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Notre Dame vs Michigan State (Sep 20, 2008)

Scoring Summary


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       Notre Dame vs Michigan State (Sep 20, 2008 at East Lansing, Mich.)

                   Notre Dame (2-1) vs. Michigan State (3-1)
Date: Sep 20, 2008  Site: East Lansing, Mich.   Stadium: Spartan Stadium
Attendance: 76366

Score by Quarters     1  2  3  4   Score
-----------------    -- -- -- --   -----
Notre Dame..........  0  0  0  7  -  7
Michigan State......  3  7  3 10  - 23



Scoring Summary:
1st 11:14 MSU - Swenson, Brett 45 yd field goal
                                                   6 plays, 24 yards, TOP 1:44, ND 0 - MSU 3
2nd 03:28 MSU - Ringer, Javon 1 yd run (Swenson, Brett kick)
                                                  9 plays, 22 yards, TOP 3:42, ND 0 - MSU 10
3rd 05:32 MSU - Swenson, Brett 26 yd field goal
                                                 12 plays, 77 yards, TOP 5:18, ND 0 - MSU 13
4th 14:51 ND - Floyd, Michael 26 yd pass from Clausen, Jimmy (Walker, Brandon kick)
                                                  8 plays, 75 yards, TOP 2:34, ND 7 - MSU 13
    09:10 MSU - Swenson, Brett 23 yd field goal
                                                 11 plays, 54 yards, TOP 5:35, ND 7 - MSU 16
    02:16 MSU - Ringer, Javon 1 yd run (Swenson, Brett kick)
                                                  7 plays, 77 yards, TOP 3:34, ND 7 - MSU 23



Kickoff time: 3:37PM    End of Game: 6:50pm    Total elapsed time: 3:13
Officials: Referee: Thomas Tomczyk; Umpire: Jim Eckl; Linesman: Cavin McGrath;
Line judge: Ralph Newell; Back judge: Mack McAnaney; Field judge: R. Sokolowski;
Side judge: Glenn Crowther; Scorer: Tim Maynard;
Temperature: 79        Wind: WSW - 10  Weather: SUNNY !




Team Statistics


                            Team Statistics (Final)
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       Notre Dame vs Michigan State (Sep 20, 2008 at East Lansing, Mich.)

                                     ND      MSU

FIRST DOWNS...................       18       16
  Rushing.....................        2        9
  Passing.....................       13        6
  Penalty.....................        3        1
NET YARDS RUSHING.............       16      203
  Rushing Attempts............       22       43
  Average Per Rush............      0.7      4.7
  Rushing Touchdowns..........        0        2
  Yards Gained Rushing........       63      223
  Yards Lost Rushing..........       47       20
NET YARDS PASSING.............      242      143
  Completions-Attempts-Int....  24-41-2  12-26-0
  Average Per Attempt.........      5.9      5.5
  Average Per Completion......     10.1     11.9
  Passing Touchdowns..........        1        0
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS...........      258      346
  Total offense plays.........       63       69
  Average Gain Per Play.......      4.1      5.0
Fumbles: Number-Lost..........      3-1      1-1
Penalties: Number-Yards.......     5-24     6-65
PUNTS-YARDS...................    5-204    5-226
  Average Yards Per Punt......     40.8     45.2
  Net Yards Per Punt..........     38.8     36.6
  Inside 20...................        2        1
  50+ Yards...................        0        1
  Touchbacks..................        0        1
  Fair catch..................        2        1
KICKOFFS-YARDS................    2-120    6-411
  Average Yards Per Kickoff...     60.0     68.5
  Net Yards Per Kickoff.......     36.5     40.7
  Touchbacks..................        0        1
Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD.   3-23-0   1-10-0
  Average Per Return..........      7.7     10.0
Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD  5-147-0   2-47-0
  Average Per Return..........     29.4     23.5
Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD..    0-0-0    2-0-0
Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD.    0-0-0    0-0-0
Miscellaneous Yards...........        0        0
Possession Time...............    26:15    33:45
  1st Quarter.................     9:31     5:29
  2nd Quarter.................     5:42     9:18
  3rd Quarter.................     6:28     8:32
  4th Quarter.................     4:34    10:26
Third-Down Conversions........  6 of 13  6 of 15
Fourth-Down Conversions.......   0 of 1   1 of 1
Red-Zone Scores-Chances.......      0-2      4-4
Sacks By: Number-Yards........      0-0     3-34
PAT Kicks.....................      1-1      2-2
Field Goals...................      0-2      3-3



Individual Statistics


                                 Individual Statistics (Final)
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               Notre Dame vs Michigan State (Sep 20, 2008 at East Lansing, Mich.)


Notre Dame

Rushing              No Gain Loss  Net TD Lg  Avg
-------------------------------------------------
Tate, Golden          1   24    0   24  0 24 24.0
Aldridge, James       4   15    2   13  0  9  3.2
Hughes, Robert        5   11    2    9  0  7  1.8
Allen, Armando        6    9    1    8  0  5  1.3
TEAM                  1    0    7   -7  0  0 -7.0
Clausen, Jimmy        5    4   35  -31  0  4 -6.2
Totals...            22   63   47   16  0 24  0.7

Passing              Att-Cmp-Int Yds TD Long Sack
-------------------------------------------------
Clausen, Jimmy         41-24-2   242  1   30    3
Totals...              41-24-2   242  1   30    3

Receiving             No.  Yds   TD Long
----------------------------------------
Floyd, Michael          7   86    1   26
Tate, Golden            5   83    0   30
Allen, Armando          5   20    0   13
Parris, Robby           4   22    0   12
Rudolph, Kyle           2   29    0   18
Yeatman, Will           1    2    0    2
Totals...              24  242    1   30

Punting               No.  Yds   Avg Long In20   TB
---------------------------------------------------
Maust, Eric             5  204  40.8   46    2    0
Totals...               5  204  40.8   46    2    0

                       Punts   Kickoffs  Intercept
All Returns          No.Yds.Lg No.Yds.Lg No.Yds.Lg
--------------------------------------------------
Allen, Armando        3  23 18  5 147 53  0   0  0
Totals...             3  23 18  5 147 53  0   0  0

Field goal attempts
----------------------------------------
Walker, Brandon      2nd 09:34  51 yds - Missed
Walker, Brandon      4th 05:50  41 yds - Missed

Kickoffs         No.  Yds  TB  OB   Avg
---------------------------------------
BURKHART           2  120   0   0  60.0



Michigan State

Rushing              No Gain Loss  Net TD Lg  Avg
-------------------------------------------------
Ringer, Javon        39  217   16  201  2 63  5.2
Hoyer, Brian          2    6    0    6  0  3  3.0
TEAM                  2    0    4   -4  0  0 -2.0
Totals...            43  223   20  203  2 63  4.7

Passing              Att-Cmp-Int Yds TD Long Sack
-------------------------------------------------
Hoyer, Brian           26-12-0   143  0   28    0
Totals...              26-12-0   143  0   28    0

Receiving             No.  Yds   TD Long
----------------------------------------
Dell, Mark              4   80    0   28
White, Blair            2   19    0   12
Celek, Garrett          2   15    0    9
Cunningham, B.          1   22    0   22
Curry, Deon             1    4    0    4
Hawken, Andrew          1    3    0    3
Ringer, Javon           1    0    0    0
Totals...              12  143    0   28

Punting               No.  Yds   Avg Long In20   TB
---------------------------------------------------
Bates, Aaron            5  226  45.2   52    1    1
Totals...               5  226  45.2   52    1    1

                       Punts   Kickoffs  Intercept
All Returns          No.Yds.Lg No.Yds.Lg No.Yds.Lg
--------------------------------------------------
Ringer, Javon         0   0  0  1  22 22  0   0  0
Jimmerson, A.J.       0   0  0  1  25 25  0   0  0
Wiley, Otis           1  10 10  0   0  0  2   0  0
Totals...             1  10 10  2  47 25  2   0  0

Field goal attempts
----------------------------------------
Swenson, Brett       1st 11:14  45 yds - Good
Swenson, Brett       3rd 05:32  26 yds - Good
Swenson, Brett       4th 09:10  23 yds - Good

Kickoffs         No.  Yds  TB  OB   Avg
---------------------------------------
Boleski, Todd      6  411   1   0  68.5



FUMBLES: Notre Dame-FLOYD, Michael 1-1; TEAM 1-0; Clausen, Jimmy 1-0. Michigan State-Ringer,
Javon 1-1.


