1997 Box Scores

Ga.Tech Purdue MSU Michigan Stanford Pitt USC BC Navy LSU W.Va Hawaii Independence-Bowl-VS LSU

NOTRE DAME 17, Georgia Tech 13
                      1  2  3  4   F
                      -  -  -  -  --
Georgia Tech          0 10  0  3  13
Notre Dame (13)       7  3  0  7  17

 Notre Dame-Denson 3 run (Sanson kick)
 Georgia Tech-Hamilton 11 run (Frakes kick)
 Georgia Tech-FG Frakes 33
 Notre Dame-FG Sanson 28
 Georgia Tech-FG Frakes 32
 Notre Dame-Denson 1 run (Sanson kick)

                   Georgia Tech  Notre Dame
First downs                  17          22
Rushed-yards             44-177      42-154
Passing yards               118         217
Sacked-yards lost          4-24         0-0
Return yards                  4           1
Passes                  10-21-2     18-29-2
Punts                    3-48.0      3-40.0
Fumbles-lost                0-0         0-0
Penalties-yards            5-30        7-44
Time of possession        29:05       30:55

Individual Statistics

RUSHING: Georgia Tech-C Rogers 21-97, Hamilton 15-45, Wiley
8-35. Notre Dame-Denson 24-71, Goodspeed 12-57, Powlus 5-26,
Barry 1-0.

PASSING: Georgia Tech-Hamilton 10-21-2-118. Notre Dame-Powlus
18-29-2-217.

RECEIVING: Georgia Tech-C Rogers 4-39, Middleton 3-49, Steagall
1-14, Myers 1-9, Gubba 1-7. Notre Dame-Brown 7-64, Getherall
5-47, M Johnson 3-29, Denson 2-58, O'Leary 1-19.

Att: 80,225
PURDUE 28, (15) Notre Dame 17
                      1  2  3  4   F
                      -  -  -  -  --
Notre Dame (15)       0 10  0  7  17
Purdue                7  7  0 14  28

 Purdue-Watson 1 run (Ryan kick)
 Notre Dame-FG Sanson 34
 Purdue-Watson 1 run (Ryan kick)
 Notre Dame-Denson 16 run (Sanson kick)
 Purdue-Beasley 43 fumble return (Ryan kick)
 Notre Dame-Denson 1 pass from Powlus (Sanson kick)
 Purdue-Matthews 3 run (Ryan kick)

                     Notre Dame      Purdue
First downs                  26          25
Rushed-yards             41-164      34-133
Passing yards               293         352
Sacked-yards lost           1-7        3-16
Return yards                 75          25
Passes                  31-43-0     26-40-1
Punts                    6-43.5      5-45.6
Fumbles-lost                2-1         0-0
Penalties-yards            8-67        7-60
Time of possession        38:51       21:09

Individual Statistics

RUSHING: Notre Dame-Denson 22-104, Powlus 7-25, Goodspeed 6-24,
Spencer 3-6, Rossum 1-4, Stokes 2-1. Purdue-Matthews 12-56,
Watson 9-34, Dicken 10-22, I Jones 1-20, Sutherland 2-1.

PASSING: Notre Dame-Powlus 31-43-0-293. Purdue-Dicken
26-39-1-352, I Jones 0-1-0-0.

RECEIVING: Notre Dame-Brown 7-76, Denson 7-54, M Johnson 4-50,
O'Leary 4-49, Spencer 4-22, Barry 2-19, Denvir 1-15, Goodspeed
1-4, Nelson 1-4. Purdue-Sutherland 8-100, Alford 5-65, I Jones
4-82, Watson 4-44, Matthews 3-42, Tillman 2-19.

