Scoring Summary: Notre Dame 38, Michigan State 18

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NOTRE DAME 38, MICHIGAN STATE 18

Sept. 23, 2017

At Spartan Stadium, East Lansing, Mich.

Notre Dame 14 14 7 3 — 38

Michigan State 7 0 3 8 — 18

FIRST QUARTER

• Notre Dame 7, Michigan State 0

Score: Brandon Wimbush 16 run (Justin Yoon kick) at 13:05.

Drive: 78 yards, 7 plays, 4 first downs, 1:55 elapsed following opening kickoff.

Key plays: Chase Claypool 10 pass from Wimbush on first play of drive; Equanimeous St. Brown 40 pass from Wimbush.

• Notre Dame 14, Michigan State 0

Score: Julian Love 59 interception return of Brian Lewerke pass (Yoon kick) at 10:33.

• Notre Dame 14, Michigan State 7

Score: Darrell Stewart Jr. 4 pass from Lewerke (Matt Coghlin kick) at 6:33.

Drive: 75 yards, 7 plays, 2 first downs, 4:00 elapsed following Notre Dame kickoff.

Key plays: Lewerke 52 run on third-and-1; Lewerke 3 run on third-and-3.

SECOND QUARTER

• Notre Dame 21, Michigan State 7

Score: Dexter Williams 8 pass from Wimbush (Yoon kick) at 9:32.

Drive: 24 yards, 6 plays, 2 first downs, 2:23 elapsed following Michigan State fumble.

Key play: St. Brown 7 pass from Wimbush on third-and-5.

• Notre Dame 28, Michigan State 7

Score: Williams 14 run (Yoon kick) at 4:47.

Drive: 80 yards, 5 plays, 4 first downs, 1:34 elapsed following Michigan State fumble.

Key plays: Josh Adams 30 run on first play of drive; Durham Smythe 21 pass from Wimbush on third-and-10.

THIRD QUARTER

• Notre Dame 28, Michigan State 10

Score: Coghlin 40 field goal at 11:13.

Drive: 53 yards, 9 plays, 3 first downs, 3:38 elapsed following Notre Dame kickoff.

Key plays: Matt Sokol 18 pass from Lewerke; Trishton Jackson 20 pass from Lewerke.

• Notre Dame 35, Michigan State 10

Score: Deon McIntosh 9 run (Yoon kick) at 7:46.

Drive: 62 yards, 8 plays, 3 first downs, 3:19 elapsed following Michigan State kickoff.

Key plays: Michigan State offside on third-and-1; Wimbush 5 run on third-and-2; Claypool 27 pass from Wimbush.

FOURTH QUARTER

• Notre Dame 38, Michigan State 10

Score: Yoon 46 field goal at 4:51.

Drive: 66 yards, 10 plays, 3 first downs, 5:01 elapsed following Michigan State turnover on downs.

Key plays: Alizé Mack 15 pass from third-and-8.

• Notre Dame 38, Michigan State 18

Score: Gerald Holmes 25 pass from Lewerke (Cody White 2-pt pass from Lewerke) at 3:09.

Drive: 71 yards, 7 plays, 4 first downs, 1:35 elapsed following Notre Dame kickoff.

Key plays: Felton Davis 12 pass from Lewerke on first play of drive; Rison 23 pass from Lewerke; Holmes 5 pass from Lewerke on third-and-4.

GAME DATA

Kickoff Weather: 85 degrees, clear with southeast winds of 5 mph.

Officials: Referee Gary Patterson, umpire Terrence Ramsey, linesman Michael Kelley, line judge Brian Sakowski, back judge Gary Dancewicz, field judge Harry Tyson, side judge Jamal Shears – ACC crew.

Attendance: 74,023.

INDIVIDUAL STATS

NOTRE DAME

RUSHING: Josh Adams 9 carries, 56 yards, long 30; Brandon Wimbush 8-52, long 32, 1 touchdown; Dexter Williams 8-40, 1 touchdown, long 14; Deon McIntosh 12-35, 1 TD, long 14; Ian Book 1-1; C.J.Sanders 1-0; Chase Claypool 1-minus 2.

PASSING: Brandon Wimbush, 14 completions, 20 attempts, 173 yards, 1 touchdown, 0 interceptions, long 40.

RECEIVING: Equanimeous St. Brown 4 catches, 61 yards, long 40; Chase Claypool 4-56, long 27; Alize Mack 2-15, long 15; Durham Smythe 1-21; Miles Boykin 1-12; Dexter Williams 1-8, 1 touchdownh; C.J. Sanders 1-0.

