Scoring Summary: Notre Dame 35, N.C. State 14

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NOTRE DAME 35, N.C. STATE 14

Oct. 28, 2017

At Notre Dame Stadium, South Bend

N.C. State     7     7     0     0 — 14

Notre Dame     7     14     14     0 — 35

FIRST QUARTER

• N.C. State 7, Notre Dame 0

Score: Germaine Pratt punt block recovery in end zone (Carson Wise kick) at 10:05.

• N.C. State 7, Notre Dame 7

Score: Durham Smythe 25 pass from Brandon Wimbush (Justin Yoon kick) at 9:36.

Drive: 60 yards, 2 plays, 2 first downs, :29 elapsed following N.C. State kickoff.

Key play: Josh Adams 35 run on first play of drive.

SECOND QUARTER

• N.C. State 14, Notre Dame 7

Score: Kelvin Harmon 15 pass from Ryan Finley at 14:48.

Drive: 71 yards, 7 plays, 3 first downs, 2:46 elapsed following Notre Dame punt.

Key plays: Jaylen Samuels 18 pass from Finley on third-and-14; Stephen Louis 42 pass from Finley.

• N.C. State 14, Notre Dame 14

Score: Wimbush 3 run (Yoon kick) at 9:37.

Drive: 72 yards, 14 plays, 5 first downs, 5:11 elapsed following N.C. State kickoff.

Key plays: Wimbush 20 run on third-and-10; Adams 14 run on third-and-2.

• Notre Dame 21, N.C. State 14

Score: Kevin Stepherson 11 pass from Wimbush (Yoon kick) at 5:30.

Drive: 60 yards, 8 plays, 4 first downs, 2:18 elapsed following N.C. State punt.

Key plays: Adams 5 run on third-and-1; Smythe 11 pass from Wimbush on third-and-6.

THIRD QUARTER

• Notre Dame 28, N.C. State 14

Score: Julian Love 69 interception return (Yoon kick) at 12:05.

• Notre Dame 35, N.C. State 14

Score: Adams 77 run (Yoon kick) at 4:11.

Drive: 77 yards, 2 plays, 1 first down, :16 elapsed following N.C. State punt.

GAME DATA

Kickoff Weather: 40 degrees and cloudy with west winds of 12 mph.

Officials: Referee Gary Patterson, umpire Mark Wilson, head linesman Joseph Griesser, line judge Richard Misner, side judge Tony Tarantini, field judge Tom Potts, back judge Jacques Hooper, center judge Larry Saunders, replay Jack Cramer, communicator William Dixon.

Attendance: 77,622 (sellout).

NOTRE DAME INDIVIDUAL STATS

RUSHING: Josh Adams 27 carries, 202 yards, 1 touchdown, long 77; Deon McIntosh 11-63, long 10; Dexter Williams 8-33, long 9; Brandon Wimbush 7-21, long 20, 1 TD

PASSING: Brandon Wimbush, 10 completions, 19 attempts, 104 yards, 2 touchdowns, 0 interceptions, long 25.

RECEIVING: Durham Smythe 3 catches 52 yards, 1 touchdown, long 25; Kevin Stepherson 3-24, 1 TD, long 13; Chase Claypool 2-17, long 11; Equanimeous St. Brown 2-13, long 9; Josh Adams 1-minus 2

PUNTING: Tyler Newsome 6 punts, 242 yards, 40.3 avg., long 47

FIELD GOALS: Justin Yoon 0-0

KICKOFF RETURNS: C.J. Sanders 2-57, long 32; Tony Jones 1-16

PUNT RETURNS: Chris Finke 3-11, long 15

INTERCEPTIONS: Julian Love 1-69, 1 TD

FUMBLE RETURNS: None

TACKLES: Te'von Coney 9, Drue Tranquill 7, Nyles Morgan 6, Daelin Hayes 5, Jerry Tillery 4, Khalid Kareem 2, Nick Watkins 2, Shaun Crawford 2, Jalen Elliott 2, Nick Coleman 2, Julian Love 2, Nicco Fertitta 2, Julian Okwara 2, Andrew Trumbetti 2, Dexter Williams 1, C.J. Holmes 1, Troy Pride 1, Tony Jones 1, Robert Regan 1, Jonathan Jones 1, Greer Martini 1, Myron Tagovailoa-Amos