Att: 68,789
(18) Michigan State 23, NOTRE DAME 7
                      1  2  3  4   F
                      -  -  -  -  --
Michigan St (18)     14  3  3  3  23
Notre Dame            0  7  0  0   7

 Michigan St-Keur 5 pass from Schultz (Gardner kick)
 Michigan St-Schultz 1 run (Gardner kick)
 Michigan St-FG Gardner 31
 Notre Dame-Brown 7 pass from Powlus (Sanson kick)
 Michigan St-FG Gardner 32
 Michigan St-FG Gardner 31

                    Michigan St  Notre Dame
First downs                  22          17
Rushed-yards             53-222       23-61
Passing yards               131         181
Sacked-yards lost           0-0        3-19
Return yards                 67          13
Passes                  13-19-1     23-38-1
Punts                    3-41.7      6-45.8
Fumbles-lost                1-0         0-0
Penalties-yards            6-55        4-60
Time of possession        33:35       26:25


Individual Statistics

RUSHING: Michigan St-Renaud 22-112, Irvin 26-106, Schultz 4-5,
Reese 1-minus 1. Notre Dame-Denson 15-59, Driver 4-13, Powlus
4-minus 11.

PASSING: Michigan St-Schultz 12-18-1-107, Irvin 1-1-0-24. Notre
Dame-Powlus 23-37-1-181, Smith 0-1-0-0.

RECEIVING: Michigan St-Scott 5-66, Keur 4-38, Irvin 2-22, Renaud
2-5. Notre Dame-Brown 7-61, M Johnson 4-33, Denson 4-26, Barry
3-14, Goodspeed 2-8, J Johnson 1-27, Nelson 1-10, Driver 1-2.

Att: 80,225

(6)MICHIGAN 21 Notre Dame 14

                      1  2  3  4   F 
                      -  -  -  -  -- 
Notre Dame            7  7  0  0  14 
Michigan (6)          0  7 14  0  21  
 
Notre Dame-Brown 15 pass from Powlus (Sanson kick)
Michigan-C Williams 4 run (Baker kick)
Notre Dame-Driver 2 run (Sanson kick)
Michigan-Streets 41 pass from Griese (Baker kick)
Michigan-Floyd 14 run (Baker kick)

                     Notre Dame    Michigan 
First downs                  16          16 
Rushed-yards             44-149      34-168 
Passing yards               205         177 
Sacked-yards lost           0-0         0-0 
Return yards                  0          29 
Passes                  20-27-1     16-22-0 
Punts                    7-45.9      4-40.8 
Fumbles-lost                0-0         3-3 
Penalties-yards           10-92        6-37 
Time of possession        35:44       24:16

Individual Statistics

RUSHING: Notre Dame-Denson 25-72, Barry 4-31, Driver 10-24, Powlus 3-14, Spencer 2-8. Michigan-Howard 16-91, Floyd 7-41, C Williams 6-28, A Thomas 3-6, Griese 2-2.

PASSING: Notre Dame-Powlus 20-27-1-205. Michigan-Griese 16-22-0-177.

RECEIVING: Notre Dame-M Johnson 7-106, Nelson 5-45, Denson 4-20, Brown 3-31, Spencer 1-3. Michigan-Floyd 4-35, C Williams 4-23, Streets 3-77, Shaw 2-19, Shea 2-10, Tuman 1-13.

Att: 106,508

(21) STANFORD 33, Notre Dame 15
                      1  2  3  4   F
                      -  -  -  -  --
Notre Dame            3  6  0  6  15
Stanford (21)         7  3  7 16  33

 Notre Dame-FG Sanson 45
 Stanford-Mitchell 15 run (Miller kick)
 Notre Dame-Holloway 11 pass from Powlus (kick failed)
 Stanford-FG Miller 37
 Stanford-Mitchell 3 run (Miller kick)
 Stanford-Bookman 58 run (Miller kick)
 Notre Dame-Brown 27 pass from Powlus (two-point failed)
 Stanford-Bookman 4 run (Miller kick)
 Stanford-Safety

                     Notre Dame    Stanford
First downs                  18          34
Rushed-yards             35-121      53-322
Passing yards               177         192
Sacked-yards lost          3-24         1-8
Return yards                  0           7
Passes                  13-21-0     26-38-0
Punts                    4-40.8      3-33.7
Fumbles-lost                1-1         1-0
Penalties-yards            6-64        6-64
Time of possession        23:28       36:32

Individual Statistics

RUSHING: Notre Dame-Denson 21-116, Driver 5-19, Spencer 2-12,
Barry 2-minus 1, Powlus 5-minus 25. Stanford-Bookman 14-142,
Mitchell 29-135, Ritchie 5-31, Lacey 3-20, Comella 1-2,
Hutchinson 1-minus 8.

