Notre Dame football vs BYU: Live scores, results and highlights from Las Vegas

Bryce Houston
South Bend Tribune

LAS VEGAS — "Truth" in advertising aside, what happens in Vegas Saturday will stay with the Notre Dame football program the rest of this season. Facing a critical crossroads in the desert against No. 16 BYU Saturday, the 2-2 Irish push their two-game winning streak to the center of the table in hopes of an early signature victory for first-year head coach Marcus Freeman.

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The ND Insider and South Bend Tribune team of @MikeBerardino, @TomNoie, and @Mwanbaugh are in "Sin City" for the football battle between religious institutions — and fellow FBS independents — to provide complete in-game and postgame coverage. Be sure to hit REFRESH and scroll down to follow along.

FINAL SCORE: Notre Dame 28, BYU 20

Notre Dame making a strong close in Las Vegas – 1:54, Q4

Blake Grupe nails the 26-yard field goal – 6:07, Q4

Notre Dame 28, BYU 20

Audric Estime with a monster 46-yard run – 10:54, Q4

They call the Notre Dame sophomore "Baby Bus" after Jerome Bettis. He currently has 90 yards on 12 carries today. Notre Dame 25, BYU 20

Drew Pyne has his pass picked off in BYU's redzone – 11:42, Q4

Just as the Fighting Irish started to close in on BYU's endzone, Max Tooley comes up with a huge stop. Notre Dame 25, BYU 20

BYU shrinks the Notre Dame lead with a big TD run from Christopher Brooks – 14:18, Q4

BYU senior running back Christopher Brooks bounces out for a 28-yard touchdown run. Notre Dame 25, BYU 20

End of Third Quarter: Notre Dame holds the lead against BYU heading into the fourth

Notre Dame 25, BYU 13

BYU gets back into the game with a huge touchdown pass from Jaren Hall – 5:27, Q3

BYU junior Jaren Hall finds Kody Epps again for a monster 53-yard touchdown pass. Notre Dame 25, BYU 13

Michael Mayer breaks two school records in the same game

Drew Pyne connects with Michael Mayer for another Notre Dame passing touchdown – 8:05, Q3

Notre Dame quarterback Drew Pyne hits Michael Mayer for Pyne's third touchdown on the day and Mayer's second. Notre Dame 25, BYU 6

HALFTIME: Notre Dame leads BYU, 18-6

Drew Pyne finds Jayden Thomas for a filthy Notre Dame touchdown catch – 1:03, Q2

Notre dame sophomore wide receiver Jayden Thomas makes a fantastic 30-yard touchdown catch near the end of the first half. Notre Dame 18, BYU 6

Notre Dame defense forces a BYU safety – 6:57, Q2

The Fighting Irish defense catches BYU quarterback Jaren Hall in the endzone to push the Notre Dame lead. Notre Dame 12, BYU 6

The Irish making its presence felt on offense, but stopped by BYU on 4th and 1 – 6:57, Q2

Notre Dame 10, BYU 6

Notre Dame takes the lead, Michael Mayer has most catches for a tight end in school history – 14:19, Q2

The Notre Dame junior breaks Tyler Eifert's record with a huge touchdown catch early in the second quarter. Notre Dame 10, BYU 6

Michael Mayer coming up big in the first – End of first quarter

Notre Dame tight end Michael Mayer has five catches for 49 yards after one quarter. BYU 6, Notre Dame 3

BYU scores first touchdown of the game on 4th and goal – 4:32, Q1

BYU freshman wide receiver Kody Epps finds the endzone for a first quarter score. BYU missed the extra point. BYU 6, Notre Dame 3

Notre Dame gets on the board first with a field goal - 11:25, Q1

Notre Dame 3, BYU 0

Things are underway here in Las Vegas: Notre Dame defense gets an interception on first play – 14:51, Q1

Notre Dame's TarRiq Bracy comes up big against BYU quarterback Jaren Hall. Notre Dame 0, BYU 0

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Aug 14, 2022; Paradise, Nevada, USA; The Las Vegas sign on the Las Vegas strip. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

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Sep 24, 2022; Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA; Notre Dame Fighting Irish wide receiver Lorenzo Styles (4) celebrates with tight end Michael Mayer (87) and wide receiver Jayden Thomas (83) after scoring a touchdown in the second quarter at Kenan Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports