Scoring Summary: Notre Dame 45, Pittsburgh 3

Carter Karels
South Bend Tribune

Notre Dame 45, Pittsburgh 3

Oct. 24, 2020

At Heinz Field, Pittsburgh

Notre Dame 7 21 10 0 — 45

Pittsburgh 3 0 0 0 — 3

FIRST QUARTER

Notre Dame 7, Pittsburgh 0

Score: Ben Skowronek 34 pass from Ian Book (Jonathan Doerer kick) 10:08

Drive: 75 yards, 11 plays, 4 first downs, 4:52 elapsed following a Pittsburgh kickoff.

Key plays: Book 6 run on third-and-6, Michael Mayer 12 pass from Book on third-and-4, Avery Davis 14 pass from Book.

Notre Dame 7, Pittsburgh 3

Score: Alex Kessman 45 field goal at 7:38.  

Drive: 37 yards, 10 plays, 2 first downs, 2:30 elapsed following a Notre Dame kickoff.

Key plays: Tre Tipton 11 pass from Joey Yellen on third-and-6, Shocky Jacques-Louis 22 pass from Yellen on third-and-10.

SECOND QUARTER

Notre Dame 14, Pittsburgh 3

Score: Ben Skowronek 73 pass from Book (Doerer kick) at 10:37.

Drive: 87 yards, 4 plays, 2 first downs, 1:29 elapsed following a Pittsburgh punt.

Key plays: Book 18 run.

Notre Dame 21, Pittsburgh 3

Score: Kyren Williams 2 run (Doerer kick) at 1:29.

Drive: 46 yards, 8 plays, 3 first downs, 3:42 elapsed following a Pittsburgh interception.

Key plays: Williams 20 pass from Book, Book 2 run on third-and-1, Pittsburgh defensive pass interference penalty on third-and-9.

Notre Dame 28, Pittsburgh 3

Score: Isaiah Foskey 0 return on punt block (Doerer kick) at 0:11.

THIRD QUARTER

Notre Dame 31, Pittsburgh 3

Score: Doerer 21 field goal at 7:34.

Drive: 72 yards, 14 plays, 4 first downs, 6:10 elapsed following a Pittsburgh punt.

Key plays: Williams 1 run on third-and-1, Mayer 14 pass from Book on third-and-10, Javon McKinley 41 pass from Book.

Notre Dame 38, Pittsburgh 3

Score: Mayer 14 pass from Book (Doerer kick) at 4:22.

Drive: 49 yards, 4 plays, 3 first downs, 2:01 elapsed following a Pittsburgh interception.

Key plays: Mayer 23 pass from Book, Pittsburgh defensive holding penalty.

Notre Dame 45, Pittsburgh 3

Score: C’Bo Flemister 2 run (Doerer kick) at 2:42.

Drive: 35 yards, 4 plays, 1 first down, 1:43 elapsed following a Pittsburgh punt.

Key plays: Davis 21 pass from Book on third-and-5.

FOURTH QUARTER

No scoring.

GAME DATA

Kickoff Weather: 49 degrees, cloudy skies and 67 percent humidity with southeast winds of 6 mph.

Officials: Referee Duane Heydt, umpire Jim Eckl, head linesman Matthew Fitzgerald, line judge Hugh Campbell, side judge Jeffrey Shears, field judge Milton Britton, back judge Barry Hendon, center judge Larry Saunders, replay Rusty Acree, game clock Ray Schaming and play clock Alan Dick — ACC crew.

Attendance: 5,451.

TEAM STATS

Notre Dame Pittsburgh

FIRST DOWNS 28 11

Rushing 11 3

Passing 11 5

Penalty 6 3

RUSHING YRDGE 115 44

Yards gained 152 67

Yards lost 37 23

Attempts 50 20

Average per rush 2.3 2.2

PASSING YRDGE 319 118

Comp.-Att.-Int. 17-33-0 12-33-3

Average per catch 18.8 9.8

TOTAL OFFENSE 434 162

Total plays 83 53

Average per play 5.2 3.1

RETURN YARDS 65 73

Int. returns-Yards 3-16 0-0

Kickoff returns 1-17 4-81

Punt returns 3-32 2-(-8)

FUMBLES-LOST 1-0 1-0

PENALTIES-YARDS 7-63 12-93

PUNTS-YARDS 5-212 8-267

Average per punt 42.4 33.4

TIME OF POSS 40:59 19:01

3RD-DOWN CNV 11-of-18 3-of-13

4TH-DOWN CNV 1-of-1 0

SACKS-YARDS LOST 3-19 2-5

INDIVIDUAL STATS

NOTRE DAME

RUSHING: C’Bo Flemister 13 carries, 48 yards, 1 touchdown, long 8; Ian Book 8-40, long 18; Kyren Williams 17-38, 1 touchdown, long 8; Chris Tyree 3-(-3), long 3; Brendon Clark 1-(-4), long 0; Jafar Armstrong 8-(-4), long 9

PASSING: Ian Book 16 completions, 30 attempts, 312 yards, 3 touchdowns, long 73; Brendon Clark 1-for-3, 7 yards