TACKLES FOR LOSSES: Coney 1-2, Tranquill 1-5, Hayes 1-3, Coleman 1-8, Trumbetti 0.5-3, Tagovailoa-Amos 0.5-1

SACKS: Tranquill 0.5-3, Trumbetti 0.5-3

N.C. STATE INDIVIDUAL STATS

RUSHING: Reggie Gallaspy 11-47, long 14; Jaylen Samuels 8-18, long 12; Nyheim Hines 2-6; Ryan Finley 3-minus 21 

PASSING: Ryan Finley 17 completions, 37 attempts, 213 yards, 1 touchdown, long 42

RECEIVING: Kelvin Harmon 7 catches 97 yards, 1 touchdown, long 24; Jakobi Meyers 3-31, long 13; Reggie Gallaspy 3-8; Stephen Louis 2-56, long 42, Jaylen Samuels 2-21

PUNTING: A.J. Cole 8 punts, 356 yards, 44.5 avg., long 56.

FIELD GOALS: None

KICKOFF RETURNS: Jaylen Samuels 4-116, long 58; N. Hines 1-2

PUNT RETURNS: Nyheim Hines 1-11, James Smith-Williams 1-11

INTERCEPTIONS: None

FUMBLE RETURNS: None

TACKLES: Jerod Fernandez 13, Germain Pratt 8, Bradley Chubb 8, Jarius Morehead 8, Shawn Boone 6, Tim Kidd-Glass 5, Mike Stevens 4, Johnathan Alston 4, Nick McCloud 4, Airius Moore 4, B.J. Hill 4, Shug Frazier 3, Kentavius Street 3, Isaiah Stallings 2, Louis Acceus 1, Dexter Wright 1, Josh Jones 1, Raven Saunders 1, Brady Bodine 1, Darian Roseboro 1, Kyle Bambard 1, James Smith-Williams 1

TACKLES FOR LOSS: Fernandez 1.5-5, Pratt 1-2, Chubb 3-6, Stevens 1.5-5, Street 1-6, Jones 1-1 

SACKS: Chubb 1-1, Street 1-6

TEAM STATS

                     NC ST.     ND

FIRST DOWNS 14     25

Rushing     4     15

Passing     9     6

Penalty     1     4

RUSHING YRDGE     50     318

Yards Gained     81     342

Yards Lost     31     24

Attempts     24     54

Average per rush     2.1     5.9

PASSING YRDGE     213     104

C-Att-Int     17-37-1     10-19-0

Avg per catch     12.5     10.4

TOTAL OFFENSE     263     422

Total Plays      61     73

Average per play     4.3     5.8

RETURN YRDS     187     48

Int. Retrns: #yrds     0-0     1-69

Kickoff Returns     5-118     3-73

Punt Returns     2-22     3-110

FUMBLES-LOST     1-0     0-0

PENALTIES-YRDS     12-89     4-29

PUNTS-YRDS     8-356     7-242

Average per punt     44.5     34.6

TIME OF POSS     25:43     34:17

3RD-DWN CNV     5-of-16     9-of-16

4TH-DWN CNV     0-of-2     0-of-0

SACKS-BY YRDS     2-7     1-6

NOTRE DAME STARTERS

OFFENSE

Wide Receiver: Equanimeous St. Brown

Tight End: Alizé Mack

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: Kevin Stepherson

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: Te’von Coney

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, Tony Jones Jr.

Notre Dame’s Kevin Stepherson (29) makes a touchdown catch over NC State’s Nick McCloud (21) during the Notre Dame-NC State NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend. Tribune Photo/ROBERT FRANKLIN