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    #15 Michigan State vs Notre Dame (Sep 17, 2011 at Notre Dame, Ind.)

    Michigan State (2-1) vs. Notre Dame (1-2)

    Date: Sep 17, 2011 • Site: Notre Dame, Ind.  • Stadium: Notre Dame Stadium  •  Attendance: 80795

    Score by Quarters  Score 
    Michigan State   3  7  0  3  13 
    Notre Dame   14  7  7  3  31 

    SCORING SUMMARY   MSU -ND  
    1st  10:41  ND   Wood, Cierre 22 yd run (Ruffer, David kick) 
             8 plays, 76 yards, TOP 4:19  0 - 7 
      01:32  MSU   Conroy, Dan 40 yd field goal 
             4 plays, 4 yards, TOP 1:27  3 - 7 
      01:20  ND   Atkinson III, George 89 yd kickoff return (Ruffer, David kick) 
               3 - 14 
    2nd  11:57  MSU   Sims, Dion 6 yd pass from Cousins, Kirk (Conroy, Dan kick) 
             11 plays, 80 yards, TOP 4:23  10 - 14 
      03:36  ND   Wood, Cierre 6 yd run (Ruffer, David kick) 
             10 plays, 92 yards, TOP 4:49  10 - 21 
    3rd  09:30  ND   Jones, TJ 26 yd pass from Rees, Tommy (Ruffer, David kick) 
             8 plays, 71 yards, TOP 3:47  10 - 28 
    4th  10:56  MSU   Conroy, Dan 35 yd field goal 
             8 plays, 42 yards, TOP 3:53  13 - 28 
      03:11  ND   Ruffer, David 33 yd field goal 
             4 plays, -5 yards, TOP 0:21  13 - 31 

    Kickoff time: 3:41 pm  • End of Game: 7:00 pm  • Total elapsed time: 3:19
    Referee: John O'Neill  •  Umpire: Mike Pilarski  •  Linesman: Tripp Sutter  •  Line judge: Paul Engelberts •  Back judge: Jack Lyman  •  Field judge: Henry Zaborniak •  Side judge: John Hayes  •  Scorer: Kevin Barry  • 
    Temperature: 68  • Wind: SE8  • Weather: Sunny
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    #15 Michigan State vs Notre Dame (Sep 17, 2011 at Notre Dame, Ind.)

     Team Totals  MSU  ND 
    FIRST DOWNS  21  18 
       Rushing 
       Passing  18 
       Penalty 
    NET YARDS RUSHING  29  114 
       Rushing Attempts  23  32 
       Average Per Rush  1.3  3.6 
       Rushing Touchdowns 
       Yards Gained Rushing  54  141 
       Yards Lost Rushing  25  27 
    NET YARDS PASSING  329  161 
       Completions-Attempts-Int  34-54-1  18-26-1 
       Average Per Attempt  6.1  6.2 
       Average Per Completion  9.7  8.9 
       Passing Touchdowns 
    TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS  358  275 
       Total offense plays  77  58 
       Average Gain Per Play  4.6  4.7 
    Fumbles: Number-Lost  1-1  3-2 
    Penalties: Number-Yards  12-86  6-53 
    PUNTS-YARDS  6-238  4-166 
       Average Yards Per Punt  39.7  41.5 
       Net Yards Per Punt  36.8  41.5 
       Inside 20 
       50+ Yards 
       Touchbacks 
       Fair catch 
    KICKOFFS-YARDS  4-257  6-407 
       Average Yards Per Kickoff  64.2  67.8 
       Net Yards Per Kickoff  28.8  39.7 
       Touchbacks 
    Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD  0-0-0  2--3-0 
       Average Per Return  0.0  -1.5 
    Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD  4-129-0  4-142-1 
       Average Per Return  32.2  35.5 
    Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD  1-34-0  1-82-0 
    Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD  0-0-0  0-0-0 
    Miscellaneous Yards 
    Possession Time  32:28  27:32 
       1st Quarter  6:32  8:28 
       2nd Quarter  7:52  7:08 
       3rd Quarter  7:16  7:44 
       4th Quarter  10:48  4:12 
    Third-Down Conversions  5 of 17  5 of 12 
    Fourth-Down Conversions  1 of 3  0 of 0 
    Red-Zone Scores-Chances  2-5  2-2 
       Touchdowns  1-5  1-2 
       Field goals  1-5  1-2 
    Sacks By: Number-Yards  1-7  2-18 
    PAT Kicks  1-1  4-4 
    Field Goals  2-2  1-1 
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    #15 Michigan State vs Notre Dame (Sep 17, 2011 at Notre Dame, Ind.)

    Michigan State
      
    Notre Dame
    RUSHING  No.  Gain  Loss  Net  TD  Lg  Avg. 
    Bell, Le'Veon   27  27  3.9 
    Baker, Edwin   10  26  26  2.6 
    Cunningham, B.   -1  -1.0 
    Martin, Keshawn  -3  -3.0 
    Cousins, Kirk   21  -20  -5.0 
    Totals...  23  54  25  29  1.3 
      
    RUSHING  No.  Gain  Loss  Net  TD  Lg  Avg. 
    GRAY, Jonas  12  67  65  14  5.4 
    WOOD, Cierre  14  71  10  61  22  4.4 
    TEAM   -5  -2.5 
    REES, Tommy  10  -7  -1.8 
    Totals...  32  141  27  114  22  3.6 
      
     
    PASSING  Cmp-Att-Int  Yds  TD  Long  Sack 
    Cousins, Kirk   34-53-1  329  25 
    Sonntag, Brad   0-1-0 
    Totals...  34-54-1  329  25 
      
    PASSING  Cmp-Att-Int  Yds  TD  Long  Sack 
    REES, Tommy  18-26-1  161  33 
    Totals...  18-26-1  161  33 
      
     
    RECEIVING  No.  Yds  TD  Lg 
    Cunningham, B.   12  158  25 
    Martin, Keshawn  32  13 
    Bell, Le'Veon   23 
    Caper, Larry   25  11 
    Sims, Dion   38  21 
    Baker, Edwin   15 
    Anderson, Todd   21  21 
    Nichol, Keith  
    Linthicum, B.  
    Totals...  34  329  25 
      
    RECEIVING  No.  Yds  TD  Lg 
    FLOYD, Michael  84  33 
    WOOD, Cierre 
    Jones, TJ   40  26 
    EIFERT, Tyler  25  16 
    RIDDICK, Theo 
    Totals...  18  161  33 
      
      
      
      
     
    PUNTING  No.  Yds  Avg  Long  In20  TB 
    Sadler, Mike   238  39.7  55 
    Totals...  238  39.7  55 
      
    PUNTING  No.  Yds  Avg  Long  In20  TB 
    TURK, Ben  166  41.5  50 
    Totals...  166  41.5  50 
     
       Punts  Kickoffs  Intercept 
    ALL RETURNS  No  Yds  Lg  No  Yds  Lg  No  Yds  Lg 
    Hill, Nick   129  42 
    Drummond, K.   34  34 
    Totals...  129  42  34  34 
      
      
       Punts  Kickoffs  Intercept 
    ALL RETURNS  No  Yds  Lg  No  Yds  Lg  No  Yds  Lg 
    BLANTON, Robert  82  82 
    ATKINSON III, George  142  89 
    GOODMAN, John  -3 
    Totals...  -3  142  89  82  82 
     
    ALL PURPOSE  Rush  Rcv  KR  PR  IR  Total 
    Cunningham, B.   -1  158  157 
    Hill, Nick   129  129 
    Bell, Le'Veon   27  23  50 
    Baker, Edwin   26  15  41 
    Sims, Dion   38  38 
    Drummond, K.   34  34 
    Martin, Keshawn  -3  32  29 
    Caper, Larry   25  25 
    Anderson, Todd   21  21 
    Nichol, Keith  
    Linthicum, B.  
    Cousins, Kirk   -20  -20 
    Totals...  29  329  129  34  521 
      
    ALL PURPOSE  Rush  Rcv  KR  PR  IR  Total 
    ATKINSON III, George  142  142 
    FLOYD, Michael  84  84 
    BLANTON, Robert  82  82 
    WOOD, Cierre  61  66 
    GRAY, Jonas  65  65 
    Jones, TJ   40  40 
    EIFERT, Tyler  25  25 
    RIDDICK, Theo 
    GOODMAN, John  -3  -3 
    TEAM   -5  -5 
    REES, Tommy  -7  -7 
    Totals...  114  161  142  -3  82  496 
      
     
    FIELD GOAL ATTEMPTS 
    Conroy, Dan  1st  01:32  40 yards  Good 
    Conroy, Dan  4th  10:56  35 yards  Good 
      
    FIELD GOAL ATTEMPTS 
    RUFFER, David  4th  03:11  33 yards  Good 
      
     
    KICKOFFS  No.  Yds  TB  OB  Avg. 
    Muma, Kevin   257  64.2 
      
    KICKOFFS  No.  Yds  TB  OB  Avg. 
    BRINDZA, Kyle  407  67.8 
     
    FUMBLES: Michigan State-Cousins, Kirk 1-1. Notre Dame-ATKINSON III, George 1-0; Goodman, John 1-1; Rees, Tommy 1-1.
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    #15 Michigan State vs Notre Dame (Sep 17, 2011 at Notre Dame, Ind.)

