Statistics: Notre Dame 50, North Carolina 43

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NOTRE DAME 50, NORTH CAROLINA 43

Oct. 11, 2014

At Notre Dame Stadium

North Carolina 14 12 10 7 – 43

Notre Dame     7  21  7 15 – 50

FIRST QUARTER

• North Carolina 7, Notre Dame 0

Score: Elijah Hood 6 run (Nick Weiler kick) at 13:28.

Drive: 37 yards, 3 plays, 1 first down, :43 elapsed following fumble recovery.

Key plays: Sam Smiley recovery of Everett Golson fumble; Ryan Switzer 24 pass from Marquise Williams.

• North Carolina 14, Notre Dame 0

Score: Jeff Schoettmer 29 interception return (Weiler kick) at 8:48.

• North Carolina 14, Notre Dame 7

Score: Will Fuller 13 pass from Everett Golson (Kyle Brindza kick) at 7:09.

Drive: 88 yards, 5 plays, 4 first downs, 1:34 elapsed following kickoff.

Key plays: Tarean Folston 37 pass from Golson; Fuller 23 pass from Golson.

SECOND QUARTER

• North Carolina 14, Notre Dame 14

Score: Cam McDaniel 1 run (Brindza kick) at 14:57.

Drive: 58 yards, 12 plays, 4 first downs, 4:13 elapsed following punt.

Key plays: Amir Carlisle 21 pass from Golson on third-and-10; Chris Brown 11 pass from Golson on third-and-7; Golson 2 run on fourth-and-1.

• Notre Dame 21, North Carolina 14

Score: Greg Bryant 7 run (Brindza kick) at 9:56.

Drive: 77 yards, 7 plays, 4 first downs, 3:12 elapsed following punt.

Key plays: Brown 19 pass from Golson; Golson 17 run; Amir Carlisle 12 run.

• Notre Dame 21, North Carolina 20

Score: Williams 3 run (kick blocked) at 4:16.

Drive: 75 yards, 16 plays, 6 first downs,5:40 elapsed following kickoff.

Key plays: Notre Dame twice flagged for pass interference in end zone.

• Notre Dame 28, North Carolina 20

Score: Folston 6 run (Brindza kick) at 2:25.

Drive: 6 yards, 1 play, 0 first downs, :03 elapsed following fumble recovery.

Key play: Hood fumble, caused by Joe Schmidt, recovered by Elijah Shumate.

• Notre Dame 28, North Carolina 26

Score: Quinshad Davis 20 pass from Williams (pass failed) at 1:20.

Drive: 75 yards, 7 plays, 4 first downs, 1:05 elapsed following kickoff.

Key play: Romar Morris 26 pass from Williams.

THIRD QUARTER

• Notre Dame 35, North Carolina 26

Score: Fuller 35 pass from Golson (Brindza kick) at 11:52.

Drive: 62 yards, 5 plays, 3 first downs, 1:46 elapsed following punt.

• Notre Dame 35, North Carolina 29

Score: Weiler 19 field goal at 3:37

Drive: 78 yards, 8 plays, 3 first downs, 2:34 elapsed following punt.

Key play: Williams 41 run on first play of drive.

• North Carolina 36, Notre Dame 35

Score: Williams 23 pass from Davis (Weiler kick) at 3:11.

Drive: 23 yards, 1 play, 1 first down,:09 elapsed following fumble recovery.

Key play: Golson fumble, recovered by Cayson Collins.

FOURTH QUARTER

• Notre Dame 43, North Carolina 36

Score: Folston 9 pass from Golson (Ben Koyack pass from Golson) at 10:39.

Drive: 81 yards, 15 plays, 5 first downs, 7:32 elapsed following kickoff.

Key play: Roughing-the-snapper penalty on Norkeithus Otis after UNC forced Notre Dame to punt. Play resulted in automatic first down.

• Notre Dame 50, North Carolina 36

Score: Folston 6 run (Brindza kick) at 2:19.

