Scoring Summary: Notre Dame 48, Wake Forest 37

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NOTRE DAME 48, WAKE FOREST 37

Nov. 4, 2017

At Notre Dame Stadium, South Bend

Wake Forest 3 7 13 14 — 37

Notre Dame 7 24 10 7 — 48

FIRST QUARTER

• Wake Forest 3, Notre Dame 0

Score: Mike Weaver 34 field goal at 8:46.

Drive: 82 yards, 14 plays, 4 first downs, 4:11 elapsed following Notre Dame punt.

Key plays: Matt Colburn II 6 run on third-and-5; Chuck Wade Jr. 13 pass from John Wolford; Colburn 32 run on third-and-3.

• Notre Dame 7, Wake Forest 3

Score: Brandon Wimbush 6 run (Justin Yoon kick) at 6:26.

Drive: 48 yards, 7 plays, 3 first downs, 2:20 elapsed following Wake Forest kickoff.

Key plays: Equanimeous St. Brown 12 pass from Wimbush on third-and-10; Durham Smythe 23 pass from Wimbush.

SECOND QUARTER

• Notre Dame 10, Wake Forest 3

Score: Yoon 34 field goal at 14:18.

Drive: 70 yards, 9 plays, 3 first downs, 3:38 elapsed following Wake Forest punt.

Key plays: Kevin Stepherson 35 run; Chase Claypool 16 pass from Wimbush; Tony Jones Jr. 15 run.

• Notre Dame 17, Wake Forest 3

Score: Jones 5 run (Yoon kick) at 14:00.

Drive: 5 yards, 1 play, :05 elapsed following Wake Forest interception.

Key play: Julian Love 25 interception return.

• Notre Dame 17, Wake Forest 10

Score: Wolford 10 run (Weaver kick) at 10:13.

Drive: 69 yards, 3 plays, 3 first downs, :40 elapsed following Notre Dame turnover on downs.

Key plays: Cam Serigne 12 pass from Wolford on first play of drive; Alex Bachman 37 pass from Wolford.

• Notre Dame 24, Wake Forest 10

Score: Wimbush 50 run (Yoon kick) at 8:38.

Drive: 65 yards, 5 plays, 3 first downs, 1:35 elapsed following Wake Forest kickoff.

Key plays: Jones 13 run on first play of drive; Wimbush 5 run on third-and-3.

• Notre Dame 31, Wake Forest 10

Score: Nic Weishar 1 pass from Ian Book at :22.

Drive: 99 yards, 9 plays, 4 first downs, 2:47 elapsed following Wake Forest punt.

Key plays: Claypool 7 pass from Wimbush on third-and-5; Deon McIntosh 45 run on third-and-9; Wimbush 28 run.

THIRD QUARTER

• Notre Dame 34, Wake Forest 10

Score: Yoon 22 field goal at 9:19.

Drive: 52 yards, 12 plays, 3 first downs, 4:00 elapsed following Wake Forest punt.

Key plays: Wimbush 14 run on third-and-11; Wimbush 2 run on fourth-and-1; Claypool 27 pass from Wimbush.

• Notre Dame 34, Wake Forest 16

Score: Bachman 30 pass from Wolford (2-pt conversion failed) at 2:54.

Drive: 63 yards, 6 plays, 3 first downs, 1:32 elapsed following Notre Dame turnover on downs.

Key plays: Tabari Hines 21 pass from Wolford; Wolford 3 run on third-and-1.

• Notre Dame 41, Wake Forest 16

Score: Claypool 34 pass from Wimbush at 2:04.

Drive: 78 yards, 4 plays, 2 first downs, :50 elapsed following Wake Forest kickoff.

Key plays: Claypool 44 pass from Wimbush on third-and-10.

• Notre Dame 41, Wake Forest 23

Score: Colburn 24 run (Weaver kick) at :30.

Drive: 75 yards, 6 plays, 3 first downs, 1:34 elapsed following Notre Dame kickoff.

