It wasn't pretty, but No. 5 Notre Dame outlasted unranked BYU at home for a hard-earned 17-14 victory.
The Cougars had the Irish against the ropes, taking a 14-7 lead into halftime, but the Irish defense held strong in the second half as their offense did just enough to secure a win.
Notre Dame marches on at 7-0, looking to continue to climb to the top of the BCS rankings while BYU falls to 4-4.
So, what else we can take away from Notre Dame's gritty victory against BYU?
Let's find out: