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                            Scoring Summary (Final)
                            2009 Notre Dame Football
        Michigan State vs Notre Dame (Sep 19, 2009 at Notre Dame, Ind.)

                   Michigan State (1-2) vs. Notre Dame (2-1)
Date: Sep 19, 2009  Site: Notre Dame, Ind.      Stadium: Notre Dame Stadium
Attendance: 80795

Score by Quarters     1  2  3  4   Score
-----------------    -- -- -- --   -----
Michigan State......  3 14  6  7  - 30
Notre Dame.......... 13  3 10  7  - 33



Scoring Summary:
1st 12:21 ND - Allen, Armando 13 yd run (Tausch, Nick kick)
                                                   4 plays, 84 yards, TOP 1:40, MSU 0 - ND 7
    07:11 MSU - Swenson, Brett 43 yd field goal
                                                  12 plays, 43 yards, TOP 5:10, MSU 3 - ND 7
    04:59 ND - Floyd, Michael 22 yd pass from Clausen, Jimmy (Tausch, Nick kick failed)
                                                  5 plays, 55 yards, TOP 2:12, MSU 3 - ND 13
2nd 09:30 MSU - White, Blair 30 yd pass from Martin, Keshawn (Swenson, Brett kick)
                                                 4 plays, 80 yards, TOP 1:12, MSU 10 - ND 13
    03:14 ND - Tausch, Nick 22 yd field goal
                                                11 plays, 50 yards, TOP 4:44, MSU 10 - ND 16
    01:01 MSU - Caper, Larry 1 yd run (Swenson, Brett kick)
                                                 7 plays, 81 yards, TOP 2:13, MSU 17 - ND 16
3rd 11:49 ND - Parris, Robby 5 yd pass from Allen, Armando (Tausch, Nick kick)
                                                 6 plays, 70 yards, TOP 3:11, MSU 17 - ND 23
    05:34 ND - Tausch, Nick 46 yd field goal
                                                10 plays, 18 yards, TOP 4:11, MSU 17 - ND 26
    01:24 MSU - Caper, Larry 7 yd run (Swenson, Brett kick blockd)
                                                 8 plays, 70 yards, TOP 4:10, MSU 23 - ND 26
4th 09:33 MSU - White, Blair 17 yd pass from Cousins, Kirk (Swenson, Brett kick)
                                                 5 plays, 86 yards, TOP 2:27, MSU 30 - ND 26
    05:18 ND - Tate, Golden 33 yd pass from Clausen, Jimmy (Tausch, Nick kick)
                                                 8 plays, 73 yards, TOP 4:15, MSU 30 - ND 33



Kickoff time: 3:42 pm   End of Game: 7:12 pm   Total elapsed time: 3:30
Officials: Referee: Dave Witvoet; Umpire: Jeff Carr; Linesman: M. Mahouski;
Line judge: Rick Kruger; Back judge: Robert Smith; Field judge: Ed Rohan;
Side judge: Terry Anderson; Scorer: Kevin Barry;
Temperature: 71        Wind: East 6    Weather: Mostly Sunny

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Team Statistics


                            Team Statistics (Final)
                            2009 Notre Dame Football
        Michigan State vs Notre Dame (Sep 19, 2009 at Notre Dame, Ind.)

                                    MSU       ND

FIRST DOWNS...................       27       25
  Rushing.....................        5       13
  Passing.....................       18       11
  Penalty.....................        4        1
NET YARDS RUSHING.............      105      133
  Rushing Attempts............       25       37
  Average Per Rush............      4.2      3.6
  Rushing Touchdowns..........        2        1
  Yards Gained Rushing........      109      163
  Yards Lost Rushing..........        4       30
NET YARDS PASSING.............      354      304
  Completions-Attempts-Int....  26-40-1  24-34-1
  Average Per Attempt.........      8.9      8.9
  Average Per Completion......     13.6     12.7
  Passing Touchdowns..........        2        3
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS...........      459      437
  Total offense plays.........       65       71
  Average Gain Per Play.......      7.1      6.2
Fumbles: Number-Lost..........      1-1      1-0
Penalties: Number-Yards.......     6-40    11-99
PUNTS-YARDS...................    3-135    3-124
  Average Yards Per Punt......     45.0     41.3
  Net Yards Per Punt..........     37.3     41.3
  Inside 20...................        2        1
  50+ Yards...................        1        0
  Touchbacks..................        0        0
  Fair catch..................        1        2
KICKOFFS-YARDS................    5-322    7-444
  Average Yards Per Kickoff...     64.4     63.4
  Net Yards Per Kickoff.......     39.4     41.4
  Touchbacks..................        0        0
Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD.    0-0-0   2-23-0
  Average Per Return..........      0.0     11.5
Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD  7-154-0  5-125-0
  Average Per Return..........     22.0     25.0
Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD..    1-0-0   1-20-0
Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD.    0-0-0    1-5-0
Miscellaneous Yards...........        0        0
Possession Time...............    25:30    34:30
  1st Quarter.................     9:21     5:39
  2nd Quarter.................     4:57    10:03
  3rd Quarter.................     6:14     8:46
  4th Quarter.................     4:58    10:02
Third-Down Conversions........  5 of 10  5 of 11
Fourth-Down Conversions.......   0 of 0   1 of 1
Red-Zone Scores-Chances.......      3-4      3-3
Sacks By: Number-Yards........     2-16      0-0
PAT Kicks.....................      3-4      3-4
Field Goals...................      1-2      2-2



Individual Statistics


                                 Individual Statistics (Final)
                                    2009 Notre Dame Football
                Michigan State vs Notre Dame (Sep 19, 2009 at Notre Dame, Ind.)


Michigan State

Rushing              No Gain Loss  Net TD Lg  Avg
-------------------------------------------------
Caper, Larry         12   52    1   51  2 11  4.2
Ray, Caulton          3   23    0   23  0 18  7.7
Nichol, Keith         2   14    0   14  0  9  7.0
Winston, Glenn        6   16    2   14  0  5  2.3
Cousins, Kirk         2    4    1    3  0  4  1.5
Totals...            25  109    4  105  2 18  4.2

Passing              Cmp-Att-Int Yds TD Long Sack
-------------------------------------------------
Cousins, Kirk          23-35-1   302  1   57    0
Nichol, Keith           2-4-0     22  0   14    0
Martin, Keshawn         1-1-0     30  1   30    0
Totals...              26-40-1   354  2   57    0

Receiving             No.  Yds   TD Long
----------------------------------------
Cunningham, B.J.        7   74    0   16
Dell, Mark              6  121    0   57
White, Blair            6   75    2   30
Linthicum, Brian        3   34    0   16
Gantt, Charlie          2   31    0   25
Ray, Caulton            1   14    0   14
Sims, Dion              1    5    0    5
Totals...              26  354    2   57

Punting               No.  Yds   Avg Long In20   TB
---------------------------------------------------
Bates, Aaron            3  135  45.0   52    2    0
Totals...               3  135  45.0   52    2    0

                       Punts   Kickoffs  Intercept
All Returns          No.Yds.Lg No.Yds.Lg No.Yds.Lg
--------------------------------------------------
Robinson, Trenton     0   0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0
Winston, Glenn        0   0  0  7 154 34  0   0  0
Totals...             0   0  0  7 154 34  1   0  0

Field goal attempts
----------------------------------------
Swenson, Brett       1st 07:11  43 yds - Good
Swenson, Brett       1st 01:47  51 yds - Missed

Kickoffs         No.  Yds  TB  OB   Avg
---------------------------------------
Swenson, Brett     5  322   0   0  64.4



Notre Dame

Rushing              No Gain Loss  Net TD Lg  Avg
-------------------------------------------------
Allen, Armando       23  120    5  115  1 13  5.0
Gray, Jonas           4   24    0   24  0 15  6.0
Clausen, Jimmy        7   19   20   -1  0  9 -0.1
Tate, Golden          1    0    1   -1  0  0 -1.0
TEAM                  2    0    4   -4  0  0 -2.0
Totals...            37  163   30  133  1 15  3.6

Passing              Cmp-Att-Int Yds TD Long Sack
-------------------------------------------------
Clausen, Jimmy         22-31-0   300  2   54    2
Crist, Dayne            1-2-1     -1  0    0    0
Allen, Armando          1-1-0      5  1    5    0
Totals...              24-34-1   304  3   54    2

Receiving             No.  Yds   TD Long
----------------------------------------
Tate, Golden            7  127    1   54
Rudolph, Kyle           6   95    0   52
Kamara, Duval           3   23    0   10
Parris, Robby           3   16    1    6
Floyd, Michael          2   38    1   22
Allen, Armando          2    6    0    5
Hughes, Robert          1   -1    0    0
Totals...              24  304    3   54

Punting               No.  Yds   Avg Long In20   TB
---------------------------------------------------
Maust, Eric             3  124  41.3   49    1    0
Totals...               3  124  41.3   49    1    0

                       Punts   Kickoffs  Intercept
All Returns          No.Yds.Lg No.Yds.Lg No.Yds.Lg
--------------------------------------------------
Tate, Golden          2  23 23  0   0  0  0   0  0
GALLUP, Barry         0   0  0  1  18 18  0   0  0
McCarthy, Kyle        0   0  0  0   0  0  1  20 20
Riddick, Theo         0   0  0  4 107 38  0   0  0
Totals...             2  23 23  5 125 38  1  20 20

Field goal attempts
----------------------------------------
Tausch, Nick         2nd 03:14  22 yds - Good
Tausch, Nick         3rd 05:34  46 yds - Good

Kickoffs         No.  Yds  TB  OB   Avg
---------------------------------------
TAUSCH             7  444   0   0  63.4



FUMBLES: Michigan State-Ray, Caulton 1-1. Notre Dame-CLAUSEN, Jimmy 1-0.