       Drive Started  Drive Ended  Consumed    
    Team  Qtr  Spot  Time  Obtained  Spot  Time     How Lost  Pl-Yds  TOP  RZ 
    MSU   1st  M20  10:41  Kickoff  M37  08:22     Punt  3-17  2:19    
    MSU   1st  N46  05:19  Fumble  M49  03:53     Fumble  3--5  1:26    
    MSU   1st  N27  02:59  Interception  N23  01:32  FIELD GOAL  4-4  1:27    
    MSU   1st  M20  01:20  Kickoff  N00  11:57  TOUCHDOWN  11-80  4:23 
    MSU   2nd  M45  10:25  Punt  N43  08:25     Punt  4-12  2:00    
    MSU   2nd  M47  03:36  Kickoff  N02  00:47     Downs  9-51  2:49 
    MSU   3rd  M23  15:00  Kickoff  M32  13:17     Punt  3-9  1:43    
    MSU   3rd  M40  09:30  Kickoff  M43  05:55     Punt  6-3  3:35    
    MSU   3rd  M19  02:59  Punt  M45  01:01     Punt  4-26  1:58    
    MSU   4th  M41  14:49  Punt  N17  10:56  FIELD GOAL  8-42  3:53 
    MSU   4th  M01  07:52  Punt  M48  04:28     Punt  10-47  3:24    
    MSU   4th  N21  04:28  Fumble  N03  03:32     Interception  3-18  0:56 
    MSU   4th  M47  03:11  Kickoff  N18  00:36     Downs  11-35  2:35 
      
    ND   1st  N24  15:00  Kickoff  M00  10:41  TOUCHDOWN  8-76  4:19    
    ND   1st  N20  08:22  Punt  N46  05:19     Fumble  6-26  3:03    
    ND   1st  M49  03:53  Fumble  N49  02:59     Interception  3--2  0:54    
    ND   1st  M00  01:20  Kickoff  M00  01:20  TOUCHDOWN  0-0  0:00    
    ND   2nd  N19  11:57  Kickoff  N25  10:25     Punt  3-6  1:32    
    ND   2nd  N08  08:25  Punt  M00  03:36  TOUCHDOWN  10-92  4:49 
    ND   2nd  N02  00:47  Downs  N03  00:00     End of half  3-1  0:47    
    ND   3rd  N29  13:17  Punt  M00  09:30  TOUCHDOWN  8-71  3:47    
    ND   3rd  N19  05:55  Punt  N39  02:59     Punt  6-20  2:56    
    ND   3rd  N20  01:01  Punt  N15  14:49     Punt  3--5  1:12    
    ND   4th  N27  10:56  Kickoff  N49  07:52     Punt  4-22  3:04    
    ND   4th  N21  00:00  Punt  N21  04:28     Fumble  0-0  0:00    
    ND   4th  M12  03:32  Interception  M17  03:11  FIELD GOAL  4--5  0:21 
    ND   4th  N18  00:36  Downs  N15  00:00     End of half  1--3  0:36    

       1st  2nd  3rd  4th     1st  2nd       
    Michigan State   Qtr  Qtr  Qtr  Qtr     Half  Half     Total 
    Time of possession   06:32   07:52   07:16   10:48      14:24   18:04      32:28  
    3rd Down Conversions   1/4   1/3   1/4   2/6      2/7   3/10      5/17  
    Average field position  M41   M46   M27   M42      M43   M35      M39  
    4th Down Conversions   0/0   0/1   0/0   1/2      0/1   1/2      1/3  
      
       1st  2nd  3rd  4th     1st  2nd       
    Notre Dame   Qtr  Qtr  Qtr  Qtr     Half  Half     Total 
    Time of possession   08:28   07:08   07:44   04:12      15:36   11:56      27:32  
    3rd Down Conversions   1/2   1/3   3/5   0/2      2/5   3/7      5/12  
    Average field position  N48   N09   N22   N44      N32   N33      N32  
    4th Down Conversions   0/0   0/0   0/0   0/0      0/0   0/0      0/0  
    Drive Chart (By Quarter)

       Drive Started  Drive Ended  Consumed    
    Team  Qtr  Spot  Time  Obtained  Spot  Time     How Lost  Pl-Yds  TOP  RZ 
    ND   1st  N24  15:00  Kickoff  M00  10:41  TOUCHDOWN  8-76  4:19    
    MSU   1st  M20  10:41  Kickoff  M37  08:22     Punt  3-17  2:19    
    ND   1st  N20  08:22  Punt  N46  05:19     Fumble  6-26  3:03    
    MSU   1st  N46  05:19  Fumble  M49  03:53     Fumble  3--5  1:26    
    ND   1st  M49  03:53  Fumble  N49  02:59     Interception  3--2  0:54    
    MSU   1st  N27  02:59  Interception  N23  01:32  FIELD GOAL  4-4  1:27    
    ND   1st  M00  01:20  Kickoff  M00  01:20  TOUCHDOWN  0-0  0:00    
    MSU   1st  M20  01:20  Kickoff  N00  11:57  TOUCHDOWN  11-80  4:23 
    ND   2nd  N19  11:57  Kickoff  N25  10:25     Punt  3-6  1:32    
      
    MSU   2nd  M45  10:25  Punt  N43  08:25     Punt  4-12  2:00    
    ND   2nd  N08  08:25  Punt  M00  03:36  TOUCHDOWN  10-92  4:49 
    MSU   2nd  M47  03:36  Kickoff  N02  00:47     Downs  9-51  2:49 
    ND   2nd  N02  00:47  Downs  N03  00:00     End of half  3-1  0:47    
    MSU   3rd  M23  15:00  Kickoff  M32  13:17     Punt  3-9  1:43    
      
    ND   3rd  N29  13:17  Punt  M00  09:30  TOUCHDOWN  8-71  3:47    
    MSU   3rd  M40  09:30  Kickoff  M43  05:55     Punt  6-3  3:35    
    ND   3rd  N19  05:55  Punt  N39  02:59     Punt  6-20  2:56    
    MSU   3rd  M19  02:59  Punt  M45  01:01     Punt  4-26  1:58    
    ND   3rd  N20  01:01  Punt  N15  14:49     Punt  3--5  1:12    
    MSU   4th  M41  14:49  Punt  N17  10:56  FIELD GOAL  8-42  3:53 
      
    ND   4th  N27  10:56  Kickoff  N49  07:52     Punt  4-22  3:04    
    MSU   4th  M01  07:52  Punt  M48  04:28     Punt  10-47  3:24    
    ND   4th  N21  00:00  Punt  N21  04:28     Fumble  0-0  0:00    
    MSU   4th  N21  04:28  Fumble  N03  03:32     Interception  3-18  0:56 
    ND   4th  M12  03:32  Interception  M17  03:11  FIELD GOAL  4--5  0:21 
    MSU   4th  M47  03:11  Kickoff  N18  00:36     Downs  11-35  2:35 
    ND   4th  N18  00:36  Downs  N15  00:00     End of half  1--3  0:36    
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    #15 Michigan State vs Notre Dame (Sep 17, 2011 at Notre Dame, Ind.)

