Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Michigan State Spartans Play By Play

First Quarter
Michigan State Spartans at 15:00
1-10-MICHST35(14:53) Kevin Muma kicked the ball for 65 yards. George Atkinson returned the kick for 24 yards.
Notre Dame Fighting Irish at 14:53
1-10-ND24(14:53) ND was penalized 5 yards.
1-15-ND19(14:49) Everett Golson passed incomplete to Robby Toma.
2-15-ND19(14:43) Everett Golson passed to TJ Jones for 21 yards.
1-10-ND40(14:23) Everett Golson passed incomplete to Chris Brown.
2-10-ND40(14:19) Cierre Wood lost 1 yard.
3-11-ND39(13:00) Theo Riddick rushed for 1 yard.
4-11-ND40(13:00) Ben Turk punted for 44 yards. Nick Hill returned a punt for 6 yards. MICHST was penalized 11 yards.
Michigan State Spartans at 13:00
1-10-MICHST11(12:30) Le'Veon Bell rushed for 3 yards.
2-7-MICHST14(12:00) Andrew Maxwell passed incomplete to Dion Sims.
3-7-MICHST14(11:55) Andrew Maxwell passed incomplete to Bennie Fowler.
4-7-MICHST14(11:45) Mike Sadler punted for 37 yards.
Notre Dame Fighting Irish at 11:45
1-10-ND49(11:40) Everett Golson passed incomplete to Davonte' Neal.
2-10-ND49(11:30) Everett Golson passed to Robby Toma for 14 yards.
1-10-MICHST37(11:15) Theo Riddick rushed for 1 yard.
2-9-MICHST36(10:34) Touchdown. Everett Golson passed to John Goodman for 36 yards.
(10:34) Kyle Brindza made the extra point.
ND 7   MICHST 0,   Plays: 4   Yards: 51   Possession: 01:11.
 
Notre Dame Fighting Irish at 10:34
1-1-ND35(10:34) Kyle Brindza kicked the ball for 65 yards. Touchback
Michigan State Spartans at 10:34
1-10-MICHST25(10:26) Le'Veon Bell rushed for 6 yards.
2-4-MICHST31(9:47) Le'Veon Bell rushed for 1 yard.
3-3-MICHST32(9:00) Andrew Maxwell passed to Keith Mumphery for 10 yards.
1-10-MICHST42(8:33) Andrew Maxwell passed to Keith Mumphery for 19 yards.
1-10-ND39(8:11) Le'Veon Bell rushed for 4 yards.
2-6-ND35(7:35) Andrew Maxwell passed incomplete.
3-6-ND35(7:29) Le'Veon Bell rushed for 7 yards.
1-10-ND28(7:04) Andrew Maxwell passed incomplete to Bennie Fowler.
2-10-ND28(6:58) Le'Veon Bell rushed for 2 yards.
3-8-ND26(6:50) Andrew Maxwell passed incomplete to Larry Caper.
4-8-ND26(6:47) Dan Conroy missed a field goal of 44 yards.
Notre Dame Fighting Irish at 6:47
1-10-ND26(6:38) George Atkinson rushed for 4 yards.
2-6-ND30(6:05) Everett Golson passed to Robby Toma for 12 yards.
1-10-ND42(5:37) Everett Golson passed incomplete to TJ Jones.
2-10-ND42(5:34) George Atkinson rushed for 3 yards.
3-7-ND45(5:03) ND was penalized 5 yards.
3-12-ND40(4:35) Everett Golson passed incomplete to Daniel Smith.
4-12-ND40(4:27) Ben Turk punted for 32 yards. Nick Hill made a faircatch.
Michigan State Spartans at 4:27
1-10-MICHST28(4:21) Le'Veon Bell rushed for 4 yards. ND was penalized 15 yards.
1-10-MICHST47(4:00) Macgarrett Kings rushed for 1 yard.
2-9-MICHST48(3:14) Andrew Maxwell passed to Larry Caper for 8 yards.
3-1-ND44(2:35) Le'Veon Bell rushed for 4 yards.
1-10-ND40(1:58) Andrew Maxwell passed to Macgarrett Kings for 2 yards.
2-8-ND38(1:19) Andrew Maxwell passed incomplete to Dion Sims.
3-8-ND38(1:14) Andrew Maxwell passed incomplete to Le'Veon Bell.
