Scoring summary: Notre Dame 38, Texas 3

IRISH STEW

ND Insider Staff Report
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NOTRE DAME 38, TEXAS 3

Sept. 5, 2015

At Notre Dame Stadium, South Bend

Texas 0 0 3 0 — 3

Notre Dame 14 3 14 7 — 38

FIRST QUARTER

 Notre Dame 7, Texas 0

Score: Will Fuller 16 pass from Malik Zaire (Justin Yoon kick) at 6:29.

Drive: 55 yards, 7 plays, 4 first downs, 3:28 elapsed following Texas punt.

Key plays: Tarean Folston 15 rush; Amir Carlisle 15 pass from Zaire.

• Notre Dame 14, Texas 0

Score: Josh Adams 14 run (Yoon kick) at 1:02.

Drive: 95 yards, 9 plays, 6 first downs, 3:50 elapsed following Texas punt.

Key plays: Corey Robinson 15 pass from Zaire on second-and-14; Fuller 19 pass from Zaire.

SECOND QUARTER

 Notre Dame 17, Texas 0

Score: Justin Yoon 38 field goal at 7:53.

Drive: 9 yards, 4 plays, 1:22 elapsed following Texas punt.

Key play: Michael Dickson 28 punt for Texas from his own 1.

THIRD QUARTER

• Notre Dame 17, Texas 3

Score: Nick Rose 41 field goal at 8:36.

Drive: 49 yards, 5 plays, 1 first down, 1:23 elapsed following Notre Dame missed field goal.

Key play: John Burt 48 pass from Tyrone Swoopes on first play of drive.

 Notre Dame 24, Texas 3

Score: Fuller 66 pass from Zaire (Yoon kick) at 5:50.

Drive: 90 yards, 5 plays, 3 first downs, 2:46 elapsed following Texas field goal.

Key play: C.J. Prosise 12 run.

 Notre Dame 31, Texas 3

Score: Adams 25 run (Yoon kick) at 2:00.

Drive: 56 yards, 5 plays, 3 first downs, 2:18 elapsed following Texas punt.

Key plays: Torii Hunter Jr. 11 pass from Zaire on third-and-5.

FOURTH QUARTER

• Notre Dame 38, Texas 3

Score: Chris Brown 6 pass from Zaire (Yoon kick) at 11:46.

Drive: 60 yards, 8 plays, 3 first downs, 3:30 elapsed following Texas punt.

Key plays: Fuller 30 pass from Zaire on first play of drive; Robinson 20 pass from Zaire on third-and-15.

GAME DATA

Kickoff Weather: 82 degrees, sunny and clear; winds out of the east at 3 mph.

Officials: Referee Mike Defee, umpire Robert Richeson, head linesman Al Green, line judge Quentin Givens, side judge Lo van Pham, field judge Joe Blubaugh, back judge Terry Jones, center judge Mike Cuttone — Big 12 crew.

Attendance: 80,795.

TEXAS INDIVIDUAL STATS

• RUSHING: Johnathan Gray 8 rushes, 40 yards, long 11; Tyrone Swoopes 7-22, long 7; D'Onta Foreman 3-5, long 3; Daje Johnson 2-4, long 9; Chris Warren III 3-4, long 3; Armanti Foreman 1-2, long 2; Jerrod Heard 2-(-12).

• PASSING: Tyrone Swoopes 7 completions, 22 attempts, 93 yards, long 48; Jerrod Heard 1-1, 10 yards.

• RECEIVING: Daje Johnson 6 catches, 45 yards, long 20; John Burt 1-48; Andrew Beck 1-10.

• PUNTING: Michael Dickson 10 punts, 423 yards (42.3 average), long 56.

• FIELD GOALS: Nick Rose 1-2, (made 41; missed 52 yards).

• KICKOFF RETURNS: Daje Johnson 3-60, long 24; Ryan Newsome 2-41, long 21; Duke Thomas 1-24.

• PUNT RETURNS: Daje Johnson 2-3, long 3.

• INTERCEPTIONS: None.

• FUMBLE RETURNS: None.

• TACKLES: Peter Jinkens 10; Malik Jefferson 9; Dylan Haines 7; Jason Hall 7; Naashon Hughes 7; Duke Thomas 5; Kris Boyd 4; Edwin Freeman 4; Shiro Davis 3; Paul Boyette 3; Desmon Jackson 3; Kevin Vaccaro 2; Bryson Echols 2; John Bonney 2; Breckyn Hager 2; Antwaun Davis 1; Jacore Warrick 1; Tyrone Swoopes 1; Anthony Wheeler 1; Charles Omenihu 1; Bryce Cottrell 1; Hassa Ridgeway 1.