Drive Chart


                                      Drive Chart (Final)
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               Notre Dame vs Michigan State (Sep 20, 2008 at East Lansing, Mich.)

                 Drive Started             Drive Ended             Consumed
Team     Qtr Spot Time   Obtained      Spot Time   How Lost      Pl-Yds   TOP 
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
ND       1st N26  15:00  Kickoff       N18  12:58  Punt           3--8   2:02
ND       1st N21  11:07  Kickoff       N24  09:04  Punt           3-3    2:03
ND       1st N20  07:19  Punt          M24  04:42  Interception   6-56   2:37
ND       1st N45  02:42  Fumble        M45  00:00  Punt           6-10   2:42
ND       2nd N33  12:22  Punt          M33  09:34  Missed FG      6-34   2:48
ND       2nd N14  07:53  Punt          N14  07:10  Interception   2-0    0:43
ND       2nd N30  03:21  Kickoff       N49  01:17  Punt           7-19   2:04
ND       3rd N35  13:21  Punt          M14  10:50  Fumble         7-51   2:31#
ND       3rd N26  05:23  Kickoff       N13  04:00  Punt           3--13  1:23
ND       3rd N25  02:25  Punt          M00  14:51 *TOUCHDOWN      8-75   2:34
ND       4th N20  09:10  Kickoff       M23  05:50  Missed FG     10-57   3:20#
ND       4th M47  02:03  Kickoff       M40  01:11  Downs          4-7    0:52

MSU      1st M48  12:58  Punt          N28  11:14 *FIELD GOAL     6-24   1:44
MSU      1st M34  09:04  Punt          N49  07:19  Punt           5-17   1:45
MSU      1st M20  04:42  Interception  N45  02:42  Fumble         4-35   2:00
MSU      2nd M04  15:00  Punt          M31  12:22  Punt           5-27   2:38
MSU      2nd M33  09:34  Missed FG     M42  07:53  Punt           3-9    1:41
MSU      2nd N22  07:10  Interception  N00  03:28 *TOUCHDOWN      9-22   3:42#
MSU      2nd M10  01:17  Punt          M22  00:00  End of half    2-12   1:17
MSU      3rd M27  14:55  Kickoff       M25  13:21  Punt           3--2   1:34
MSU      3rd M14  10:50  Fumble        N09  05:32 *FIELD GOAL    12-77   5:18#
MSU      3rd N49  04:00  Punt          M41  02:25  Punt           3--10  1:35
MSU      4th M40  14:45  Kickoff       N06  09:10 *FIELD GOAL    11-54   5:35#
MSU      4th M23  05:50  Missed FG     N00  02:16 *TOUCHDOWN      7-77   3:34#
MSU      4th M40  01:11  Downs         M36  00:00  End of half    2--4   1:11

ND                        1st   2nd   3rd   4th     1st   2nd       
                          Qtr   Qtr   Qtr   Qtr    Half  Half  Total
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Time of possession       09:31 05:42 06:28 04:34   15:13 11:02 26:15
3rd Down Conversions      2/5   1/3   1/1   2/4     3/8   3/5   6/13
Avg Field Position        N28   N25   N28   N36     N27   N31   N29
4th Down Conversions      0/0   0/0   0/0   0/1     0/0   0/1   0/1

MSU                       1st   2nd   3rd   4th     1st   2nd       
                          Qtr   Qtr   Qtr   Qtr    Half  Half  Total
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Time of possession       05:29 09:18 08:32 10:26   14:47 18:58 33:45
3rd Down Conversions      0/2   1/4   2/5   3/4     1/6   5/9   6/15
Avg Field Position        M34   M31   M30   M34     M32   M32   M32
4th Down Conversions      0/0   1/1   0/0   0/0     1/1   0/0   1/1


                                    Drive Chart (By Quarter)

                 Drive Started             Drive Ended             Consumed
Team     Qtr Spot Time   Obtained      Spot Time   How Lost      Pl-Yds   TOP 
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
ND       1st N26  15:00  Kickoff       N18  12:58  Punt           3--8   2:02
MSU      1st M48  12:58  Punt          N28  11:14 *FIELD GOAL     6-24   1:44
ND       1st N21  11:07  Kickoff       N24  09:04  Punt           3-3    2:03
MSU      1st M34  09:04  Punt          N49  07:19  Punt           5-17   1:45
ND       1st N20  07:19  Punt          M24  04:42  Interception   6-56   2:37
MSU      1st M20  04:42  Interception  N45  02:42  Fumble         4-35   2:00
ND       1st N45  02:42  Fumble        M45  00:00  Punt           6-10   2:42

MSU      2nd M04  15:00  Punt          M31  12:22  Punt           5-27   2:38
ND       2nd N33  12:22  Punt          M33  09:34  Missed FG      6-34   2:48
MSU      2nd M33  09:34  Missed FG     M42  07:53  Punt           3-9    1:41
ND       2nd N14  07:53  Punt          N14  07:10  Interception   2-0    0:43
MSU      2nd N22  07:10  Interception  N00  03:28 *TOUCHDOWN      9-22   3:42#
ND       2nd N30  03:21  Kickoff       N49  01:17  Punt           7-19   2:04
MSU      2nd M10  01:17  Punt          M22  00:00  End of half    2-12   1:17

MSU      3rd M27  14:55  Kickoff       M25  13:21  Punt           3--2   1:34
ND       3rd N35  13:21  Punt          M14  10:50  Fumble         7-51   2:31#
MSU      3rd M14  10:50  Fumble        N09  05:32 *FIELD GOAL    12-77   5:18#
ND       3rd N26  05:23  Kickoff       N13  04:00  Punt           3--13  1:23
MSU      3rd N49  04:00  Punt          M41  02:25  Punt           3--10  1:35
ND       3rd N25  02:25  Punt          M00  14:51 *TOUCHDOWN      8-75   2:34

MSU      4th M40  14:45  Kickoff       N06  09:10 *FIELD GOAL    11-54   5:35#
ND       4th N20  09:10  Kickoff       M23  05:50  Missed FG     10-57   3:20#
MSU      4th M23  05:50  Missed FG     N00  02:16 *TOUCHDOWN      7-77   3:34#
ND       4th M47  02:03  Kickoff       M40  01:11  Downs          4-7    0:52
MSU      4th M40  01:11  Downs         M36  00:00  End of half    2--4   1:11



Defensive Statistics


                                Defensive Statistics (Final)
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             Notre Dame vs Michigan State (Sep 20, 2008 at East Lansing, Mich.)


Notre Dame          
## Player               Solo  Ast  Tot  TFL/Yds  FF FR-Yd Intc BrUp Blkd Sack/Yds QH
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
58 Smith, Brian            4    6   10  1.0/5    1   .     .      .    .      .     .
27 Bruton, David           3    7   10     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
28 McCarthy, Kyle          1    8    9     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
40 CRUM, Maurice           4    4    8  1.0/6    .   .     .      .    .      .     .
20 Lambert, Terrail        2    6    8     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
22 Smith, Harrison         1    5    6  1.0/5    .   .     .      .    .      .     .
95 Williams, Ian           1    5    6     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
4  GRAY, Gray              4    .    4     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
8  McNeil, Raeshon         1    3    4     .     .   .     .      1    .      .     .
12 Blanton, Robert         1    2    3     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
TM TEAM                    2    .    2     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
96 Kuntz, Pat              1    1    2     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
94 Brown, Justin           .    2    2     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
48 Quinn, Steve            1    .    1     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
41 Smith, Scott            1    .    1     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
90 Ryan, John              .    1    1     .     .  1-0    .      .    .      .     .
56 Neal, Kerry             .    1    1     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
45 Fleming, Darius         .    1    1     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
9A Johnson, Ethan          .    .    .     .     .   .     .      2    .      .     .

