Statistics: Florida State 31, Notre Dame 27

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FLORIDA STATE 31, NOTRE DAME 27

Oct. 18, 2014

At Doak Campbell Stadium, Tallahassee, Fla.

Notre Dame 7 10 7 3 – 27

Florida State 7 3 14 7 – 31

FIRST QUARTER

Notre Dame 7, Florida State 0

Score: Corey Robinson 1 pass from Everett Golson (Kyle Brindza kick) at 2:10.

Drive: 84 yards, 12 plays, 6 first downs, 6:43 elapsed following punt.

Key plays: Tarean Folston 12 run and facemask penalty on FSU’s Tyler Hunter; Cam McDaniel 3 run on fourth-and-1.

Notre Dame 7, Florida State 7

Score: Travis Rudolph 11 pass from Jameis Winston (Roberto Aguayo kick) at :19.

Drive: 65 yards, 4 plays, 2 first downs, 1:51 elapsed following kickoff.

Key plays: Rashad Greene receptions of 23 and 33 yards from Winston on first two plays of drive.

SECOND QUARTER

Notre Dame 14, Florida State 7

Score: Robinson 9 pass from Golson (Brindza kick) at 12:00.

Drive: 31 yards, 2 plays, 1 first down, :40 elapsed following interception.

Key plays: Joe Schmidt interception of Winston pass; Chris Brown 22 pass from Golson.

Notre Dame 14, Florida State 10

Score: Aguayo 28 field goal at 4:46.

Drive: 39 yards, 10 plays, 3 first downs, 3:41 elapsed after taking over on downs.

Key plays: Tarean Folston short on fourth-and-1 run.

Notre Dame 17, Florida State 10

Score: Brindza 34 field goal at :39.

Drive: 67 yards, 14 plays, 4 first downs, 4:01 elapsed following field goal.

Key plays: Robinson 12 pass from Golson on third-and-2; Will Fuller 8 pass from Golson on third-and-3.

THIRD QUARTER

Notre Dame 17, Florida State 17

Score: Greene 10 pass from Winston (Aguayo kick) at 10:37.

Drive: 70 yards, 9 plays, 5 first downs, 4:17 elapsed following second-half kickoff.

Key plays: Rudolph 16 pass from Winston, Bobo Wilson 19 pass from Winston.

Notre Dame 24, Florida State 17

Score: Fuller 11 pass from Golson (Brindza kick) at 7:26.

Drive: 83 yards, 7 plays, 4 first downs, 3:06 elapsed following kickoff.

Key plays: Ben Koyack 23 pass from Golson on first play of drive; Koyack recovery of Amir Carlisle fumble; Fuller 30 pass from Golson.

Notre Dame 24, Florida State 24

Score: Karlos Williams 2 run (Aguayo kick) at 3:38.

Drive: 75 yards, 7 plays, 4 first downs, 3:48 elapsed following kickoff.

Key plays: Williams 21 pass from Winston; Rudolph 20 pass from Winston; Cody Riggs holding penalty on Greene in end zone on third-and-2 from 5.

FOURTH QUARTER

Notre Dame 27, Florida State 24

Score: Brindza 46 field goal at 11:40.

Drive: 29 yards, 10 plays, 2 first downs, 4:01 elapsed following punt.

Key plays: Lorenzo Featherston unsportsmanlike conduct penalty; Folston 2 run on third-and-2.

Florida State 31, Notre Dame 27

Score: Williams 1 run (Aguayo kick) at 7:39.

Drive: 75 yards, 10 plays, 4 first downs, 4:01 elapsed following kickoff.

Key play: Greene 15 pass from Winston on third-and-2 to ND 3-yard line.

GAME DATA

Kickoff Weather: 72 degrees, clear, west/northwest winds at 3 mph.

Officials: Referee: David Epperley; Umpire: Michael Webster; Head Linesman: Troy Gray; Side Judge: Eddie Bonet; Line Judge: Colin Fomulak; Field Judge: Chris Junjulas; Back Judge: Pat Ryan: Center: Duane Haydt (ACC).

Attendance: 82,300.

