Notre Dame's John Goodman, left, and Tyler Eifert celebrate Goodman's touchdown reception during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Michigan State, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)
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Everett Golson made plays with his arms and legs, and an inspired Manti Te'o helped Notre Dame's defense smother Michigan State. The Fighting Irish are off to their best start in 10 years, with the type of marquee victory that's eluded them for almost as long. Golson threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score in the first half to help the 20th-ranked Fighting Irish dominate the 10th-ranked Spartans 20-3 Saturday night.