Recap - Fighting Irish Defeat Air Force 59-33
|Recap - Fighting Irish Defeat Air Force 59-33|
The Falcons had no answer for Andrew Hendrix on Saturday as the Fighting Irish rolled to a 59-33 win at Notre Dame Stadium.
The Fighting Irish were a 14.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 55.5.
Tommy Rees completed 23 of 32 pass attempts for 261 yards for the Fighting Irish in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Asher Clark rushed for 102 yards for Air Force, while Darius Jones added 50 yards. Tim Jefferson threw for 137 yards for the Falcons, while receivers Jonathan Warzeka and Drew Coleman had 71 and 50 yards respectively.
Air Force outgained Notre Dame 565-560 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 32-28 by the Falcons.
The time of possession battle favored Air Force as their offense was on the field for 32:26, longer than the 27:34 of their opponents.
Next game, Notre Dame takes its act home to face Southern Cal looking for another win. For Air Force, they head home to face San Diego State.