4-8-ND38(1:04) Mike Sadler punted for 38 yards. Touchback
Notre Dame Fighting Irish at 1:04
1-10-ND20(0:58) Everett Golson passed to Robby Toma for 20 yards.
1-10-ND40(0:41) Everett Golson passed incomplete to John Goodman.
2-10-ND40(0:37) Everett Golson passed incomplete to Theo Riddick.
3-10-ND40(0:28) Everett Golson passed incomplete to Tyler Eifert.
4-10-ND40(0:20) Ben Turk punted for 37 yards. Nick Hill made a faircatch.
Michigan State Spartans at 0:20
1-10-MICHST23(0:14) Le'Veon Bell rushed for 4 yards.
2-6-MICHST27(14:55) Le'Veon Bell lost 2 yards.
Second Quarter
Michigan State Spartans continued...
3-8-MICHST25(14:12) Andrew Maxwell lost 7 yards. Prince Shembo sacked Andrew Maxwell.
3-15-MICHST18(14:12) Mike Sadler punted for 44 yards. Davonte' Neal returned a punt for 12 yards.
Notre Dame Fighting Irish at 14:12
1-10-50(12:52) George Atkinson rushed for 32 yards.
1-10-MICHST19(12:52) Theo Riddick rushed for 1 yard.
2-9-MICHST18(12:10) Everett Golson passed to TJ Jones for 14 yards.
1-0-MICHST4(11:36) Everett Golson lost 2 yards.
2-0-MICHST6(10:50) Touchdown. Everett Golson rushed for 6 yards.
(10:50) Kyle Brindza made the extra point.
ND 14   MICHST 0,   Plays: 5   Yards: 50   Possession: 03:22.
 
Notre Dame Fighting Irish at 10:50
1-1-ND35(10:50) Kyle Brindza kicked the ball for 65 yards. Touchback
Michigan State Spartans at 10:50
1-10-MICHST25(10:45) Andrew Maxwell passed to Dion Sims for 4 yards.
2-6-MICHST29(10:08) Le'Veon Bell rushed for 4 yards.
3-2-MICHST33(9:27) Andrew Maxwell passed to Keith Mumphery for 4 yards.
1-10-MICHST37(8:55) Andrew Maxwell lost 2 yards. Tony Springmann sacked Andrew Maxwell.
2-12-MICHST35(8:09) Andrew Maxwell passed to Le'Veon Bell for 7 yards.
3-5-MICHST42(7:30) ND was penalized 6 yards.
1-10-MICHST48(7:20) Le'Veon Bell rushed for 5 yards.
2-5-ND47(7:20) Andrew Maxwell passed to Le'Veon Bell for 7 yards.
1-10-ND40(6:15) Le'Veon Bell rushed for 4 yards.
2-6-ND36(5:39) Andrew Maxwell passed to Lawrence Thomas for 10 yards.
1-10-ND26(5:00) Andrew Maxwell passed to Andre Sims for 3 yards.
2-7-ND23(5:00) Andrew Maxwell lost 9 yards. Sheldon Day sacked Andrew Maxwell.
3-16-ND32(4:30) Andrew Maxwell passed incomplete to Le'Veon Bell.
4-16-ND32(3:43) Dan Conroy made a field goal of 50 yards.
ND 14   MICHST 3,   Plays: 14   Yards: 37   Possession: 07:07.
 
Michigan State Spartans at 3:43
1-10-MICHST35(3:43) Kevin Muma kicked the ball for 65 yards. Touchback
Notre Dame Fighting Irish at 3:43
1-10-ND25(3:36) Everett Golson passed to Daniel Smith for 9 yards.
2-1-ND34(2:58) Theo Riddick rushed for 3 yards.
1-10-ND37(2:28) Everett Golson passed incomplete.
2-10-ND37(2:22) Everett Golson passed incomplete.
3-10-ND37(2:15) Cierre Wood rushed for 12 yards.
1-10-ND49(1:53) Everett Golson passed incomplete to TJ Jones.
2-10-ND49(1:45) Cierre Wood rushed for 3 yards.
3-7-MICHST48(1:00) Everett Golson passed incomplete to John Goodman.
4-7-MICHST48(0:49) Ben Turk punted for 42 yards.
Michigan State Spartans at 0:49
1-10-MICHST6(0:30) Le'Veon Bell rushed for 3 yards.
2-7-MICHST9(0:05) Le'Veon Bell rushed for 15 yards.