Drive Chart


                                      Drive Chart (Final)
                                    2009 Notre Dame Football
                Michigan State vs Notre Dame (Sep 19, 2009 at Notre Dame, Ind.)

                 Drive Started             Drive Ended             Consumed
Team     Qtr Spot Time   Obtained      Spot Time   How Lost      Pl-Yds   TOP 
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
MSU      1st V45  15:00  Kickoff       V50  14:01  Punt           3-5    0:59
MSU      1st V32  12:21  Kickoff       H25  07:11 *FIELD GOAL    12-43   5:10
MSU      1st V25  04:59  Kickoff       H34  01:47  Missed FG      8-41   3:12
MSU      2nd V20  10:42  Punt          H00  09:30 *TOUCHDOWN      4-80   1:12
MSU      2nd V38  09:30  Kickoff       H40  07:58  Fumble         4-22   1:32
MSU      2nd V19  03:14  Kickoff       H00  01:01 *TOUCHDOWN      7-81   2:13#
MSU      2nd V30  00:00  Interception  V30  00:00  End of half    0-0    0:00
MSU      3rd V20  11:49  Kickoff       V21  09:45  Punt           3-1    2:04
MSU      3rd V30  05:34  Kickoff       H00  01:24 *TOUCHDOWN      8-70   4:10#
MSU      4th V14  12:00  Punt          H00  09:33 *TOUCHDOWN      5-86   2:27#
MSU      4th V29  05:18  Kickoff       V29  04:48  Punt           3-0    0:30
MSU      4th V20  02:58  Punt          H18  00:57  Interception  10-62   2:01#

ND       1st H16  14:01  Punt          V00  12:21 *TOUCHDOWN      4-84   1:40#
ND       1st H45  07:11  Kickoff       V00  04:59 *TOUCHDOWN      5-55   2:12
ND       1st H34  01:47  Missed FG     H31  10:42  Punt           9--3   6:05
ND       2nd H45  07:58  Fumble        V05  03:14 *FIELD GOAL    11-50   4:44#
ND       2nd H24  01:01  Kickoff       H46  00:00  Interception   4-22   1:01
ND       3rd H30  15:00  Kickoff       V00  11:49 *TOUCHDOWN      6-70   3:11#
ND       3rd V47  09:45  Punt          V29  05:34 *FIELD GOAL    10-18   4:11
ND       3rd H17  01:24  Kickoff       H47  12:00  Punt           9-30   4:24
ND       4th H27  09:33  Kickoff       V00  05:18 *TOUCHDOWN      8-73   4:15
ND       4th H19  04:48  Punt          H34  02:58  Punt           5-15   1:50
ND       4th H14  00:57  Interception  H10  00:00  End of half    2--4   0:57

MSU                       1st   2nd   3rd   4th     1st   2nd       
                          Qtr   Qtr   Qtr   Qtr    Half  Half  Total
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Time of possession       09:21 04:57 06:14 04:58   14:18 11:12 25:30
3rd Down Conversions      1/4   0/0   2/3   2/3     1/4   4/6   5/10
Avg Field Position        V34   V25   V25   V21     V29   V22   V26
4th Down Conversions      0/0   0/0   0/0   0/0     0/0   0/0   0/0

ND                        1st   2nd   3rd   4th     1st   2nd       
                          Qtr   Qtr   Qtr   Qtr    Half  Half  Total
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
Time of possession       05:39 10:03 08:46 10:02   15:42 18:48 34:30
3rd Down Conversions      0/0   1/4   3/4   1/3     1/4   4/7   5/11
Avg Field Position        H31   H34   H33   H20     H32   H26   H29
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 
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
MSU      1st V45  15:00  Kickoff       V50  14:01  Punt           3-5    0:59
ND       1st H16  14:01  Punt          V00  12:21 *TOUCHDOWN      4-84   1:40#
MSU      1st V32  12:21  Kickoff       H25  07:11 *FIELD GOAL    12-43   5:10
ND       1st H45  07:11  Kickoff       V00  04:59 *TOUCHDOWN      5-55   2:12
MSU      1st V25  04:59  Kickoff       H34  01:47  Missed FG      8-41   3:12
ND       1st H34  01:47  Missed FG     H31  10:42  Punt           9--3   6:05

MSU      2nd V20  10:42  Punt          H00  09:30 *TOUCHDOWN      4-80   1:12
MSU      2nd V38  09:30  Kickoff       H40  07:58  Fumble         4-22   1:32
ND       2nd H45  07:58  Fumble        V05  03:14 *FIELD GOAL    11-50   4:44#
MSU      2nd V19  03:14  Kickoff       H00  01:01 *TOUCHDOWN      7-81   2:13#
ND       2nd H24  01:01  Kickoff       H46  00:00  Interception   4-22   1:01
MSU      2nd V30  00:00  Interception  V30  00:00  End of half    0-0    0:00

ND       3rd H30  15:00  Kickoff       V00  11:49 *TOUCHDOWN      6-70   3:11#
MSU      3rd V20  11:49  Kickoff       V21  09:45  Punt           3-1    2:04
ND       3rd V47  09:45  Punt          V29  05:34 *FIELD GOAL    10-18   4:11
MSU      3rd V30  05:34  Kickoff       H00  01:24 *TOUCHDOWN      8-70   4:10#
ND       3rd H17  01:24  Kickoff       H47  12:00  Punt           9-30   4:24

MSU      4th V14  12:00  Punt          H00  09:33 *TOUCHDOWN      5-86   2:27#
ND       4th H27  09:33  Kickoff       V00  05:18 *TOUCHDOWN      8-73   4:15
MSU      4th V29  05:18  Kickoff       V29  04:48  Punt           3-0    0:30
ND       4th H19  04:48  Punt          H34  02:58  Punt           5-15   1:50
MSU      4th V20  02:58  Punt          H18  00:57  Interception  10-62   2:01#
ND       4th H14  00:57  Interception  H10  00:00  End of half    2--4   0:57



Defensive Statistics


                                Defensive Statistics (Final)
                                  2009 Notre Dame Football
              Michigan State vs Notre Dame (Sep 19, 2009 at Notre Dame, Ind.)


Michigan State      
## Player               Solo  Ast  Tot  TFL/Yds  FF FR-Yd Intc BrUp Blkd Sack/Yds QH
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
53 Jones, Greg             3    6    9  0.5/0    .   .     .      .    .      .     .
43 Gordon, Eric            2    6    8  0.5/5    .   .     .      1    .   0.5/5    .
9  Ware, Jeremy            7    .    7     .     .   .     .      1    .      .     .
11 Hyde, Marcus            4    2    6     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
40 Jenrette, Roderick      2    4    6     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
96 Pickelman, Kevin        2    4    6  1.0/6    .   .     .      .    .   0.5/5    .
39 Robinson, Trenton       2    4    6     .     .   .    1-0     .    .      .     .
29 Rucker, Chris L.        2    3    5     .     .   .     .      1    .      .     .
34 Denson, Brandon         2    3    5     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
36 Misch, Jon              .    4    4     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
58 Anderson, Trevor        1    2    3     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
5A Strayhorn, Johnathan    2    .    2  1.0/1    .   .     .      .    .      .     .
89 Neely, Colin            1    1    2     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
38 Davis-Clark, Kendell    1    1    2     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
99 Worthy, Jerel           1    1    2  1.0/6    .   .     .      .    .   1.0/6    .
33 Fortener, Dan           1    .    1     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
8  Cousins, Kirk           1    .    1     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
54 Rolf, David             1    .    1     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
27 Anderson, Andre         .    1    1     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
70 Wilson, Oren            .    1    1     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
10 Norman, Chris           .    1    1     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
55 Decker, Adam            .    .    .     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     1

