Notre Dame opened the fourth quarter with a touchdown and converted on a field goal with 20 seconds to play to force overtime against Stanford.
The Irish and Cardinal are tied at 13 in a game dominated by defense and mistakes on both sides.
Notre Dame erased its first deficit of the season 45 seconds into the fourth quarter when Bishop Dwenger grad Tyler Eifert caught a 24-yard touchdown to tie the game at 10.
Stanford responded to the TD by driving 65 yards on 16 plays and using 8:03 to retake a 13-10 lead with a 27-yard field goal.
Notre Dame matched that march with a 17-play, 79-yard march to a 22-yard field goal to tie the game with 20 seconds to play.
Stanford didn't run a play after Notre Dame's field goal sending the game to overtime.