Bulls vs Fighting Irish Final: 23-20 - Recap
|Bulls vs Fighting Irish Final: 23-20 - Recap|
The Bulls were Week 1 winners on Saturday, coming out on top of the Fighting Irish by a score of 23-20 at Notre Dame Stadium.
South Florida won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 10-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 46.5.
B.J. Daniels completed 18 of 30 pass attempts for 128 yards for the Bulls in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Cierre Wood rushed for 104 yards for Notre Dame, while Jonas Gray added 17 yards. Tommy Rees threw for 296 yards for the Fighting Irish, while receivers Michael Floyd and Tyler Eifert had 154 and 93 yards respectively.
South Florida was outgained by Notre Dame 508-254 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 27-20 by the Fighting Irish.
Notre Dame lost the time of possession battle 31:06/28:54, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
South Florida looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Ball State. Notre Dame will aim to get back on the winning track at Michigan.