Notre Dame          
## Player               Solo  Ast  Tot  TFL/Yds  FF FR-Yd Intc BrUp Blkd Sack/Yds QH
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
28 McCarthy, Kyle          7    2    9     .     .   .    1-20    2    .      .     .
22 Smith, Harrison         5    2    7     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
58 Smith, Brian            3    2    5  1.0/1    .   .     .      .    .      .     1
12 Blanton, Robert         2    3    5     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
6  Herring, Ray            4    .    4     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
41 Smith, Scott            2    2    4     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
89 Lewis-Moore, Kapron     1    3    4     .     1   .     .      .    .      .     .
17 MOTTA, Zeke             2    1    3     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
95 Williams, Ian           2    1    3  1.0/1    .   .     .      .    .      .     .
9A Johnson, Ethan          .    3    3     .     .   .     .      .    1      .     .
45 Fleming, Darius         2    .    2  2.0/2    .   .     .      .    .      .     1
31 Brown, Sergio           2    .    2     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
2  Walls, Darrin           2    .    2     .     .   .     .      1    .      .     .
54 McDonald, Anthony       1    .    1     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
26 Slaughter, Jamoris      1    .    1     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
98 Cwynar, Sean            .    1    1     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
49 Smith, Toryan           .    1    1     .     .  1-5    .      .    .      .     .
52 Cave, Braxston          .    1    1     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
5A Te'o, Manti             .    1    1     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
90 Ryan, John              .    1    1     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     .
56 Neal, Kerry             .    .    .     .     .   .     .      .    .      .     1



Participation Report


                          Participation Report (Final)
                            2009 Notre Dame Football
        Michigan State vs Notre Dame (Sep 19, 2009 at Notre Dame, Ind.)


Michigan State                                 Notre Dame

POS  ## OFFENSE                                POS  ## OFFENSE
TE   83 Gantt, Charlie                         X    23 TATE
LT   57 Cironi, Rocco                          WR   18 KAMARA
LG   67 Foreman, Joel                          LT   72 DUNCAN
C    66 Stipek, John                           LG   59 STEWART
RG   64 Moss, Brendon                          C    55 OLSEN
RT   59 Young, D.J.                            RG   78 ROBINSON
TE   88 Linthicum, B.                          RT   74 YOUNG
Z    25 White, Blair                           TE   9  RUDOLPH
QB   8  Cousins, Kirk                          Z    3  FLOYD
FB   45 Hawken, Andrew                         WR   82 PARRIS
RB   24 Ray, Caulton                           QB   7  CLAUSEN

POS  ## DEFENSE                                POS  ## DEFENSE
DE   58 Anderson, T.                           DE   89 LEWIS-MOORE
DT   99 Worthy, Jerel                          DT   9A JOHNSON
NT   70 Wilson, Oren                           NT   95 WILLIAMS, I.
DE   89 Neely, Colin                           DE   90 RYAN
WLB  43 Gordon, Eric                           SLB  45 FLEMING
MLB  53 Jones, Greg                            MLB  49 Smith, Toryan
SLB  10 Norman, Chris                          WLB  58 SMITH, B.
CB   9  Ware, Jeremy                           CB   12 BLANTON
FS   39 Robinson, T.                           FS   22 SMITH, H.
SS   11 Hyde, Marcus                           SS   28 McCARTHY, K.
CB   29 Rucker, Chris L                        CB   2  WALLS


 Michigan State: 2-Dell, Mark, 3-Cunningham, B., 4B-Bendzuck, Nick, 5A-Strayhorn, J., 7-Nichol, Keith, 14-Swenson, Brett,
 18-Bates, Aaron, 20-Jimmerson, A.J., 22-Caper, Larry, 26-Johnson, Jesse, 27-Anderson, Andre, 31-Henderson, A., 33-Fortener, Dan,
 34-Denson, Brandon, 36-Misch, Jon, 37-Weaver, Ross, 38-Davis-Clark, K., 40-Jenrette, R., 41-Winston, Glenn, 42-Pendy, Andrew,
 48-Stevens, Drew, 50-Gardiner, Steve, 54-Rolf, David, 55-Decker, Adam, 56-Shackleton, A., 68-Ruhland, Ethan, 71-Deyo, John,
 75-McGaha, Jared, 76-Schmeding, Mike, 80-Sims, Dion, 82-Martin, Keshawn, 91-Hoover, Tyler, 92-Johnson, Ishmyl, 96-Pickelman, K.,
 98-Jordan, Michael.

 Notre Dame: 4-GRAY, G., 5A-TE'O, 5-ALLEN, 6-HERRING, 8-McNEIL, 10-CRIST, 11-EVANS, 17-MOTTA, 21-GALLUP, 24-GORDON, 25-GRAY, J.,
 26-SLAUGHTER, 31-BROWN, 32-RIDDICK, 33-HUGHES, 36-POSLUSZNY, 37-ANELLO, 40-TAUSCH, 41-SMITH, S., 43-MAUST, 46-FILER, 52-CAVE,
 54-McDONALD, 56-NEAL, 60-COWART, 76-NUSS, 77-ROMINE, 79-WILLIAMS, H., 81-GOODMAN, 83-RAGONE, 86-BURGER, 93-MULLEN, 98-CWYNAR.



Box Score

                               Box Score (Final)
        Michigan State vs Notre Dame (Sep 19, 2009 at Notre Dame, Ind.)

Score by Quarters     1  2  3  4   Score
-----------------    -- -- -- --   -----
Michigan State......  3 14  6  7  - 30       Record: (1-2)
Notre Dame.......... 13  3 10  7  - 33       Record: (2-1)



Scoring Summary:
1st 12:21 ND - Allen, Armando 13 yd run (Tausch, Nick kick), 4-84 1:40, MSU 0 - ND 7
    07:11 MSU - Swenson, Brett 43 yd field goal, 12-43 5:10, MSU 3 - ND 7
    04:59 ND - Floyd, Michael 22 yd pass from Clausen, Jimmy (Tausch, Nick kick failed), 5-55 2:12, MSU 3 - ND 13
2nd 09:30 MSU - White, Blair 30 yd pass from Martin, Keshawn (Swenson, Brett kick), 4-80 1:12, MSU 10 - ND 13
    03:14 ND - Tausch, Nick 22 yd field goal, 11-50 4:44, MSU 10 - ND 16
    01:01 MSU - Caper, Larry 1 yd run (Swenson, Brett kick), 7-81 2:13, MSU 17 - ND 16
3rd 11:49 ND - Parris, Robby 5 yd pass from Allen, Armando (Tausch, Nick kick), 6-70 3:11, MSU 17 - ND 23
    05:34 ND - Tausch, Nick 46 yd field goal, 10-18 4:11, MSU 17 - ND 26
    01:24 MSU - Caper, Larry 7 yd run (Swenson, Brett kick blockd), 8-70 4:10, MSU 23 - ND 26
4th 09:33 MSU - White, Blair 17 yd pass from Cousins, Kirk (Swenson, Brett kick), 5-86 2:27, MSU 30 - ND 26
    05:18 ND - Tate, Golden 33 yd pass from Clausen, Jimmy (Tausch, Nick kick), 8-73 4:15, MSU 30 - ND 33



                                    MSU       ND
FIRST DOWNS...................       27       25
RUSHES-YARDS (NET)............   25-105   37-133
PASSING YDS (NET).............      354      304
Passes Att-Comp-Int...........  40-26-1  34-24-1
TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS.....   65-459   71-437
Fumble Returns-Yards..........      0-0      1-5
Punt Returns-Yards............      0-0     2-23
Kickoff Returns-Yards.........    7-154    5-125
Interception Returns-Yards....      1-0     1-20
Punts (Number-Avg)............   3-45.0   3-41.3
Fumbles-Lost..................      1-1      1-0
Penalties-Yards...............     6-40    11-99
Possession Time...............    25:30    34:30
Third-Down Conversions........  5 of 10  5 of 11
Fourth-Down Conversions.......   0 of 0   1 of 1
Red-Zone Scores-Chances.......      3-4      3-3
Sacks By: Number-Yards........     2-16      0-0


RUSHING: Michigan State-Caper, Larry 12-51; Ray, Caulton 3-23; Nichol,
Keith 2-14; Winston, Glenn 6-14; Cousins, Kirk 2-3. Notre Dame-ALLEN, Armando
23-115; Gray, Jonas 4-24; Clausen, Jimmy 7-minus 1; Tate, Golden 1-minus 1; TEAM
2-minus 4.

PASSING: Michigan State-Cousins, Kirk 23-35-1-302; Nichol, Keith
2-4-0-22; Martin, Keshawn 1-1-0-30. Notre Dame-CLAUSEN, Jimmy 22-31-0-300;
Crist, Dayne 1-2-1-minus 1; Allen, Armando 1-1-0-5.

RECEIVING: Michigan State-Cunningham, B.J. 7-74; Dell, Mark 6-121; White,
Blair 6-75; Linthicum, Brian 3-34; Gantt, Charlie 2-31; Ray, Caulton 1-14; Sims,
Dion 1-5. Notre Dame-TATE, Golden 7-127; Rudolph, Kyle 6-95; Kamara, Duval 3-23;
Parris, Robby 3-16; Floyd, Michael 2-38; Allen, Armando 2-6; Hughes, Robert
1-minus 1.