PASSING: Notre Dame-Powlus 13-21-0-177. Stanford-Hutchinson
26-38-0-192.

RECEIVING: Notre Dame-Brown 5-88, M Johnson 4-58, Denson 2-15,
Holloway 1-11, Nelson 1-5. Stanford-Walters 7-66, Dunn 5-41,
Mitchell 5-37, Bookman 4-11, Comella 2-11, Pitts 1-15, Ritchie
1-6, T Hanson 1-5.

Att: 75,651
Notre Dame 45, PITTSBURGH 21
                      1  2  3  4   F
                      -  -  -  -  --
Notre Dame           14  0 10 21  45
Pittsburgh            0  0 14  7  21

 Notre Dame-Rossum 93 kickoff return (Sanson kick)
 Notre Dame-Denson 50 run (Sanson kick)
 Notre Dame-FG Sanson 22
 Pittsburgh-D Schulters 6 run (Ferencik kick)
 Notre Dame-Spencer 23 run (Sanson kick)
 Pittsburgh-Barlow 9 run (Ferencik kick)
 Notre Dame-Denson 2 run (Sanson kick)
 Notre Dame-Jackson 3 run (Sanson kick)
 Pittsburgh-T Murphy 9 pass from Gonzalez (Ferencik kick)
 Notre Dame-Jackson 43 kickoff return (Sanson kick)

                     Notre Dame  Pittsburgh
First downs                  27          22
Rushed-yards             52-317      36-133
Passing yards               160         216
Sacked-yards lost           1-6        2-21
Return yards                 12          42
Passes                  13-20-1     16-34-0
Punts                    1-27.0      5-41.8
Fumbles-lost                1-0         2-1
Penalties-yards            6-47        6-54
Time of possession        31:17       28:43

Individual Statistics

RUSHING: Notre Dame-Denson 19-128, Stokes 15-109, Spencer 6-40,
Barry 5-19, Driver 4-15, Powlus 2-3, Jackson 1-3. Pittsburgh-D
Schulters 17-91, Barlow 11-40, Gonzalez 7-3, Schneider 1-minus 1.

PASSING: Notre Dame-Powlus 13-20-1-160. Pittsburgh-Gonzalez
16-32-0-216, Barlow 0-1-0-0, Lytle 0-1-0-0.

RECEIVING: Notre Dame-M Johnson 5-64, Brown 3-60, Nelson 2-16,
Barry 1-12, Stokes 1-6, Denson 1-2. Pittsburgh-Hoffart 6-77, T
Murphy 3-86, D Schulters 3-20, Jones 1-14, McMullen 1-11, J
Williams 1-6, Angel 1-2.

Att: 47,306
Southern California 20, NOTRE DAME 17
                      1  2  3  4   F
                      -  -  -  -  --
Usc                   7  7  3  3  20
Notre Dame           14  3  0  0  17

 Notre Dame-Denson 2 run (Sanson kick)
 Usc-Washington 3 run (Abrams kick)
 Notre Dame-Driver 1 run (Sanson kick)
 Usc-Soward 8 pass from Fox (Abrams kick)
 Notre Dame-FG Sanson 27
 Usc-FG Abrams 42
 Usc-FG Abrams 37

                            Usc  Notre Dame
First downs                  14          24
Rushed-yards             40-179      45-166
Passing yards               136         149
Sacked-yards lost           1-4        2-16
Return yards                 40          17
Passes                  13-24-0     17-28-1
Punts                    6-43.3      2-60.0
Fumbles-lost                1-0         0-0
Penalties-yards          15-156        7-75
Time of possession        28:28       31:32

Individual Statistics

RUSHING: Usc-MacKenzie 20-69, Washington 12-34, Fox 4-28,
Sermons 2-25, Soward 1-17, Van Raaphorst 1-6. Notre Dame-Denson
30-133, Barry 4-26, Stokes 4-18, Spencer 2-4, Jackson 1-1,
Driver 1-1, Getherall 1-minus 1, Powlus 2-minus 16.