Michigan State      
## Player               Solo  Ast  Tot  TFL/Yds  FF FR-Yd Intc BrUp Blkd Sack/Yds QH
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
53 Jones, Greg             6    3    9  1.0/1    .   .     .      .    .      .     .
29 Rucker, Chris L         4    5    9  1.5/9    .   .     .      .    .   0.5/8    .
55 Decker, Adam            2    6    8  1.5/1    .   .     .      .    .      .     .
33 Fortener, Dan           5    2    7     .     .   .     .      2    .      .     .
21 Wiley, Otis             3    2    5     .     .   .    2-0     .    .      .     .
47 Long, Brandon           2    3    5  2.5/19   .   .     .      .    .   2.0/18   1
37 Weaver, Ross            4    .    4     .     1   .     .      1    .      .     .
5  Adams, Johnny           2    .    2  1.0/1    .   .     .      .    .      .     .
34 Denson, Brandon         2    .    2     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
9  Ware, Jeremy            1    1    2     .     .   .     .      1    .      .     .
11 Hyde, Marcus            1    1    2     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
97 Kershaw, Justin         .    2    2  1.0/2    .   .     .      .    .      .     .
98 Jordan, Michael         1    .    1     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
43 Gordon, Eric            .    1    1     .     .  1-0    .      2    .      .     .
39 Robinson, T.            .    1    1     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
31 Henderson, A.           .    1    1     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
42 Allison, Ryan           .    1    1     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
58 Anderson, T.            .    1    1  0.5/8    .   .     .      .    .   0.5/8    .
49 Holmes, Dwayne          .    .    .     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     1



Participation Report


                          Participation Report (Final)
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       Notre Dame vs Michigan State (Sep 20, 2008 at East Lansing, Mich.)


Notre Dame                                     Michigan State

POS  ## OFFENSE                                POS  ## OFFENSE
X    18 KAMARA                                 X    2  Dell, Mark
LT   77 TURKOVICH                              LT   57 Cironi, Rocco
LG   55 OLSEN                                  LG   67 Foreman, Joel
C    51 WENGER                                 C    65 Nitchman, Joel
RG   59 STEWART                                RG   73 Martin, Roland
RT   74 YOUNG                                  RT   79 Miller, Jesse
TE   9  RUDOLPH                                TE   83 Gantt, Charlie
TE   84 YEATMAN                                Z    3  Cunningham, B.
QB   7  CLAUSEN                                QB   7  Hoyer, Brian
Z    3  FLOYD                                  FB   45 Hawken, Andrew
HB   33 HUGHES                                 RB   23 Ringer, Javon

POS  ## DEFENSE                                POS  ## DEFENSE
DE   94 BROWN, J.                              DE   47 Long, Brandon
NT   95 WILLIAMS, I.                           DT   97 Kershaw, Justin
DE   96 KUNTZ                                  NT   70 Wilson, Oren
SAM  22 SMITH, H.                              DE   58 Anderson, T.
MIKE 58 SMITH, B.                              SAM  53 Jones, Greg
JACK 40 CRUM                                   MIKE 55 Decker, Adam
WILL 90 RYAN                                   WILL 43 Gordon, Eric
LCB  8  McNEIL                                 BC   29 Rucker, Chris L
FS   27 BRUTON                                 FS   33 Fortener, Dan
SS   28 McCARTHY, K.                           SS   21 Wiley, Otis
RCB  20 LAMBERT                                FC   37 Weaver, Ross


 Notre Dame: 4-GRAY, G., 5-ALLEN, 6-HERRING, 9A-JOHNSON, 12-BLANTON, 14-WALKER, B., 23-TATE, 24-GORDON, 31-BROWN, S., 32-SCHMIDT,
 34-ALDRIDGE, 35-BROOKS, 37-ANELLO, 39-BURKHART, 41-SMITH, S., 43-MAUST, 44-SCHWAPP, 45-FLEMING, 46-FILER, 48-QUINN, 56-NEAL,
 67-BEMENDERFER, 75-DEVER, 82-PARRIS, 93-MULLEN.

 Michigan State: 5-Adams, Johnny, 5B-Strayhorn, J., 9-Ware, Jeremy, 11-Hyde, Marcus, 14-Swenson, Brett, 15-Boleski, Todd,
 18-Bates, Aaron, 20-Jimmerson, A.J., 25-White, Blair, 26-Johnson, Jesse, 27-Anderson, Andre, 31-Henderson, A.,
 32-Leggett, Ashton, 34-Denson, Brandon, 35-McPherson, Jeff, 39-Robinson, T., 41-Winston, Glenn, 42-Allison, Ryan, 44-Rouse, Josh,
 49-Holmes, Dwayne, 52-Pendy, Andrew, 54-Rolf, David, 56-Shackleton, A., 60-Bacon, Mike, 84-Curry, Deon, 85-Celek, Garrett,
 88-Smith, Kyle, 89-Neely, Colin, 93-Jeremiah, A., 96-Pickelman, K., 98-Jordan, Michael.



Box Score

                               Box Score (Final)
       Notre Dame vs Michigan State (Sep 20, 2008 at East Lansing, Mich.)

Score by Quarters     1  2  3  4   Score
-----------------    -- -- -- --   -----
Notre Dame..........  0  0  0  7  -  7       Record: (2-1)
Michigan State......  3  7  3 10  - 23       Record: (3-1)



Scoring Summary:
1st 11:14 MSU - Swenson, Brett 45 yd field goal, 6-24 1:44, ND 0 - MSU 3
2nd 03:28 MSU - Ringer, Javon 1 yd run (Swenson, Brett kick), 9-22 3:42, ND 0 - MSU 10
3rd 05:32 MSU - Swenson, Brett 26 yd field goal, 12-77 5:18, ND 0 - MSU 13
4th 14:51 ND - Floyd, Michael 26 yd pass from Clausen, Jimmy (Walker, Brandon kick), 8-75 2:34, ND 7 - MSU 13
    09:10 MSU - Swenson, Brett 23 yd field goal, 11-54 5:35, ND 7 - MSU 16
    02:16 MSU - Ringer, Javon 1 yd run (Swenson, Brett kick), 7-77 3:34, ND 7 - MSU 23



                                     ND      MSU
FIRST DOWNS...................       18       16
RUSHES-YARDS (NET)............    22-16   43-203
PASSING YDS (NET).............      242      143
Passes Att-Comp-Int...........  41-24-2  26-12-0
TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS.....   63-258   69-346
Fumble Returns-Yards..........      0-0      0-0
Punt Returns-Yards............     3-23     1-10
Kickoff Returns-Yards.........    5-147     2-47
Interception Returns-Yards....      0-0      2-0
Punts (Number-Avg)............   5-40.8   5-45.2
Fumbles-Lost..................      3-1      1-1
Penalties-Yards...............     5-24     6-65
Possession Time...............    26:15    33:45
Third-Down Conversions........  6 of 13  6 of 15
Fourth-Down Conversions.......   0 of 1   1 of 1
Red-Zone Scores-Chances.......      0-2      4-4
Sacks By: Number-Yards........      0-0     3-34


RUSHING: Notre Dame-TATE, Golden 1-24; Aldridge, James 4-13; HUGHES,
Robert 5-9; Allen, Armando 6-8; TEAM 1-minus 7; Clausen, Jimmy 5-minus 31.
Michigan State-Ringer, Javon 39-201; Hoyer, Brian 2-6; TEAM 2-minus 4.

PASSING: Notre Dame-CLAUSEN, Jimmy 24-41-2-242. Michigan State-Hoyer,
Brian 12-26-0-143.

RECEIVING: Notre Dame-FLOYD, Michael 7-86; Tate, Golden 5-83; ALLEN,
Armando 5-20; Parris, Robby 4-22; Rudolph, Kyle 2-29; Yeatman, Will 1-2.
Michigan State-Dell, Mark 4-80; White, Blair 2-19; Celek, Garrett 2-15;
Cunningham, B. 1-22; Curry, Deon 1-4; Hawken, Andrew 1-3; Ringer, Javon 1-0.

INTERCEPTIONS: Notre Dame-None. Michigan State-Wiley, Otis 2-0.

FUMBLES: Notre Dame-FLOYD, Michael 1-1; TEAM 1-0; Clausen, Jimmy 1-0.
Michigan State-Ringer, Javon 1-1.

Stadium: Spartan Stadium       Attendance: 76366
Kickoff time: 3:37PM    End of Game: 6:50pm    Total elapsed time: 3:13
Officials: Referee: Thomas Tomczyk; Umpire: Jim Eckl; Linesman: Cavin McGrath;
Line judge: Ralph Newell; Back judge: Mack McAnaney; Field judge: R. Sokolowski;
Side judge: Glenn Crowther; Scorer: Tim Maynard;
Temperature: 79        Wind: WSW - 10  Weather: SUNNY !