INTERCEPTIONS: Michigan State-Robinson, Trenton 1-0. Notre Dame-McCARTHY,
Kyle 1-20.

FUMBLES: Michigan State-Ray, Caulton 1-1. Notre Dame-CLAUSEN, Jimmy 1-0.

Stadium: Notre Dame Stadium    Attendance: 80795
Kickoff time: 3:42 pm   End of Game: 7:12 pm   Total elapsed time: 3:30
Officials: Referee: Dave Witvoet; Umpire: Jeff Carr; Linesman: M. Mahouski;
Line judge: Rick Kruger; Back judge: Robert Smith; Field judge: Ed Rohan;
Side judge: Terry Anderson; Scorer: Kevin Barry;
Temperature: 71        Wind: East 6    Weather: Mostly Sunny

ID-729791


        Michigan State vs Notre Dame (Sep 19, 2009 at Notre Dame, Ind.)

SACKS (UA-A): Michigan State-Pickelman, Kevin 0-1; Worthy, Jerel 1-0;
Gordon, Eric 0-1. Notre Dame-None.

TACKLES (UA-A): Michigan State-Jones, Greg 3-6; Gordon, Eric 2-6; Ware,
Jeremy 7-0; Hyde, Marcus 4-2; Pickelman, Kevin 2-4; Jenrette, Roderick 2-4;
Robinson, Trenton 2-4; Denson, Brandon 2-3; Rucker, Chris L. 2-3; Misch, Jon
0-4; Anderson, Trevor 1-2; Strayhorn, Johnathan 2-0; Worthy, Jerel 1-1;
Davis-Clark, Kendell 1-1; Neely, Colin 1-1; Rolf, David 1-0; Fortener, Dan 1-0;
Cousins, Kirk 1-0; Norman, Chris 0-1; Anderson, Andre 0-1; Wilson, Oren 0-1.
Notre Dame-McCARTHY, Kyle 7-2; Smith, Harrison 5-2; Smith, Brian 3-2; BLANTON,
Robert 2-3; Herring, Ray 4-0; Smith, Scott 2-2; Lewis-Moore, Kapron 1-3;
Williams, Ian 2-1; MOTTA, Zeke 2-1; Johnson, Ethan 0-3; Fleming, Darius 2-0;
Walls, Darrin 2-0; Brown, Sergio 2-0; Slaughter, Jamoris 1-0; McDonald, Anthony
1-0; Te'o, Manti 0-1; Cave, Braxston 0-1; Ryan, John 0-1; Cwynar, Sean 0-1;
Smith, Toryan 0-1.


Game Starters:
Michigan State

POS  ## OFFENSE
TE   83 Gantt, Charlie
LT   57 Cironi, Rocco
LG   67 Foreman, Joel
C    66 Stipek, John
RG   64 Moss, Brendon
RT   59 Young, D.J.
TE   88 Linthicum, B.
Z    25 White, Blair
QB   8  Cousins, Kirk
FB   45 Hawken, Andrew
RB   24 Ray, Caulton

POS  ## DEFENSE
DE   58 Anderson, T.
DT   99 Worthy, Jerel
NT   70 Wilson, Oren
DE   89 Neely, Colin
WLB  43 Gordon, Eric
MLB  53 Jones, Greg
SLB  10 Norman, Chris
CB   9  Ware, Jeremy
FS   39 Robinson, T.
SS   11 Hyde, Marcus
CB   29 Rucker, Chris L

Notre Dame

POS  ## OFFENSE
X    23 TATE
WR   18 KAMARA
LT   72 DUNCAN
LG   59 STEWART
C    55 OLSEN
RG   78 ROBINSON
RT   74 YOUNG
TE   9  RUDOLPH
Z    3  FLOYD
WR   82 PARRIS
QB   7  CLAUSEN

POS  ## DEFENSE
DE   89 LEWIS-MOORE
DT   9A JOHNSON
NT   95 WILLIAMS, I.
DE   90 RYAN
SLB  45 FLEMING
MLB  49 Smith, Toryan
WLB  58 SMITH, B.
CB   12 BLANTON
FS   22 SMITH, H.
SS   28 McCARTHY, K.
CB   2  WALLS


Player participation:


Michigan State: 2-Dell, Mark, 3-Cunningham, B., 4B-Bendzuck, Nick, 5A-Strayhorn, J., 7-Nichol, Keith, 14-Swenson, Brett,
18-Bates, Aaron, 20-Jimmerson, A.J., 22-Caper, Larry, 26-Johnson, Jesse, 27-Anderson, Andre, 31-Henderson, A., 33-Fortener, Dan,
34-Denson, Brandon, 36-Misch, Jon, 37-Weaver, Ross, 38-Davis-Clark, K., 40-Jenrette, R., 41-Winston, Glenn, 42-Pendy, Andrew,
48-Stevens, Drew, 50-Gardiner, Steve, 54-Rolf, David, 55-Decker, Adam, 56-Shackleton, A., 68-Ruhland, Ethan, 71-Deyo, John,
75-McGaha, Jared, 76-Schmeding, Mike, 80-Sims, Dion, 82-Martin, Keshawn, 91-Hoover, Tyler, 92-Johnson, Ishmyl, 96-Pickelman, K.,
98-Jordan, Michael.

Notre Dame: 4-GRAY, G., 5A-TE'O, 5-ALLEN, 6-HERRING, 8-McNEIL, 10-CRIST, 11-EVANS, 17-MOTTA, 21-GALLUP, 24-GORDON, 25-GRAY, J.,
26-SLAUGHTER, 31-BROWN, 32-RIDDICK, 33-HUGHES, 36-POSLUSZNY, 37-ANELLO, 40-TAUSCH, 41-SMITH, S., 43-MAUST, 46-FILER, 52-CAVE,
54-McDONALD, 56-NEAL, 60-COWART, 76-NUSS, 77-ROMINE, 79-WILLIAMS, H., 81-GOODMAN, 83-RAGONE, 86-BURGER, 93-MULLEN, 98-CWYNAR.




Play-by-Play Summary


                               Play-by-Play Summary (1st quarter)
                                    2009 Notre Dame Football
                Michigan State vs Notre Dame (Sep 19, 2009 at Notre Dame, Ind.)

               ND wins toss and defers, MSU will defend the north goal.
  V 1-10 V30   ND ball on ND30.

                   TAUSCH kickoff 59 yards to the MSU11, Winston, Glenn return 34 yards to
                   the MSU45 (SLAUGHTER).
  V 1-10 V45   Ray, Caulton rush for 5 yards to the 50 yardline (SMITH, H.).
  V 2-5  V50   Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Dell, Mark (McCARTHY, K.).
  V 3-5  V50   Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Cunningham, B..
  V 4-5  V50   Bates, Aaron punt 34 yards to the ND16, fair catch by TATE.
--------------- 3 plays, 5 yards, TOP 00:59 ---------------

      H 1-10 H16   NOTRE DAME drive start at 14:01.
      H 1-10 H16   CLAUSEN pass complete to PARRIS for 6 yards to the ND22, out-of-bounds
                   (Ware, Jeremy).
      H 2-4  H22   PENALTY MSU offside (Anderson, T.) 5 yards to the ND27, 1ST DOWN
                   ND.
      H 1-10 H27   CLAUSEN pass complete to RUDOLPH for 52 yards to the MSU21, 1ST DOWN
                   ND, out-of-bounds (Hyde, Marcus).
      H 1-10 V21   CLAUSEN pass complete to RUDOLPH for 8 yards to the MSU13 (Ware,
                   Jeremy).
      H 2-2  V13   ALLEN rush for 13 yards to the MSU0, 1ST DOWN ND, TOUCHDOWN,
                   clock 12:21.
                   TAUSCH kick attempt good.

                                 ==============================
                                 MICHIGAN STATE 0, NOTRE DAME 7
                                 ==============================

--------------- 4 plays, 84 yards, TOP 01:40 ---------------

                   TAUSCH kickoff 63 yards to the MSU7, Winston, Glenn return 25 yards to
                   the MSU32 (HERRING).
  V 1-10 V32   MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 12:21.
  V 1-10 V32   Cousins, Kirk pass complete to White, Blair for 12 yards to the MSU44,
               1ST DOWN MSU.
  V 1-10 V44   Caper, Larry rush for 8 yards to the ND48 (McCARTHY, K.).
  V 2-2  H48   Winston, Glenn rush for 3 yards to the ND45, 1ST DOWN MSU
               (CWYNAR;LEWIS-MOORE).
  V 1-10 H45   Cousins, Kirk pass complete to White, Blair for 5 yards to the ND40 (WALLS).
  V 2-5  H40   Caper, Larry rush for loss of 1 yard to the ND41 (FLEMING).
  V 3-6  H41   Cousins, Kirk pass complete to White, Blair for 7 yards to the ND34, 1ST
               DOWN MSU.
  V 1-10 H34   Cousins, Kirk rush for loss of 1 yard to the ND35, out-of-bounds (FLEMING).
  V 2-11 H35   Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Dell, Mark for 11 yards to the ND24, 1ST
               DOWN MSU, out-of-bounds (BLANTON).
  V 1-10 H24   Winston, Glenn rush for loss of 1 yard to the ND25 (WILLIAMS, I.).
  V 2-11 H25   Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Gantt, Charlie.
  V 3-11 H25   Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Cunningham, B..
  V 4-11 H25   Swenson, Brett field goal attempt from 43 GOOD, clock 07:11.