Key plays: Scotty Washington 21 pass from Wolford; Bachman 16 pass from Wolford.

FOURTH QUARTER

• Notre Dame 48, Wake Forest 23

Score: McIntosh 2 run (Yoon kick) at 11:39.

Drive: 85 yards, 9 plays, 4 first downs, 3:51 elapsed following Wake Forest kickoff.

Key plays: Book 43 run; Weishar 12 pass from Book.

• Notre Dame 48, Wake Forest 30

Score: Jack Freudenthal 11 pass from Wolford (Weaver kick) at 8:45.

Drive: 70 yards, 12 plays, 7 first downs, 2:54 elapsed following Notre Dame kickoff.

Key plays: Washington 15 pass from Wolford on first play of drive; Washington 12 pass from Wolford; Freudenthal 5 pass from Wolford on third-and-5.

• Notre Dame 48, Wake Forest 37

Score: Isaiah Robinson 2 run (Weaver kick) at :51.

Drive: 90 yards, 14 plays, 6 first downs, 4:36 elapsed following Notre Dame punt.

Key plays: Colburn 10 run on third-and-7; Isaiah Robinson 21 run; Hinton 20 run; Hinton 11 run on third-and-10.

GAME DATA

Kickoff Weather: 43 degrees and cloudy with east winds of 10 mph.

Officials: Referee Jeff Flanagan, umpire Tom Laverty, head linesman Matthew Fitzgerald, line judge Colin Formulak, side judge Jeffrey Shears, field judge Wayne Rundell, back judge Barry Hendon, center judge Larry Hayes, replay Tom DeJoseph, communicator Donald Kahler — ACC crew.

Attendance: 77,622 (sellout).

NOTRE DAME INDIVIDUAL STATS

RUSHING: Brandon Wimbush 12 carries, 110 yards, 2 touchdowns, long 50; Deon McIntosh 9-63, 1 touchdown, long 45; Tony Jones Jr. 10-59, 1 touchdown, long 15; Ian Book 3-54, long 43; Kevin Stepherson 2-42, long 35; Dexter Williams 3-33, long 32; Josh Adams 5-22, long 13.

PASSING: Brandon Wimbush 15 completions, 30 attempts, 280 yards, 1 touchdown, long 44; Ian Book 8-for-8, 60 yards, 1 touchdown, long 13.

RECEIVING: Chase Claypool 9 catches, 180 yards, 1 touchdown, long 44; Durham Smythe 2-36, long 23; Equanimeous St. Brown 2-36, long 24; Cole Kmet 2-24, long 13; Kevin Stepherson 2-22, long 17; Nic Weishar 3-17, 1 touchdown, long 12; Miles Boykin 2-14, long 8; Deon McIntosh 1-11.

PUNTING: Tyler Newsome 2 punts, 87 yards, 43.5 avg., long 44.

FIELD GOALS: Justin Yoon 2-3 (made 34, 22, missed 50)

KICKOFF RETURNS: C.J. Sanders 3-83, long 52; Kevin Stepherson 1-0.

PUNT RETURNS: Chris Finke 1-12.

INTERCEPTIONS: Julian Love 1-25.

FUMBLE RETURNS: None.

TACKLES: Te'von Coney 12; Nyles Morgan 7; Nick Coleman 7; Julian Love 7; Drue Tranquill 6; Greer Martini 6; Khalid Kareem 4; Troy Pride Jr. 4; Shaun Crawford 4; Jalen Elliott 4; Nicco Fertitta 3; Jonathan Bonner 3; Jay Hayes 3; Isaiah Robertson 2; Robert Regan 2; Julian Okwara 2; Jerry Tillery 2; Nick Watkins 2; Daelin Hayes 1; Jordan Genmark-Heath 1; Asmar Bilal 1; Andrew Trumbetti 1.

TACKLES FOR LOSSES: Te'von Coney 3-5; Khalid Kareem 1.5-3; Daelin Hayes 1-3; Julian Love 1-2; Jerry Tillery 0.5-1.