Drive: 81 yards, 10 plays, 5 first downs, 4:55 elapsed following interception.

Key plays: Cole Luke interception; consecutive pass interference penalties on UNC’s Brian Walker, the first on third-and-6.

• Notre Dame 50, North Carolina 43

Score: Mack Hollins 18 pass from Williams (Weiler kick) at :47.

Drive: 75 yards, 10 plays, 5 first downs, 1:32 elapsed following kickoff.

Key plays: Davis 23 pass from Williams.

GAME DATA

Kickoff Weather: 59 degrees, north/northwest winds at 4 mph, sunny and clear

Officials: Referee: Jeff Flanagan; Umpire: Jim Eckl; Head Linesman: Matthew Fitzgerald; Line Judge: Hugh Campbell; Side Judge: Stuart Mullins; Field Judge: Wayne Rundell; Back Judge: Bryan Platt; Center Judge: David Goodwin (all ACC).

Attendance: 80,795.

NOTRE DAME INDIVIDUAL STATS

• RUSHING: Tarean Folston 18 rushes, 98 yards, 2 touchdowns, long 20; Everett Golson 12-71, long 17; Amir Carlisle 3-19, long 12; Greg Bryant 4-17, 1 touchdown, long 7; C.J. Prosise 1-12; Cam McDaniel 3-10, 1 touchdown, long 6.

• PASSING: Everett Golson 21 completions, 31 attempts, 300 yards, 3 touchdowns, 1 interception, long 37.

• RECEIVING: Will Fuller 7 catches, 133 yards, 2 touchdowns, long 35; Tarean Folston 5-71, 1 touchdown, long 37; Chris Brown 2-30, long 19; Corey Robinson 2-24, long 15; Greg Bryant 2-12, long 8; Amir Carlisle 1-21; Ben Koyack 1-9; Cam McDaniel 1-0.

• PUNTING: Kyle Brindza 5 punts, 209 yards (41.8 average), long 55.

• FIELD GOALS: None.

• KICKOFF RETURNS: Amir Carlisle 4-60, long 21; Ben Koyack 1-(minus-3).

• PUNT RETURNS: None.

• INTERCEPTIONS: Cole Luke 1-0.

• FUMBLE RETURNS: Elijah Shumate 1-0.

• TACKLES: Joe Schmidt 11, Max Redfield 10, Elijah Shumate 8, Cody Riggs 6, Jarron Jones 5, Matthias Farley 4, Cole Luke 4, Jaylon Smith 4, C.J. Prosise 3, Romeo Okwara 3, Drue Tranquill 3, Devin Butler 2, Isaac Rochell 2, Justin Utupo 2, Grant Blankenship 2, Greer Martini 1, Ben Councell 1, Austin Collinsworth 1, James Onwualu 1, Sheldon Day 1, Tarean Folston 1.

• TACKLES FOR LOSSES: Isaac Rochell 2-8, Cody Riggs 1-1, Ben Councell 1-1, Elijah Shumate 0.5-1, Justin Utupo 0.5-1, Joe Schmidt 0.5-0, Drue Tranquill 0.5-0.

• SACKS: None.

NORTH CAROLINA INDIVIDUAL STATS

• RUSHING: Marquise Williams 18 rushes, 132 yards, 1 touchdown, long 41; Elijah Hood 17-27, 1 touchdown, long 8; T.J. Logan 4-13, long 4; Ryan Switzer 2-7, long 4; Romar Morris 1-5.

• PASSING: Marquise Williams 24 completions, 41 attempts, 303 yards, 2 touchdowns, 1 interception, long 26; Quinshad Davis 1-1, 23 yards, 1 touchdown.

• RECEIVING: Mack Hollins 6 catches, 84 yards, 1 touchdown, long 25; Romar Morris 3-59, long 26; Quinshad Davis 3-57, 1 touchdown, long 23; Jack Tabb 3-30, long 15; Bug Howard 3-23, long 9; T.J. Logan 3-10, long 6; Ryan Switzer 1-24; Marquise Williams 1-23; Austin Proehl 1-11; Damien Washington 1-5.