    ##  Michigan State   Solo  Ast  Total  TFL/Yds  FF  FR-Yds  Int-Yds  BrUp  Blkd  Sack/Yds  QBH 
    9   Lewis, Isaiah   0.5/1   .   .   .  
    28  Allen, Denicos   2.5/7   .   .   .  
    44  Rush, Marcus   2.0/10   .   .   .  
    10  Norman, Chris   0.5/1   .   .   .  
    5   Adams, Johnny   1.0/3   .   .   .  
    99  Worthy, Jerel   .   1-0   .   .  
    2   Gholston, W.   0.5/0   .   .   .  
    39  Robinson, T.   .   .   .   .  
    96  Pickelman, K.   2.0/9   .   .   1.0/7  
    31  Dennard, D.   .   .   .   .  
    40  Bullough, Max   .   .   .   .  
    47  Gainer, Jeremy   .   .   .   .  
    24  Bell, Le'Veon   .   .   .   .  
    27  Drummond, K.   .   .   1-34  .  
    34  Jones, Taiwan   .   .   .   .  
    41  Elsworth, Kyler  .   .   .   .  
    55  Freeman, Corey   .   .   .   .  
    98  White, A.R.   .   .   .   .  
    25  Mumphery, Keith  .   .   .   .  
    50  Gardiner, Steve  .   1-0   .   .  
    ##  Notre Dame   Solo  Ast  Total  TFL/Yds  FF  FR-Yds  Int-Yds  BrUp  Blkd  Sack/Yds  QBH 
    5   TE'O, Manti  10  12  .   .   .   .  
    4   GRAY, Gary  10  .   .   .   .  
    22  SMITH, Harrison  .   .   .   .  
    12  BLANTON, Robert  3.0/13   .   1-82  1.0/11  
    17  MOTTA, Zeke  .   .   .   .  
    19  LYNCH, Aaron  1.0/7   .   .   1.0/7  
    89  LEWIS-MOORE, Kapron  .   .   .   .  
    48  FOX, Dan  .   .   .   .  
    45  FLEMING, Darius  .   .   .   .  
    26  SLAUGHTER, Jamoris  .   .   .   .  
    44  CALABRESE, Carlo  .   .   .   .  
    58  NIKLAS, Troy  .   .   .   .  
    9A  NIX III, Louis  .   .   .   .  
    7A  TUITT, Stephon  .   .   .   .  
    90  JOHNSON, Ethan  .   1-0   .   .  
    36  POSLUSZNY, David  .   .   .   .  
    27  BRINDZA, Kyle  .   .   .   .  
    46  FILER, Steve  1.0/3   .   .   .  
    20  WOOD, Cierre  .   .   .   .  
    98  CWYNAR, Sean  .   .   .   .  
    24  SALVI, Chris  .   .   .   .  
    29  COUGHLIN, Patrick  .   .   .   .  
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    #15 Michigan State vs Notre Dame (Sep 17, 2011 at Notre Dame, Ind.)

    Michigan State  
    Pos  ##  Offense 
    LT   59  France, Dan  
    LG   67  Foreman, Joel  
    C   64  Treadwell, B.  
    RG   62  McDonald, Chris 
    RT   70  Burkland, S.  
    TE   88  Linthicum, B.  
    QB   8   Cousins, Kirk  
    RB   4   Baker, Edwin  
    X   3   Cunningham, B.  
    Z   82  Martin, Keshawn 
    WR   80  Sims, Dion  
      
    Michigan State  
    Pos  ##  Defense 
    DE   44  Rush, Marcus  
    NT   98  White, A.R.  
    DE   2   Gholston, W.  
    STAR  10  Norman, Chris  
    MIKE  40  Bullough, Max  
    SAM   28  Allen, Denicos  
    FC   31  Dennard, D.  
    FS   39  Robinson, T.  
    SS   9   Lewis, Isaiah  
    BC   5   Adams, Johnny  
    DT   99  Worthy, Jerel  
      
    Notre Dame  
    Pos  ##  Offense 
    RT   75  DEVER  
    RG   78  ROBINSON  
    C   52  CAVE  
    LG   66  WATT  
    LT   70  MARTIN, Z.  
    TE   80  EIFERT  
    QB   11  REES  
    RB   20  WOOD, C.  
    WR   6   RIDDICK  
    WR   7   Jones, TJ  
    WR   3   FLOYD  
      
    Notre Dame  
    Pos  ##  Defense 
    DE   90  JOHNSON  
    NG   9A  NIX  
    DE   89  LEWIS-MOORE  
    OLB   45  FLEMING  
    ILB   48  FOX  
    ILB   5   TE'O  
    CB   12  BLANTON  
    S   22  SMITH, H.  
    S   26  SLAUGHTER  
    CB   4   GRAY, G.  
    OLB   58  NIKLAS  

    Michigan State: 3A-Sadler, Mike, 4A-Conroy, Dan, 7-Nichol, Keith, 14-Lippett, Tony, 17-Muma, Kevin, 20-Hill, Nick, 22-Caper, Larry, 24-Bell, Le'Veon, 25-Mumphery, Keith, 27-Drummond, K., 32-White, Mitchell, 33-Langford, J., 34-Jones, Taiwan, 41-Elsworth, Kyler, 42-Anderson, Todd, 47-Gainer, Jeremy, 49-Hammock, TyQuan, 50-Gardiner, Steve, 51-Fonoti, Fou, 52-Drone, Denzel, 55-Freeman, Corey, 57-Strayhorn, J., 58-Sanders, Jordan, 71-Deyo, John, 72-Klatt, Nate, 81-Sonntag, Brad, 85-Celek, Garrett, 96-Pickelman, K..

    Notre Dame: 1A-WILLIAMS, Ish., 2-JACKSON, 7A-TUITT, 8-MOORE, 9-TOMA, 15-McCARTHY, D., 17-MOTTA, 18-KOYACK, 19-LYNCH, 23-WOOD, L., 24-SALVI, 25-GRAY, J., 27-BRINDZA, 28-COLLINSWORTH, 29-COUGHLIN, P., 34-ATKINSON III, 35-TURK, 36-POSLUSZNY, 44-CALABRESE, 46-FILER, 50-KAVANAGH, 53-UTUPO, 54-McDONALD, 57-GOLIC, M., 60-COWART, 74-LOMBARD, 76-NUSS, 81-GOODMAN, 97-RUFFER, 98-CWYNAR.
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    #15 Michigan State vs Notre Dame (Sep 17, 2011 at Notre Dame, Ind.)

    Score by Quarters     1  2  3  4   Score
    -----------------    -- -- -- --   -----
    Michigan State......  3  7  0  3  - 13       Record: (2-1)
    Notre Dame.......... 14  7  7  3  - 31       Record: (1-2)
    
    
    
    Scoring Summary:
    1st 10:41 ND - Wood, Cierre 22 yd run (Ruffer, David kick), 8-76 4:19, MSU 0 - ND 7
        01:32 MSU - Conroy, Dan 40 yd field goal, 4-4 1:27, MSU 3 - ND 7
        01:20 ND - Atkinson III, George 89 yd kickoff return (Ruffer, David kick), , MSU 3 - ND 14
    2nd 11:57 MSU - Sims, Dion 6 yd pass from Cousins, Kirk (Conroy, Dan kick), 11-80 4:23, MSU 10 - ND 14
        03:36 ND - Wood, Cierre 6 yd run (Ruffer, David kick), 10-92 4:49, MSU 10 - ND 21
    3rd 09:30 ND - Jones, TJ 26 yd pass from Rees, Tommy (Ruffer, David kick), 8-71 3:47, MSU 10 - ND 28
    4th 10:56 MSU - Conroy, Dan 35 yd field goal, 8-42 3:53, MSU 13 - ND 28
        03:11 ND - Ruffer, David 33 yd field goal, 4--5 0:21, MSU 13 - ND 31
    
    
    
                                        MSU       ND
    FIRST DOWNS...................       21       18
    RUSHES-YARDS (NET)............    23-29   32-114
    PASSING YDS (NET).............      329      161
    Passes Att-Comp-Int...........  54-34-1  26-18-1
    TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS.....   77-358   58-275
    Fumble Returns-Yards..........      0-0      0-0
    Punt Returns-Yards............      0-0     2--3
    Kickoff Returns-Yards.........    4-129    4-142
    Interception Returns-Yards....     1-34     1-82
    Punts (Number-Avg)............   6-39.7   4-41.5
    Fumbles-Lost..................      1-1      3-2
    Penalties-Yards...............    12-86     6-53
    Possession Time...............    32:28    27:32
    Third-Down Conversions........  5 of 17  5 of 12
    Fourth-Down Conversions.......   1 of 3   0 of 0
    Red-Zone Scores-Chances.......      2-5      2-2
    Sacks By: Number-Yards........      1-7     2-18
    
    
    RUSHING: Michigan State-Bell, Le'Veon 7-27; Baker, Edwin 10-26;
    Cunningham, B. 1-minus 1; Martin, Keshawn 1-minus 3; Cousins, Kirk 4-minus 20.
    Notre Dame-GRAY, Jonas 12-65; Wood, Cierre 14-61; TEAM 2-minus 5; Rees, Tommy
    4-minus 7.
    
    PASSING: Michigan State-Cousins, Kirk 34-53-1-329; Sonntag, Brad 0-1-0-0.
    Notre Dame-REES, Tommy 18-26-1-161.
    
    RECEIVING: Michigan State-Cunningham, B. 12-158; Martin, Keshawn 5-32;
    Bell, Le'Veon 5-23; Caper, Larry 4-25; Sims, Dion 3-38; Baker, Edwin 2-15;
    Anderson, Todd 1-21; Nichol, Keith 1-9; Linthicum, B. 1-8. Notre Dame-FLOYD,
    Michael 6-84; Wood, Cierre 6-5; Jones, TJ 3-40; Eifert, Tyler 2-25; RIDDICK,
    Theo 1-7.
    
