Notre Dame-Michigan: Statistically Speaking

Posted by Anthony Pilcher on September-15-2009 Add Comments

Notre Dame lost a heartbreaker in the final seconds of an offensive shootout Saturday. The game proved to be a rite of passage for Wolverine freshman quarterback Tate Forcier and bolstered the resume of head coach Rich Rodriguez’s latest second-year turnaround effort.

For the Irish, another solid offensive outing was undermined by untimely penalties, a porous defense, and below average special teams play. On two separate occasions, quarterback Jimmy Clausen led Notre Dame back from double-digit deficits only to see Forcier throw a touchdown pass to clinch a victory in the waning moments of play.

The Irish dominated the first half, gaining almost 140 yards more total offense and possessing the ball for over seven minut...

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