November 4, 2006

Irish point to extra effort


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Derek Landri could have taken those plays off.

But because the Notre Dame defensive tackle put in a little extra effort when North Carolina lined up for extra points, the Irish turned two snaps often used for concession stand breaks into important moments during a 45-26 victory over the visiting Tar Heels on Saturday.

Landri blocked a pair of North Carolina extra point tries to write his name into a wild special teams stat sheet. Notre Dame got a 52-yard punt return for a touchdown from

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