                                 ==============================
                                 MICHIGAN STATE 3, NOTRE DAME 7
                                 ==============================

--------------- 12 plays, 43 yards, TOP 05:10 ---------------

               Swenson, Brett kickoff 63 yards to the ND7, RIDDICK return 38 yards to the
               ND45, out-of-bounds (Davis-Clark, K.).
      H 1-10 H45   NOTRE DAME drive start at 07:11.
      H 1-10 H45   CLAUSEN pass complete to TATE for 6 yards to the MSU49 (Hyde, Marcus).
      H 2-4  V49   CLAUSEN rush for 9 yards to the MSU40, 1ST DOWN ND.
      H 1-10 V40   CLAUSEN pass complete to FLOYD for 16 yards to the MSU24, 1ST DOWN
                   ND (Robinson, T.).
      H 1-10 V24   CLAUSEN pass complete to RUDOLPH for 2 yards to the MSU22 (Gordon,
                   Eric).
      H 2-8  V22   CLAUSEN pass complete to FLOYD for 22 yards to the MSU0, 1ST DOWN
                   ND, TOUCHDOWN, clock 04:59.
                   TAUSCH kick attempt failed.

                                ===============================
                                MICHIGAN STATE 3, NOTRE DAME 13
                                ===============================

--------------- 5 plays, 55 yards, TOP 02:12 ---------------

                   TAUSCH kickoff 66 yards to the MSU4, Winston, Glenn return 21 yards to
                   the MSU25 (MOTTA;SMITH, S.).
  V 1-10 V25   MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 04:59.
  V 1-10 V25   Ray, Caulton rush for 18 yards to the MSU43, 1ST DOWN MSU (McCARTHY,
               K.).
  V 1-10 V43   Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Dell, Mark for 13 yards to the ND44, 1ST
               DOWN MSU, out-of-bounds (WALLS).
  V 1-10 H44   Caper, Larry rush for 5 yards to the ND39 (SMITH, H.).
  V 2-5  H39   Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Sims, Dion for 5 yards to the ND34, 1ST
               DOWN MSU (McCARTHY, K.;CAVE).
  V 1-10 H34   Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Sims, Dion (McCARTHY, K.).
  V 2-10 H34   Ray, Caulton rush for no gain to the ND34 (McCARTHY, K.).
  V 3-10 H34   Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Dell, Mark.
  V 4-10 H34   Swenson, Brett field goal attempt from 51 MISSED - hit right upright, spot
               at ND34, clock 01:47.
--------------- 8 plays, 41 yards, TOP 03:12 ---------------

      H 1-10 H34   NOTRE DAME drive start at 01:47.
      H 1-10 H34   CLAUSEN pass complete to RUDOLPH for 12 yards to the ND46, 1ST DOWN
                   ND (Robinson, T.;Jones, Greg).
      H 1-10 H46   CLAUSEN pass complete to TATE for 4 yards to the 50 yardline (Rucker,
                   Chris L;Norman, Chris).
      H 2-6  H50   CLAUSEN rush for 2 yards to the MSU48 (Pickelman, K.).

                                ======END OF 1st QUARTER=======
                                MICHIGAN STATE 3, NOTRE DAME 13
                                ===============================

Play-by-Play Summary (2nd quarter)
      H 3-4  V48   Start of 2nd quarter, clock 15:00.
      H 3-4  V48   ALLEN rush for 3 yards to the MSU45, out-of-bounds (Rucker, Chris L).
      H 4-1  V45   ALLEN rush for 2 yards to the MSU43, 1ST DOWN ND (Rolf, David).
      H 1-10 V43   TATE rush for loss of 1 yard to the MSU44 (Pickelman, K.;Jones, Greg).
      H 2-11 V44   PENALTY ND false start (YOUNG) 5 yards to the MSU49.
      H 2-16 V49   CLAUSEN pass complete to ALLEN for 1 yard to the MSU48, out-of-bounds,
                   PENALTY ND holding (ROBINSON) 10 yards to the ND42.
      H 2-25 H42   2nd and 25.
      H 2-25 H42   CLAUSEN sacked for loss of 10 yards to the ND32 (Pickelman, K.;Gordon,
                   Eric).
      H 3-35 H32   CRIST pass complete to HUGHES for loss of 1 yard to the ND31 (Strayhorn,
                   J.).
      H 4-36 H31   MAUST punt 49 yards to the MSU20, downed.
--------------- 9 plays, minus 3 yards, TOP 06:05 ---------------

  V 1-10 V20   MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 10:42.
  V 1-10 V20   Nichol, Keith rush for 5 yards to the MSU25, out-of-bounds (BLANTON),
               PENALTY ND personal foul (BLANTON) 15 yards to the MSU40, 1ST DOWN
               MSU.
  V 1-10 V40   1st and 10.
  V 1-10 V40   Caper, Larry rush for 6 yards to the MSU46 (SMITH, H.).
  V 2-4  V46   Nichol, Keith rush for 9 yards to the ND45, 1ST DOWN MSU (BROWN),
               PENALTY ND personal foul (SMITH, H.) 15 yards to the ND30, 1ST DOWN
               MSU.
  V 1-10 H30   Timeout Notre Dame, clock 10:11.
  V 1-10 H30   1st and 10.
  V 1-10 H30   Martin, Keshawn pass complete to White, Blair for 30 yards to the ND0,
               1ST DOWN MSU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 09:30.
               Swenson, Brett kick attempt good.

                                ================================
                                MICHIGAN STATE 10, NOTRE DAME 13
                                ================================

--------------- 4 plays, 80 yards, TOP 01:12 ---------------

               Swenson, Brett kickoff 8 yards to the MSU38, on-side kick, recovered by MSU
               on MSU38.
  V 1-10 V38   MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 09:30.
  V 1-10 V38   Nichol, Keith pass complete to Dell, Mark for 8 yards to the MSU46.
  V 2-2  V46   Winston, Glenn rush for 5 yards to the ND49, 1ST DOWN MSU (WILLIAMS,
               I.).
  V 1-10 H49   Nichol, Keith pass incomplete to Gantt, Charlie, QB hurry by SMITH, B..
  V 2-10 H49   PENALTY MSU false start (Gantt, Charlie) 5 yards to the MSU46.
  V 2-15 V46   Nichol, Keith pass complete to Ray, Caulton for 14 yards to the ND40, fumble
               forced by LEWIS-MOORE, fumble by Ray, Caulton recovered by ND Smith, Toryan
               at ND40, Smith, Toryan for 5 yards to the ND45.
--------------- 4 plays, 22 yards, TOP 01:32 ---------------

      H 1-10 H45   NOTRE DAME drive start at 07:58, ND ball on ND45.
      H 1-10 H45   CLAUSEN pass incomplete to RAGONE.
      H 2-10 H45   ALLEN rush for 12 yards to the MSU43, 1ST DOWN ND (Misch,
                   Jon;Robinson, T.).
      H 1-10 V43   ALLEN rush for no gain to the MSU43 (Neely, Colin).
      H 2-10 V43   ALLEN rush for 8 yards to the MSU35 (Anderson, T.).
      H 3-2  V35   ALLEN rush for 8 yards to the MSU27, 1ST DOWN ND (Robinson, T.).
      H 1-10 V27   CLAUSEN pass complete to PARRIS for 5 yards to the MSU22, out-of-bounds
                   (Ware, Jeremy).
      H 2-5  V22   GRAY, J. rush for 15 yards to the MSU7, 1ST DOWN ND,
                   out-of-bounds (Ware, Jeremy).
      H 1-G  V07   Timeout Michigan State, clock 04:53.
      H 1-G  V07   CLAUSEN pass incomplete to FLOYD (Ware, Jeremy).
      H 2-G  V07   Timeout Notre Dame, clock 04:48.
      H 2-G  V07   ALLEN rush for 6 yards to the MSU1 (Denson, Brandon;Hyde, Marcus).
      H 3-G  V01   CLAUSEN rush for loss of 4 yards to the MSU5, fumble by CLAUSEN
                   recovered by ND ALLEN at MSU5.
      H 4-G  V05   TAUSCH field goal attempt from 22 GOOD, clock 03:14.