RECEIVING: Michael Mayer 5 catches, 73 yards, 1 touchdown, long 23; Avery Davis 3-44, long 21; Kyren Williams 3-37, long 20; Ben Skowronek 2-107, 2 touchdowns, long 73; Javon McKinley 2-50, long 41; George Takacs 1-7; Tommy Tremble 1-1

PUNTING: Jay Bramblett 5 punts, 212 yards, average 42.4, long 49

FIELD GOALS: Jonathan Doerer 1-for-1 (made 21)

KICKOFF RETURNS: Chris Tyree 1-17

PUNT RETURNS: Isaiah Foskey 1-31; Matt Salerno 2-1

INTERCEPTIONS: Nick McCloud; Bo Bauer; Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah

FUMBLE RETURNS: None

TACKLES: Shaun Crawford 6; Justin Ademilola 4; Nick McCloud 4; Ovie Oghuofo 3; Myron Tagovailoa-Amosa 3; Isaiah Pryor 2; Kyle Hamilton 2; Isaiah Foskey 2; Drew White 2; DJ Brown 1; Jack Kiser 1; Houston Griffith 1; Bo Bauer 1; Cam Hart 1; Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah 1; Jack Lamb 1; Osita Ekwonu 1; Marist Liufau 1; Kurt Hinish 1; Jacob Lacey 1; Jayson Ademilola 1

TACKLES FOR LOSS: Shaun Crawford 1-4; Justin Ademilola 1-2; Ovie Oghuofo 0.5-3; Myron Tagovailoa-Amosa 1-6; Isaiah Pryor 1-7; Kyle Hamilton 0.5-1; Isaiah Foskey 0.5-3; Drew White 0.5-1

SACKS: Ovie Oghuofo 0.5-3; Myron Tagovailoa-Amosa 1-6; Isaiah Pryor 1-7; Isaiah Foskey 0.5-3

PITTSBURGH

RUSHING: Vincent Davis 8 carries, 28 yards, long 19; Daniel Carter 1-9; Nick Patti 2-8, long 13; Davis Beville 3-4, long 10; A.J. Davis 3-1, long 1; Israel Abanikanda 2-0; Joey Yellen 1-(-6)

PASSING: Joey Yellen 10 completions, 27 attempts, 101 yards, 3 interceptions, long 33; Nick Patti 2-for-5, 17 yards, long 9; Davis Beville 0-1

RECEIVING: Jordan Addison 3 catches, 40 yards, long 33; Shockey Jacques-Louis 3-39, long 22; Taysir Mack 2-17, long 11; Tre Tipton 1-11; A.J. Davis 1-8; DJ Turner 1-5; Vincent Davis 1-(-2)

PUNTING: Kirk Christodoulou 7-267; Team 1-0

FIELD GOALS: Alex Kessman 1-for-1 (made 45)

KICKOFF RETURNS: DJ Turner 4-81

PUNT RETURNS: DJ Turner 2-(-8)

INTERCEPTIONS: None

FUMBLE RETURNS: None

TACKLES: Brandon Hill 8; Paris Ford 8; SirVocea Dennis 7; Damar Hamlin 5; Calijah Kancey 5; Chase Pine 5; John Petrishen 4; Phil Campbell 4; Cam Bright 4; Patrick Jones II 4; Deslin Alexandre 3; Rashad Weaver 3; Devin Danielson 3; John Morgan 2; Marquis Williams 2; Jason Pinnock 2; Erik Hallett 2; Jared Wayne 1; DJ Turner 1; Shocky Jacques-Louis 1; A.J. Woods 1; Brandon George 1; Deandre Jules 1; Tyler Bentley 1

TACKLES FOR LOSS: SirVocea Dennis 4-15; Damar Hamlin 0.5-2; Calijah Kancey 1-4; Chase Pine 2-2; Phil Campbell 2-5; Patrick Jones II 1-1; Deslin Alexandre 0.5-3; Rashad Weaver 1-5

SACKS: Chase Pine 1-1; Phil Campbell 1-4

NOTRE DAME STARTING LINEUPSOFFENSE

Wide Receiver: Javon McKinley

Tight End: Tommy Tremble

Left Tackle: Liam Eichenberg

Left Guard: Aaron Banks

Center: Jarrett Patterson

Right Guard: Tommy Kraemer

Right Tackle: Robert Hainsey

Quarterback: Ian Book

Running Back: Kyren Williams

Wide Receiver: Avery Davis

Wide Receiver: Ben Skowronek

DEFENSE

Defensive End: Daelin Hayes

Defensive Tackle: Myron Tagovailoa-Amosa

Nose Guard: Jayson Ademilola

Defensive End: Adetokunbo Ogundeji

Rover: Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah

Buck Linebacker: Shayne Simon

Cornerback: Nick McCloud

Free Safety: Kyle Hamilton

Free Safety: DJ Brown

Strong Safety: Shaun Crawford

Cornerback: Clarence Lewis

SPECIAL TEAMS

Placekicker: Jonathan Doerer

Holder: Jay Bramblett

Long Snapper: Michael Vinson

Punter: Jay Bramblett

Kickoffs: Jonathan Doerer

Punt Returns: Matt Salerno

Kickoff Returns: Chris Tyree, Jafar Armstrong

Pittsburgh Panthers wide receiver Jordan Addison (3) makes a catch against  cornerback Nick McCloud (4) on Oct. 24.