       Notre Dame vs Michigan State (Sep 20, 2008 at East Lansing, Mich.)

SACKS (UA-A): Notre Dame-None. Michigan State-Long, Brandon 2-0;
Anderson, T. 0-1; Rucker, Chris L 0-1.

TACKLES (UA-A): Notre Dame-SMITH, Brian 4-6; Bruton, David 3-7; McCARTHY,
Kyle 1-8; CRUM, Maurice 4-4; Lambert, Terrail 2-6; Smith, Harrison 1-5;
Williams, Ian 1-5; GRAY, Gray 4-0; McNeil, Raeshon 1-3; Blanton, Robert 1-2;
TEAM 2-0; Kuntz, Pat 1-1; Brown, Justin 0-2; Quinn, Steve 1-0; Smith, Scott 1-0;
Ryan, John 0-1; Neal, Kerry 0-1; Fleming, Darius 0-1. Michigan State-Jones, Greg
6-3; Rucker, Chris L 4-5; Decker, Adam 2-6; Fortener, Dan 5-2; Wiley, Otis 3-2;
Long, Brandon 2-3; Weaver, Ross 4-0; Denson, Brandon 2-0; Adams, Johnny 2-0;
Ware, Jeremy 1-1; Hyde, Marcus 1-1; Kershaw, Justin 0-2; Jordan, Michael 1-0;
Allison, Ryan 0-1; Gordon, Eric 0-1; Henderson, A. 0-1; Anderson, T. 0-1;
Robinson, T. 0-1.


Game Starters:
Notre Dame

POS  ## OFFENSE
X    18 KAMARA
LT   77 TURKOVICH
LG   55 OLSEN
C    51 WENGER
RG   59 STEWART
RT   74 YOUNG
TE   9  RUDOLPH
TE   84 YEATMAN
QB   7  CLAUSEN
Z    3  FLOYD
HB   33 HUGHES

POS  ## DEFENSE
DE   94 BROWN, J.
NT   95 WILLIAMS, I.
DE   96 KUNTZ
SAM  22 SMITH, H.
MIKE 58 SMITH, B.
JACK 40 CRUM
WILL 90 RYAN
LCB  8  McNEIL
FS   27 BRUTON
SS   28 McCARTHY, K.
RCB  20 LAMBERT

Michigan State

POS  ## OFFENSE
X    2  Dell, Mark
LT   57 Cironi, Rocco
LG   67 Foreman, Joel
C    65 Nitchman, Joel
RG   73 Martin, Roland
RT   79 Miller, Jesse
TE   83 Gantt, Charlie
Z    3  Cunningham, B.
QB   7  Hoyer, Brian
FB   45 Hawken, Andrew
RB   23 Ringer, Javon

POS  ## DEFENSE
DE   47 Long, Brandon
DT   97 Kershaw, Justin
NT   70 Wilson, Oren
DE   58 Anderson, T.
SAM  53 Jones, Greg
MIKE 55 Decker, Adam
WILL 43 Gordon, Eric
BC   29 Rucker, Chris L
FS   33 Fortener, Dan
SS   21 Wiley, Otis
FC   37 Weaver, Ross


Player participation:


Notre Dame: 4-GRAY, G., 5-ALLEN, 6-HERRING, 9A-JOHNSON, 12-BLANTON, 14-WALKER, B., 23-TATE, 24-GORDON, 31-BROWN, S., 32-SCHMIDT,
34-ALDRIDGE, 35-BROOKS, 37-ANELLO, 39-BURKHART, 41-SMITH, S., 43-MAUST, 44-SCHWAPP, 45-FLEMING, 46-FILER, 48-QUINN, 56-NEAL,
67-BEMENDERFER, 75-DEVER, 82-PARRIS, 93-MULLEN.

Michigan State: 5B-Strayhorn, J., 5-Adams, Johnny, 9-Ware, Jeremy, 11-Hyde, Marcus, 14-Swenson, Brett, 15-Boleski, Todd,
18-Bates, Aaron, 20-Jimmerson, A.J., 25-White, Blair, 26-Johnson, Jesse, 27-Anderson, Andre, 31-Henderson, A.,
32-Leggett, Ashton, 34-Denson, Brandon, 35-McPherson, Jeff, 39-Robinson, T., 41-Winston, Glenn, 42-Allison, Ryan, 44-Rouse, Josh,
49-Holmes, Dwayne, 52-Pendy, Andrew, 54-Rolf, David, 56-Shackleton, A., 60-Bacon, Mike, 84-Curry, Deon, 85-Celek, Garrett,
88-Smith, Kyle, 89-Neely, Colin, 93-Jeremiah, A., 96-Pickelman, K., 98-Jordan, Michael.




Play-by-Play Summary


                               Play-by-Play Summary (1st quarter)
                                    The Automated ScoreBook
               Notre Dame vs Michigan State (Sep 20, 2008 at East Lansing, Mich.)

               COIN TOSS: MSU wins, defers...defends south..... ND receives
  N 1-10 N30   MSU ball on MSU30.

                   Boleski, Todd kickoff 67 yards to the ND3, ALLEN return 23 yards to the
                   ND26 (Robinson, T.;Henderson, A.).
  N 1-10 N26   HUGHES rush for loss of 1 yard to the ND25 (Kershaw, Justin;Decker, Adam).
  N 2-11 N25   HUGHES rush for loss of 1 yard to the ND24 (Long, Brandon;Decker, Adam).
  N 3-12 N24   PENALTY ND personal foul 12 yards to the ND12.
  N 3-24 N12   ALDRIDGE rush for 6 yards to the ND18 (Wiley, Otis;Gordon, Eric).
  N 4-18 N18   MAUST punt 34 yards to the MSU48, out-of-bounds.
--------------- 3 plays, minus 8 yards, TOP 02:02 ---------------

      M 1-10 M48   MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 12:58.
      M 1-10 M48   Ringer, Javon rush for no gain to the MSU48, out-of-bounds (McCARTHY,
                   K.).
      M 2-10 M48   Hoyer, Brian pass complete to Cunningham, B. for 22 yards to the ND30,
                   1ST DOWN MSU (LAMBERT;BRUTON).
      M 1-10 N30   Hoyer, Brian pass incomplete to Gantt, Charlie.
      M 2-10 N30   Ringer, Javon rush for 2 yards to the ND28 (SMITH, B.).
      M 3-8  N28   Hoyer, Brian pass incomplete to Cunningham, B. (JOHNSON).
      M 4-8  N28   Swenson, Brett field goal attempt from 45 GOOD, clock 11:14.

                                 ==============================
                                 NOTRE DAME 0, MICHIGAN STATE 3
                                 ==============================

--------------- 6 plays, 24 yards, TOP 01:44 ---------------

                   Boleski, Todd kickoff 65 yards to the ND5, ALLEN return 16 yards to the
                   ND21 (Fortener, Dan;Hyde, Marcus).
  N 1-10 N21   NOTRE DAME drive start at 11:07.
  N 1-10 N21   ALLEN rush for 1 yard to the ND22 (Fortener, Dan;Long, Brandon).
  N 2-9  N22   ALLEN rush for loss of 1 yard to the ND21 (Jones, Greg).
  N 3-10 N21   ALLEN rush for 3 yards to the ND24 (Jones, Greg).
  N 4-7  N24   MAUST punt 42 yards to the MSU34, fair catch by Wiley, Otis.
--------------- 3 plays, 3 yards, TOP 02:03 ---------------

      M 1-10 M34   MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 09:04.
      M 1-10 M34   Ringer, Javon rush for 7 yards to the MSU41 (SMITH, B.;McCARTHY, K.).
      M 2-3  M41   Ringer, Javon rush for 10 yards to the ND49, 1ST DOWN MSU
                   (KUNTZ).
      M 1-10 N49   Hoyer, Brian pass incomplete to Cunningham, B. (McNEIL).
      M 2-10 N49   Hoyer, Brian pass incomplete to Cunningham, B. (JOHNSON).
      M 3-10 N49   Hoyer, Brian pass incomplete to Cunningham, B..
      M 4-10 N49   Bates, Aaron punt 49 yards to the ND0, touchback.
--------------- 5 plays, 17 yards, TOP 01:45 ---------------