PASSING: Usc-Fox 11-21-0-115, Van Raaphorst 2-3-0-21. Notre
Dame-Powlus 17-28-1-149.

RECEIVING: Usc-Harris 4-52, Soward 3-46, MacKenzie 3-16,
Washington 1-12, Iacenda 1-5, Miller 1-5. Notre Dame-Denson
6-3, M Johnson 4-54, Nelson 3-45, Barry 2-35, Brown 1-9, Stokes
1-3.

Att: 80,225
NOTRE DAME 52 Boston College 20

                      1  2  3  4   F 
                      -  -  -  -  -- 
Boston College        0  7 10  3  20 
Notre Dame           14 14  3 21  52  FINAL 
 
 Notre Dame-Driver 1 run (kick failed)
 Notre Dame-M Johnson 4 pass from Powlus (Holloway rcpt for 2-pt)
 Notre Dame-Jackson 3 run (Cengia kick)
 Notre Dame-Denson 8 run (Cengia kick)
 Boston College-Dicosmo 27 pass from M Hasselbeck (Matich kick)
 Boston College-FG Matich 27
 Notre Dame-FG Cengia 20
 Boston College-Hemmert 1 run (Matich kick)
 Notre Dame-Brown 10 pass from Powlus (Cengia kick)
 Boston College-FG Matich 37
 Notre Dame-Rossum 80 kickoff return (Cengia kick)
 Notre Dame-Jackson 2 run (Cengia kick)
 
                 Boston College  Notre Dame 
First downs                  19          29 
Rushed-yards              32-83      48-203 
Passing yards               277         323 
Sacked-yards lost          3-20        2-14 
Return yards                 16          33 
Passes                  23-33-1     21-35-0 
Punts                    7-40.9      3-44.7 
Fumbles-lost                0-0         2-1 
Penalties-yards           10-95        6-61 
Time of possession        30:24       29:36 
 
Individual Statistics 
RUSHING: Boston College-Cloud 8-39, O Walker 12-33, Hemmert
3-12, Chamberlin 1-1, M Hasselbeck 8-minus 2. Notre Dame-Denson
18-81, Stokes 13-50, Barry 5-41, Driver 4-24, Jackson 4-16,
Spencer 1-1, Powlus 3-minus 10.
 
PASSING: Boston College-M Hasselbeck 23-33-1-277. Notre
Dame-Powlus 18-31-0-267, Jackson 3-4-0-56.
 
RECEIVING: Boston College-Pollack 5-69, Dragos 4-42, Dicosmo
2-40, Crittenden 2-34, Guazzo 2-31, Hemmert 2-8, O Walker 2-6,
Tardio 1-24, J Walker 1-10, Chamberlin 1-7, Cloud 1-6. Notre
Dame-Nelson 6-110, Getherall 3-46, Brown 3-31, Denson 3-5,
Holloway 2-48, M Johnson 2-40, J Johnson 1-32, Barry 1-11.
 
Att: 80,225
NOTRE DAME 21, Navy 17
                      1  2  3  4   F
                      -  -  -  -  --
Navy                  7  3  7  0  17
Notre Dame            7  0  7  7  21

 Navy-McCoy 9 run (Vanderhorst kick)
 Notre Dame-Brown 14 pass from Powlus (Cengia kick)
 Navy-FG Vanderhorst 22
 Notre Dame-Denson 48 run (Cengia kick)
 Navy-McCoy 2 run (Vanderhorst kick)
 Notre Dame-Denson 5 run (Cengia kick)

