North Carolina 29, Notre Dame 24
Preview - Box Score - Recap

  1 2 3 4 Total
Notre Dame 7 10 7 0 24 Final 
(22) North Carolina 3 6 13 7 29  
  Box Score Play by Play Drive Log
 Scoring Summary Fighting Irish - Tar Heels 
  1st Quarter
 Fighting Irish TD Jimmy Clausen passed to Golden Tate to the left for 19 yard gain (Brandon Walker made PAT) 7 - 0 
 
 Tar Heels FG Casey Barth kicked a 41-yard field goal 7 - 3 
 
  2nd Quarter
 Fighting Irish FG Brandon Walker kicked a 42-yard field goal 10 - 3 
 
 Tar Heels FG Casey Barth kicked a 34-yard field goal 10 - 6 
 
 Fighting Irish TD Jimmy Clausen passed to Michael Floyd to the right for 7 yard gain (Brandon Walker made PAT) 17 - 6 
 
 Tar Heels FG Casey Barth kicked a 42-yard field goal 17 - 9 
 
  3rd Quarter
 Tar Heels TD Quan Sturdivant intercepted Jimmy Clausen for 32 yards (Casey Barth made PAT) 17 - 16 
 
 Fighting Irish TD James Aldridge rushed to the left for 2 yard gain (Brandon Walker made PAT) 24 - 16 
 
 Tar Heels TD Ryan Houston rushed up the middle for 1 yard gain (2pt attempt failed, Cameron Sexton pass to Peter Mangum) 24 - 22 
 
  4th Quarter
 Tar Heels TD Cameron Sexton rushed to the right for 4 yard gain (Casey Barth made PAT) 24 - 29 
 
 Team Statistics
  Fighting Irish Tar Heels 
  First Downs 27 21 
    Passing 15 12 
    Rushing 10
    Penalty 2
  Third Down Efficiency 10-16 6-13 
  Fourth Down Efficiency 0-2 0-0 
  TOTAL NET YARDS 472 322 
    Total Plays 78 64 
    Average Gain Per Play 6.1 5.0 
  NET YARDS RUSHING 89 121 
    Rushes 30 32 
    Average Per Rush 3.0 3.8 
  NET YARDS PASSING 383 201 
    Completions-Attempts 31-48 18-32 
    Yards Per Pass Play 8.0 6.3 
    Times Sacked 4
    Yards Lost to Sacks 26
    Had Intercepted 2
  PUNTS 1 4 
    Average Punt 35.0 38.0 
  PENALTIES 4 7 
    Penalty Yards 33 55 
  FUMBLES 4 1 
    Fumbles Lost 3
 Passing                  
 Notre Dame Comp Att Yds Pct Y/A Sack YdsL TD Int 
 J. Clausen 31 48 383 64.6 8.0 4 26 2
 North Carolina Comp Att Yds Pct Y/A Sack YdsL TD Int 
 C. Sexton 18 32 201 56.3 6.3 1 8 0
 Rushing            
 Notre Dame Rush Yds Avg Lng TD FumL 
 A. Allen 11 60 5.5 16 0
 J. Aldridge 4 23 5.8 15 1
 R. Hughes 4 12 3.0 6 0
 J. Clausen 11 -6 -0.5 6 0
 North Carolina Rush Yds Avg Lng TD FumL 
 S. Draughn 17 91 5.4 20 0
 R. Houston 8 28 3.5 9 1
 G. Little 2 7 3.5 4 0
 C. Sexton 3 -2 -0.7 4 1
 Receiving            
 Notre Dame Rec Yds Avg Lng TD FumL 
 G. Tate 5 121 24.2 47 1
 M. Floyd 6 93 15.5 32 1
 D. Kamara 5 58 11.6 16 0
 A. Allen 7 47 6.7 14 0
 K. Rudolph 3 30 10.0 12 0
 D. Grimes 4 19 4.8 6 0
 R. Hughes 1 15 15.0 15 0
 North Carolina Rec Yds Avg Lng TD FumL 
 H. Nicks 9 141 15.7 31 0
 B. Foster 3 28 9.3 11 0
 R. Quinn 1 15 15.0 15 0
 Z. Pianalto 1 5 5.0 5 0
 K. Thornton 1 5 5.0 5 0
 A. Elzy 1 4 4.0 4 0
 C. Arnold 2 3 1.5 2 0
 Kicking              
 Notre Dame XPM XPA FGM FGA Lng Pct Pts 
 B. Walker 3 3 1 1 42 100.0
 North Carolina XPM XPA FGM FGA Lng Pct Pts 
 C. Barth 2 2 3 4 42 75.0 11 
 Punting            
 Notre Dame Punt Avg Lng Blk I20 TB 
 E. Maust 1 35.0 35 0 0
 North Carolina Punt Avg Lng Blk I20 TB 
 T. Brown 4 38.0 43 0 3
 Kick/Punt Returns
 Notre Dame PR Yds Avg Lng TD KR Yds Avg Lng TD 
 G. Tate 0 0 0.0 0 0 4 92 23.0 29
 A. Allen 0 0 0.0 0 0 2 23 11.5 12
 J. Gray 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 5 5.0 5
 North Carolina PR Yds Avg Lng TD KR Yds Avg Lng TD 
 J. White 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 23 23.0 23
 H. Nicks 0 0 0.0 0 0 2 44 22.0 24
 B. Rome 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 15 15.0 15
 B. Tate 1 9 9.0 9 0 0 0 0.0 0

Updated on Tuesday, Oct 14, 2008 2:29 am ET

 
 Top Performers
 Notre Dame
J. Clausen J. Clausen, QB
31-48, 383 yds
2 TDs, 2 INTs
 North Carolina
C. Sexton C. Sexton, QB
18-32, 201 yds
3 Rush, -2 yd, 1 TD
 Independents (FBS) Box Scores
Saturday, Oct 11
East. Michigan 13
Army 17
Final

Notre Dame 24
North Carolina 29
Final

Ball St. 24
West. Kentucky 7
Final