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On This Date: (Oct. 12, 1974)

October 12, 1974 - Northwestern’s defense forces five turnovers and doesn’t give up a score in gaining a 12-6 victory over Notre Dame. The Crusaders’ only touchdown comes late in the game on a return of a fumble recovery. Mike Heintzelman and Mike Weber both score on 3-yard TD runs for the Tigers, coached by Joe Czutno. Larry House intercepts two passes for Northwestern, while a fumble recovery by Bruce Breininger sets up one of his team’s scores.