                           Navy  Notre Dame
First downs                  19          18
Rushed-yards             52-277      44-160
Passing yards               122         123
Sacked-yards lost           0-0        3-18
Return yards                  9          20
Passes                   6-17-3      8-21-2
Punts                    2-43.5      3-39.7
Fumbles-lost                0-0         3-1
Penalties-yards            5-40         1-5
Time of possession        33:01       26:59

Individual Statistics

RUSHING: Navy-McCoy 23-147, Cannada 18-58, Metcalf 5-22, Dingle
3-20, Alota 1-15, McGrew 1-12, Wolf 1-3. Notre Dame-Denson
19-125, Stokes 12-41, Barry 4-11, Spencer 2-11, Powlus 7-minus
28.

PASSING: Navy-McCoy 6-16-3-122, McGrew 0-1-0-0. Notre Dame-Powlus
7-17-1-99, Jackson 1-4-1-24.

RECEIVING: Navy-McGrew 3-97, Metcalf 1-16, Butts 1-8, Cannada
1-1. Notre Dame-Nelson 3-59, Brown 3-37, J Johnson 1-17,
Getherall 1-10.

Att: 80,225
Notre Dame 24, (11) LSU 6
                      1  2  3  4   F
                      -  -  -  -  --
Notre Dame           17  0  7  0  24
Lsu (11)              0  0  0  6   6

 Notre Dame-Denson 9 run (Cengia kick)
 Notre Dame-FG Cengia 29
 Notre Dame-Stokes 6 run (Cengia kick)
 Notre Dame-Stokes 1 run (Cengia kick)
 Lsu-Faulk 2 run (two-point conversion failed)

                     Notre Dame         LSU
First downs                  20          19
Rushed-yards             48-260      38-121
Passing yards                79         167
Sacked-yards lost          1-11        3-25
Return yards                 70           0
Passes                   7-15-0     17-30-3
Punts                    1-17.0      2-44.5
Fumbles-lost                1-0         1-0
Penalties-yards             0-0        4-30
Time of possession        30:34       29:26

Individual Statistics

RUSHING: Notre Dame-Denson 17-92, Stokes 15-92, Driver 5-28,
Barry 3-21, Spencer 3-20, Jackson 2-16, Powlus 3-minus 9.
Lsu-Faulk 26-105, Foster 1-11, H Tyler 11-5.

PASSING: Notre Dame-Powlus 6-10-0-74, Jackson 1-4-0-5, Smith
0-1-0-0. Lsu-H Tyler 17-30-3-167.

RECEIVING: Notre Dame-Holloway 2-22, Spencer 2-5, Brown 1-31,
O'Leary 1-13, M Johnson 1-8. Lsu-Booty 4-68, Foster 4-45, Faulk
4-8, Cleveland 2-13, Domingeaux 1-11, Banks 1-11, Skinner 1-11.

Att: 80,566
NOTRE DAME 21, (21) West Virginia 14
                      1  2  3  4   F
                      -  -  -  -  --
West Virginia (21)    7  7  0  0  14
Notre Dame            0 14  0  7  21

 West Virginia-Zereoue 11 run (Taylor kick)
 Notre Dame-Stokes 1 run (Cengia kick)
 West Virginia-Zereoue 6 run (Taylor kick)
 Notre Dame-M Johnson 7 pass from Jackson (Cengia kick)
 Notre Dame-Brown 11 pass from Powlus (Cengia kick)

                  West Virginia  Notre Dame
First downs                  19          16
Rushed-yards             41-248      42-148
Passing yards               140         217
Sacked-yards lost           1-5        2-16
Return yards                 39          44
Passes                  12-28-2     12-20-0
Punts                    6-36.3      7-37.9
Fumbles-lost                1-0         1-1
Penalties-yards            9-89        6-52
Time of possession        30:15       29:45

Individual Statistics

RUSHING: West Virginia-Zereoue 32-234, Bulger 6-14, White 2-1,
Keaton 1-minus 1. Notre Dame-Denson 26-144, Barry 3-20, Stokes
5-3, Spencer 3-3, Driver 1-minus 5, Powlus 4-minus 17.

