Irish Upset Hurricanes in Series Finale

In 1990, the heated rivalry between the Fighting Irish and Hurricanes came to an end. With Notre Dame trailing in the first half, Rocket Ismail returned a Miami kickoff 94 yards for a touchdown, reinvigorating the home crowd and igniting tehe Irish sideline. Craig Hentrich (‘93) booted five field goals, Greg Davis (’91) forced a late fumble, and head coach Lou Holtz’s team held the high-powered Hurricanes offense to just three points in the second half. as the Irish won, 29-20. In this Strong and True moment, relive the memorable upset victory in footage from the end of the season highlight video.