Top-ranked and unbeaten Texas edges Notre Dame 21-17 in a thrilling Cotton Bowl on New Year s Day, 1970. Notre Dame quarterback Joe Theismann threw for 231 yards, while the Longhorns were led by quarterback James Street, who passed for 107 yards, and fullback Steve Worster, who rushed for 155 yards. The Irish had not been to a bowl game in 45 years. Complete game CBS Radio broadcast with Connie Alexander and Jack Buck. Audio CD.