Scoring Summary: Notre Dame 44, Army 6

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NOTRE DAME 44, ARMY 6

Nov. 12, 2016

At The Alamodome; San Antonio, Texas

Army 0 6 0 0 — 6

Notre Dame 21 17 6 0 — 44

FIRST QUARTER

• Notre Dame 7, Army 0

Score: C.J. Sanders 92 kickoff return (Justin Yoon kick) at 14:48.

• Notre Dame 14, Army 0

Score: Kevin Stepherson 37 pass from DeShone Kizer (Yoon kick) at 10:00.

Drive: 71 yards, 5 plays, 4 first downs, 2:42 elapsed following Army punt.

Key plays: Josh Adams 14 run; Army pass-interference penalty.

• Notre Dame 21, Army 0

Score: Adams 2 run (Yoon kick) at 3:44.

Drive: 47 yards, 8 plays, 4 first downs, 3:35 elapsed following Army punt.

Key plays: Chris Finke 20 punt return; Stepherson 18 pass from Kizer.

SECOND QUARTER

• Notre Dame 21, Army 6

Score: Kell Walker 2 run (kick failed) at 14:14.

Drive: 69 yards, 9 plays, 2 first downs, 4:30 elapsed following Notre Dame kickoff.

Key play: Jordan Asberry 37 run.

• Notre Dame 28, Army 6

Score: Durham Smythe 10 pass from Kizer (Yoon kick) at 9:44.

Drive: 71 yards, 9 plays, 3 first downs, 4:40 elapsed following Army kickoff.

Key plays: Kizer 27 scramble; Equanimeous St. Brown 25 pass from Kizer on 3rd-and-14.

• Notre Dame 31, Army 6

Score: Yoon 27 field goal at 3:39.

Drive: 49 yards, 9 plays, 3 first downs, 4:22 elapsed following Army punt.

Key play: Kizer 23 scramble.

• Notre Dame 38, Army 6

Score: Durham Smythe 31 pass from Kizer (Yoon kick) at 0:25.

Drive: 48 yards, 7 plays, 2 first downs, 0:59 elapsed following Army turning the ball over on down.

Key play: Stepherson 7 pass from Kizer on 4th-and-2.

THIRD QUARTER

• Notre Dame 44, Army 6

Score: Tarean Folston 4 run (kick failed) at 0:55.

Drive: 37 yards, 5 plays, 3 first downs, 1:39 elapsed following Army punt.

Key plays: Folston 10 run; Folston 10 run.

FOURTH QUARTER

No scoring.

GAME DATA

Kickoff Weather: 72 degrees, indoors.

Officials: Referee: Stuart Mullins; Center Judge: Jeff Tomlin; Umpire: Johnnie Forte; Head Linesman: John Hoffmann; Line Judge: Robert Zivkovic; Field Judge: Bill Dolbow; Side Judge: George Liotus; Back Judge: Robert Luklan (ACC crew).

Attendance: 45,762

TEAM STATISTICS

ARMY     ND

FIRST DOWNS     10     31

Rushing     9     19

Passing     1     9

Penalty     0     3

RUSHING YARDAGE     229     261

Yards Gained     249     273

Yards Lost     20     12

Attempts     42     43

Average per rush     5.5     6.1

PASSING YARDAGE     13     215

Comp-Att-Int     2-8-1     18-29-1

Average per catch     6.5     11.9

TOTAL OFFENSE     242     476

Total Plays     50     72

Average per play     4.8     6.6

RETURN YARDS     144     110

Int. Returns: #yards     1-14     1-2

Kickoff Returns     6-130     1-92

Punt Returns     0-0     2-16

FUMBLES-LOST     3-0     1-0

PENALTIES-YARDS     7-68     7-35

PUNTS-YARDS     4-158     0-0

Average per punt     39.5     0.0

TIME OF POSS     25:38     34:22

3RD-DOWN CNV     3-of-11     10-of-13

4TH-DOWN CNV     1-of-3     1-of-1

SACKS-BY YARDS     0-0     2-11

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

NOTRE DAME

RUSHING: Tarean Folston 13 rushes, 84 yards, 1 touchdown, long 16; DeShone Kizer 7-72, long 27; Josh Adams 15-70, 1 touchdown, long 14; Malik Zaire 6-35, long 12; Dexter Williams 1-2; Team 1-(-2).

