Scores

Final

Notre Dame 42

(1-0)

Pittsburgh 21

(0-1, 0-1 home)

8:00 PM ET, September 3, 2005

Heinz Field, PITTSBURGH, PA

1 2 3 4 T
ND 7 28 7 042
PITT 10 3 0 821

Top Performers

Passing: B. Quinn (ND) - 227 YDS, 2 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: R. Powers-Neal (ND) - 8 CAR, 41 YDS, 3 TD

Receiving: G. Lee (PITT) - 4 REC, 63 YDS, 1 TD

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERNDPITT
TD10:58GREG LEE 39 YD PASS FROM TYLER PALKO (JOSH CUMMINGS KICK)
Drive info: 8 plays, 73 yards.
07
TD8:19DARIUS WALKER 51 YD PASS FROM BRADY QUINN (D.J. FITZPATRICK KICK)
Drive info: 6 plays, 78 yards.
77
FG1:40JOSH CUMMINGS 49 YD FG
Drive info: 7 plays, 22 yards.
710
SECOND QUARTERNDPITT
TD13:07DARIUS WALKER 2 YD RUN (D.J. FITZPATRICK KICK)
Drive info: 9 plays, 65 yards.
1410
TD6:59RASHON POWERS-NEAL 2 YD RUN (D.J. FITZPATRICK KICK)
Drive info: 9 plays, 65 yards.
2110
TD6:03JEFF SAMARDZIJA 19 YD PASS FROM BRADY QUINN (D.J. FITZPATRICK KICK)
Drive info: 2 plays, 19 yards.
2810
FG4:20JOSH CUMMINGS 23 YD FG
Drive info: 5 plays, 55 yards.
2813
TD1:39RASHON POWERS-NEAL 9 YD RUN (D.J. FITZPATRICK KICK)
Drive info: 8 plays, 70 yards.
3513
THIRD QUARTERNDPITT
TD7:59RASHON POWERS-NEAL 4 YD RUN (D.J. FITZPATRICK KICK)
Drive info: 20 plays, 80 yards.
4213
FOURTH QUARTERNDPITT
TD12:55TYLER PALKO 4 YD RUN (TIM MURPHY 2PT RUSH)
Drive info: 7 plays, 72 yards.
4221

Team Stat Comparison

 
ND
PITT
1st Downs3320
3rd down efficiency
10-154-14
4th down efficiency
0-01-3
Total Yards502323
Passing227220
Comp-Att
18-2720-35
Yards per pass
8.45.5
Rushing275103
Rushing Attempts
5031
Yards per rush
5.53.3
Penalties10-946-55
Turnovers12
Fumbles lost
01
Interceptions thrown
11
Possession32:4627:14
Notre Dame Passing
 C/ATTYDSAVGTDINTQBR
Brady Quinn18/272278.421-
Team18/272278.4-----
Pittsburgh Passing
 C/ATTYDSAVGTDINTQBR
Tyler Palko20/352206.311-
Team20/352205.5-----
Notre Dame Rushing
 CARYDSAVGTDLG
Darius Walker201005.0111
Brady Quinn5499.8016
Rashon Powers-Neal8415.139
Travis Thomas8405.0016
David Wolke12222.0022
Jeff Jenkins6172.809
Asaph Schwapp263.004
Team502755.5----
Pittsburgh Rushing
 CARYDSAVGTDLG
Raymond Kirkley Jr.56412.8055
Rashad Jennings7294.109
LaRod Stephens2178.5012
Tim Murphy520.403
Tyler Palko12-9-0.8110
Team311033.3----
Notre Dame Receiving
 RECYDSAVGTDLG
Anthony Fasano44210.5018
Darius Walker35217.3151
Rhema McKnight35117.0027
Jeff Samardzija33411.3119
Maurice Stovall22713.5016
John Carlson231.503
Rashon Powers-Neal11818.0018
Team182278.4----
Pittsburgh Receiving
 RECYDSAVGTDLG
Greg Lee46315.8139
Joe DelSardo44511.3018
Steve Buches4399.8018
Erik Gill3268.709
Derek Kinder22914.5022
Tim Murphy2199.5015
Rashad Jennings1-1-1.00-1
Team202205.5----
Notre Dame Interceptions
 INTYDSTD
Tom Zbikowski100
Team10--
Pittsburgh Interceptions
 INTYDSTD
Darrelle Revis130
Team13--
Notre Dame Kickoff Returns
 NOYDSAVGLGTD
Justin Hoskins12424.0240
Brandon Harris11111.0110
Team23517.5----
Pittsburgh Kickoff Returns
 NOYDSAVGLGTD
Marcus Furman48020.0330
Jemeel Brady100.000
Team58016.0----
Notre Dame Punt Returns
 NOYDSAVGLGTD
Tom Zbikowski12323.0230
Team12323.0----
Pittsburgh Punt Returns
 NOYDSAVGLGTD
No Punt Returns
Team000----
Notre Dame Punting
 NOYDSAVGLG
D.J. Fitzpatrick313745.754
Team313745.7--
Pittsburgh Punting
 NOYDSAVGLG
Adam Graessle419548.851
Team419548.8--