Notre Dame Fighting Irish at 0:05
1-10-ND35(15:00) Kyle Brindza kicked the ball for 65 yards. Touchback
Third Quarter
Michigan State Spartans at 15:00
1-10-MICHST25(14:56) Le'Veon Bell rushed for 3 yards.
2-7-MICHST28(14:21) Andrew Maxwell passed incomplete.
3-7-MICHST28(14:16) Andrew Maxwell passed incomplete to Bennie Fowler.
4-7-MICHST28(14:09) Mike Sadler punted for 42 yards. Davonte' Neal made a faircatch.
Notre Dame Fighting Irish at 14:09
1-10-ND30(13:45) Everett Golson passed to Robby Toma for 7 yards.
2-3-ND37(13:23) Everett Golson passed incomplete.
3-3-ND37(13:17) George Atkinson lost 2 yards.
4-5-ND35(12:34) Ben Turk punted for 53 yards.
Michigan State Spartans at 12:34
1-10-MICHST12(12:26) Andrew Maxwell passed to Dion Sims for 23 yards.
1-10-MICHST35(11:55) Andrew Maxwell passed incomplete.
2-10-MICHST35(11:50) Le'Veon Bell lost 1 yard.
3-11-MICHST34(11:05) Andrew Maxwell rushed for 2 yards.
4-9-MICHST36(10:40) Mike Sadler punted for 43 yards. Davonte' Neal made a faircatch.
Notre Dame Fighting Irish at 10:40
1-10-ND21(10:33) Cierre Wood lost 2 yards.
2-12-ND19(9:57) Everett Golson passed to Theo Riddick for 6 yards.
3-6-ND25(9:08) Everett Golson passed to Theo Riddick for 4 yards.
4-2-ND29(8:40) Ben Turk punted for 50 yards.
Michigan State Spartans at 8:40
1-10-MICHST21(8:30) Andrew Maxwell passed to Keith Mumphery for 6 yards.
2-4-MICHST27(8:13) Andrew Maxwell passed to Tony Lippett for 11 yards.
1-10-MICHST38(7:50) Andrew Maxwell passed to Tony Lippett for 4 yards.
2-6-MICHST42(7:32) Andrew Maxwell passed to Dion Sims for 10 yards.
1-10-ND48(7:14) Andrew Maxwell passed incomplete.
2-10-ND48(7:03) MICHST was penalized 10 yards.
2-20-MICHST42(6:32) Le'Veon Bell rushed for 7 yards.
3-13-MICHST49(6:17) Andrew Maxwell passed incomplete to Andre Sims.
4-13-MICHST49(6:06) Mike Sadler punted for 38 yards. Davonte' Neal returned a punt for no gain. Davonte' Neal recovered a fumble from Davonte' Neal and returned it for 0 yards.
Notre Dame Fighting Irish at 6:06
1-10-ND13(6:01) Everett Golson passed to TJ Jones for 9 yards.
2-1-ND22(5:29) Theo Riddick rushed for 2 yards.
1-10-ND24(5:00) Everett Golson passed to Robby Toma for 5 yards.
2-5-ND29(4:25) Everett Golson passed incomplete to Tyler Eifert.
3-5-ND29(4:17) Cierre Wood lost 1 yard.
4-6-ND28(4:00) MICHST was penalized 15 yards.
1-10-ND43(3:33) Everett Golson passed incomplete.
2-10-ND43(3:33) ND was penalized 5 yards.
2-15-ND38(3:26) George Atkinson rushed for 6 yards.
3-9-ND44(3:15) Everett Golson passed to Theo Riddick for 6 yards.
4-3-50(2:04) Ben Turk punted for 46 yards.
Michigan State Spartans at 2:04
1-10-MICHST4(2:04) Andrew Maxwell passed to Dion Sims for 6 yards.
2-4-MICHST10(1:01) Andrew Maxwell passed to Keith Mumphery for 22 yards.
1-10-MICHST32(0:35) Andrew Maxwell passed to Dion Sims for 4 yards.
2-6-MICHST36(0:05) Le'Veon Bell rushed for 4 yards.
3-2-MICHST40(14:55) Andrew Maxwell passed incomplete to Dion Sims.
Fourth Quarter
Michigan State Spartans continued...
4-2-MICHST40(14:46) Mike Sadler punted for 42 yards.
Notre Dame Fighting Irish at 14:46
1-10-ND18(14:39) MICHST was penalized 15 yards.