PASSING: West Virginia-Bulger 12-28-2-140. Notre Dame-Powlus
9-17-0-156, Jackson 3-3-0-61.

RECEIVING: West Virginia-S Foreman 6-50, P Green 3-42, Porter
1-37, Zereoue 1-12, Bulger 1-minus 1. Notre Dame-M Johnson 6-125,
Holloway 3-63, Brown 3-29.

Att: 80,225
Notre Dame 23, HAWAII 22
                      1  2  3  4   F
                      -  -  -  -  --
Notre Dame            7  7  0  9  23
Hawaii                0  9  6  7  22

 Notre Dame-Rossum 37 interception return (Cengia kick)
 Hawaii-Tharp 1 run (kick failed)
 Notre Dame-Denson 12 run (Cengia kick)
 Hawaii-FG Hannum 23
 Hawaii-FG Hannum 45
 Hawaii-FG Hannum 33
 Hawaii-Tharp 8 run (Hannum kick)
 Notre Dame-Denson 4 run (two-point conversion failed)
 Notre Dame-FG Cengia 20

                     Notre Dame      Hawaii
First downs                  12          17
Rushed-yards             43-196      37-154
Passing yards               100         136
Sacked-yards lost           0-0         1-1
Return yards                 93         103
Passes                   7-20-0     16-32-1
Punts                    8-40.9      7-45.6
Fumbles-lost                0-0         1-0
Penalties-yards            8-56        9-81
Time of possession        30:12       29:48

Individual Statistics

RUSHING: Notre Dame-Denson 28-143, Stokes 9-30, Barry 4-18,
Driver 1-6, Powlus 1-minus 1. Hawaii-Tharp 26-114, Carey 7-21,
Kane 1-12, Ellison 1-5, Weaver 1-3, Dileso 1-minus 1.

PASSING: Notre Dame-Powlus 7-18-0-100, Jackson 0-2-0-0.
Hawaii-Carey 16-30-0-136, Skinner 0-2-1-0.

RECEIVING: Notre Dame-M Johnson 2-29, Brown 2-26, Nelson 1-47,
Barry 1-6, Denson 1-minus 8. Hawaii-Tharp 5-40, Ellison 3-36,
Kane 3-7, Kirby 2-20, Macon 1-15, Mims 1-11, Kalama 1-7.

Att: 35,177
Independence Bowl (15) LSU 27,  Notre Dame 9 
                           1st  2nd  3rd  4th   TOTAL
Notre Dame                   3    3    0    3       9
LSU (15)                     0    3   10   14      27
Notre Dame- FG Cengia 33
Lsu- FG W Richey 37
Notre Dame- FG Cengia 21
Lsu- FG W Richey 42
Lsu- Booty 12 pass from H Tyler (W Richey kick)
Notre Dame- FG Cengia 33
Lsu- Mealey 2 run (W Richey kick)
Lsu- Mealey 1 run (W Richey kick)

 

  Notre Dame LSU (15)
First downs 19 19
Rushed-yards
Passing yards
Sacked-yds lost
Return yards
Passes
Punts
Fumbles-lost
Penalties-yards
Time of possession
41-128
115
8-75
84
13-25-0
5-45.0
1-1
5-30
29:56
52-265
61
3-18
72
5-12-0
4-35.8
0-0
5-55
30:04

Individual Statistics

RUSHING
Notre Dame-Denson 20-101, Barry 8-43, Driver 1-1, Jackson 4-minus 2, Stokes 1-minus 2, Powlus 7-minus 13. Lsu-Mealey 34-222, Banks 6-23, H Tyler 9-13, Faulk 3-7.
PASSING
Notre Dame-Powlus 8-18-0-66, Jackson 5-7-0-49. Lsu-H Tyler 5-12-0-61.
RECEIVING
Notre Dame-M Johnson 5-49, Denson 3-32, Getherall 3-23, Brown 1-10, Barry 1-1. Lsu-Booty 5-61.
Att: 50,459