  N 1-10 N20   NOTRE DAME drive start at 07:19.
  N 1-10 N20   TATE rush for 24 yards to the ND44, 1ST DOWN ND (Wiley, Otis).
  N 1-10 N44   CLAUSEN pass incomplete to ALLEN.
  N 2-10 N44   CLAUSEN pass complete to YEATMAN for 2 yards to the ND46 (Fortener, Dan).
  N 3-8  N46   CLAUSEN pass complete to TATE for 30 yards to the MSU24, 1ST DOWN ND
               (Fortener, Dan).
  N 1-10 M24   HUGHES rush for no gain to the MSU24 (Jones, Greg).
  N 2-10 M24   CLAUSEN pass intercepted by Wiley, Otis at the MSU0, Wiley, Otis return 0
               yards to the MSU0, touchback.
--------------- 6 plays, 56 yards, TOP 02:37 ---------------

      M 1-10 M20   MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 04:42.
      M 1-10 M20   Ringer, Javon rush for 1 yard to the MSU21 (SMITH, B.).
      M 2-9  M21   Hoyer, Brian pass complete to Dell, Mark for 22 yards to the MSU43,
                   1ST DOWN MSU (BRUTON;SMITH, H.).
      M 1-10 M43   Hoyer, Brian pass complete to Curry, Deon for 4 yards to the MSU47
                   (GRAY, G.).
      M 2-6  M47   Ringer, Javon rush for 6 yards to the ND47, fumble forced by SMITH, B.,
                   fumble by Ringer, Javon recovered by ND RYAN at ND45.
--------------- 4 plays, 35 yards, TOP 02:00 ---------------

  N 1-10 N45   NOTRE DAME drive start at 02:42.
  N 1-10 N45   CLAUSEN pass incomplete to KAMARA.
  N 2-10 N45   CLAUSEN pass incomplete to FLOYD.
  N 3-10 N45   CLAUSEN pass complete to PARRIS for 12 yards to the MSU43, 1ST DOWN
               ND, out-of-bounds.
  N 1-10 M43   ALDRIDGE rush for loss of 2 yards to the MSU45 (Decker, Adam;Kershaw,
               Justin).
  N 2-12 M45   CLAUSEN sacked for loss of 9 yards to the ND46 (Long, Brandon).
  N 3-21 N46   ALDRIDGE rush for 9 yards to the MSU45 (Wiley, Otis).
  N 4-12 M45   MAUST punt 41 yards to the MSU4, downed.
--------------- 6 plays, 10 yards, TOP 02:42 ---------------

      M 1-10 M04   MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 00:00.

                                 ======END OF 1st QUARTER======
                                 NOTRE DAME 0, MICHIGAN STATE 3
                                 ==============================

Play-by-Play Summary (2nd quarter)
      M 1-10 M04   Start of 2nd quarter, clock 15:00.
      M 1-10 M04   Ringer, Javon rush for 9 yards to the MSU13 (BRUTON;McCARTHY, K.).
      M 2-1  M13   Ringer, Javon rush for 18 yards to the MSU31, 1ST DOWN MSU (GRAY,
                   G.).
      M 1-10 M31   Ringer, Javon rush for 2 yards to the MSU33 (WILLIAMS, I.).
      M 2-8  M33   Hoyer, Brian pass incomplete to Dell, Mark.
      M 3-8  M33   Hoyer, Brian rush for 3 yards to the MSU36 (GRAY, G.).
      M 4-5  M36   PENALTY MSU false start 5 yards to the MSU31.
      M 4-10 M31   Bates, Aaron punt 41 yards to the ND28, ALLEN return 5 yards to the ND33
                   (Denson, Brandon).
--------------- 5 plays, 27 yards, TOP 02:38 ---------------

  N 1-10 N33   NOTRE DAME drive start at 12:22.
  N 1-10 N33   CLAUSEN pass incomplete to TATE, PENALTY MSU pass interference 15 yards
               to the ND48, 1ST DOWN ND, NO PLAY.
  N 1-10 N48   HUGHES rush for 4 yards to the MSU48 (Jordan, Michael).
  N 2-6  M48   CLAUSEN pass complete to TATE for 11 yards to the MSU37, 1ST DOWN ND
               (Decker, Adam;Rucker, Chris L).
  N 1-10 M37   ALLEN rush for no gain to the MSU37, out-of-bounds (Decker, Adam).
  N 2-10 M37   ALLEN rush for 5 yards to the MSU32 (Jones, Greg).
  N 3-5  M32   CLAUSEN rush for loss of 1 yard to the MSU33, fumble by CLAUSEN recovered by
               ND TEAM at MSU33.
  N 4-6  M33   Timeout Michigan State, clock 09:40.
  N 4-6  M33   WALKER, B. field goal attempt from 51 MISSED - wide right, spot at MSU33,
               clock 09:34.
--------------- 6 plays, 34 yards, TOP 02:48 ---------------

      M 1-10 M33   MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 09:34.
      M 1-10 M33   Hoyer, Brian pass incomplete to Ringer, Javon.
      M 2-10 M33   Hoyer, Brian pass complete to Celek, Garrett for 9 yards to the MSU42
                   (BROWN, J.;BLANTON).
      M 3-1  M42   Ringer, Javon rush for no gain to the MSU42 (WILLIAMS, I.;BROWN, J.).
      M 4-1  M42   Bates, Aaron punt 44 yards to the ND14, ALLEN return 0 yards to the ND14
                   (Denson, Brandon).
--------------- 3 plays, 9 yards, TOP 01:41 ---------------

  N 1-10 N14   NOTRE DAME drive start at 07:53.
  N 1-10 N14   ALDRIDGE rush for no gain to the ND14 (Rucker, Chris L;Long, Brandon).
  N 2-10 N14   CLAUSEN pass intercepted by Wiley, Otis at the ND22, Wiley, Otis return 0
               yards to the ND22.
--------------- 2 plays, 0 yards, TOP 00:43 ---------------

      M 1-10 N22   MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 07:10.
      M 1-10 N22   Ringer, Javon rush for 2 yards to the ND20 (SMITH, B.;CRUM).
      M 2-8  N20   Hoyer, Brian pass incomplete to Dell, Mark.
      M 3-8  N20   Hoyer, Brian pass complete to White, Blair for 7 yards to the ND13,
                   out-of-bounds (LAMBERT).
      M 4-1  N13   Timeout Notre Dame, clock 06:10.
      M 4-1  N13   Ringer, Javon rush for 7 yards to the ND6, 1ST DOWN MSU (McNEIL).
      M 1-G  N06   Ringer, Javon rush for 2 yards to the ND4 (LAMBERT;McCARTHY, K.).
      M 2-G  N04   Hoyer, Brian pass incomplete to Hawken, Andrew.
      M 3-G  N04   Hoyer, Brian pass incomplete to Cunningham, B., PENALTY ND pass
                   interference 2 yards to the ND2, 1ST DOWN MSU, NO PLAY.
      M 1-G  N02   Ringer, Javon rush for 1 yard to the ND1 (CRUM).
      M 2-G  N01   Ringer, Javon rush for no gain to the ND1 (SMITH, B.;CRUM).
      M 3-G  N01   Ringer, Javon rush for 1 yard to the ND0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 03:28.
                   Swenson, Brett kick attempt good.

                                ===============================
                                NOTRE DAME 0, MICHIGAN STATE 10
                                ===============================

      M 1-G  M30   Timeout Notre Dame, clock 03:28.
--------------- 9 plays, 22 yards, TOP 03:42 ---------------

                   Boleski, Todd kickoff 69 yards to the ND1, ALLEN return 29 yards to the
                   ND30, out-of-bounds (Rucker, Chris L).
  N 1-10 N30   NOTRE DAME drive start at 03:21.
  N 1-10 N30   CLAUSEN pass complete to TATE for 16 yards to the ND46, 1ST DOWN ND
               (Rucker, Chris L;Wiley, Otis).
  N 1-10 N46   CLAUSEN pass complete to FLOYD for 9 yards to the MSU45 (Weaver, Ross).
  N 2-1  M45   CLAUSEN pass incomplete to FLOYD.
  N 3-1  M45   QB hurry by Long, Brandon.
  N 3-1  M45   CLAUSEN rush for 4 yards to the MSU41, 1ST DOWN ND.
  N 1-10 M41   CLAUSEN pass incomplete to FLOYD.
  N 2-10 M41   CLAUSEN pass complete to ALLEN for loss of 1 yard to the MSU42 (Rucker,
               Chris L).
  N 3-11 M42   CLAUSEN sacked for loss of 9 yards to the ND49 (Long, Brandon).
  N 4-20 N49   Timeout Michigan State, clock 01:29.
  N 4-20 N49   MAUST punt 41 yards to the MSU10, fair catch by Wiley, Otis.
--------------- 7 plays, 19 yards, TOP 02:04 ---------------

      M 1-10 M10   MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 01:17.
      M 1-10 M10   Ringer, Javon rush for 9 yards to the MSU19 (McCARTHY, K.;BRUTON).
      M 2-1  M19   Ringer, Javon rush for 3 yards to the MSU22, 1ST DOWN MSU
                   (WILLIAMS, I.;McCARTHY, K.).
      M 1-10 M22   End of half, clock 00:00.