PUNTING: Tyler Newsome 4 punts, 153 yards, 38.2 avg., long 56

FIELD GOALS: Justin Yoon 1-1 (46 yards)

KICKOFF RETURNS: C.J. Sanders 2-65, long 38; Michael Young 1-18

PUNT RETURNS: Chris Finke 1-0

INTERCEPTIONS: Julian Love 1-59, 1 touchdown

FUMBLE RETURNS: Daelin Hayes 1-0, Shaun Crawford 1-0

TACKLES: Nyles Morgan 9; Te'von Coney 7; Greer Martini 7; Drue Tranquill 6, Julian Love 6, Shaun Crawford 4, Jalen Elliott 4, Andrew Trumbetti 4, Nick Watkins 3, Jordan Genmark-Heath 3, Donte Vaughn 3, Jonathan Bonner 3, Jerry Tillery 3, Isaiah Robertson 2, Troy Pride 2, Asmar Bilal 2, Jay Hayes 2, Myron Tagovailoa-Amosa 2, Khalid Kareem 1, Brandon Wimbush 1, Daelin Hayes 1, Justin Yoon 1, Nick Coleman 1, Julian Okwara 1, Jamir Jones 1

TACKLES FOR LOSSES: Morgan 0.5, Coney 0.5, Tranquill 1, Tillery 0.5, Okwara 0.5

SACKS: Tranquill 1, Okwara 0.5, Tillery 0.5

MICHIGAN STATE

RUSHING: LJ Scott 11 carries, 61 yards, long 14; Brian Lewerke 9-56, long 52, Gerald Holmes 6-22, long 6, Madre London 4-10, long 3, Darrell Stewart 2-2, long 4

PASSING: Brian Lewerk 31 completions, 51 attempts, 340 yards, 2 touchdowns, 1 interception, long 25

RECEIVING: Isaiah Wright 4 catches, 79 yards, long 29; Keith Kirkwood 4-60, 1 touchdown, long 17; Adonis Jennings 2-30, long 20; Marshall Ellick 2-25, long 19; Brodrick Yancy 2-22, 1 touchdown, long 11; David Hood 2-7, long 7; Kenny Yeboah 1-10; Ryquell Armstead 1-8; Nick Sharga 1-4.

PUNTING: Alex Starzyk 6 punts, 226 yards, 37.7 avg., long 46.

FIELD GOALS: Austin Jones 1-2 (made 36; missed 36)

KICKOFF RETURNS: Mike Jones 3-81, long 30; Adonis Jennings 2-41, long 24; Isaiah Wright 1-20

PUNT RETURNS: Sean Chandler 1-2; Mike Jones 1-0

INTERCEPTIONS: Mike Jones 1-43

FUMBLE RETURNS: none

TACKLES: Delvon Randle 11; Sean Chandler 7; Shaun Bradley 7; Sam Franklin 5; Chapelle Russell 5; Mike Jones 4; Artrel Foster 4; Quincy Roche 4; Benny Walls 3; Sharif Finch 3; Isaiah Graham-Mobley 2; Michael Dogbe 2; Jacob Martin 2; Jeremiah Atoki 1; Kenny Yeboah 1; Chris Myarick 1; Dana Levine 1; Karamo Dioubate 1; Isaiah Wright 1; Dan Archibong 1; Jullian Taylor 1; Nick Sharga 1; Todd Jones 1.

TACKLES FOR LOSSES: Delvon Randle 2-4; Quincy Roche 1.5-8; Isaiah Wright .5-0.

SACKS: Delvon Randle 1-1; Quincy Roche 1-6.

TEAM STATS

                     ND MSU

FIRST DOWNS 21 26

Rushing 7 6

Passing 10 17

Penalty 4 3

RUSHING YRDGE 182 151

Yards Gained 200 167

Yards Lost 18 16

Attempts 40 32

Average per rush 4.6 4.7

PASSING YRDGE 173 345

C-Att-Int 14-20-0 32-53-1

Avg per catch 12.4 10.8

TOTAL OFFENSE 355 496

Total Plays 60 85

Average per play 5.9 5.8

RETURN YRDS 142 106

Int. Retrns: #yrds 1-59 0-0

Kickoff Returns 3-83 4-106

Punt Returns 1-0 0-0

FUMBLES-LOST 0-0 1-1

PENALTIES-YRDS 6-65 9-97

Average per punt 4-38.2 3-49

TIME OF POSS 25:57 34:03

3RD-DWN CNV 8-14 11-19

4TH-DWN CNV0-0 1-2

SACKS-BY YRDS 2-12 1-5

NOTRE DAME STARTING LINEUPS

OFFENSE

Wide Receiver: Equanimeous St. Brown

Wide Receiver: Cam Smith

Left Tackle: Mike McGlinchey

Left Guard: Quenton Nelson

Center: Sam Mustipher

Right Guard: Alex Bars

Right Tackle: Tommy Kraemer

Quarterback: Brandon Wimbush

Running Back: Josh Adams

Tight End: Durham Smythe

Wide Receiver: Chase Claypool

DEFENSE

Defensive End: Daelin Hayes

Defensive Tackle: Jonathan Bonner

Nose Guard: Jerry Tillery

Defensive End: Jay Hayes

Rover: Drue Tranquill

Middle Linebacker: Nyles Morgan

Buck Linebacker: Greer Martini

Cornerback: Julian Love

Free Safety: Nick Coleman

Strong Safety: Jalen Elliott

Cornerback: Nick Watkins

SPECIAL TEAMS

Placekicker: Justin Yoon

Holder: Montgomery VanGorder

Long Snapper: John Shannon

Punter: Tyler Newsome

Kickoffs: Justin Yoon

Punt Returns: Chris Finke

Kickoff Returns: C.J. Sanders, Michael Young

Notre Dame’s Deon McIntosh (38) celebrates scoring during the Notre Dame at Michigan State NCAA football game Saturday, 23, 2017 at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing, Michigan. Tribune Photo/MICHAEL CATERINA