Notre Dame vs Air Force: Scoring Summary

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NOTRE DAME 45, AIR FORCE 10

Oct. 26, 2013

At Falcon Stadium, Colorado Springs, Colo.

Notre Dame717147 — 45
Air Force7300 — 10

FIRST QUARTER 

Air Force 7, Notre Dame 0

Score: Colton Huntsman 9 run (Will Conant kick) at 5:05.

Drive: 71 yards, 8 plays, 4 first downs, 3:40 elapsed following blocked field goal.

Key plays: Jon Lee 3 run on fourth-and-3; Anthony LaCoste 22 run to 9.

Air Force 7, Notre Dame 7

Score: Corey Robinson 35 pass from Tommy Rees (Kyle Brindza kick) at 3:41.

Drive: 75 yards, 5 plays, 3 first downs, 1:24 elapsed following kickoff.

Key play: Steffon Batts defensive holding on third-and-9, giving ND automatic first down.

SECOND QUARTER

Notre Dame 14, Air Force 7

Score: William Fuller 46 pass from Rees (Brindza kick) at 14:31.

Drive: 91 yards, 6 plays, 3 first downs, 2:18 elapsed following punt.

Key play: TJ Jones 23 pass from Rees on third-and-2.

Notre Dame 14, Air Force 10

Score: Conant 47 field goal at 10:07.

Drive: 66 yards, 10 plays, 4 first downs, 4:24 elapsed following kickoff.

Key play: Sam Gagliano 2 run on third-and-1

Notre Dame 21, Air Force 10

Score: Ben Koyack 22 pass from Rees (Brindza kick) at 8:49.

Drive: 51 yards, 3 plays, 2 first downs, 1:09 elapsed following kickoff.

Key plays: George Atkinson III 37 kickoff return; DaVaris Daniels 27 pass from Rees.

Notre Dame 24, Air Force 10

Score: Brindza 51 field goal at 3:57.

Drive: 21 yards, 9 plays, 2 first downs, 3:21 elapsed following punt.

Key play: Troy Niklas 11 pass from Rees on fourth-and-5.

THIRD QUARTER

Notre Dame 31, Air Force 10

Score: Jones 30 pass from Rees (Brindza kick) at 8:24.

Drive: 62 yards, 6 plays, 3 first downs, 2:55 elapsed following fumble recovery.

Key plays: Jaylon Smith fumble recovery on play that initially was ruled incomplete pass; McDaniel 30 yards rushing on drive.

Notre Dame 38, Air Force 10

Score: Chris Brown 15 pass from Rees (Brindza kick) at 3:07.

Drive: 64 yards, 7 plays, 4 first downs, 3:36 elapsed following punt.

Key plays: Tarean Folston gained 29 rushing yards on drive.

FOURTH QUARTER

Notre Dame 45, Air Force 10

Score: Andrew Hendrix 4 run (Brindza kick) at 13:31.

Drive: 51 yards, 2 plays, 1 first down, :26 elapsed after taking over on downs.

Key play: Fuller 47 pass from Hendrix.

GAME DATA

Kickoff Weather: 57 degrees, southwest winds at 8 mph.

Officials: Referee: Greg Burks; Umpire: Scott Campbell; Head Linesman: George Gusman; Line Judge: Matt Stellges; Side Judge: Randy Smith; Field Judge: Gene Semko; Back Judge: Brian Ernest (Big 12).

Attendance: 44,672