Golson hurled for a pair of scores en route to a 16-of-24 passing performance for 200 yards.
The freshman signal-caller also added 39 rushing yards on 11 carries for Notre Dame (10-0), which continued its best start since 1993 and is likely to move up in the rankings following current No. 1 Alabama's loss to Texas A&M Saturday.
The Eagles (2-8) got 247 passing yards from Chase Rettig, but were held to only 305 yards of total offense.
Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]