Statistics: Notre Dame 48, Rice 17

Tyler James
South Bend Tribune

NOTRE DAME 48, RICE 17

Aug. 30, 2014

At Notre Dame Stadium

Rice                7   3   0   7 – 17

Notre Dame  14 14 10 10 – 48

FIRST QUARTER

Notre Dame 7, Rice 0

Score: Everett Golson 11 run (Kyle Brindza kick) at 6:02.

Drive: 47 yards, 7 plays, 3 first downs, 3:04 elapsed following punt.

Key play: Cody Riggs 25 punt return.

Notre Dame 7, Rice 7

Score: Zach Wright 26 pass from Driphus Jackson (James Hairston kick) at 2:13.

Drive: 65 yards, 7 plays, 3 first downs, 3:49 elapsed following kickoff.

Key play: Dennis Parks 30 pass from Jackson to ND 31 on third-and-6.

Notre Dame 14, Rice 7

Score: Will Fuller 75 pass from Golson (Brindza kick) at 2:01.

Drive: 75 yards, 1 play, 1 first down, :12 elapsed following kickoff.

SECOND QUARTER

Notre Dame 14, Rice 10

Score: Hairston 33 field goal at 5:51.

Drive: 64 yards, 9 plays, 3 first downs, 3:29 elapsed following punt.

Key plays: Jackson 19 run; Luke Turner 26 pass from Jackson.

Notre Dame 21, Rice 10

Score: Golson 14 run (Brindza kick) at 2:33.

Drive: 86 yards, 7 plays, 5 first downs, 3:10 elapsed following kickoff.

Key play: Amir Carlisle 32 pass from Golson.

Notre Dame 28, Rice 10

Score: C.J. Prosise 53 pass from Golson (Brindza kick) at :05.

Drive: 53 yards, 2 plays, 1 first down, :16 elapsed following interception.

Key play: Matthias Farley interception of Jackson pass.

THIRD QUARTER

Notre Dame 31, Rice 10

Score: Brindza 36 field goal at 4:07.

Drive: 53 yards, 13 plays, 4 first downs, 5:50 elapsed following missed field goal.

Key plays: Golson 8 run on third-and-7; Chris Brown 8 pass from Golson on third-and-4.

Notre Dame 38, Rice 10

Score: Golson 4 run (Brindza kick) at :17.

Drive: 34 yards, 6 plays, 2 first downs, 2:23 elapsed after taking over on downs.

Key plays: ND stopped Rice on fake punt attempt; Amir Carlisle 22 pass from Golson on third-and-9.

FOURTH QUARTER

Notre Dame 41, Rice 10

Score: Brindza 29 field goal at 7:47.

Drive: 72 yards, 9 plays, 3 first downs; 5:01 elapsed following punt.

Key play: Ben Koyack 28 pass from Golson.

Notre Dame 41, Rice 17

Score: James Mayden 53 pass from Tyler Stehling (Hairston kick) at 4:57.

Drive: 75 yards, 6 plays, 2 first downs, 2:50 elapsed following kickoff.

Key play: Jowan Davis 2 run on third-and-1.

Notre Dame 48, Rice 17

Score: Greg Bryant 17 run (Brindza kick) at 3:32.

Drive: 75 yards, 3 plays, 2 first downs, 1:25 elapsed following kickoff.

Key play: Malik Zaire 56 run on first play of drive.

GAME DATA

Kickoff Weather: 82 degrees, southwest winds at 17 mph, mostly cloudy with rain likely.

OFFICIALS: Referee: Jeff Heaser; Umpire: Mike Wooten; Head Linesman: Joe Griesser; Line Judge: Rich Misner; Side Judge: Jerry Hocker; Field Judge: Chris Junjulas; Back Judge: Bryan Platt; Center Judge: David Goodwin; Technical Advisor: John Armstrong (all ACC).

Attendance: 80,795.

INDIVIDUAL STATS - RICE

• RUSHING: Driphus Jackson 11 rushes, 61 yards, long 19; Jowan Davis 14-33, long 7; Brandon Hamilton 6-29, long 7; Darik Dillard 6-18, long 6; Luke Turner 2-2, long 3; Team 1-(-2).

• PASSING: Driphus Jackson 13 completions, 24 attempts, 1 interception, 163 yards, 1 touchdown, long 30; Tyler Stehling 2-2, 63 yards, 1 touchdown, long 53.

• RECEIVING: Dennis Parks 3 catches, 37 yards, long 30; Darik Dillard 3-30, long 12; Zach Wright 2-39, 1 touchdown, long 26; Luke Turner 2-33, long 26; Jowan Davis 2-8, long 5; James Mayden 1-53, 1 touchdown; Darrion Pollard 1-16; Cameron Decell 1-10.