                                ======END OF 2nd QUARTER=======
                                NOTRE DAME 0, MICHIGAN STATE 10
                                ===============================

Play-by-Play Summary (3rd quarter)
      M 1-10 M22   Start of 3rd quarter, clock 15:00, ND ball on ND30.
--------------- 2 plays, 12 yards, TOP 01:17 ---------------

               BURKHART kickoff 65 yards to the MSU5, Ringer, Javon return 22 yards to the
               MSU27 (FLEMING;McCARTHY, K.).
      M 1-10 M27   MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 14:55.
      M 1-10 M27   Ringer, Javon rush for loss of 5 yards to the MSU22 (SMITH, H.).
      M 2-15 M22   Hoyer, Brian pass complete to Hawken, Andrew for 3 yards to the MSU25
                   (LAMBERT).
      M 3-12 M25   Hoyer, Brian pass incomplete to White, Blair.
      M 4-12 M25   Bates, Aaron punt 40 yards to the ND35, fair catch by ALLEN.
--------------- 3 plays, minus 2 yards, TOP 01:34 ---------------

  N 1-10 N35   NOTRE DAME drive start at 13:21.
  N 1-10 N35   PENALTY MSU offside 5 yards to the ND40.
  N 1-5  N40   CLAUSEN pass incomplete to FLOYD.
  N 2-5  N40   CLAUSEN pass complete to FLOYD for 8 yards to the ND48, 1ST DOWN ND
               (Weaver, Ross).
  N 1-10 N48   CLAUSEN pass complete to PARRIS for 6 yards to the MSU46 (Weaver, Ross).
  N 2-4  M46   CLAUSEN pass complete to RUDOLPH for 11 yards to the MSU35, 1ST DOWN
               ND (Wiley, Otis).
  N 1-10 M35   CLAUSEN pass complete to ALLEN for 13 yards to the MSU22, 1ST DOWN ND
               (Fortener, Dan).
  N 1-10 M22   CLAUSEN pass complete to ALLEN for 2 yards to the MSU20 (Decker,
               Adam;Rucker, Chris L).
  N 2-8  M20   CLAUSEN pass complete to FLOYD for 6 yards to the MSU14, fumble forced by
               Weaver, Ross, fumble by FLOYD recovered by MSU Gordon, Eric at MSU14.
--------------- 7 plays, 51 yards, TOP 02:31 ---------------

      M 1-10 M14   MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 10:50.
      M 1-10 M14   Ringer, Javon rush for 6 yards to the MSU20 (McNEIL;SMITH, H.).
      M 2-4  M20   Ringer, Javon rush for 3 yards to the MSU23 (CRUM).
      M 3-1  M23   Hoyer, Brian rush for 3 yards to the MSU26, 1ST DOWN MSU (TEAM).
      M 1-10 M26   Hoyer, Brian pass complete to Dell, Mark for 16 yards to the MSU42,
                   1ST DOWN MSU (LAMBERT;McNEIL).
      M 1-10 M42   PENALTY ND offside defense 5 yards to the MSU47.
      M 1-5  M47   Ringer, Javon rush for 25 yards to the ND28, 1ST DOWN MSU,
                   out-of-bounds (BRUTON).
      M 1-10 N28   Ringer, Javon rush for 3 yards to the ND25 (SMITH, H.;SMITH, B.).
      M 2-7  N25   Ringer, Javon rush for 2 yards to the ND23 (NEAL;KUNTZ).
      M 3-5  N23   Hoyer, Brian pass complete to White, Blair for 12 yards to the ND11,
                   1ST DOWN MSU (BRUTON).
      M 1-10 N11   Ringer, Javon rush for 2 yards to the ND9 (RYAN;SMITH, B.).
      M 2-8  N09   Hoyer, Brian pass incomplete to Dell, Mark.
      M 3-8  N09   Hoyer, Brian pass incomplete to Cunningham, B., PENALTY MSU illegal
                   formation declined.
      M 4-8  N09   Swenson, Brett field goal attempt from 26 GOOD, clock 05:32.

                                ===============================
                                NOTRE DAME 0, MICHIGAN STATE 13
                                ===============================

--------------- 12 plays, 77 yards, TOP 05:18 ---------------

                   Boleski, Todd kickoff 70 yards to the ND0, ALLEN return 26 yards to the
                   ND26 (Jones, Greg;Allison, Ryan).
  N 1-10 N26   NOTRE DAME drive start at 05:23.
  N 1-10 N26   ALLEN rush for no gain to the ND26 (Fortener, Dan).
  N 2-10 N26   CLAUSEN pass complete to ALLEN for 3 yards to the ND29 (Jones, Greg).
  N 3-7  N29   Timeout Notre Dame, clock 04:17.
  N 3-7  N29   CLAUSEN sacked for loss of 16 yards to the ND13 (Anderson, T.;Rucker, Chris
               L), PENALTY ND intentional grounding 0 yards to the ND13.
  N 3-23 N13   4th and 23.
  N 4-23 N13   MAUST punt 46 yards to the MSU41, Wiley, Otis return 10 yards to the ND49.
--------------- 3 plays, minus 13 yards, TOP 01:23 ---------------

      M 1-10 N49   MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 04:00.
      M 1-10 N49   Cunningham, B. rush for 9 yards to the ND40, PENALTY MSU holding 10
                   yards to the MSU41, NO PLAY.
      M 1-20 M41   Hoyer, Brian pass incomplete to Dell, Mark.
      M 2-20 M41   Hoyer, Brian pass complete to Ringer, Javon for no gain to the MSU41
                   (CRUM;SMITH, H.).
      M 3-20 M41   Hoyer, Brian pass incomplete to Cunningham, B..
      M 4-20 M41   Bates, Aaron punt 52 yards to the ND7, ALLEN return 18 yards to the ND25
                   (Decker, Adam;Jones, Greg).
--------------- 3 plays, minus 10 yards, TOP 01:35 ---------------

  N 1-10 N25   NOTRE DAME drive start at 02:25.
  N 1-10 N25   CLAUSEN pass incomplete to ALLEN.
  N 2-10 N25   QB hurry by Holmes, Dwayne.
  N 2-10 N25   CLAUSEN pass complete to PARRIS for 5 yards to the ND30 (Decker, Adam).
  N 3-5  N30   CLAUSEN pass complete to FLOYD for 8 yards to the ND38, 1ST DOWN ND.
  N 1-10 N38   CLAUSEN pass complete to RUDOLPH for 18 yards to the MSU44, 1ST DOWN
               ND (Fortener, Dan).
  N 1-10 M44   CLAUSEN pass complete to TATE for 4 yards to the MSU40 (Adams, Johnny),
               PENALTY MSU roughing passer 15 yards to the MSU25, 1ST DOWN
               ND.
  N 1-10 M25   1st and 10.
  N 1-10 M25   CLAUSEN pass incomplete to RUDOLPH (Fortener, Dan).
  N 2-10 M25   CLAUSEN pass complete to PARRIS for loss of 1 yard to the MSU26 (Adams,
               Johnny).

                                ======END OF 3rd QUARTER=======
                                NOTRE DAME 0, MICHIGAN STATE 13
                                ===============================

Play-by-Play Summary (4th quarter)
  N 3-11 M26   Start of 4th quarter, clock 15:00.
  N 3-11 M26   CLAUSEN pass complete to FLOYD for 26 yards to the MSU0, 1ST DOWN ND,
               TOUCHDOWN, clock 14:51.
               WALKER, B. kick attempt good.