    INTERCEPTIONS: Michigan State-Drummond, K. 1-34. Notre Dame-BLANTON,
    Robert 1-82.
    
    FUMBLES: Michigan State-Cousins, Kirk 1-1. Notre Dame-REES, Tommy 1-1;
    Goodman, John 1-1; Atkinson III, George 1-0.
    
    Stadium: Notre Dame Stadium    Attendance: 80795
    Kickoff time: 3:41 pm   End of Game: 7:00 pm   Total elapsed time: 3:19
    Officials: Referee: John O'Neill; Umpire: Mike Pilarski; Linesman: Tripp Sutter;
    Line judge: Paul Engelberts; Back judge: Jack Lyman; Field judge: Henry Zaborniak;
    Side judge: John Hayes; Scorer: Kevin Barry;
    Temperature: 68        Wind: SE8       Weather: Sunny
    
    ID-986091
    
    
          #15 Michigan State vs Notre Dame (Sep 17, 2011 at Notre Dame, Ind.)
    
    SACKS (UA-A): Michigan State-Pickelman, K. 1-0. Notre Dame-BLANTON,
    Robert 1-0; Lynch, Aaron 1-0.
    
    TACKLES (UA-A): Michigan State-Lewis, Isaiah 5-4; Allen, Denicos 4-3;
    Rush, Marcus 3-4; Norman, Chris 2-5; Adams, Johnny 4-1; Gholston, W. 3-1;
    Worthy, Jerel 3-1; Pickelman, K. 2-1; Robinson, T. 2-1; Dennard, D. 2-0; Gainer,
    Jeremy 1-1; Bullough, Max 1-1; Bell, Le'Veon 1-0; Drummond, K. 1-0; Elsworth,
    Kyler 0-1; White, A.R. 0-1; Freeman, Corey 0-1; Mumphery, Keith 0-1; Jones,
    Taiwan 0-1. Notre Dame-TE'O, Manti 2-10; Gray, Gary 7-3; Smith, Harrison 4-4;
    Blanton, Robert 3-3; MOTTA, Zeke 1-5; Lewis-Moore, Kapron 2-3; Lynch, Aaron 2-3;
    Fleming, Darius 1-4; Fox, Dan 1-4; Slaughter, Jamoris 2-2; Calabrese, Carlo 1-3;
    Niklas, Troy 0-3; Nix III, Louis 0-3; Tuitt, Stephon 1-1; Johnson, Ethan 0-2;
    Posluszny, David 0-2; Brindza, Kyle 1-0; Filer, Steve 1-0; Wood, Cierre 1-0;
    Coughlin, Patrick 0-1; Cwynar, Sean 0-1; Salvi, Chris 0-1.
    
    
    Game Starters:
    Michigan State
    
    POS  ## OFFENSE
    LT   59 France, Dan
    LG   67 Foreman, Joel
    C    64 Treadwell, B.
    RG   62 McDonald, Chris
    RT   70 Burkland, S.
    TE   88 Linthicum, B.
    QB   8  Cousins, Kirk
    RB   4  Baker, Edwin
    X    3  Cunningham, B.
    Z    82 Martin, Keshawn
    WR   80 Sims, Dion
    
    POS  ## DEFENSE
    DE   44 Rush, Marcus
    NT   98 White, A.R.
    DE   2  Gholston, W.
    STAR 10 Norman, Chris
    MIKE 40 Bullough, Max
    SAM  28 Allen, Denicos
    FC   31 Dennard, D.
    FS   39 Robinson, T.
    SS   9  Lewis, Isaiah
    BC   5  Adams, Johnny
    DT   99 Worthy, Jerel
    
    Notre Dame
    
    POS  ## OFFENSE
    RT   75 DEVER
    RG   78 ROBINSON
    C    52 CAVE
    LG   66 WATT
    LT   70 MARTIN, Z.
    TE   80 EIFERT
    QB   11 REES
    RB   20 WOOD, C.
    WR   6  RIDDICK
    WR   7  Jones, TJ
    WR   3  FLOYD
    
    POS  ## DEFENSE
    DE   90 JOHNSON
    NG   9A NIX
    DE   89 LEWIS-MOORE
    OLB  45 FLEMING
    ILB  48 FOX
    ILB  5  TE'O
    CB   12 BLANTON
    S    22 SMITH, H.
    S    26 SLAUGHTER
    CB   4  GRAY, G.
    OLB  58 NIKLAS
    
    
    Player participation:
    
    
    Michigan State: 3A-Sadler, Mike, 4A-Conroy, Dan, 7-Nichol, Keith, 14-Lippett, Tony, 17-Muma, Kevin, 20-Hill, Nick,
    22-Caper, Larry, 24-Bell, Le'Veon, 25-Mumphery, Keith, 27-Drummond, K., 32-White, Mitchell, 33-Langford, J., 34-Jones, Taiwan,
    41-Elsworth, Kyler, 42-Anderson, Todd, 47-Gainer, Jeremy, 49-Hammock, TyQuan, 50-Gardiner, Steve, 51-Fonoti, Fou,
    52-Drone, Denzel, 55-Freeman, Corey, 57-Strayhorn, J., 58-Sanders, Jordan, 71-Deyo, John, 72-Klatt, Nate, 81-Sonntag, Brad,
    85-Celek, Garrett, 96-Pickelman, K..
    
    Notre Dame: 1A-WILLIAMS, Ish., 2-JACKSON, 7A-TUITT, 8-MOORE, 9-TOMA, 15-McCARTHY, D., 17-MOTTA, 18-KOYACK, 19-LYNCH, 23-WOOD, L.,
    24-SALVI, 25-GRAY, J., 27-BRINDZA, 28-COLLINSWORTH, 29-COUGHLIN, P., 34-ATKINSON III, 35-TURK, 36-POSLUSZNY, 44-CALABRESE,
    46-FILER, 50-KAVANAGH, 53-UTUPO, 54-McDONALD, 57-GOLIC, M., 60-COWART, 74-LOMBARD, 76-NUSS, 81-GOODMAN, 97-RUFFER, 98-CWYNAR.
    
    
    
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    #15 Michigan State vs Notre Dame (Sep 17, 2011 at Notre Dame, Ind.)

