Scoring Summary: Notre Dame 39, Nevada 10

IRISH STEW

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NOTRE DAME 39, NEVADA 10

Sept. 10, 2016

At Notre Dame Stadium, South Bend

Nevada             0              0             3            7 — 10

Notre Dame       0             25           14           0 — 39

SECOND QUARTER

l Notre Dame 3, Nevada 0

Score: Justin Yoon 21 field goal at 12:57.

Drive: 75 yards, 11 plays, 3 first downs, 5:21 elapsed following Nevada punt.

Key plays: Josh Adams 5 run on third-and-1; Equanimeous St. Brown 49 pass from DeShone Kizer.

l Notre Dame 9, Nevada 0

Score: C.J. Sanders 7 pass from Kizer (Yoon kick missed) at 10:35.

Drive: 25 yards, 3 plays, 1 first down, 0:55 elapsed following Nevada punt.

Key plays: Sanders 24 punt return; Adams 14 run.

l Notre Dame 11, Nevada 0

Score: Ahki Muhammad 0 kick return for safety at 10:30.

l Notre Dame 18, Nevada 0

Score: Kevin Stepherson 4 pass from Kizer (Yoon kick) at 8:23.

Drive: 4 yards, 3 plays, 1:05 elapsed following Jarron Jones interception.

l Notre Dame 25, Nevada 0

Score: Tarean Folston 2 run (Yoon kick) at 0:35.

Drive: 88 yards, 12 plays, 5 first downs, 4:28 elapsed following Nevada punt.

Key plays: Corey Holmes 15 pass from Kizer on third-and-14; Sanders 25 pass from Kizer.

THIRD QUARTER

l Notre Dame 32, Nevada 0

Score: Kizer 2 run (Yoon kick) at 8:30.

Drive: 85 yards, 9 plays, 3 first downs, 4:36 elapsed following Nevada punt.

Key plays: Adams 16 run; Adams 43 run; Sanders 7 pass from Kizer on fourth-and-2.

l Notre Dame 32, Nevada 3

Score: Brent Zuzo 27 field goal at 3:54.

Drive: 66 yards, 11 plays, 3 first downs, 4:56 elapsed following Notre Dame kickoff.

Key play: James Butler 11 pass from Tyler Stewart; Wyatt Demps 44 pass from Stewart on third-and-13.

l Notre Dame 39, Nevada 3

Score: Dexter Williams 1 run (Yoon kick) at 0:38.

Drive: 57 yards, 7 plays, 3 first downs, 3:07 elapsed following Nevada kickoff.

Key plays: Stepherson 22 pass from Malik Zaire; Stepherson 9 pass from Zaire on fourth-and-8; Williams 23 run.

FOURTH QUARTER

l Notre Dame 39, Nevada 10

Score: Jaxson Kincaide 6 run (Zuzo kick) at 3:19.

Drive: 86 yards, 5 plays, 2 first downs, 2:14 elapsed following Notre Dame punt.

Key plays: Kincaide 17 run; Andrew Celis 68 pass from Ty Gangi.

GAME DATA

Kickoff Weather: 70 degrees, partly cloudy and 12 mph winds out of the west.

Officials: Referee Jeff Maconaghy, umpire Danny Worrell, head linesman Matthew Fitzgerald, line judge Hugh Campbell, side judge Glenn Street, field judge Kip Johnson, back judge Keith Parham, center judge James Cole (ACC crew).

Attendance: 80,795

NOTRE DAME

l RUSHING: Josh Adams 10 carries, 106 yards, long 43; Dexter Williams 8-59, 1 touchdown, long 23; DeShone Kizer 10-35, 1 touchdown, long 6; Tarean Folston 10-27, 1 touchdown, long 27; Chase Claypool 1-9; Malik Zaire 5-5, long 7; Josh Anderson 1-4; Team 1-(minus-6).

• PASSING:DeShone Kizer 15 completions, 18 attempts, 156 yards, 2 touchdowns, 1 interception, long 49; Malik Zaire 4-9-0, 49 yards, long 22.

l RECEIVING: Equanimeous St. Brown 6 receptions, 85 yards, long 49; C.J. Sanders 5-46, 1 touchdown, long 25; Kevin Stepherson 3-35, 1 touchdown, long 22; Chris Finke 2-19, long 12; Corey Holmes 1-15; Chase Claypool 1-6; Josh Adams 1-(minus-1).

l PUNTING: Tyler Newsome 5 punts, 224 yards, 44.8 avg., long 53

l FIELD GOALS: Justin Yoon 1-1 (made 21 yards)

• KICKOFF RETURNS: C.J. Sanders 1-37; Dexter Williams 1-7.

l PUNT RETURNS: C.J. Sanders 1-24; Chris Finke 1-15.

l INTERCEPTIONS: Jarron Jones 1-5.

l FUMBLE RETURNS: None.

l TACKLES: James Onwualu 5; Te’von Coney 5; Nick Coleman 5; Isaac Rochell 5; Nyles Morgan 4; Devin Studstill 3; Asmar Bilal 3; Cole Luke 2; Chase Claypool 2; Drue Tranquill 2; Jerry Tillery 2; Avery Sebastian 1; Julian Love 1; Nicco Feritta 1; Donte Vaughn 1; Daniel Cage 1; Shaun Crawford 1; Julian Okwara 1; Daelin Hayes 1; Jarron Jones 1; Greer Martini 1; Jay Hayes 1.

l TACKLES FOR LOSSES: James Onwualu 2-10; Te’von Coney 1-3; Isaac Rochell 0.5-1; Nyles Morgan 0.5-1.

l SACKS: None.