• PUNTING: Tommy Hibbard 5 punts, 195 yards (39.0 average), long 44.

• FIELD GOALS: Nick Weiler 2-for-2 (made 32, 19).

• KICKOFF RETURNS: T.J. Logan 1-20; Brian Walker 1-15.

• PUNT RETURNS: Ryan Switzer 3-(minus-13).

• INTERCEPTIONS: Jeff Schoettmer 1-29, 1 touchdown.

• FUMBLE RETURNS: Cayson Collins 1-0, Sam Smiley 1-0.

• TACKLES: Des Lawrence 8, Tim Scott 7, Travis Hughes 5, Jeff Schoettmer 5, Ethan Farmer 5, Brian Walker 4, Justin Thomason 4, M.J. Stewart 4, Donnie Miles 3, Norkeithus Otis 3, Nazair Jones 2, Nathan Staub 2, Jessie Rogers 2, Tyler Powell 1, Cayson Collins 1, Shakeel Rashad 1, Mikey Bart 1, Malik Simmons 1, Dajaun Drennon 1, Damien Washington 1, Dominique Green 1, Junior Gnonkonde 1, Devonte Brown 1, Sam Smiley 1.

• TACKLES FOR LOSSES: Nathan Staub 1-6, Des Lawrence 1-4, Donnie Miles 1-2, Travis Hughes 1-1, Justin Thomason 1-1.

• SACKS: Jessie Rogers 1-0.

TEAM STATS

 UNCND
FIRST DOWNS3027
 Rushing1011
 Passing1712
 Penalty3
RUSHING YARDAGE184 219 
 Yards Gained206 241 
 Yards Lost22 22 
 Attempts42 43 
 Average per rush4.4 5.1 
PASSING YARDAGE326 300 
 Comp.-Att.-Int.25-42-1 21-38-1 
 Average per catch13.0 14.3 
TOTAL OFFENSE510 519 
 Total Plays84 81 
 Average per play6.1 6.4
RETURN YARDS51 57 
 Int. Returns-yards1-29 1-0 
 Kickoff Returns2-35 5-57 
 Punt Returns3-(-13) 0-0 
FUMBLES-LOST2-1 2-2 
PENALTIES-YARDS9-94 10-76 
PUNTS-YARDS5-195 5-209 
 Average per punt39.0 41.8 
TIME OF POSSESSION27:23 32:37 
3RD-DOWN CONV.9-of-17 7-of-15 
4TH-DOWN CONV.0-of-0 1-of-1
SACKS-YARDS1-of-6 0-0

STARTING LINEUPS

OFFENSE

Wide Receiver: Chris Brown

Wide Receiver: C.J. Prosise

Left Tackle: Ronnie Stanley

Left Guard: Nick Martin

Center: Matt Hegarty

Right Guard: Steve Elmer

Right Tackle: Christian Lombard

Tight End: Ben Koyack

Quarterback: Everett Golson

Running Back: Cam McDaniel

Wide Receiver: Will Fuller

DEFENSE

Defensive End: Isaac Rochell

Nose Guard: Jarron Jones

Defensive Tackle: Sheldon Day

Defensive End: Romeo Okwara

Strongside Linebacker: James Onwualu

Middle Linebacker: Joe Schmidt

Weakside Linebacker: Jaylon Smith

Cornerback: Cody Riggs

Free Safety: Max Redfield

Strong Safety: Austin Collinsworth

Cornerback: Cole Luke

SPECIAL TEAMS

Placekicker: Kyle Brindza

Holder: Hunter Smith

Long Snapper: Scott Daly

Punter: Kyle Brindza

Kickoffs: Kyle Brindza

Punt Returns: Cody Riggs

Kickoff Returns: Amir Carlisle, Cam McDaniel

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