    1st Quarter

    ND wins toss, will receive in South end zone. MSU defends North goal.
    Msu 1-10at Msu30MSU ball on MSU30.
    Muma, Kevin kickoff 69 yards to the ND1, ATKINSON III return 23 yards to the ND24 (Lewis, Isaiah).
    Nd 1-10at Nd24WOOD, C. rush for loss of 2 yards to the ND22, out-of-bounds (Allen, Denicos).
    Nd 2-12at Nd22WOOD, C. rush for 10 yards to the ND32 (Rush, Marcus;Lewis, Isaiah).
    Nd 3-2at Nd32REES pass complete to FLOYD for 7 yards to the ND39, 1ST DOWN ND (Lewis, Isaiah).
    Nd 1-10at Nd39PENALTY ND false start (DEVER) 5 yards to the ND34.
    Nd 1-15at Nd34WOOD, C. rush for 16 yards to the 50 yardline, 1ST DOWN ND (Robinson, T.).
    Nd 1-10at Nd50REES pass complete to FLOYD for 5 yards to the MSU45 (Norman, Chris;Lewis, Isaiah).
    Nd 2-5at Msu45PENALTY MSU pass interference (Robinson, T.) 10 yards to the MSU35, 1ST DOWN ND.
    Nd 1-10at Msu35WOOD, C. rush for 2 yards to the MSU33 (Pickelman, K.;Norman, Chris).
    Nd 2-8at Msu33WOOD, C. rush for 11 yards to the MSU22, 1ST DOWN ND (Freeman, Corey;Allen, Denicos).
    Nd 1-10at Msu22WOOD, C. rush for 22 yards to the MSU0, 1ST DOWN ND, TOUCHDOWN, clock 10:41.
    RUFFER kick attempt good.
    Notre Dame 7, Michigan State 0
    Drive: 8 plays, 76 yards, TOP 04:19
    BRINDZA kickoff 70 yards to the MSU0, touchback.
    Msu 1-10at Msu20MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 10:41.
    Msu 1-10at Msu20PENALTY ND holding (BLANTON) 10 yards to the MSU30, 1ST DOWN MSU.
    Msu 1-10at Msu30Baker, Edwin rush for 1 yard to the MSU31 (TE'O;NIKLAS).
    Msu 2-9at Msu31Baker, Edwin rush for 1 yard to the MSU32 (SMITH, H.).
    Msu 3-8at Msu32Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Caper, Larry for 5 yards to the MSU37 (SMITH, H.;LYNCH).
    Msu 4-3at Msu37Sadler, Mike punt 43 yards to the ND20, fair catch by GOODMAN.
    Drive: 3 plays, 17 yards, TOP 02:19
    Nd 1-10at Nd20NOTRE DAME drive start at 08:22.
    Nd 1-10at Nd20GRAY, J. rush for 6 yards to the ND26 (Rush, Marcus).
    Nd 2-4at Nd26GRAY, J. rush for 7 yards to the ND33, 1ST DOWN ND (Lewis, Isaiah;Rush, Marcus).
    Nd 1-10at Nd33REES pass complete to Jones, TJ for 8 yards to the ND41 (Adams, Johnny).
    Nd 2-2at Nd41GRAY, J. rush for 14 yards to the MSU45, 1ST DOWN ND, out-of-bounds (Lewis, Isaiah).
    Nd 1-10at Msu45GRAY, J. rush for loss of 2 yards to the MSU47 (Pickelman, K.).
    Nd 2-12at Msu47REES sacked for loss of 7 yards to the ND46 (Pickelman, K.), fumble by REES recovered by MSU Worthy, Jerel at ND46.
    Drive: 6 plays, 26 yards, TOP 03:03
    Msu 1-10at Nd46MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 05:19.
    Msu 1-10at Nd46Baker, Edwin rush for 2 yards to the ND44 (FLEMING).
    Msu 2-8at Nd44Baker, Edwin rush for 3 yards to the ND41 (CWYNAR;FLEMING).
    Msu 3-5at Nd41Cousins, Kirk sacked for loss of 7 yards to the ND48 (LYNCH), fumble by Cousins, Kirk recovered by ND JOHNSON at MSU49.
    Drive: 3 plays, minus 5 yards, TOP 01:26
    Nd 1-10at Msu49NOTRE DAME drive start at 03:53.
    Nd 1-10at Msu49WOOD, C. rush for loss of 2 yards to the ND49 (Allen, Denicos;Norman, Chris).
    Nd 2-12at Nd49REES pass incomplete to FLOYD.
    Nd 3-12at Nd49REES pass intercepted by Drummond, K. at the MSU39, Drummond, K. return 34 yards to the ND27 (WOOD, C.).
    Drive: 3 plays, minus 2 yards, TOP 00:54
    Msu 1-10at Nd27MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 02:59.
    Msu 1-10at Nd27Martin, Keshawn rush for loss of 3 yards to the ND30 (FILER).
    Msu 2-13at Nd30Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Martin, Keshawn.
    Msu 3-13at Nd30Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Caper, Larry for 7 yards to the ND23 (GRAY, G.).
    Msu 4-6at Nd23Conroy, Dan field goal attempt from 40 GOOD, clock 01:32.
    Notre Dame 7, Michigan State 3
    Drive: 4 plays, 4 yards, TOP 01:39
    Muma, Kevin kickoff 59 yards to the ND11, ATKINSON III return 89 yards to the MSU0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 01:20.
    RUFFER kick attempt good.
    Notre Dame 14, Michigan State 3
    BRINDZA kickoff 70 yards to the MSU0, touchback.
    Msu 1-10at Msu20MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 01:20.
    Msu 1-10at Msu20Bell, Le'Veon rush for 3 yards to the MSU23 (LYNCH).
    Msu 2-7at Msu23Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Cunningham, B..
    Msu 3-7at Msu23Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Cunningham, B. for 25 yards to the MSU48, 1ST DOWN MSU, out-of-bounds (GRAY, G.).
    Msu 1-10at Msu48Bell, Le'Veon rush for 2 yards to the 50 yardline (FLEMING;JOHNSON).
    Drive: 4 plays, 30 yards, TOP 04:23
    Notre Dame 14, Michigan State 3
    2nd Quarter

    Msu 2-8at Msu50Start of 2nd quarter, clock 15:00.
    Msu 2-8at Msu50Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Cunningham, B. for 13 yards to the ND37, 1ST DOWN MSU (FOX).
    Msu 1-10at Nd37Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Cunningham, B. (BLANTON).
    Msu 2-10at Nd37Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Cunningham, B. for 15 yards to the ND22, 1ST DOWN MSU (MOTTA;SMITH, H.).
    Msu 1-10at Nd22Bell, Le'Veon rush for 3 yards to the ND19 (LYNCH;FLEMING).
    Msu 2-7at Nd19Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Linthicum, B. for 8 yards to the ND11, 1ST DOWN MSU (TE'O;MOTTA).
    Msu 1-10at Nd11Baker, Edwin rush for 5 yards to the ND6 (TE'O;NIX).
    Msu 2-5at Nd06Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Sims, Dion for 6 yards to the ND0, 1ST DOWN MSU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 11:57.
    Conroy, Dan kick attempt good.
    Notre Dame 14, Michigan State 10
    Drive: 11 plays, 80 yards, TOP 04:23
    Muma, Kevin kickoff 65 yards to the ND5, ATKINSON III return 14 yards to the ND19 (Gainer, Jeremy;Jones, Taiwan).
    Nd 1-10at Nd19NOTRE DAME drive start at 11:57.
    Nd 1-10at Nd19WOOD, C. rush for 1 yard to the ND20 (Gholston, W.).
    Nd 2-9at Nd20REES pass incomplete to FLOYD (Dennard, D.).
    Nd 3-9at Nd20REES pass complete to WOOD, C. for 5 yards to the ND25 (Allen, Denicos).
    Nd 4-4at Nd25TURK punt 30 yards to the MSU45, downed.
    Drive: 3 plays, 6 yards, TOP 01:32
    Msu 1-10at Msu45MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 10:25.
    Msu 1-10at Msu45Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Sims, Dion for 11 yards to the ND44, 1ST DOWN MSU (TE'O;MOTTA).
    Msu 1-10at Nd44Baker, Edwin rush for 1 yard to the ND43 (FOX;LEWIS-MOORE).
    Msu 2-9at Nd43Baker, Edwin rush for no gain to the ND43 (LEWIS-MOORE;JOHNSON).
    Msu 3-9at Nd43Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Martin, Keshawn, QB hurry by LYNCH.
    Msu 4-9at Nd43Sadler, Mike punt 35 yards to the ND8, fair catch by GOODMAN.
    Drive: 4 plays, 12 yards, TOP 02:00
    Nd 1-10at Nd08NOTRE DAME drive start at 08:25.
    Nd 1-10at Nd08GRAY, J. rush for 3 yards to the ND11 (Worthy, Jerel).
    Nd 2-7at Nd11REES pass incomplete to RIDDICK.
    Nd 3-7at Nd11PENALTY MSU pass interference (Gardiner, Steve) 4 yards to the ND15, 1ST DOWN ND.
    Nd 1-10at Nd15PENALTY ND ineligible downfield on pass (ROBINSON) 5 yards to the ND10.
    Nd 1-15at Nd10GRAY, J. rush for 1 yard to the ND11 (Gholston, W.).
    Nd 2-14at Nd11GRAY, J. rush for 6 yards to the ND17 (Allen, Denicos).
    Nd 3-8at Nd17REES pass complete to EIFERT for 9 yards to the ND26, 1ST DOWN ND (Drummond, K.), QB hurry by Rush, Marcus.
    Nd 1-10at Nd26GRAY, J. rush for 6 yards to the ND32 (Bullough, Max).
    Nd 2-4at Nd32Timeout Notre Dame, clock 05:16.
    Nd 2-4at Nd32REES pass complete to FLOYD for 33 yards to the MSU35, 1ST DOWN ND (Dennard, D.).
    Nd 1-10at Msu35GRAY, J. rush for 13 yards to the MSU22, 1ST DOWN ND (Dennard, D.).
    Nd 1-10at Msu22REES pass complete to EIFERT for 16 yards to the MSU6, 1ST DOWN ND (Robinson, T.).
    Nd 1-Gat Msu06WOOD, C. rush for 6 yards to the MSU0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 03:36.
    RUFFER kick attempt good.
    Notre Dame 21, Michigan State 10
    Drive: 10 plays, 92 yards, TOP 04:49
    BRINDZA kickoff 65 yards to the MSU5, Hill, Nick return 42 yards to the MSU47 (BRINDZA).
    Msu 1-10at Msu47MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 03:36.
    Msu 1-10at Msu47Cousins, Kirk rush for 1 yard to the MSU48 (CALABRESE).
    Msu 2-9at Msu48Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Bell, Le'Veon for 8 yards to the ND44 (TE'O).
    Msu 3-1at Nd44Bell, Le'Veon rush for 4 yards to the ND40, 1ST DOWN MSU (NIX;SMITH, H.).
    Msu 1-10at Nd40Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Anderson, Todd for 21 yards to the ND19, 1ST DOWN MSU (SMITH, H.).
    Msu 1-10at Nd19Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Cunningham, B. for 11 yards to the ND8, 1ST DOWN MSU (TE'O;FOX).
    Msu 1-Gat Nd08Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Cunningham, B. (BLANTON).
    Msu 2-Gat Nd08PENALTY MSU false start (Linthicum, B.) 5 yards to the ND13.
    Msu 2-Gat Nd13Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Nichol, Keith.
    Msu 3-Gat Nd13Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Martin, Keshawn for 11 yards to the ND2, out-of-bounds (SMITH, H.).
    Msu 4-Gat Nd02Timeout Michigan State, clock 00:52.
    Msu 4-Gat Nd02Sonntag, Brad pass incomplete to Bell, Le'Veon (JOHNSON).
    Drive: 9 plays, 51 yards, TOP 02:49
    Nd 1-10at Nd02NOTRE DAME drive start at 00:47.
    Nd 1-10at Nd02REES rush for 2 yards to the ND4 (Worthy, Jerel).
    Nd 2-8at Nd04Timeout Michigan State, clock 00:45.
    Nd 2-8at Nd04REES rush for 1 yard to the ND5 (Norman, Chris).
    Nd 3-7at Nd05Timeout Michigan State, clock 00:41.
    Nd 3-7at Nd05TEAM rush for loss of 2 yards to the ND3.
    Nd 4-9at Nd03End of half, clock 00:00.
    Drive: 3 plays, 1 yards, TOP 00:47
    Notre Dame 21, Michigan State 10
    3rd Quarter

