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First Half Notre Dame Notes

September 01, 2012|Courtesy: Notre Dame Sports Information

-- Stephon Tuitt's 77-yard fumble return for TD is the longest at Notre Dame since Steve Lawrence had a 79-yarder in 1985 and it's the third longest in Notre Dame history.

-- Manti Te'o's fumble recovery was the first in his Notre Dame career.

-- Theo Riddick's 11-yard TD run in the 1st period was the first rushing TD in his career -- he has six on receptions.

-- This is the first time Notre Dame scored on its first three offensive possessions since the Nevada game in 2009.

-- Notre Dame played 47 players in the first period and 14 were seeing their first college action.

-- George Atkinson III’s 56-yarder was the longest TD run by an Irish running back since Jonas Gray’s 79-yarder at Pitt in 2011.

-- KeiVarae Russell becomes first Notre Dame freshman ever to start at cornerback.

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