Fighting Irish 27-24Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Daniel /Allsport

9 Sep 2000:  Joey Getherall #18 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish runs with the ball during the game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers at the Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana. The Cornhuskers defeated the Fighting Irish 27-24Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Daniel  /Allsport

9 Sep 2000: Keyuo Craver #3 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers gets lifted up to celebrate victory after the game against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at the Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana. The Cornhuskers defeated the Fighting Irish 27-24 Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Daniel /Allsport

9 Sep 2000:  Keyuo Craver #3 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers gets lifted up to celebrate victory after the game against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at the Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana. The Cornhuskers defeated the Fighting Irish 27-24 Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Daniel  /Allsport

9 Sep 2000: Head COach Frank Solich of the Nebraska Cornhuskers walks out to the field during the game against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at the Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana. The Cornhuskers defeated the Fighting Irish 27-24Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Daniel /Allsport

9 Sep 2000:  Head COach Frank Solich of the Nebraska Cornhuskers walks out to the field during the game against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at the Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana. The Cornhuskers defeated the Fighting Irish 27-24Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Daniel  /Allsport