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Watch Party Replay: #1 Florida State vs. #2 Notre Dame (1993)

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What happened?

In 1993, No. 1 Florida State played No. 2 Notre Dame at Notre Dame Stadium. It was billed as the Game of the Century and most predicted this would be an elimination game for the National Championship. Few were giving the Irish a chance against the highly touted Seminoles who were lead by eventual Heisman Trophy winner Charlie Ward. With 3 seconds left, down a touchdown, the Seminoles were 14 yards away from possibly tying or winning the game. Ward scrambled out of the pocket and had his pass was broken up by Irish defensive back Shawn Wooden. The fans stormed the field after the Irish’s 31-24 over the Seminoles.

Game of the Century IV

The last time Notre Dame was featured in a #1 vs. #2 matchup, the second-ranked Fighting Irish hosted #1 Florida State in a game that certainly lived up to the hype. Notre Dame prevailed 31-24 in the “Game of the Century,” thanks in part to a pass breakup by Shawn Wooden on the final play. In this ‘Strong and True’ moment, Wooden and teammate Lee Becton (‘95) look back on the game, along with Westwood One broadcaster Tony Roberts’ memorable last-second call.

Onward Notre Dame: 1993 Game of the Century

Relive the hype, mystique, and stories of Notre Dame’s storied matchup against Florida State in the 1993 Game of the Century. Hear exclusive interviews with Bob Costas, Chris Fowler, Charlie Ward, Shawn Wooden, Marc Edwards, Bertrand Berry, Derrick Mayes, Lee Becton, Kevin MacDougal, and Jack Nolan. Narrated by Reggie Brooks.

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