                                ===============================
                                NOTRE DAME 7, MICHIGAN STATE 13
                                ===============================

--------------- 8 plays, 75 yards, TOP 02:34 ---------------

               BURKHART kickoff 55 yards to the MSU15, Jimmerson, A.J. return 25 yards to
               the MSU40 (QUINN).
      M 1-10 M40   MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 14:45.
      M 1-10 M40   Hoyer, Brian pass complete to Dell, Mark for 28 yards to the ND32,
                   1ST DOWN MSU (GRAY, G.).
      M 1-10 N32   Ringer, Javon rush for loss of 6 yards to the ND38 (CRUM).
      M 2-16 N38   Hoyer, Brian pass complete to Celek, Garrett for 6 yards to the ND32
                   (SMITH, H.;LAMBERT).
      M 3-10 N32   Hoyer, Brian pass complete to Dell, Mark for 14 yards to the ND18,
                   1ST DOWN MSU (BRUTON;LAMBERT).
      M 1-10 N18   Ringer, Javon rush for 7 yards to the ND11 (BLANTON).
      M 2-3  N11   Ringer, Javon rush for 1 yard to the ND10 (CRUM).
      M 3-2  N10   Ringer, Javon rush for 8 yards to the ND2, 1ST DOWN MSU
                   (BLANTON;CRUM).
      M 1-G  N02   Ringer, Javon rush for 1 yard to the ND1, out-of-bounds (BRUTON).
      M 2-G  N01   Ringer, Javon rush for no gain to the ND1 (TEAM).
      M 3-G  N01   Ringer, Javon rush for loss of 5 yards to the ND6 (SMITH, B.).
      M 4-G  N06   Swenson, Brett field goal attempt from 23 GOOD, clock 09:10.

                                ===============================
                                NOTRE DAME 7, MICHIGAN STATE 16
                                ===============================

--------------- 11 plays, 54 yards, TOP 05:35 ---------------

                   Boleski, Todd kickoff 70 yards to the ND0, touchback.
  N 1-10 N20   NOTRE DAME drive start at 09:10.
  N 1-10 N20   CLAUSEN pass complete to FLOYD for 18 yards to the ND38, 1ST DOWN ND,
               out-of-bounds (Rucker, Chris L).
  N 1-10 N38   CLAUSEN pass incomplete to FLOYD.
  N 2-10 N38   TEAM rush for loss of 7 yards to the ND31, fumble by TEAM recovered by ND
               CLAUSEN at ND31.
  N 3-17 N31   CLAUSEN pass complete to TATE for 22 yards to the MSU47, 1ST DOWN ND
               (Jones, Greg;Ware, Jeremy).
  N 1-10 M47   CLAUSEN pass complete to ALLEN for 3 yards to the MSU44 (Jones, Greg).
  N 2-7  M44   CLAUSEN pass incomplete to PARRIS, PENALTY MSU pass interference 15 yards
               to the MSU29, 1ST DOWN ND, NO PLAY.
  N 1-10 M29   CLAUSEN pass complete to FLOYD for 11 yards to the MSU18, 1ST DOWN
               ND, out-of-bounds (Rucker, Chris L).
  N 1-10 M18   CLAUSEN pass incomplete to KAMARA.
  N 2-10 M18   CLAUSEN pass complete to KAMARA for no gain to the MSU18, PENALTY ND
               illegal procedure 5 yards to the MSU23, NO PLAY.
  N 2-15 M23   CLAUSEN pass incomplete to FLOYD (Weaver, Ross).
  N 3-15 M23   Timeout Notre Dame, clock 06:04.
  N 3-15 M23   CLAUSEN pass incomplete to TATE (Ware, Jeremy).
  N 4-15 M23   WALKER, B. field goal attempt from 41 MISSED - wide left, spot at MSU23,
               clock 05:50.
--------------- 10 plays, 57 yards, TOP 03:20 ---------------

      M 1-10 M23   MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 05:50.
      M 1-10 M23   Ringer, Javon rush for no gain to the MSU23 (WILLIAMS, I.;McCARTHY, K.).
      M 2-10 M23   Ringer, Javon rush for 63 yards to the ND14, 1ST DOWN MSU
                   (LAMBERT;McNEIL).
      M 1-10 N14   Timeout Michigan State, clock 04:35.
      M 1-10 N14   Ringer, Javon rush for 5 yards to the ND9 (SMITH, B.;WILLIAMS, I.).
      M 2-5  N09   Ringer, Javon rush for 2 yards to the ND7 (McCARTHY, K.;BRUTON),
                   PENALTY MSU illegal formation declined.
      M 3-3  N07   Ringer, Javon rush for 5 yards to the ND2, 1ST DOWN MSU
                   (BRUTON;WILLIAMS, I.).
      M 1-G  N02   Ringer, Javon rush for 1 yard to the ND1 (SMITH, S.).
      M 2-G  N01   Ringer, Javon rush for 1 yard to the ND0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 02:16.
                   Swenson, Brett kick attempt good.

                                ===============================
                                NOTRE DAME 7, MICHIGAN STATE 23
                                ===============================

--------------- 7 plays, 77 yards, TOP 03:34 ---------------

                   Boleski, Todd kickoff 70 yards to the ND0, ALLEN return 53 yards to the
                   MSU47, out-of-bounds (Hyde, Marcus).
  N 1-10 M47   NOTRE DAME drive start at 02:03.
  N 1-10 M47   CLAUSEN pass incomplete to RUDOLPH (Gordon, Eric).
  N 2-10 M47   CLAUSEN pass incomplete to PARRIS (Gordon, Eric).
  N 3-10 M47   HUGHES rush for 7 yards to the MSU40 (Ware, Jeremy).
  N 4-3  M40   CLAUSEN pass incomplete to TATE (Fortener, Dan).
--------------- 4 plays, 7 yards, TOP 00:52 ---------------

      M 1-10 M40   MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 01:11.
      M 1-10 M40   TEAM rush for loss of 2 yards to the MSU38.
      M 2-12 M38   TEAM rush for loss of 2 yards to the MSU36.
      M 3-14 M36   End of game, clock 00:00.
--------------- 2 plays, minus 4 yards, TOP 01:11 ---------------

                                ==========FINAL SCORE==========
                                NOTRE DAME 7, MICHIGAN STATE 23
                                ===============================



Play Breakdown Summary


                         Play Breakdown Summary (Final)
                            The Automated ScoreBook
       Notre Dame vs Michigan State (Sep 20, 2008 at East Lansing, Mich.)




Notre Dame                             Michigan State

Down               RUN PASS  Total     Down               RUN PASS  Total

OVERALL..........   19   44     63     OVERALL..........   43   26     69
1ST DOWN.........    9   19     28     1ST DOWN.........   21    7     28
2ND DOWN-SHORT...    0    1      1     2ND DOWN-SHORT...    7    0      7
2ND DOWN-MIDDLE..    0    3      3     2ND DOWN-MIDDLE..    3    1      4
2ND DOWN-LONG....    4   12     16     2ND DOWN-LONG....    4   10     14
3RD DOWN-SHORT...    1    0      1     3RD DOWN-SHORT...    5    0      5
3RD DOWN-MIDDLE..    0    0      0     3RD DOWN-MIDDLE..    1    0      1
3RD DOWN-LONG....    5    8     13     3RD DOWN-LONG....    1    8      9
4TH DOWN.........    0    1      1     4TH DOWN.........    1    0      1

Notre Dame                             Michigan State

Formation        RUN PASS  Total       Formation        RUN PASS  Total

...............   19   44     63       ...............   43   26     69




Play Breakdown


                                                       Play Breakdown (Final)
                                                      The Automated ScoreBook
                                 Notre Dame vs Michigan State (Sep 20, 2008 at East Lansing, Mich.)