• TACKLES FOR LOSSES: Malik Jefferson 2.5; Peter Jinkens 1; Shiro Davis .5.

• SACKS: Peter Jinkens 1-12.

NOTRE DAME INDIVIDUAL STATS

• RUSHING: C.J. Prosise 20 rushes, 98 yards, long 21; Josh Adams 5-49, 2 touchdowns, long 25; Dexter Williams 7-24, long 8; Tarean Folston 3-19, long 15; Malik Zaire 9-16, long 14; Torii Hunter Jr. 1-2; Josh Anderson 2-0, long 1; Amir Carlisle 1-(-1), Deshone Kizer 2-10, long 9.

• PASSING: Malik Zaire 19 completions, 22 attempts, 313 yards, 3 touchdowns, long 66; Deshone Kizer 0-1.

• RECEIVING: Will Fuller 7 catches, 142 yards, 2 touchdowns, long 66; Amir Carlisle 3-55, long 25; Chris Brown 3-38, 1 touchdown, long 17; Corey Robinson 2-35, long 20; Torii Hunter Jr. 2-31, long 20; C.J. Prosise 1-6; Durham Smythe 1-6.

• PUNTING: Tyler Newsome 4 punts, 165 yards (41.2 average), long 50.

• FIELD GOALS: Justin Yoon 1-2, (made 38; missed 45 yards).

• KICKOFF RETURNS: Amir Carlisle 1-10.

• PUNT RETURNS: C.J. Sanders 3-(-1), long 5.

• INTERCEPTIONS: None.

• FUMBLE RETURNS: None.

• TACKLES: Jaylon Smith 7; Joe Schmidt 6; Elijah Shumate 4; KeiVarae Russell 3; Max Redfield 3; James Onwualu 3; Matthias Farley 3; Romeo Okwara 3; Daniel Cage 3; Te'von Coney 2; Drue Tranquill 2; Nick Coleman 2; Doug Randolph 2; Isaac Rochell 2; Andrew Trumbetti 2; Nyles Morgan 1; C.J. Sanders 1; Devin Butler 1; Nick Watkins 1; Cole Luke 1; Jonathan Bonner 1; Jarrett Grace 1; Sheldon Day 1; Jerry Tillery 1.

• TACKLES FOR LOSSES: Jaylon Smith 1-8; Elijah Shumate 1-3; Romeo Okwara 1-11; Sheldon Day 1-8; Jerry Tillery 1-4; Joe Schmidt .5-0; KeiVarae Russell .5-0; Isaac Rochell .5-1; Andrew Trumbetti .5-2; KeiVarae Russell .5-3

• SACKS: Jaylon Smith 1-8; Romeo Okwara 1-11; Sheldon Day 1-8; Jerry Tillery 1-4.

TEAM STATISTICS

 TEXASNOTRE DAME
FIRST DOWNS 830 
Rushing 214 
Passing 14 
Penalty 
RUSHING YARDAGE 60 214 
Yards Gained 97 258 
Yards Lost 37 44 
Attempts 29 52
Average per rush 2.1 4.1
PASSING YARDAGE 103 313 
Comp-Att-Int 8-23-0 19-23-0 
Average per catch 12.9 16.5 
TOTAL OFFENSE163 527 
Total Plays52 75
Average per play 3.1 7.0 
RETURN YARDS 128
Int. Returns 0-0 0-0 
Kickoff Returns 6-125 1-10 
Punt Returns 2-3 3-(-1) 
FUMBLES-LOST 0-0 2-0 
PENALTIES-YARDS 4-50 6-39
PUNTS-YARDS 10-423 4-165 
Average per punt 42.341.2 
TIME OF POSSESSION20:50 39:10 
3RD-DOWN CONV2-of-13 8-of-14 
4TH-DOWN CONV 0-of-0 0-of-0 
SACKS-BY YARDS 1-12 4-31 

Notre Dame’s Malik Zaire (8) celebrates with teammate Will Fuller (7) during the Notre Dame-Texas NCAA college football game on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015, at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend. (SBT Photo/ROBERT FRANKLIN)