    Nd 4-9at Nd03Start of 3rd quarter, clock 15:00, ND ball on ND30.
    Drive: 3 plays, 1 yards, TOP 00:47
    BRINDZA kickoff 70 yards to the MSU0, Hill, Nick return 23 yards to the MSU23 (SALVI;POSLUSZNY).
    Msu 1-10at Msu23MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 15:00.
    Msu 1-10at Msu23Baker, Edwin rush for 6 yards to the MSU29 (TE'O;FLEMING).
    Msu 2-4at Msu29Baker, Edwin rush for 3 yards to the MSU32 (LEWIS-MOORE;NIX).
    Msu 3-1at Msu32Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Cunningham, B., QB hurry by JOHNSON.
    Msu 4-1at Msu32Sadler, Mike punt 39 yards to the ND29, fair catch by GOODMAN.
    Drive: 3 plays, 9 yards, TOP 01:43
    Nd 1-10at Nd29NOTRE DAME drive start at 13:17.
    Nd 1-10at Nd29REES pass complete to WOOD, C. for 5 yards to the ND34 (Bullough, Max;Robinson, T.).
    Nd 2-5at Nd34WOOD, C. rush for no gain to the ND34 (Worthy, Jerel).
    Nd 3-5at Nd34REES pass complete to Jones, TJ for 6 yards to the ND40, 1ST DOWN ND (Adams, Johnny).
    Nd 1-10at Nd40REES pass complete to RIDDICK for 7 yards to the ND47 (Norman, Chris;Rush, Marcus).
    Nd 2-3at Nd47PENALTY MSU offside (White, A.R.) 5 yards to the MSU48, 1ST DOWN ND.
    Nd 1-10at Msu48REES pass incomplete to Jones, TJ, QB hurry by Rush, Marcus.
    Nd 2-10at Msu48WOOD, C. rush for no gain to the MSU48 (Gholston, W.).
    Nd 3-10at Msu48REES pass complete to FLOYD for 22 yards to the MSU26, 1ST DOWN ND.
    Nd 1-10at Msu26REES pass complete to Jones, TJ for 26 yards to the MSU0, 1ST DOWN ND, TOUCHDOWN, clock 09:30.
    RUFFER kick attempt good.
    Notre Dame 28, Michigan State 10
    Nd 1-Gat Nd30PENALTY ND unsportsmanlike conduct (Jones, TJ) 15 yards to the ND15.
    Drive: 8 plays, 71 yards, TOP 03:47
    BRINDZA kickoff 68 yards to the MSU17, Hill, Nick return 23 yards to the MSU40 (POSLUSZNY;COUGHLIN, P.).
    Msu 1-10at Msu40MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 09:30.
    Msu 1-10at Msu40PENALTY MSU holding (Nichol, Keith) 10 yards to the MSU30.
    Msu 1-20at Msu30Bell, Le'Veon rush for 8 yards to the MSU38 (CALABRESE;GRAY, G.).
    Msu 2-12at Msu38Cunningham, B. rush for loss of 1 yard to the MSU37 (BLANTON).
    Msu 3-13at Msu37Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Cunningham, B. for 13 yards to the 50 yardline, 1ST DOWN MSU (BLANTON;NIKLAS), QB hurry by CWYNAR.
    Msu 1-10at Msu50Cousins, Kirk sacked for loss of 11 yards to the MSU39 (BLANTON).
    Msu 2-21at Msu39Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Sims, Dion.
    Msu 3-21at Msu39PENALTY MSU false start (Fonoti, Fou) 4 yards to the MSU35.
    Msu 3-25at Msu35Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Martin, Keshawn for 8 yards to the MSU43 (SLAUGHTER).
    Msu 4-17at Msu43Sadler, Mike punt 34 yards to the ND23, GOODMAN return -4 yards to the ND19 (Mumphery, Keith;Elsworth, Kyler).
    Drive: 6 plays, 3 yards, TOP 03:35
    Nd 1-10at Nd19NOTRE DAME drive start at 05:55.
    Nd 1-10at Nd19GRAY, J. rush for 7 yards to the ND26 (Lewis, Isaiah).
    Nd 2-3at Nd26GRAY, J. rush for 2 yards to the ND28 (Adams, Johnny).
    Nd 3-1at Nd28REES pass complete to FLOYD for 12 yards to the ND40, 1ST DOWN ND, out-of-bounds (Lewis, Isaiah).
    Nd 1-10at Nd40REES pass incomplete to WOOD, C. (Allen, Denicos).
    Nd 2-10at Nd40REES pass complete to WOOD, C. for loss of 1 yard to the ND39 (Lewis, Isaiah;Gholston, W.).
    Nd 3-11at Nd39REES pass incomplete to EIFERT.
    Nd 4-11at Nd39TURK punt 42 yards to the MSU19, downed.
    Drive: 6 plays, 20 yards, TOP 02:56
    Msu 1-10at Msu19MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 02:59.
    Msu 1-10at Msu19Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Sims, Dion for 21 yards to the MSU40, 1ST DOWN MSU, out-of-bounds (GRAY, G.).
    Msu 1-10at Msu40Baker, Edwin rush for 4 yards to the MSU44 (LEWIS-MOORE).
    Msu 2-6at Msu44Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Cunningham, B. (BLANTON).
    Msu 3-6at Msu44QB hurry by LYNCH.
    Msu 3-6at Msu44Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Martin, Keshawn for 1 yard to the MSU45 (BLANTON;SLAUGHTER).
    Msu 4-5at Msu45Sadler, Mike punt 55 yards to the ND0, touchback.
    Drive: 4 plays, 26 yards, TOP 01:58
    Nd 1-10at Nd20NOTRE DAME drive start at 01:01.
    Nd 1-10at Nd20WOOD, C. rush for loss of 2 yards to the ND18 (Rush, Marcus).
    Nd 2-12at Nd18REES pass incomplete to RIDDICK, QB hurry by Pickelman, K..
    Nd 3-12at Nd18REES pass complete to WOOD, C. for loss of 3 yards to the ND15 (Adams, Johnny).
    Drive: 3 plays, minus 5 yards, TOP 01:12
    Notre Dame 28, Michigan State 10
    4th Quarter