• PUNTING: James Farrimond 5 punts, 241 yards (48.2 average), long 67.

• FIELD GOALS: James Hairston 1-2, (made 33 yards, missed 47 yards).

• KICKOFF RETURNS: Darrion Pollard 1-20.

• PUNT RETURNS: None.

• INTERCEPTIONS: None.

• FUMBLE RETURNS: None.

• TACKLES: Gabe Baker 6; Zach Patt 6; Jaylon Finner 6; Julius White 5; Nick Elder 4; Bryce Callahan 3; Alex Lyons 3; Destri White 3; Malcolm Hill 3; James Radcliffe 3; Brian Nordstrom 3; Graysen Schantz 2; Emmanuel Ellerbee 2; Christian Covington 2; Zach Espinosa 2; Brian Womac 1; James Hairston 1; Tabari McGaskey 1; James Farrimond 1; Brandon Hamilton 1; Ryan Pollard 1; Luke Turner 1; Cody Henessee 1; James Mayden 1; Grant Peterson 1; Trevor Jones 1; D.J. Green 1; Driphus Jackson 1; Darik Dillard 1.

• TACKLES FOR LOSSES: Brian Nordstrom 1.5-4; Zach Patt 1-8; Graysen Schantz 1-1; Jaylon Finner .5-3.

• SACKS: Zach Patt 1-8.

INDIVIDUAL STATS - NOTRE DAME

• RUSHING: Greg Bryant 8 rushes, 71 yards, long 17, 1 touchdown; Tarean Folston 12-71, long 19; Malik Zaire 2-58, long 56; Everett Golson 12-41, 3 touchdowns, long 14; Cam McDaniel 8-40, long 23

• PASSING: Everett Golson 14 completions, 22 attempts, 295 yards, 2 touchdowns, long 75.

• RECEIVING: Will Fuller 4 catches, 85 yards, 1 touchdown, long 75; Ben Kovack 3-51, long 28; Amir Carlisle 2-54, long 32; Chris Brown 2-20, long 12; C.J. Prosise 1-53, 1 touchdown; Corey Robinson 1-25; Cam McDaniel 1-7.

• PUNTING: Kyle Brindza 3 punts, 144 yards (48.0 average), long 55, 2 touchbacks.

• FIELD GOALS: Kyle Brindza 2-3, (made 36, 29 yards; missed 39 yards).

• KICKOFF RETURNS: Amir Carlisle 2-49, long 36.

• PUNT RETURNS: Cody Riggs 2-49, long 25; Greg Bryant 3-31, long 18.

• INTERCEPTIONS: Matthias Farley 1-6.

• FUMBLE RETURNS: Nicky Baratti 1-0.

• TACKLES: Joe Schmidt 8; Sheldon Day 6; Matthias Farley 5; Jaylon Smith 3; Jarron Jones 3; Elijah Shumate 3; Drue Tranquill 3; James Onwualu 3; Max Redfield 3; Greer Martini 2; Nyles Morgan 2; Grant Blankenship 2; Cold Luke 2; Romeo Okwara 2; Justin Utupo 2; Kyle Brindza 1; Devin Butler 1; Jacob Matuska 1; Andrew Trumbetti 1; John Turner 1; Issac Rochell 1; Daniel Cage 1; Cody Riggs 1; Cam McDaniel 1.

• TACKLES FOR LOSSES: Matthias Farley 1-1; Jaylon Smith 1-1; Romeo Okwara 1-4; Matthias Farley .5-1; Jarron Jones 5-0

• SACKS: Romeo Okwara 1-4; Matthias Farley .5-1; Jarron Jones .5-0.

TEAM STATS

 RICE ND 
FIRST DOWNS1623

 Rushing

714
 Passing9
 Penalty00
RUSHING YARDAGE141281
 Yards Gained151297
 Yards Lost1016
 Attempts4042
 Average per rush3.56.7
PASSING YARDAGE226295
 Comp-Att-Int15-26-114-22-0
 Average per catch15.121.1
TOTAL OFFENSE367576
 Total Plays6664
 Average per play5.69.0
RETURN YARDS29135
 Int. Returns-Yards0-01-6
 Kickoff Returns1-292-49
 Punt Returns0-05-80
FUMBLES-LOST1-10-0
PENALTIES-YARDS5-302-10
PUNTS-YARDS5-2413-144
 Average per punt48.248.0
TIME OF POSS29:5130:09
3RD-DOWN CNV6-of-156-of-13
4TH-DOWN CNV0-of-10-of-0 
SACKS BY-YARDS1-82-5

Notre Dame’s Amir Carlisle, top, celebrates a touchdown by QB Everett Golson (5) during the Notre Dame vs. Rice football game on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend. SBT Photo/ROBERT FRANKLIN