1-10-ND33(13:45) Andrew Hendrix passed incomplete.
2-10-ND33(14:26) Theo Riddick lost 2 yards.
3-12-ND31(13:45) Andrew Hendrix passed incomplete to TJ Jones.
4-12-ND31(13:49) Ben Turk punted for 35 yards.
Michigan State Spartans at 13:49
1-10-MICHST34(13:45) Andrew Maxwell passed incomplete to Le'Veon Bell.
2-10-MICHST34(13:15) Andrew Maxwell passed incomplete to Le'Veon Bell.
3-10-MICHST34(12:45) Andrew Maxwell passed to Tony Lippett for 6 yards.
4-4-MICHST40(12:56) Mike Sadler punted for 56 yards.
Notre Dame Fighting Irish at 12:56
1-10-ND4(12:50) Cierre Wood rushed for 9 yards.
2-1-ND13(12:08) Cierre Wood rushed for 26 yards.
1-10-ND39(11:38) Everett Golson passed to TJ Jones for 15 yards.
1-10-MICHST46(10:42) Theo Riddick rushed for 4 yards.
2-6-MICHST42(10:13) Everett Golson rushed for 3 yards.
3-3-MICHST39(9:30) Theo Riddick rushed for 2 yards.
4-1-MICHST37(8:44) Cierre Wood rushed for 8 yards.
1-10-MICHST29(7:57) Theo Riddick rushed for 15 yards.
1-10-MICHST14(7:17) Cierre Wood rushed for 2 yards.
2-8-MICHST12(7:00) Cierre Wood rushed for no gain.
3-8-MICHST12(6:26) Everett Golson passed incomplete to Theo Riddick.
4-8-MICHST12(6:21) Kyle Brindza made a field goal of 29 yards.
ND 17   MICHST 3,   Plays: 11   Yards: 84   Possession: 06:35.
 
Notre Dame Fighting Irish at 6:21
1-10-ND35(6:21) Kyle Brindza kicked the ball for 65 yards. Touchback
Michigan State Spartans at 6:21
1-10-MICHST25(6:11) Andrew Maxwell passed to Le'Veon Bell for 5 yards.
2-5-MICHST30(5:50) Andrew Maxwell passed incomplete to Tony Lippett.
3-5-MICHST30(5:44) Andrew Maxwell passed to Dion Sims for 5 yards.
1-10-MICHST35(5:23) Andrew Maxwell passed incomplete to Keith Mumphery.
2-10-MICHST35(5:23) MICHST was penalized 5 yards.
2-15-MICHST30(4:56) Andrew Maxwell passed incomplete to Dion Sims.
3-15-MICHST30(4:20) Andrew Maxwell passed to Keith Mumphery for 10 yards.
4-5-MICHST40(4:20) Andrew Maxwell passed to Le'Veon Bell for 1 yard. Manti Te'o recovered a fumble from Le'Veon Bell and returned it for 8 yards.
Notre Dame Fighting Irish at 4:20
1-10-MICHST33(4:15) Theo Riddick rushed for 2 yards.
2-8-MICHST31(4:10) Theo Riddick rushed for 2 yards.
3-6-MICHST29(4:00) Theo Riddick lost 1 yard.
4-7-MICHST30(3:18) Kyle Brindza made a field goal of 47 yards.
ND 20   MICHST 3,   Plays: 3   Yards: 3   Possession: 01:02.
 
Notre Dame Fighting Irish at 3:18
1-10-ND35(3:12) Kyle Brindza kicked the ball for 60 yards. Nick Hill returned the kick for 24 yards.
Michigan State Spartans at 3:12
1-10-MICHST29(3:04) Andrew Maxwell lost 12 yards. Stephon Tuitt sacked Andrew Maxwell. Jack Allen recovered a fumble from Andrew Maxwell and returned it for 0 yards.
2-22-MICHST17(2:45) Andrew Maxwell passed incomplete to Keith Mumphery.
4-22-MICHST17(2:35) Andrew Maxwell passed incomplete.
4-22-MICHST17(2:20) Andrew Maxwell passed incomplete to Tony Lippett.
Notre Dame Fighting Irish at 2:20
1-10-MICHST17(2:05) Everett Golson lost 3 yards.
2-13-MICHST20(1:45) Everett Golson lost 4 yards.
3-17-MICHST24(0:46) Everett Golson lost 4 yards.
4-21-MICHST28(0:46) Everett Golson lost 2 yards.