    Nd 4-15at Nd15Start of 4th quarter, clock 15:00.
    Nd 4-15at Nd15TURK punt 44 yards to the MSU41, downed.
    Drive: 3 plays, minus 5 yards, TOP 01:12
    Msu 1-10at Msu41MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 14:49.
    Msu 1-10at Msu41Bell, Le'Veon rush for 1 yard to the MSU42 (FOX;TE'O).
    Msu 2-9at Msu42Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Bell, Le'Veon for 2 yards to the MSU44 (GRAY, G.).
    Msu 3-7at Msu44Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Martin, Keshawn for 13 yards to the ND43, 1ST DOWN MSU, out-of-bounds (SMITH, H.).
    Msu 1-10at Nd43Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Cunningham, B. for 22 yards to the ND21, 1ST DOWN MSU (MOTTA;NIKLAS).
    Msu 1-10at Nd21Bell, Le'Veon rush for 6 yards to the ND15 (TUITT).
    Msu 2-4at Nd15Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Martin, Keshawn for loss of 1 yard to the ND16, out-of-bounds (BLANTON).
    Msu 3-5at Nd16PENALTY MSU false start (Sims, Dion) 5 yards to the ND21.
    Msu 3-10at Nd21Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Bell, Le'Veon for 4 yards to the ND17 (TUITT;CALABRESE).
    Msu 4-6at Nd17Conroy, Dan field goal attempt from 35 GOOD, clock 10:56.
    Notre Dame 28, Michigan State 13
    Drive: 8 plays, 42 yards, TOP 03:53
    Muma, Kevin kickoff 64 yards to the ND6, ATKINSON III return 16 yards to the ND22, fumble forced by Gainer, Jeremy, fumble by ATKINSON III recovered by ND ATKINSON III at ND22, PENALTY MSU offside 5 yards to the ND27, 1st and 10, ND ball on ND27.
    Nd 1-10at Nd27NOTRE DAME drive start at 10:56.
    Nd 1-10at Nd27REES pass complete to FLOYD for 5 yards to the ND32, out-of-bounds (Norman, Chris).
    Nd 2-5at Nd32PENALTY MSU pass interference (Adams, Johnny) 15 yards to the ND47, 1ST DOWN ND.
    Nd 1-10at Nd47WOOD, C. rush for 3 yards to the 50 yardline (Norman, Chris;Rush, Marcus).
    Nd 2-7at Nd50REES pass complete to WOOD, C. for loss of 8 yards to the ND42 (Rush, Marcus).
    Nd 3-15at Nd42REES pass complete to WOOD, C. for 7 yards to the ND49 (Adams, Johnny;Allen, Denicos).
    Nd 4-8at Nd49TURK punt 50 yards to the MSU1, downed.
    Drive: 4 plays, 22 yards, TOP 03:04
    Msu 1-10at Msu01MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 07:52.
    Msu 1-10at Msu01Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Baker, Edwin for 7 yards to the MSU8 (GRAY, G.;TE'O).
    Msu 2-3at Msu08PENALTY MSU holding (Foreman, Joel) 4 yards to the MSU4.
    Msu 2-7at Msu04Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Baker, Edwin for 8 yards to the MSU12, 1ST DOWN MSU, out-of-bounds (FOX;GRAY, G.), QB hurry by JOHNSON.
    Msu 1-10at Msu12Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Cunningham, B. for 15 yards to the MSU27, 1ST DOWN MSU (BLANTON;TE'O).
    Msu 1-10at Msu27Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Cunningham, B. for 4 yards to the MSU31 (TE'O).
    Msu 2-6at Msu31Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Cunningham, B. for 8 yards to the MSU39, 1ST DOWN MSU, out-of-bounds (GRAY, G.).
    Msu 1-10at Msu39PENALTY MSU holding (Foreman, Joel) 10 yards to the MSU29.
    Msu 1-20at Msu29Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Caper, Larry.
    Msu 2-20at Msu29Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Caper, Larry for 11 yards to the MSU40, out-of-bounds (GRAY, G.), PENALTY ND personal foul (JOHNSON) 15 yards to the ND45, 1ST DOWN MSU.
    Msu 1-10at Nd451st and 10.
    Msu 1-10at Nd45Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Caper, Larry for 2 yards to the ND43 (GRAY, G.).
    Msu 2-8at Nd43PENALTY MSU holding (France, Dan) 9 yards to the MSU48.
    Msu 2-17at Msu48Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Cunningham, B. (SMITH, H.).
    Msu 3-17at Msu48Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Cunningham, B. (SMITH, H.).
    Msu 4-17at Msu48Sadler, Mike punt 32 yards to the ND20, GOODMAN return 1 yards to the ND21, fumble by GOODMAN recovered by MSU Gardiner, Steve at ND21.
    Drive: 10 plays, 47 yards, TOP 03:24
    Msu 1-10at Nd21MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 04:28.
    Msu 1-10at Nd21Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Bell, Le'Veon, QB hurry by LYNCH.
    Msu 2-10at Nd21Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Cunningham, B. for 15 yards to the ND6, 1ST DOWN MSU (SMITH, H.;CALABRESE).
    Msu 1-Gat Nd06PENALTY ND substitution infraction (TUITT) 3 yards to the ND3.
    Msu 1-Gat Nd03Cousins, Kirk pass intercepted by BLANTON at the ND6, BLANTON return 82 yards to the MSU12 (Bell, Le'Veon).
    Drive: 3 plays, 18 yards, TOP 00:56
    Nd 1-10at Msu12NOTRE DAME drive start at 03:32.
    Nd 1-10at Msu12GRAY, J. rush for 2 yards to the MSU10 (White, A.R.;Worthy, Jerel).
    Nd 2-8at Msu10Timeout Michigan State, clock 03:27.
    Nd 2-8at Msu10WOOD, C. rush for loss of 4 yards to the MSU14 (Allen, Denicos).
    Nd 3-12at Msu14Timeout Michigan State, clock 03:20.
    Nd 3-12at Msu14REES rush for loss of 3 yards to the MSU17.
    Nd 4-15at Msu17Timeout Michigan State, clock 03:15.
    Nd 4-15at Msu17RUFFER field goal attempt from 33 GOOD, clock 03:11.
    Notre Dame 31, Michigan State 13
    Drive: 4 plays, minus 5 yards, TOP 00:21
    BRINDZA kickoff 64 yards to the MSU6, Hill, Nick return 41 yards to the MSU47, out-of-bounds (SLAUGHTER).
    Msu 1-10at Msu47MICHIGAN STATE drive start at 03:11.
    Msu 1-10at Msu47Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Linthicum, B. (GRAY, G.).
    Msu 2-10at Msu47QB hurry by JOHNSON.
    Msu 2-10at Msu47Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Cunningham, B. for 8 yards to the ND45, QB hurry by LYNCH.
    Msu 3-2at Nd45Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Nichol, Keith for 9 yards to the ND36, 1ST DOWN MSU (MOTTA).
    Msu 1-10at Nd36Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Nichol, Keith, QB hurry by LYNCH.
    Msu 2-10at Nd36Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Cunningham, B. for 9 yards to the ND27 (SLAUGHTER;MOTTA).
    Msu 3-1at Nd27Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Sims, Dion (SMITH, H.).
    Msu 4-1at Nd27Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Bell, Le'Veon for 7 yards to the ND20, 1ST DOWN MSU, out-of-bounds.
    Msu 1-10at Nd20Cousins, Kirk pass complete to Bell, Le'Veon for 2 yards to the ND18 (TE'O;LYNCH).
    Msu 2-8at Nd18Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Nichol, Keith, QB hurry by LYNCH (SMITH, H.).
    Msu 3-8at Nd18Cousins, Kirk rush for no gain to the ND18 (LEWIS-MOORE).
    Msu 4-8at Nd18Cousins, Kirk pass incomplete to Sims, Dion (SMITH, H.).
    Drive: 11 plays, 35 yards, TOP 02:35
    Nd 1-10at Nd18NOTRE DAME drive start at 00:36.
    Nd 1-10at Nd18TEAM rush for loss of 3 yards to the ND15.
    Nd 2-13at Nd15End of game, clock 00:00.
    Drive: 1 plays, minus 3 yards, TOP 00:36
    FINAL SCORE
    Notre Dame 31, Michigan State 13
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    #15 Michigan State vs Notre Dame (Sep 17, 2011 at Notre Dame, Ind.)

    
    
    
    Michigan State                         Notre Dame
    
    Down               RUN PASS  Total     Down               RUN PASS  Total
    
    OVERALL..........   21   56     77     OVERALL..........   31   27     58
    1ST DOWN.........   14   18     32     1ST DOWN.........   19    9     28
    2ND DOWN-SHORT...    0    0      0     2ND DOWN-SHORT...    2    0      2
    2ND DOWN-MIDDLE..    1    4      5     2ND DOWN-MIDDLE..    2    1      3
    2ND DOWN-LONG....    4   16     20     2ND DOWN-LONG....    6    7     13
    3RD DOWN-SHORT...    1    3      4     3RD DOWN-SHORT...    0    2      2
    3RD DOWN-MIDDLE..    0    0      0     3RD DOWN-MIDDLE..    0    0      0
    3RD DOWN-LONG....    1   12     13     3RD DOWN-LONG....    2    8     10
    4TH DOWN.........    0    3      3     4TH DOWN.........    0    0      0
    
    Michigan State                         Notre Dame
    
    Formation        RUN PASS  Total       Formation        RUN PASS  Total
    
    ...............   21   56     77       ...............   31   27     58
    
    
    
    
    Michigan State (Sorted by Play type)
    