                                                  Notre Dame (Sorted by Play type)

1ST DOWN RUN  (9 RUN, 19 PASS)                                   1ST DOWN PASS
1-10 N20 #23  24 [    ]                                          1-10 M18 #7  to #18     - [    ]
1-10 N26 #33  -1 [    ]                                          1-10 N45 #7  to #18     - [    ]
1-10 M24 #33   0 [    ]                                          1-10 M44 #7  to #23     4 [    ]
1-10 N48 #33   4 [    ]                                          1-10 N30 #7  to #23    16 [    ]
1-10 N14 #34   0 [    ]                                          1-10 M41 #7  to #3      - [    ]
1-10 M43 #34  -2 [    ]                                          1-10 N38 #7  to #3      - [    ]
1-10 N26 #5    0 [    ]                                          1-10 M29 #7  to #3     11 [    ]
1-10 N21 #5    1 [    ]                                          1-10 N20 #7  to #3     18 [    ]
1-10 M37 #5    0 [    ]                                          1-5  N40 #7  to #3      - [    ]
                                                                 1-10 N46 #7  to #3      9 [    ]
                                                                 1-10 M47 #7  to #5      3 [    ]
                                                                 1-10 N25 #7  to #5      - [    ]
                                                                 1-10 N44 #7  to #5      - [    ]
                                                                 1-10 M35 #7  to #5     13 [    ]
                                                                 1-10 M22 #7  to #5      2 [    ]
                                                                 1-10 N48 #7  to #82     6 [    ]
                                                                 1-10 N38 #7  to #9     18 [    ]
                                                                 1-10 M47 #7  to #9      - [    ]
                                                                 1-10 M25 #7  to #9      - [    ]

2ND-SHORT RUN  (0 RUN, 1 PASS)                                   2ND-SHORT PASS
                                                                 2-1  M45 #7  to #3      - [    ]

2ND-MIDDLE RUN  (0 RUN, 3 PASS)                                  2ND-MIDDLE PASS
                                                                 2-6  M48 #7  to #23    11 [    ]
                                                                 2-5  N40 #7  to #3      8 [    ]
                                                                 2-4  M46 #7  to #9     11 [    ]

2ND-LONG RUN  (4 RUN, 12 PASS)                                   2ND-LONG PASS
2-11 N25 #33  -1 [    ]                                          2-10 N14 #7  to #21   INT [    ]
2-10 M37 #5    5 [    ]                                          2-10 M24 #7  to #21   INT [    ]
2-9  N22 #5   -1 [    ]                                          2-8  M20 #7  to #3      6 [    ]
2-10 N38 #TM  -7 [    ]                                          2-15 M23 #7  to #3      - [    ]
                                                                 2-10 N45 #7  to #3      - [    ]
                                                                 2-10 M41 #7  to #5     -1 [    ]
                                                                 2-10 N26 #7  to #5      3 [    ]
                                                                 2-10 M25 #7  to #82    -1 [    ]
                                                                 2-10 M47 #7  to #82     - [    ]
                                                                 2-10 N25 #7  to #82     5 [    ]
                                                                 2-10 N44 #7  to #84     2 [    ]
                                                                 2-12 M45 #7  to #    SACK [    ]

3RD-SHORT RUN  (1 RUN, 0 PASS)                                   3RD-SHORT PASS
3-1  M45 #7    4 [    ]

3RD-MIDDLE RUN  (0 RUN, 0 PASS)                                  3RD-MIDDLE PASS

3RD-LONG RUN  (5 RUN, 8 PASS)                                    3RD-LONG PASS
3-10 M47 #33   7 [    ]                                          3-15 M23 #7  to #23     - [    ]
3-24 N12 #34   6 [    ]                                          3-17 N31 #7  to #23    22 [    ]
3-21 N46 #34   9 [    ]                                          3-8  N46 #7  to #23    30 [    ]
3-10 N21 #5    3 [    ]                                          3-5  N30 #7  to #3      8 [    ]
3-5  M32 #7   -1 [    ]                                          3-11 M26 #7  to #3     26 [    ]
                                                                 3-10 N45 #7  to #82    12 [    ]
                                                                 3-11 M42 #7  to #    SACK [    ]
                                                                 3-7  N29 #7  to #    SACK [    ]

4TH DOWN RUN  (0 RUN, 1 PASS)                                    4TH DOWN PASS
                                                                 4-3  M40 #7  to #23     - [    ]

Play Breakdown


                                                       Play Breakdown (Final)
                                                      The Automated ScoreBook
                                 Notre Dame vs Michigan State (Sep 20, 2008 at East Lansing, Mich.)

                                                Michigan State (Sorted by Play type)

1ST DOWN RUN  (21 RUN, 7 PASS)                                   1ST DOWN PASS
1-10 N14 #23   5 [    ]                                          1-10 M26 #7  to #2     16 [    ]
1-10 M23 #23   0 [    ]                                          1-10 M40 #7  to #2     28 [    ]
1-10 M10 #23   9 [    ]                                          1-20 M41 #7  to #2      - [    ]
1-10 M34 #23   7 [    ]                                          1-10 M33 #7  to #23     - [    ]
1-10 M27 #23  -5 [    ]                                          1-10 N49 #7  to #3      - [    ]
1-10 M31 #23   2 [    ]                                          1-10 N30 #7  to #83     - [    ]
1-10 M04 #23   9 [    ]                                          1-10 M43 #7  to #84     4 [    ]
1-2  N02 #23   1 [    ]
1-10 N18 #23   7 [    ]
1-10 N32 #23  -6 [    ]
1-10 M14 #23   6 [    ]
1-5  M47 #23  25 [    ]
1-10 N28 #23   3 [    ]
1-10 N11 #23   2 [    ]
1-10 M20 #23   1 [    ]
1-2  N02 #23   1 [    ]
1-10 M48 #23   0 [    ]
1-2  N02 #23   1 [    ]
1-10 N22 #23   2 [    ]
1-6  N06 #23   2 [    ]
1-10 M40 #TM  -2 [    ]

2ND-SHORT RUN  (7 RUN, 0 PASS)                                   2ND-SHORT PASS
2-1  M19 #23   3 [    ]
2-3  M41 #23  10 [    ]
2-1  M13 #23  18 [    ]
2-1  N01 #23   0 [    ]
2-3  N11 #23   1 [    ]
2-1  N01 #23   1 [    ]
2-1  N01 #23   0 [    ]

2ND-MIDDLE RUN  (3 RUN, 1 PASS)                                  2ND-MIDDLE PASS
2-5  N09 #23   2 [    ]                                          2-4  N04 #7  to #45     - [    ]
2-4  M20 #23   3 [    ]
2-6  M47 #23   6 [    ]

2ND-LONG RUN  (4 RUN, 10 PASS)                                   2ND-LONG PASS
2-10 M23 #23  63 [    ]                                          2-8  N09 #7  to #2      - [    ]
2-10 N30 #23   2 [    ]                                          2-8  N20 #7  to #2      - [    ]
2-7  N25 #23   2 [    ]                                          2-9  M21 #7  to #2     22 [    ]
2-12 M38 #TM  -2 [    ]                                          2-8  M33 #7  to #2      - [    ]
                                                                 2-20 M41 #7  to #23     0 [    ]
                                                                 2-10 N49 #7  to #3      - [    ]
                                                                 2-10 M48 #7  to #3     22 [    ]
                                                                 2-15 M22 #7  to #45     3 [    ]
                                                                 2-16 N38 #7  to #85     6 [    ]
                                                                 2-10 M33 #7  to #85     9 [    ]

3RD-SHORT RUN  (5 RUN, 0 PASS)                                   3RD-SHORT PASS
3-1  N01 #23  -5 [    ]
3-2  N10 #23   8 [    ]
3-1  M42 #23   0 [    ]
3-1  N01 #23   1 [    ]
3-1  M23 #7    3 [    ]

3RD-MIDDLE RUN  (1 RUN, 0 PASS)                                  3RD-MIDDLE PASS
3-3  N07 #23   5 [    ]

3RD-LONG RUN  (1 RUN, 8 PASS)                                    3RD-LONG PASS
3-8  M33 #7    3 [    ]                                          3-10 N32 #7  to #2     14 [    ]
                                                                 3-5  N23 #7  to #25    12 [    ]
                                                                 3-12 M25 #7  to #25     - [    ]
                                                                 3-8  N20 #7  to #25     7 [    ]
                                                                 3-8  N28 #7  to #3      - [    ]
                                                                 3-10 N49 #7  to #3      - [    ]
                                                                 3-20 M41 #7  to #3      - [    ]
                                                                 3-8  N09 #7  to #3      - [    ]

4TH DOWN RUN  (1 RUN, 0 PASS)                                    4TH DOWN PASS
4-1  N13 #23   7 [    ]