Michigan State 13, Notre Dame 31

Boxscore | Recap

Summary

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter - 10:41
  TD   Notre Dame 7 - Michigan State 0
Cierre Wood 22 yd. run (David Ruffer kick)
1st Quarter - 1:32
  FG   Notre Dame 7 - Michigan State 3
Dan Conroy 40 yd. field goal
1st Quarter - 1:20
  TD   Notre Dame 14 - Michigan State 3
George Atkinson III 89 yd. kickoff return (David Ruffer kick)
2nd Quarter - 11:57
  TD   Notre Dame 14 - Michigan State 10
Dion Sims 6 yd. pass from Kirk Cousins (Dan Conroy kick)
2nd Quarter - 3:36
  TD   Notre Dame 21 - Michigan State 10
Cierre Wood 6 yd. run (David Ruffer kick)
3rd Quarter - 9:30
  TD   Notre Dame 28 - Michigan State 10
T.J. Jones 26 yd. pass from Tommy Rees (David Ruffer kick)
4th Quarter - 10:56
  FG   Notre Dame 28 - Michigan State 13
Dan Conroy 35 yd. field goal
4th Quarter - 3:11
  FG   Notre Dame 31 - Michigan State 13
David Ruffer 33 yd. field goal

Team Stats

  Michigan State Notre Dame
Score 13 31
First downs 21 18
3rd Down Efficiency 5-for-17 (29%) 5-for-12 (42%)
4th Down Efficiency 1-for-3 (33%) 0-for-0 (0%)
Total Yards 358 275
Rushing
    Rushes-Net Yards 23-29 32-114
    Average Per Rush 1.3 3.6
Passing
    Comp-Att 34-54 18-26
    Passing Yards 329 161
    Average Per Pass Play 6.1 6.2
Penalties-Yards 12-86 6-53
Fumbles-Lost 1-1 3-2
Interceptions Thrown 1 1
Time of Possession 32:28 27:32

Player Stats

Michigan State (2 - 1)
Passing
  CP/ATT YDS TD INT
Kirk Cousins 34/53 329 1 1
Brad Sonntag 0/1 0 0 0
Notre Dame (1 - 2)
Passing
  CP/ATT YDS TD INT
Tommy Rees 18/26 161 1 1
Rushing
  ATT YDS TD
Le'Veon Bell 7 27 0
Edwin Baker 10 26 0
B.J. Cunningham 1 -1 0
Keshawn Martin 1 -3 0
Kirk Cousins 4 -20 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS TD
Jonas Gray 12 65 0
Cierre Wood 14 61 2
Tommy Rees 4 -7 0
Receiving
  REC YDS TD
B.J. Cunningham 12 158 0
Dion Sims 3 38 1
Keshawn Martin 5 32 0
Larry Caper 4 25 0
Le'Veon Bell 5 23 0
Todd Anderson 1 21 0
Edwin Baker 2 15 0
Keith Nichol 1 9 0
Brian Linthicum 1 8 0
Receiving
  REC YDS TD
Michael Floyd 6 84 0
T.J. Jones 3 40 1
Tyler Eifert 2 25 0
Theo Riddick 1 7 0
Cierre Wood 6 5 0
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
Kurtis Drummond 1 34 0
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
Robert Blanton 1 82 0
Punting
  NO. YDS LNG
Mike Sadler 6 238 55
Punting
  NO. YDS LNG
Ben Turk 4 166 50
Kickoff Returns
  NO. YDS LNG
Nick Hill 4 129 42
Kickoff Returns
  NO. YDS LNG
George Atkinson III 4 142 89
Punt Returns
  NO. YDS LNG
No punt returns
Punt Returns
  NO. YDS LNG
John Goodman 2 -3 1

Game Info

Date - Saturday, September 17 2011 3:30PM
Location - Notre Dame Stadium
Attendance - 80795

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