NOTRE DAME 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: Tarean Folston

Wide Receiver: Will Fuller

DEFENSE

Defensive End: Isaac Rochell

Nose Guard: Jarron Jones

Defensive Tackle: Sheldon Day

Defensive End: Romeo Okwara

Middle Linebacker: Joe Schmidt

Weakside Linebacker: Jaylon Smith

Nickel: Matthias Farley

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

TEAM STATS

 FSUND
FIRST DOWNS1826
 Rushing412
 Passing1211
 Penalty23
RUSHING YARDAGE50157
 Yards Gained76172
 Yards Lost2615
 Attempts26 35 
 Average per rush1.94.5
PASSING YARDAGE273313
 Comp.-Att.-Int.23-31-1 31-52-2 
 Average per catch11.910.1
TOTAL OFFENSE323470
 Total Plays57 87
 Average per play5.7 5.4
RETURN YARDS8672
 Int. Returns-yards2-5 1-0 
 Kickoff Returns3-644-67 
 Punt Returns1-171-5
FUMBLES-LOST0-0 2-0 
PENALTIES-YARDS9-849-67
PUNTS-YARDS5-211 3-131
 Average per punt42.2 43.7
TIME OF POSSESSION27:09 32:51
3RD-DOWN CONV.2-of-8 7-of-18 
4TH-DOWN CONV.0-of-0 2-of-5
SACKS-YARDS3-for-131-for-8

Notre Dame Individual Stats

• RUSHING: Tarean Folston 21 rushes, 120 yards, long 20; Everett Golson 11-33, long 12; Cam McDaniel 1-3; Greg Bryant 1-3; Amir Carlisle 1-(minus-1).

• PASSING: Everett Golson 31 completions, 52 attempts, 313 yards, 3 touchdowns, 2 interceptions, long 30.

• RECEIVING: Corey Robinson 8 catches, 99 yards, 2 touchdowns, long 23; Will Fuller 8-79, 1 touchdown, long 30; C.J. Prosise 6-59, long 26; Chris Brown 5-38, long 22; Ben Koyack 2-29, long 23; Amir Carlisle 2-9, long 5.

• PUNTING: Kyle Brindza 3 punts, 131 yards (43.7 average), long 52.

• FIELD GOALS: Kyle Brindza 2-2 (made 34, 46 yards).

• KICKOFF RETURNS: Cam McDaniel 3-49, long 20; Amir Carlisle 1-18.

• PUNT RETURNS: Cody Riggs 1-5.

• INTERCEPTIONS: Joe Schmdit 1-0.

• FUMBLE RETURNS: None.

• TACKLES: Joe Schmidt 9, Cole Luke 6, Jarron Jones 6, Elijah Shumate 5, Cody Riggs 4, Jaylon Smith 4, Max Redfield 3, Matthias Farley 3, C.J. Prosise 2, Romeo Okwara 2, Sheldon Day 2, James Onwualu 1, Ben Koyack 1, John Turner 1, Cam McDaniel 1, Greer Martini 1, Isaac Rochell 1, Grant Blankenship 1.

• TACKLES FOR LOSSES: Jarron Jones 3-10, Romeo Okwara 1-8, Sheldon Day 1-5, Matthias Farley 1-1.

• SACKS: Romeo Okwara 1-8.

Florida State Individual Stats

• RUSHING: Karlos Williams 8 rushes, 25 yards, 2 touchdowns, long 7; Dalvin Cook 12-20, long 10; Jameis Winston 4-8, long 8; Freddie Stevenson 1-0.

• PASSING: Jameis Winston 23 completions, 31 attempts, 2 touchdowns, 1 interception, long 33.

• RECEIVING: Rashad Greene 8 catches, 108 yards, 1 touchdown, long 33; Travis Rudolph 6-80, 1 touchdown, long 20; Jesus Wilson 4-45, long 19; Nick O'Leary 3-13, long 7; Karlos Williams 2-27, long 21.

• PUNTING: Cason Beatty 5 punts, 211 yards (42.2 average), long 54.

• FIELD GOALS: Roberto Aguayo 1-1 (made 28 yards).

• KICKOFF RETURNS: Kermit Whitfield 2-44, long 30; Jesus Wilson 1-20.

• PUNT RETURNS: Rashad Greene 1-17.

• INTERCEPTIONS: Jacob Pugh 2-5.

• FUMBLE RETURNS: None.

• TACKLES: Terrance Smith 11, Nate Andrews 10, Ronald Darby 7, Tyler Hunter 6, Matthew Thomas 6, Reggie Northrup 5, Eddie Goldman 4, Mario Edwards Jr. 4, P.J. Williams 4, Lorenzo Featherston 2, Jalen Ramsey 2, Jacob Pugh 2, Chris Casher 2, Lamarcus Brutus 2, Derrick Mitchell Jr. 2, Johnathan Vickers 1, Demarcus Walker 1.

• TACKLES FOR LOSSES: Terrance Smith 2-7, Chris Casher 1-5, Eddie Goldman 1-2, Demarcus Walker 1-2.

• SACKS: Terrance Smith 1-6, Chris Casher 1-5, Eddie Goldman 1-2.

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The Notre Dame leprechaun pumps up the crowd during the Notre Dame-Florida State game Saturday night in Tallahassee, Fla. (SBT Photo/ROBERT FRANKLIN)