NEVADA

• RUSHING: James Butler 17 carries, 50 yards, long 10; Jaxson Kincaide 2-23, 1 touchdown, long 17; Ty Gangi 3-15, long 13; Akeel Lynch 1-7; Tyler Stewart 2-5, long 3; Asuani Rufus 2-3, long 3; Ahki Muhammad 2-(minus-2), long 5; Team 1-(minus-2).

• PASSING: Tyler Stewart 10 completions, 23 attempts, 113 yards, 1 interception, long 44; Ty Gangi 2-3-0, 88 yards, long 68.

• RECEIVING: James Butler 4 catches, 48 yards, long 20; Hasaan Henderson 3-24, long 12; Wyatt Demps 2-50, long 44; Andrew Celis 1-68; Jerico Richardson 1-8; Jarred Gipson 1-3.

• PUNTING: Alex Boy 7 punts, 311 yards, 44.4 average, long 68.

• FIELD GOALS: Brent Zuzo 1-1 (made 27 yards).

• KICKOFF RETURNS: Elijah Mitchell 1-25; Ahki Muhammad 1-0; Asuani Rufus 1-16.

• PUNT RETURNS: Andrew Celis 2-7, long 4.

• INTERCEPTIONS: Kendall Johnson 1-0.

• FUMBLE RETURNS: None.

• TACKLES: Gabe Sewell 9; Alex Bertrando 8; Asuani Rufus 7; Dameon Baber 7; Austin Paulhus 5; Riley Brand 5; Kendall Johnson 4; Jaden Sawyer 4; Malik Reed 4; Travis Wilson 3; Jordan Silva 3; E.J. Muhammad 2; Patrick Choudja 1; Ahki Muhammad 1; Maliek Broady 1; Elijah Moody 1; Salesa Faraimo 1; Cameron Turner 1.

• TACKLES FOR LOSSES: Gabe Sewell 2-2; Jaden Sawyer 2-9; Malik Reed 1-1; Patrick Choudja 1-5.

• SACKS: None.

NOTRE DAME STARTERS

OFFENSE

Wide Receiver: Equanimeous St. Brown

Wide Receiver: C.J. Sanders

Left Tackle: Mike McGlinchey

Left Guard: Quenton Nelson

Center: Sam Mustipher

Right Guard: Colin McGovern

Right Tackle: Alex Bars

Tight End: Durham Smythe

Quarterback: DeShone Kizer

Running Back: Tarean Folston

Wide Receiver: Corey Holmes

DEFENSE

Defensive End: Andrew Trumbetti

Nose Guard: Daniel Cage

Defensive Tackle: Jerry Tillery

Defensive End: Isaac Rochell

Strongside Linebacker: James Onwualu

Middle Linebacker: Nyles Morgan

Weakside Linebacker: Te’von Coney

Cornerback: Shaun Crawford

Free Safety: Devin Studstill

Strong Safety: Drue Tranquill

Cornerback: Cole Luke

SPECIAL TEAMS

Placekicker: Justin Yoon

Holder: Montgomery VanGorder

Long Snapper: Scott Daly

Punter: Tyler Newsome

Kickoffs: Justin Yoon

Punt Returns: C.J. Sanders

Kickoff Returns: C.J. Sanders, Dexter Williams

NEVADA ND

FIRST DOWNS 16 21

Rushing 7 10

Passing 5 9

Penalty 4 2

RUSHING YARDAGE 99 239

Yards Gained 116 254

Yards Lost 17 15

Attempts 30 46

Average per rush 3.3 5.2

PASSING YARDAGE 201 205

Comp-Att-Int 12-26-1 19-27-1

Average per catch 16.8 10.8

TOTAL OFFENSE 300 444

Total Plays 56 73

Average per play 5.4 6.1

RETURN YARDS 48 88

Int. Returns: #yards 1-0 1-5

Kickoff Returns 3-41 2-44

Punt Returns 2-7 2-39

FUMBLES-LOST 0-0 1-0

PENALTIES-YARDS 11-88 9-94

PUNTS-YARDS 7-311 5-224

Average per punt 44.4 44.8

TIME OF POSS 26:28 33:32

3RD-DOWN CNV 3-of-12 7-of-15

4TH-DOWN CNV 0-of-1 2-of-2

SACKS-BY YARDS 0-0 0-0

Notre Dame's Malik Zaire (9) runs the ball against Nevada's Patrick Choudja (95) at Notre Dame Stadium, Saturday, September 10, 2016 in South Bend. Tribune Photo/ BECKY MALEWITZ