PASSING: DeShone Kizer 17 completions, 28 attempts, 209 yards, 1 interception, 3 touchdowns, long 37; Malik Zaire 1-1, 6 yards

RECEIVING: Kevin Stepherson 5 catches, 75 yards, 1 touchdown, long 37; Equanimeous St. Brown 3-32, long 25; Durham Smythe 2-41, 2 touchdowns, long 31; Nic Weishar 1-18; Chase Claypool 1-9; Tarean Folston 1-8; Josh Adams 1-7; C.J. Sanders 1-7; Corey Holmes 1-7; Miles Boykin 1-6; Chris Finke 1-5.

PUNTING: None.

FIELD GOALS: Justin Yoon 1-1 (made 27 yards)

KICKOFF RETURNS: C.J. Sanders 1-92, 1 touchdown

PUNT RETURNS: Chris Finke 2-16, long 22

INTERCEPTIONS: Julian Love 1-2

FUMBLE RETURNS: None

TACKLES: James Onwualu 13; Greer Martini 9; Isaac Rochell 4; Cole Luke 4; Jerry Tillery 3; Drue Tranquill 3; Jamir Jones 3; Jalen Elliott 3; Julian Love 3; Nyles Morgan 3; Nicco Fertitta 2; Jarron Jones 2; Jonathan Bonner 2; Spencer Perry 1; Daelin Hayes 1; Elijah Taylor 1; Julian Okwara 1; Donte Vaughn 1; Durham Smythe 1; Asmar Bilal 1; Te'von Coney 1; Jay Hayes 1; Troy Pride Jr. 1.

TACKLES FOR LOSSES: Greer Martini 2-7; James Onwualu 1.5-6; Julian Love .5-1.

SACKS: James Onwualu 1-6; Greer Martini 1-5.

ARMY

RUSHING: Darnell Woolfolk 11 carries, 95 yards, long 40; Jordan Asberry 3-54, long 37; Chris Carter 11-30, long 13; Malik McGue 4-28, long 32; Cole Macek 5-14, long 4; John Trainor 1-5; Tyler Campbell 3-3, long 2; Team 1-0; Kell Walker 3-0, 1 touchdown, long 3.

PASSING: Chris Carter 0 completions, 5 attempts; Malik McGue 2 completions, 3 attempts, 13 yards, long 9

RECEIVING: Christian Poe 1 catch, 9 yards; John Trainor 1-4.

PUNTING: Jermaine Adams 4-158, 39.5 avg., long 49

FIELD GOALS: Blake Wilson 0-1 (missed 33 yards)

KICKOFF RETURNS: Elijah St. Hilaire 6 returns, 130 yards, long 33

PUNT RETURNS: None

INTERCEPTIONS: Xavier Moss 1-14

FUMBLE RETURNS: None

TACKLES: Xavier Moss 13; Andrew King 10; Jaylon McClinton 9; Elijah Riley 7; Kenneth Brinson 6; Jeremy Timpf 6; Alex Aukerman 5; Gibby Gibson 5; Rhyan England 4; Eddy Ruzga 3; Max Regan 3; Andrew McLean 2; Richard Hanson 1; Edgar Poe 1; John Voit 1; Cole Christiansen 1; Raymond Wright 1; Ryan Parker 1; James Nachtigal 1; Jordan Smith 1.

TACKLES FOR LOSSES: Kenneth Brinson 1-5; Andrew King .5-1; Jaylon McClinton .5-2; Jeremy Timpf .5-1; Max Regan .5-1.

SACKS: None.

ND STARTING LINEUP

OFFENSE

Wide Receiver: Equanimeous St. Brown

Wide Receiver: C.J. Sanders

Left Tackle: Mike McGlinchey

Left Guard: Quenton Nelson

Center: Sam Mustipher

Right Guard: Mark Harrell

Right Tackle: Alex Bars

Tight End: Durham Smythe

Quarterback: DeShone Kizer

Running Back: Josh Adams

Wide Receiver: Kevin Stepherson

DEFENSE

Defensive End: Andrew Trumbetti

Defensive Tackle: Jerry Tillery

Nose tackle: Jonathan Bonner

Defensive End: Isaac Rochell

Strongside Linebacker: James Onwualu

Middle Linebacker: Nyles Morgan

Weakside Linebacker: Greer Martini

Cornerback: Cole Luke

Cornerback: Donte Vaughn

Free safety: Julian Love

Strong Safety: Drue Tranquill

SPECIAL TEAMS

Placekicker: Justin Yoon

Holder: Montgomery VanGorder

Long Snapper: Scott Daly

Punter: Tyler Newsome

Kickoffs: Justin Yoon

Punt Returns: Chris Finke

Kickoff Returns: C.J. Sande

Notre Dame’s Josh Adams (33) carries the ball against Army during a 44-6 Irish eomp over Army, Saturday in San Antonio, Texas. (Tribune Photo/BECKY MALEWITZ)