                                ================================
                                MICHIGAN STATE 10, NOTRE DAME 16
                                ================================

--------------- 11 plays, 50 yards, TOP 04:44 ---------------

                   TAUSCH kickoff 67 yards to the MSU3, Winston, Glenn return 16 yards to
                   the MSU19 (MOTTA).
  V 1-10 V19   MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 03:14.
  V 1-10 V19   Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Dell, Mark for 20 yards to the MSU39, 1ST
               DOWN MSU (LEWIS-MOORE;SMITH, S.).
  V 1-10 V39   PENALTY ND IS 5 yards to the MSU44.
  V 1-5  V44   Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Cunningham, B. for 12 yards to the ND44,
               1ST DOWN MSU (SMITH, S.).
  V 1-10 H44   Caper, Larry rush for 3 yards to the ND41 (JOHNSON;LEWIS-MOORE).
  V 2-7  H41   Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to White, Blair, PENALTY ND pass
               interference (GRAY, G.) 15 yards to the ND26, 1ST DOWN MSU, NO
               PLAY.
  V 1-10 H26   Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Dell, Mark (WALLS), PENALTY MSU holding
               (Moss, Brendon) 10 yards to the ND36, NO PLAY.
  V 1-20 H36   Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Cunningham, B. for 11 yards to the ND25,
               out-of-bounds.
  V 2-9  H25   Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Cunningham, B. for 11 yards to the ND14,
               1ST DOWN MSU, out-of-bounds (BROWN).
  V 1-10 H14   Caper, Larry rush for 11 yards to the ND3, 1ST DOWN MSU (McCARTHY,
               K.).
  V 1-G  H03   PENALTY ND face mask (LEWIS-MOORE) 2 yards to the ND1, 1ST DOWN
               MSU.
  V 1-G  H01   Caper, Larry rush for 1 yard to the ND0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 01:01.
               Swenson, Brett kick attempt good.

                                ================================
                                MICHIGAN STATE 17, NOTRE DAME 16
                                ================================

--------------- 7 plays, 81 yards, TOP 02:13 ---------------

               Swenson, Brett kickoff 64 yards to the ND6, RIDDICK return 18 yards to the
               ND24 (Jenrette, R.).
      H 1-10 H24   NOTRE DAME drive start at 01:01.
      H 1-10 H24   Timeout Michigan State, clock 00:55.
      H 1-10 H24   CLAUSEN pass complete to KAMARA for 5 yards to the ND29 (Ware, Jeremy).
      H 2-5  H29   CLAUSEN rush for 6 yards to the ND35, 1ST DOWN ND.
      H 1-10 H35   Timeout Notre Dame, clock 00:17.
      H 1-10 H35   ALLEN rush for 11 yards to the ND46, 1ST DOWN ND (Jones, Greg).
      H 1-10 H46   Timeout Michigan State, clock 00:10.
      H 1-10 H46   CRIST pass intercepted by Robinson, T. at the MSU10, Robinson, T. return
                   0 yards to the MSU10.
--------------- 4 plays, 22 yards, TOP 01:01 ---------------

  V 1-10 V10   MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 00:00.
  V 1-10 V10   End of half, clock 00:00.

                                =======END OF 2nd QUARTER=======
                                MICHIGAN STATE 17, NOTRE DAME 16
                                ================================

Play-by-Play Summary (3rd quarter)
  V 1-10 V10   Start of 3rd quarter, clock 15:00.
  V 1-10 V10   MSU ball on MSU30.

               Swenson, Brett kickoff 58 yards to the ND12, GALLUP return 18 yards to the
               ND30 (Jones, Greg;Davis-Clark, K.).
      H 1-10 H30   NOTRE DAME drive start at 15:00.
      H 1-10 H30   CLAUSEN pass complete to TATE for 4 yards to the ND34 (Misch,
                   Jon;Rucker, Chris L).
      H 2-6  H34   ALLEN rush for 5 yards to the ND39 (Misch, Jon;Gordon, Eric).
      H 3-1  H39   CLAUSEN rush for 2 yards to the ND41, 1ST DOWN ND (Gordon,
                   Eric;Worthy, Jerel).
      H 1-10 H41   CLAUSEN pass complete to TATE for 54 yards to the MSU5, 1ST DOWN
                   ND, out-of-bounds (Hyde, Marcus).
      H 1-G  V05   ALLEN rush for no gain to the MSU5 (Neely, Colin;Misch, Jon).
      H 2-G  V05   ALLEN pass complete to PARRIS for 5 yards to the MSU0, TOUCHDOWN, clock
                   11:49.
                   TAUSCH kick attempt good.

                                ================================
                                MICHIGAN STATE 17, NOTRE DAME 23
                                ================================

--------------- 6 plays, 70 yards, TOP 03:11 ---------------

                   TAUSCH kickoff 67 yards to the MSU3, Winston, Glenn return 17 yards to
                   the MSU20 (MOTTA).
  V 1-10 V20   MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 11:49.
  V 1-10 V20   Caper, Larry rush for 6 yards to the MSU26 (BLANTON;JOHNSON).
  V 2-4  V26   PENALTY MSU false start (Stipek, John) 5 yards to the MSU21.
  V 2-9  V21   Caper, Larry rush for no gain to the MSU21 (SMITH, B.;JOHNSON).
  V 3-9  V21   Nichol, Keith pass incomplete, QB hurry by NEAL.
  V 4-9  V21   Bates, Aaron punt 49 yards to the ND30, TATE return 23 yards to the MSU47
               (Fortener, Dan).
--------------- 3 plays, 1 yards, TOP 02:04 ---------------

      H 1-10 V47   NOTRE DAME drive start at 09:45.
      H 1-10 V47   CLAUSEN pass incomplete to PARRIS.
      H 2-10 V47   ALLEN rush for 7 yards to the MSU40 (Robinson, T.;Gordon, Eric).
      H 3-3  V40   ALLEN rush for 5 yards to the MSU35, 1ST DOWN ND (Pickelman,
                   K.;Gordon, Eric).
      H 1-10 V35   ALLEN rush for 1 yard to the MSU34 (Jones, Greg;Jenrette, R.).
      H 2-9  V34   GRAY, J. rush for 4 yards to the MSU30 (Gordon, Eric;Wilson, Oren).
      H 3-5  V30   CLAUSEN pass complete to TATE for 8 yards to the MSU22, 1ST DOWN
                   ND (Strayhorn, J.).
      H 1-10 V22   GRAY, J. rush for 3 yards to the MSU19 (Jenrette, R.;Denson, Brandon).
      H 2-7  V19   PENALTY ND holding (DUNCAN) 10 yards to the MSU29.
      H 2-17 V29   CLAUSEN pass incomplete to TATE.
      H 3-17 V29   CLAUSEN pass incomplete to ALLEN (Gordon, Eric).
      H 4-17 V29   TAUSCH field goal attempt from 46 GOOD, clock 05:34.

                                ================================
                                MICHIGAN STATE 17, NOTRE DAME 26
                                ================================

--------------- 10 plays, 18 yards, TOP 04:11 ---------------

                   TAUSCH kickoff 59 yards to the MSU11, Winston, Glenn return 19 yards to
                   the MSU30 (SMITH, S.).
  V 1-10 V30   MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 05:34.
  V 1-10 V30   Cousins, Kirk rush for 4 yards to the MSU34 (McCARTHY, K.).
  V 2-6  V34   Winston, Glenn rush for loss of 1 yard to the MSU33 (SMITH, B.).
  V 3-7  V33   Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Dell, Mark for 12 yards to the MSU45, 1ST
               DOWN MSU, out-of-bounds.
  V 1-10 V45   Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Gantt, Charlie for 25 yards to the ND30,
               1ST DOWN MSU (McCARTHY, K.).
  V 1-10 H30   Caper, Larry rush for 4 yards to the ND26 (McCARTHY, K.;SMITH, Toryan).
  V 2-6  H26   Winston, Glenn rush for 3 yards to the ND23 (SMITH, B.).
  V 3-3  H23   Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Linthicum, B. for 16 yards to the ND7, 1ST
               DOWN MSU, out-of-bounds (SMITH, H.).
  V 1-G  H07   Caper, Larry rush for 7 yards to the ND0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 01:24.
               Swenson, Brett kick attempt failed (blocked) (blocked by JOHNSON).

                                ================================
                                MICHIGAN STATE 23, NOTRE DAME 26
                                ================================

--------------- 8 plays, 70 yards, TOP 04:10 ---------------

               Swenson, Brett kickoff 68 yards to the ND2, RIDDICK return 25 yards to the
               ND27 (Anderson, Andre;Denson, Brandon), PENALTY ND holding (GALLUP) 10
               yards to the ND17, 1st and 10, ND ball on ND17.
      H 1-10 H17   NOTRE DAME drive start at 01:24.
      H 1-10 H17   CLAUSEN pass complete to KAMARA for 10 yards to the ND27, 1ST DOWN
                   ND, out-of-bounds (Ware, Jeremy).
      H 1-10 H27   CLAUSEN pass incomplete to RUDOLPH, QB hurry by Decker, Adam.
      H 2-10 H27   CLAUSEN pass complete to RUDOLPH for 8 yards to the ND35 (Jenrette, R.).

