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Notre Dame Falls 35-21 to Sooners - Recap

Notre Dame Falls 35-21 to Sooners - Recap

The Fighting Irish came up short against the Sooners in Week 5 action on Saturday, falling 35-21 at Notre Dame Stadium.

Oklahoma was a favorite by 3.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 50.5.

Blake Bell completed 22 of 30 pass attempts for 232 yards for the Sooners in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

George Atkinson rushed for 148 yards for Notre Dame, while Tarean Folston added 43 yards. Tommy Rees threw for 104 yards for the Fighting Irish, while receivers Troy Niklas and TJ Jones had 43 and 42 yards respectively.

Notre Dame lost the offensive yardage battle to Oklahoma 450-324 yards in Saturday's game. Oklahoma had more first downs as that total ended up 25-12.

Oklahoma led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 35:44/24:16 split in that important category.

Oklahoma heads into a Week 6 battle against TCU. Notre Dame, meanwhile, will have their next action against Arizona State.