SACKS: Te'von Coney 1-3.

WAKE FOREST INDIVIDUAL STATS

RUSHING: Matt Colburn II 20 carries, 120 yards, 1 touchdown, long 32; John Wolford 12-59, 1 touchdown, long 20; Kendall Hinton 5-39, long 20; Isaiah Robinson 3-21, 1 touchdown, long 21.

PASSING: John Wolford 28 completions, 45 attempts, 331 yards, 2 touchdowns, 1 interception, long 37; Kendall Hinton 2-for-3, 17 yards, long 12.

RECEIVING: Alex Bachman 8 catches, 116 yards, 1 touchdown, long 37; Scotty Washington 8-84, long 21; Tabari Hines 4-52, long 21; Cam Serigne 5-48, long 14; Jack Freudenthal 2-16, 1 touchdown, long 11; Chuck Wade Jr. 1-13; Cortez Lewis 1-12; Matt Colburn II 1-7.

PUNTING: Dom Maggio 5 punts, 205 yards, 41.0 avg., long 57.

FIELD GOALS: Mike Weaver 1-2 (made 34, missed 41).

KICKOFF RETURNS: Tabari Hines 4-93, long 27; Chuck Wade Jr. 1-26; Alex Bachman 1-20.

PUNT RETURNS: Tabari Hines 1-0.

INTERCEPTIONS: None.

FUMBLE RETURNS: None.

TACKLES: Cameron Glenn 13; Grant Dawson 10; Luke Masterson 8; Essang Bassey 6; Ja'Cquez Williams 6; Jaboree Williams 5; Justin Strnad 5; Ja'Sir Taylor 4; Demetrius Kemp 4; Amari Henderson 3; Duke Ejiofor 2; Elontae Bateman 2; John Wolford 1; Wendell Dunn 1; Alex Bachman 1; Carlos Basham Jr. 1; Coby Davis 1; Paris Black 1; Patrick Osterhage 1.

TACKLES FOR LOSSES: Ja'Cquez Williams 1-4; Cameron Glenn 1-3; Essang Bassey 1-3; Jaboree Williams 0.5-1; Duke Ejiofor 0.5-1.

SACKS: Ja'Cquez Williams 1-4.

NOTRE DAME STARTERS

OFFENSE

Wide Receiver: Equanimeous St. Brown

Tight End: Nic Weishar

Left Tackle: Mike McGlinchey

Left Guard: Quenton Nelson

Center: Sam Mustipher

Right Guard: Alex Bars

Right Tackle: Robert Hainsey

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: Te’von Coney

Cornerback: Julian Love

Free Safety: Nick Coleman

Strong Safety: Jalen Elliott

Cornerback: Nick Watkins

SPECIAL TEAMS

Placekicker: Jonathan Doerer

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.

TEAM STATS

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FIRST DOWNS 34 30

Rushing 13 16

Passing 20 14

Penalty 1 0

RUSHING YRDGE 239 380

Yards gained 253 394

Yards lost 14 14

Attempts 40 46

Average per rush 6.0 8.3

PASSING YRDGE 348 330

C-Att-Int 30-48-1 23-38-0

Avg per catch 11.6 14.3

TOTAL OFFENSE 587 710

Total Plays 88 84

Average per play 6.7 8.5

RETURN YRDS 139 120

Int. Retrns: #yrds 0-0 1-25

Kickoff Returns 6-139 4-83

Punt Returns 1-0 1-12

FUMBLES-LOST 0-0 2-0

PENALTIES-YRDS 3-15 5-50

PUNTS-YRDS 5-205 2-87

Average per punt 41.0 43.5

TIME OF POSS 28:07 31:53

3RD-DWN CNV 6-of-14 8-of-16

4TH-DWN CNV 1-of-1 1-of-3

SACKS-BY YRDS 1-4 1-3

The Notre Dame Leprechaun runs on field before the Notre Dame-Wake Forest NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend. Tribune Photo/ROBERT FRANKLIN