                                =======END OF 3rd QUARTER=======
                                MICHIGAN STATE 23, NOTRE DAME 26
                                ================================

Play-by-Play Summary (4th quarter)
      H 3-2  H35   Start of 4th quarter, clock 15:00.
      H 3-2  H35   ALLEN rush for 4 yards to the ND39, 1ST DOWN ND (Jenrette,
                   R.;Rucker, Chris L).
      H 1-10 H39   ALLEN rush for 5 yards to the ND44 (Rucker, Chris L).
      H 2-5  H44   ALLEN rush for 7 yards to the MSU49, 1ST DOWN ND (Jones,
                   Greg;Anderson, T.).
      H 1-10 V49   GRAY, J. rush for 2 yards to the MSU47 (Ware, Jeremy).
      H 2-8  V47   CLAUSEN sacked for loss of 6 yards to the ND47 (Worthy, Jerel).
      H 3-14 H47   CLAUSEN pass incomplete to TATE (Rucker, Chris L).
      H 4-14 H47   MAUST punt 39 yards to the MSU14, fair catch by Caper, Larry.
--------------- 9 plays, 30 yards, TOP 04:24 ---------------

  V 1-10 V14   MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 12:00.
  V 1-10 V14   Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Gantt, Charlie for 6 yards to the MSU20
               (McCARTHY, K.).
  V 2-4  V20   Caper, Larry rush for 1 yard to the MSU21 (SMITH, H.;WILLIAMS, I.).
  V 3-3  V21   Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Dell, Mark for 57 yards to the ND22, 1ST
               DOWN MSU, out-of-bounds (SMITH, H.).
  V 1-10 H22   Winston, Glenn rush for 5 yards to the ND17 (SMITH, B.;RYAN).
  V 2-5  H17   Cousins, Kirk pass complete to White, Blair for 17 yards to the ND0, 1ST
               DOWN MSU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 09:33.
               Swenson, Brett kick attempt good.

                                ================================
                                MICHIGAN STATE 30, NOTRE DAME 26
                                ================================

--------------- 5 plays, 86 yards, TOP 02:27 ---------------

               Swenson, Brett kickoff 69 yards to the ND1, RIDDICK return 26 yards to the
               ND27 (Jones, Greg).
      H 1-10 H27   NOTRE DAME drive start at 09:33.
      H 1-10 H27   ALLEN rush for 3 yards to the ND30 (Hyde, Marcus;Anderson, T.).
      H 2-7  H30   PENALTY MSU offside (Neely, Colin) 5 yards to the ND35.
      H 2-2  H35   CLAUSEN pass complete to ALLEN for 5 yards to the ND40, 1ST DOWN
                   ND, out-of-bounds (Gordon, Eric).
      H 1-10 H40   CLAUSEN pass incomplete.
      H 2-10 H40   CLAUSEN pass complete to RUDOLPH for 13 yards to the MSU47, 1ST DOWN
                   ND, out-of-bounds.
      H 1-10 V47   CLAUSEN pass complete to KAMARA for 8 yards to the MSU39 (Denson,
                   Brandon).
      H 2-2  V39   ALLEN rush for 4 yards to the MSU35, 1ST DOWN ND (Pickelman, K.).
      H 1-10 V35   ALLEN rush for 2 yards to the MSU33 (Hyde, Marcus).
      H 2-8  V33   CLAUSEN pass complete to TATE for 33 yards to the MSU0, 1ST DOWN
                   ND, TOUCHDOWN, clock 05:18.
                   TAUSCH kick attempt good.

                                ================================
                                MICHIGAN STATE 30, NOTRE DAME 33
                                ================================

--------------- 8 plays, 73 yards, TOP 04:15 ---------------

                   TAUSCH kickoff 63 yards to the MSU7, Winston, Glenn return 22 yards to
                   the MSU29 (McDONALD).
  V 1-10 V29   MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 05:18.
  V 1-10 V29   Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Cunningham, B. (WALLS).
  V 2-10 V29   Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Linthicum, B..
  V 3-10 V29   Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Cunningham, B..
  V 4-10 V29   Bates, Aaron punt 52 yards to the ND19, TATE return 0 yards to the ND19
               (Denson, Brandon).
--------------- 3 plays, 0 yards, TOP 00:30 ---------------

      H 1-10 H19   NOTRE DAME drive start at 04:48.
      H 1-10 H19   ALLEN rush for 5 yards to the ND24 (Jenrette, R.;Pickelman, K.),
                   PENALTY ND personal foul (YOUNG) 12 yards to the ND12.
      H 1-17 H12   2nd and 17.
      H 2-17 H12   Timeout Michigan State, clock 04:41.
      H 2-17 H12   CLAUSEN pass complete to TATE for 18 yards to the ND30, 1ST DOWN
                   ND (Jones, Greg).
      H 1-10 H30   ALLEN rush for loss of 5 yards to the ND25.
      H 2-15 H25   Timeout Michigan State, clock 03:58.
      H 2-15 H25   ALLEN rush for 9 yards to the ND34 (Jones, Greg;Robinson, T.).
      H 3-6  H34   CLAUSEN pass incomplete to GOODMAN.
      H 4-6  H34   MAUST punt 36 yards to the MSU30, fair catch by Martin, Keshawn,
                   PENALTY MSU IB 10 yards to the MSU20, 1st and 10, MSU ball on MSU20.
--------------- 5 plays, 15 yards, TOP 01:50 ---------------

  V 1-10 V20   MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 02:58.
  V 1-10 V20   Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Linthicum, B. for 15 yards to the MSU35,
               1ST DOWN MSU (BLANTON;SMITH, H.).
  V 1-10 V35   Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Cunningham, B. for 8 yards to the MSU43,
               out-of-bounds (SMITH, B.).
  V 2-2  V43   Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Linthicum, B. for 3 yards to the MSU46,
               1ST DOWN MSU, out-of-bounds (HERRING).
  V 1-10 V46   Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Cunningham, B. for 8 yards to the ND46
               (HERRING).
  V 2-2  H46   Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Cunningham, B. for 16 yards to the ND30,
               1ST DOWN MSU (BLANTON;TE'O).
  V 1-10 H30   Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Dell, Mark.
  V 2-10 H30   Cousins, Kirk pass complete to White, Blair for 4 yards to the ND26
               (HERRING).
  V 3-6  H26   Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Cunningham, B. for 8 yards to the ND18,
               1ST DOWN MSU, out-of-bounds.
  V 1-10 H18   Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Caper, Larry.
  V 2-10 H18   Timeout Michigan State, clock 01:10.
  V 2-10 H18   Cousins, Kirk pass intercepted by McCARTHY, K. at the ND4, McCARTHY, K.
               return 20 yards to the ND24 (Cousins, Kirk), QB hurry by FLEMING, PENALTY
               ND IB (SMITH, B.) 0 yards to the ND24, 1st and 10, ND ball on ND14.
--------------- 10 plays, 62 yards, TOP 02:01 ---------------

      H 1-10 H14   NOTRE DAME drive start at 00:57.
      H 1-10 H14   TEAM rush for loss of 2 yards to the ND12.
      H 2-12 H12   TEAM rush for loss of 2 yards to the ND10.
      H 3-14 H10   End of game, clock 00:00.
--------------- 2 plays, minus 4 yards, TOP 00:57 ---------------

                                ===========FINAL SCORE==========
                                MICHIGAN STATE 30, NOTRE DAME 33
                                ================================



Play Breakdown Summary


                         Play Breakdown Summary (Final)
                            2009 Notre Dame Football
        Michigan State vs Notre Dame (Sep 19, 2009 at Notre Dame, Ind.)




Michigan State                         Notre Dame

Down               RUN PASS  Total     Down               RUN PASS  Total

OVERALL..........   25   40     65     OVERALL..........   35   36     71
1ST DOWN.........   16   18     34     1ST DOWN.........   13   20     33
2ND DOWN-SHORT...    2    2      4     2ND DOWN-SHORT...    2    1      3
2ND DOWN-MIDDLE..    5    3      8     2ND DOWN-MIDDLE..    6    1      7
2ND DOWN-LONG....    2    7      9     2ND DOWN-LONG....    7    9     16
3RD DOWN-SHORT...    0    0      0     3RD DOWN-SHORT...    4    0      4
3RD DOWN-MIDDLE..    0    2      2     3RD DOWN-MIDDLE..    2    0      2
3RD DOWN-LONG....    0    8      8     3RD DOWN-LONG....    0    5      5
4TH DOWN.........    0    0      0     4TH DOWN.........    1    0      1

Michigan State                         Notre Dame

Formation        RUN PASS  Total       Formation        RUN PASS  Total

...............   25   40     65       ...............   35   36     71




Play Breakdown


                                                       Play Breakdown (Final)
                                                      2009 Notre Dame Football
                                  Michigan State vs Notre Dame (Sep 19, 2009 at Notre Dame, Ind.)