    1ST DOWN RUN  (14 RUN, 18 PASS)                                  1ST DOWN PASS
    1-10 M20 #24   3 [    ]                                          1-3  N03 #8  to #12   INT [     ]
    1-10 N21 #24   6 [    ]                                          1-20 M29 #8  to #22     - [     ]
    1-10 M41 #24   1 [    ]                                          1-10 N45 #8  to #22     2 [     ]
    1-10 M48 #24   2 [    ]                                          1-10 N20 #8  to #24     2 [     ]
    1-10 N22 #24   3 [    ]                                          1-10 N21 #8  to #24     - [     ]
    1-20 M30 #24   8 [    ]                                          1-10 N43 #8  to #3     22 [     ]
    1-10 M23 #4    6 [    ]                                          1-10 M12 #8  to #3     15 [     ]
    1-10 N46 #4    2 [    ]                                          1-10 M27 #8  to #3      4 [     ]
    1-10 N44 #4    1 [    ]                                          1-10 N37 #8  to #3      - [     ]
    1-10 M30 #4    1 [    ]                                          1-8  N08 #8  to #3      - [     ]
    1-10 N11 #4    5 [    ]                                          1-10 N19 #8  to #3     11 [     ]
    1-10 M40 #4    4 [    ]                                          1-10 M01 #8  to #4      7 [     ]
    1-10 M47 #8    1 [    ]                                          1-10 N40 #8  to #42    21 [     ]
    1-10 N27 #82  -3 [    ]                                          1-10 N36 #8  to #7      - [     ]
                                                                     1-10 M45 #8  to #80    11 [     ]
                                                                     1-10 M19 #8  to #80    21 [     ]
                                                                     1-10 M47 #8  to #88     - [     ]
                                                                     1-10 M50 #8  to #    SACK [     ]
    
    2ND-SHORT RUN  (0 RUN, 0 PASS)                                   2ND-SHORT PASS
    
    2ND-MIDDLE RUN  (1 RUN, 4 PASS)                                  2ND-MIDDLE PASS
    2-4  M29 #4    3 [    ]                                          2-6  M31 #8  to #3      8 [     ]
                                                                     2-6  M44 #8  to #3      - [     ]
                                                                     2-5  N06 #8  to #80     6 [     ]
                                                                     2-4  N15 #8  to #82    -1 [     ]
    
    2ND-LONG RUN  (4 RUN, 16 PASS)                                   2ND-LONG PASS
    2-12 M38 #3   -1 [    ]                                          2-20 M29 #8  to #22    11 [     ]
    2-8  N44 #4    3 [    ]                                          2-9  M48 #8  to #24     8 [     ]
    2-9  N43 #4    0 [    ]                                          2-9  M42 #8  to #24     2 [     ]
    2-9  M31 #4    1 [    ]                                          2-7  M23 #8  to #3      - [     ]
                                                                     2-8  M50 #8  to #3     13 [     ]
                                                                     2-10 N37 #8  to #3     15 [     ]
                                                                     2-17 M48 #8  to #3      - [     ]
                                                                     2-10 N21 #8  to #3     15 [     ]
                                                                     2-10 M47 #8  to #3      8 [     ]
                                                                     2-10 N36 #8  to #3      9 [     ]
                                                                     2-7  M04 #8  to #4      8 [     ]
                                                                     2-8  N18 #8  to #7      - [     ]
                                                                     2-13 N13 #8  to #7      - [     ]
                                                                     2-21 M39 #8  to #80     - [     ]
                                                                     2-13 N30 #8  to #82     - [     ]
                                                                     2-7  N19 #8  to #88     8 [     ]
    
    3RD-SHORT RUN  (1 RUN, 3 PASS)                                   3RD-SHORT PASS
    3-1  N44 #24   4 [    ]                                          3-1  M32 #8  to #3      - [     ]
                                                                     3-2  N45 #8  to #7      9 [     ]
                                                                     3-1  N27 #8  to #80     - [     ]
    
    3RD-MIDDLE RUN  (0 RUN, 0 PASS)                                  3RD-MIDDLE PASS
    
    3RD-LONG RUN  (1 RUN, 12 PASS)                                   3RD-LONG PASS
    3-8  N18 #8    0 [    ]                                          3-8  M32 #8  to #22     5 [     ]
                                                                     3-13 N30 #8  to #22     7 [     ]
                                                                     3-10 N21 #8  to #24     4 [     ]
                                                                     3-7  M23 #8  to #3     25 [     ]
                                                                     3-13 M37 #8  to #3     13 [     ]
                                                                     3-17 M48 #8  to #3      - [     ]
                                                                     3-6  M44 #8  to #82     1 [     ]
                                                                     3-13 N13 #8  to #82    11 [     ]
                                                                     3-9  N43 #8  to #82     - [     ]
                                                                     3-25 M35 #8  to #82     8 [     ]
                                                                     3-7  M44 #8  to #82    13 [     ]
                                                                     3-5  N41 #8  to #       - [     ]
    
    4TH DOWN RUN  (0 RUN, 3 PASS)                                    4TH DOWN PASS
                                                                     4-1  N27 #8  to #24     7 [     ]
                                                                     4-2  N02 #81 to #24     - [     ]
                                                                     4-8  N18 #8  to #80     - [     ]
    
    
    Notre Dame (Sorted by Play type)
    
    1ST DOWN RUN  (19 RUN, 9 PASS)                                   1ST DOWN PASS
    1-10 N02 #11   2 [    ]                                          1-10 N40 #11 to #20     - [     ]
    1-10 N19 #20   1 [    ]                                          1-10 N29 #11 to #20     5 [     ]
    1-10 M35 #20   2 [    ]                                          1-10 N27 #11 to #3      5 [     ]
    1-6  M06 #20   6 [    ]                                          1-10 N50 #11 to #3      5 [     ]
    1-10 N20 #20  -2 [    ]                                          1-10 N40 #11 to #6      7 [     ]
    1-15 N34 #20  16 [    ]                                          1-10 M26 #11 to #7     26 [     ]
    1-10 N24 #20  -2 [    ]                                          1-10 M48 #11 to #7      - [     ]
    1-10 M49 #20  -2 [    ]                                          1-10 N33 #11 to #7      8 [     ]
    1-10 M22 #20  22 [    ]                                          1-10 M22 #11 to #80    16 [     ]
    1-10 N47 #20   3 [    ]
    1-10 N26 #25   6 [    ]
    1-10 N20 #25   6 [    ]
    1-15 N10 #25   1 [    ]
    1-10 M45 #25  -2 [    ]
    1-10 N08 #25   3 [    ]
    1-10 N19 #25   7 [    ]
    1-10 M12 #25   2 [    ]
    1-10 M35 #25  13 [    ]
    1-10 N18 #TM  -3 [    ]
    
    2ND-SHORT RUN  (2 RUN, 0 PASS)                                   2ND-SHORT PASS
    2-2  N41 #25  14 [    ]
    2-3  N26 #25   2 [    ]
    
    2ND-MIDDLE RUN  (2 RUN, 1 PASS)                                  2ND-MIDDLE PASS
    2-5  N34 #20   0 [    ]                                          2-4  N32 #11 to #3     33 [     ]
    2-4  N26 #25   7 [    ]
    
    2ND-LONG RUN  (6 RUN, 7 PASS)                                    2ND-LONG PASS
    2-8  N04 #11   1 [    ]                                          2-10 N40 #11 to #20    -1 [     ]
    2-8  M10 #20  -4 [    ]                                          2-7  N50 #11 to #20    -8 [     ]
    2-8  M33 #20  11 [    ]                                          2-12 N49 #11 to #3      - [     ]
    2-12 N22 #20  10 [    ]                                          2-9  N20 #11 to #3      - [     ]
    2-10 M48 #20   0 [    ]                                          2-7  N11 #11 to #6      - [     ]
    2-14 N11 #25   6 [    ]                                          2-12 N18 #11 to #6      - [     ]
                                                                     2-12 M47 #11 to #       - [     ]
    
    3RD-SHORT RUN  (0 RUN, 2 PASS)                                   3RD-SHORT PASS
                                                                     3-1  N28 #11 to #3     12 [     ]
                                                                     3-2  N32 #11 to #3      7 [     ]
    
    3RD-MIDDLE RUN  (0 RUN, 0 PASS)                                  3RD-MIDDLE PASS
    
    3RD-LONG RUN  (2 RUN, 8 PASS)                                    3RD-LONG PASS
    3-12 M14 #11  -3 [    ]                                          3-15 N42 #11 to #20     7 [     ]
    3-7  N05 #TM  -2 [    ]                                          3-12 N18 #11 to #20    -3 [     ]
                                                                     3-9  N20 #11 to #20     5 [     ]
                                                                     3-12 N49 #11 to #27   INT [     ]
                                                                     3-10 M48 #11 to #3     22 [     ]
                                                                     3-5  N34 #11 to #7      6 [     ]
                                                                     3-8  N17 #11 to #80     9 [     ]
                                                                     3-11 N39 #11 to #80     - [     ]
    
    4TH DOWN RUN  (0 RUN, 0 PASS)                                    4TH DOWN PASS
    
    
    
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