What the numbers tell us: Statistics from Notre Dame's 21-10 loss at Ohio State

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INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS 

NOTRE DAME 

RUSHING: Chris Tyree 6 carries, 28 yards, long 14. Audric Estime 9-21, 1 touchdown, long 8. Tyler Buchner 11-18, long 12. Logan Diggs 4-9, long 7. 

PASSING: Tyler Buchner 10 completions, 18 attempts, 177 yards. 

RECEIVING: Michael Mayer 5 catches, 32 yards, long 17. Lorenzo Styles 1-54. Braden Lenzy 1-32, Matt Salerno 1-31, Kevin Bauman 1-22, Chris Tyree 1-6. 

PUNTING: Jon Sot 8 punts, 370 yards, 46.2 avg., long 75. 

FIELD GOALS: Blake Grupe 1-1, 33 yards. 

KICKOFF RETURNS: Chris Tyree 2-22, long 11. 

PUNT RETURNS: none. 

INTERCEPTIONS: none. 

FUMBLE RETURNS: none. 

TACKLES: Clarence Lewis 7, Jack Kiser 6, Marist Liugau 5, Houston Griffith 4, Isaiah Foskey 4, Justin Ademilola 4, Brandon Joseph 4, TaRiq Bracy 4, Bo Bauer 4, Cam Hart 3, Benjamin Morrison 3, JD Bertrand 3, Howard Cross III 3, Chris Smith 3, Rylie Mills 3, DJ Brown 2, Ramon Henderson 1, Jaden Mickey 1, Nana Osafo-Mensah 1, Jayson Ademilola 1. 

TACKLES FOR LOSS: TaRiq Bracy 1, Howard Cross III 1. 

SACKS: Howard Cross III 1. 

OHIO STATE 

RUSHING: Treveyon Henderson 15 carries, 91 yards, long 16. Miyan Williams 14-84, 1 touchdown, long 15. C.J. Stroud 3-1, long 3. 

PASSING: C.J. Stroud 24 completions, 34 attempts, 2 touchdowns. 

RECEIVING: Emeka Egbuka 9 catches, 90 yards, 1 touchdown, long 31. Marvin Harrison Jr. 5-56, long 21. Cade Stover 3-14, long 7. Xavier Johnson 2-34, 1 TD, long 24. Jayden Ballard 2-14, long 10. Jaxon Smith-Njiba 2-3, long 4. Miyan Williams 1-12. 

PUNTING: Jesse Mirco 5 punts, 225 yards, 45 avg., long 50. 

FIELD GOALS: Noah Ruggles 0-1, missed 39. 

KICKOFF RETURNS: Emeka Egbuka 1-25. 

PUNT RETURNS: Emeka Egbuka 1-4. 

INTERCEPTIONS: none. 

FUMBLE RETURNS: none. 

TACKLES: Tommy Eichenberg 9, Lathan Ransom 7, Steele Chambers 5, Ronnie Hickman 4, Mike Hall Jr. 4, Taron Vincent 2, Zach Harrison 2, Cody Simon 2, Denzel Burke 1, Javon Jean-Baptist, Xavier Johnson 1, Tanner McCalister 1, DeaMonte Trayanum 1, J.T. Tuimoloau 1, Tyler Friday 1, Ty Hamilton 1. 

TACKLES FOR LOSS: Tommy Eichenberg 3, Mike Hall Jr. 2, J.T. Tuimoloau 1. 

SACKS: Tommy Eichenberg 2, Mike Hall Jr. 1. 

NOTRE DAME STARTING LINEUPS

OFFENSE

Wide Receiver — Lorenzo Style, Jayden Thomas and Braden Lenzy; Tight End — Michael Mayer; Left Tackle— Joe Alt; Left Guard — Andrew Kristofic; Center — Zeke Correll; Right Guard — Josh Lugg; Right Tackle — Blake Fisher; Quarterback — Tyler Buchner; Running Back — Audric Estime.

DEFENSE

Defensive End — Rylie Mills; Defensive Tackle — Howard Cross III; Nose Guard — Jayson Ademilola; Vyper — Isaiah Foskey; Rover — Jack Kiser; Middle Linebacker — JD Bertrand; Will Linebacker — Marist Liufau; Cornerback — Cam Hart and Clarence Lewis; Free Safety — DJ Brown; Strong Safety — Brandon Joseph.

SPECIAL TEAMS

Place-kicker — Blake Grupe; Holder — Jon Sot; Long Snapper — Michael Vinson; Punter — Jon Sot; Kickoffs: Zac Yoakam; Punt Returns: Brandon Joseph; Kickoff Returns — Chris Tyree, Lorenzo Styles.

TEAM STATISTICS

STATISTICNDOSU
FIRST DOWNS1222
Rushing311
Passing69
Penalty32
RUSHING YRDGE76172
Yards gained100181
Yards lost249
Attempts3035
Average per rush2.54.9
PASSING YRDGE177223
Comp.-att.-int10-18-024-34-0
Avg per catch17.79.3
TOTAL OFFENSE253395
Total plays4869
Avs. per play5.35.7
RETURN YRDGE2229
Int. returns00
Kickoff returns2225
Punt returns04
FUMBLES-LOST1-00-0
PENALTIES-YRDS5-617-75
PUNTS-YRDS8-3705-224
Avg. per punt46.245
TIME OF POSS27:0132:59
3RD DOWN CNV.3-137-13
4TH DOWN CNV.0-00-0
SACKS-YDS1-53-19