                                                Michigan State (Sorted by Play type)

1ST DOWN RUN  (16 RUN, 18 PASS)                                  1ST DOWN PASS
1-10 V40 #22   6 [    ]                                          1-10 V38 #7  to #2      8 [     ]
1-10 H30 #22   4 [    ]                                          1-10 V43 #8  to #2     13 [     ]
1-10 V20 #22   6 [    ]                                          1-10 V19 #8  to #2     20 [     ]
1-10 H14 #22  11 [    ]                                          1-10 H30 #8  to #2      - [     ]
1-7  H07 #22   7 [    ]                                          1-10 H18 #8  to #22     - [     ]
1-1  H01 #22   1 [    ]                                          1-10 H45 #8  to #25     5 [     ]
1-10 H44 #22   5 [    ]                                          1-10 V32 #8  to #25    12 [     ]
1-10 V44 #22   8 [    ]                                          1-10 H30 #82 to #25    30 [     ]
1-10 H44 #22   3 [    ]                                          1-10 V29 #8  to #3      - [     ]
1-10 V45 #24   5 [    ]                                          1-10 V35 #8  to #3      8 [     ]
1-10 V25 #24  18 [    ]                                          1-10 V46 #8  to #3      8 [     ]
1-10 H22 #41   5 [    ]                                          1-20 H36 #8  to #3     11 [     ]
1-10 H24 #41  -1 [    ]                                          1-5  V44 #8  to #3     12 [     ]
1-10 V20 #7    5 [    ]                                          1-10 H34 #8  to #80     - [     ]
1-10 H34 #8   -1 [    ]                                          1-10 V45 #8  to #83    25 [     ]
1-10 V30 #8    4 [    ]                                          1-10 V14 #8  to #83     6 [     ]
                                                                 1-10 H49 #7  to #83     - [     ]
                                                                 1-10 V20 #8  to #88    15 [     ]

2ND-SHORT RUN  (2 RUN, 2 PASS)                                   2ND-SHORT PASS
2-2  H48 #41   3 [    ]                                          2-2  H46 #8  to #3     16 [     ]
2-2  V46 #41   5 [    ]                                          2-2  V43 #8  to #88     3 [     ]

2ND-MIDDLE RUN  (5 RUN, 3 PASS)                                  2ND-MIDDLE PASS
2-4  V20 #22   1 [    ]                                          2-5  V50 #8  to #2      - [     ]
2-5  H40 #22  -1 [    ]                                          2-5  H17 #8  to #25    17 [     ]
2-6  V34 #41  -1 [    ]                                          2-5  H39 #8  to #80     5 [     ]
2-6  H26 #41   3 [    ]
2-4  V46 #7    9 [    ]

2ND-LONG RUN  (2 RUN, 7 PASS)                                    2ND-LONG PASS
2-9  V21 #22   0 [    ]                                          2-11 H35 #8  to #2     11 [     ]
2-10 H34 #24   0 [    ]                                          2-15 V46 #7  to #24    14 [     ]
                                                                 2-10 H30 #8  to #25     4 [     ]
                                                                 2-10 H18 #8  to #28   INT [     ]
                                                                 2-9  H25 #8  to #3     11 [     ]
                                                                 2-11 H25 #8  to #83     - [     ]
                                                                 2-10 V29 #8  to #88     - [     ]

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

3RD-MIDDLE RUN  (0 RUN, 2 PASS)                                  3RD-MIDDLE PASS
                                                                 3-3  V21 #8  to #2     57 [     ]
                                                                 3-3  H23 #8  to #88    16 [     ]

3RD-LONG RUN  (0 RUN, 8 PASS)                                    3RD-LONG PASS
                                                                 3-10 H34 #8  to #2      - [     ]
                                                                 3-7  V33 #8  to #2     12 [     ]
                                                                 3-6  H41 #8  to #25     7 [     ]
                                                                 3-11 H25 #8  to #3      - [     ]
                                                                 3-10 V29 #8  to #3      - [     ]
                                                                 3-5  V50 #8  to #3      - [     ]
                                                                 3-6  H26 #8  to #3      8 [     ]
                                                                 3-9  V21 #7  to #       - [     ]

4TH DOWN RUN  (0 RUN, 0 PASS)                                    4TH DOWN PASS

Play Breakdown


                                                       Play Breakdown (Final)
                                                      2009 Notre Dame Football
                                  Michigan State vs Notre Dame (Sep 19, 2009 at Notre Dame, Ind.)

                                                  Notre Dame (Sorted by Play type)

1ST DOWN RUN  (13 RUN, 20 PASS)                                  1ST DOWN PASS
1-10 V43 #23  -1 [    ]                                          1-10 H17 #7  to #18    10 [     ]
1-10 V22 #25   3 [    ]                                          1-10 V47 #7  to #18     8 [     ]
1-10 V49 #25   2 [    ]                                          1-10 H24 #7  to #18     5 [     ]
1-10 H35 #5   11 [    ]                                          1-10 H30 #7  to #23     4 [     ]
1-10 V43 #5    0 [    ]                                          1-10 H45 #7  to #23     6 [     ]
1-10 H39 #5    5 [    ]                                          1-10 H46 #7  to #23     4 [     ]
1-10 H30 #5   -5 [    ]                                          1-10 H41 #7  to #23    54 [     ]
1-10 V35 #5    1 [    ]                                          1-7  V07 #7  to #3      - [     ]
1-10 H19 #5    5 [    ]                                          1-10 V40 #7  to #3     16 [     ]
1-5  V05 #5    0 [    ]                                          1-10 H46 #10 to #39   INT [     ]
1-10 H27 #5    3 [    ]                                          1-10 V47 #7  to #82     - [     ]
1-10 V35 #5    2 [    ]                                          1-10 V27 #7  to #82     5 [     ]
1-10 H14 #TM  -2 [    ]                                          1-10 H16 #7  to #82     6 [     ]
                                                                 1-10 H45 #7  to #83     - [     ]
                                                                 1-10 H27 #7  to #9      - [     ]
                                                                 1-10 H27 #7  to #9     52 [     ]
                                                                 1-10 V21 #7  to #9      8 [     ]
                                                                 1-10 H34 #7  to #9     12 [     ]
                                                                 1-10 V24 #7  to #9      2 [     ]
                                                                 1-10 H40 #7  to #       - [     ]

2ND-SHORT RUN  (2 RUN, 1 PASS)                                   2ND-SHORT PASS
2-2  V13 #5   13 [    ]                                          2-2  H35 #7  to #5      5 [     ]
2-2  V39 #5    4 [    ]

2ND-MIDDLE RUN  (6 RUN, 1 PASS)                                  2ND-MIDDLE PASS
2-5  V22 #25  15 [    ]                                          2-5  V05 #5  to #82     5 [     ]
2-5  H44 #5    7 [    ]
2-6  H34 #5    5 [    ]
2-5  H29 #7    6 [    ]
2-4  V49 #7    9 [    ]
2-6  H50 #7    2 [    ]

2ND-LONG RUN  (7 RUN, 9 PASS)                                    2ND-LONG PASS
2-9  V34 #25   4 [    ]                                          2-17 H12 #7  to #23    18 [     ]
2-7  V07 #5    6 [    ]                                          2-17 V29 #7  to #23     - [     ]
2-10 V43 #5    8 [    ]                                          2-8  V33 #7  to #23    33 [     ]
2-10 H45 #5   12 [    ]                                          2-8  V22 #7  to #3     22 [     ]
2-15 H25 #5    9 [    ]                                          2-16 V49 #7  to #5      1 [     ]
2-10 V47 #5    7 [    ]                                          2-10 H27 #7  to #9      8 [     ]
2-12 H12 #TM  -2 [    ]                                          2-10 H40 #7  to #9     13 [     ]
                                                                 2-8  V47 #7  to #    SACK [     ]
                                                                 2-25 H42 #7  to #    SACK [     ]

3RD-SHORT RUN  (4 RUN, 0 PASS)                                   3RD-SHORT PASS
3-2  V35 #5    8 [    ]
3-2  H35 #5    4 [    ]
3-1  H39 #7    2 [    ]
3-1  V01 #7   -4 [    ]

3RD-MIDDLE RUN  (2 RUN, 0 PASS)                                  3RD-MIDDLE PASS
3-3  V40 #5    5 [    ]
3-4  V48 #5    3 [    ]

3RD-LONG RUN  (0 RUN, 5 PASS)                                    3RD-LONG PASS
                                                                 3-14 H47 #7  to #23     - [     ]
                                                                 3-5  V30 #7  to #23     8 [     ]
                                                                 3-35 H32 #10 to #33    -1 [     ]
                                                                 3-17 V29 #7  to #5      - [     ]
                                                                 3-6  H34 #7  to #81     - [     ]

4TH DOWN RUN  (1 RUN, 0 PASS)                                    4TH DOWN PASS
4-1  V45 #5    2 [    ]