By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish needed a late rally to defeat the Pittsburgh Panthers. The Fighting Irish won 19-14 over the Panthers on Saturday afternoon at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana.
The Fighting Irish improved to 7-0 on the season. The independent school is now 5-0 at home on the season.
This is their second 5-point win of the season. They also defeated the Vanderbilt Commodores 22-17.
The Panthers are fell to 3-4 on the season. They are now 0-3 on the season.
Pittsburgh is now on a one-game losing streak after defeating the Syracuse Orange in their last game.
Fighting Irish quarterback Ian Book went 26 of 32 for 264 yards. He also had two touchdowns and two interceptions.
Dexter Williams had 13 carries for 31 yards. Book also had 16 carries for 31 yards.
Miles Boykin had six receptions for 84 yards and a touchdown. Chris Finke had six receptions for 62 yards. Chase Claypool had five reception for 61 yards and a touchdown. Alize Mack had six receptions for 31 yards.
Panthers quarterback Kenny Pickett went 19 of 28 for 126 yards.
Darrin Hall had nine carries for 62 yards. Qadree Ollison had 16 carries for 50 yards and a touchdown.
Aaron Mathews had four receptions for 47 yards. Rafael Araujo-Lopes had six receptions for 32 yards. Hall had four receptions for 20 yards.
Notre Dame scored 13 second-half points, while Pittsburgh scored seven points. Book hit Claypool for a 16-yard touchdown reception. Book also hit Boykin for a 35-yard touchdown reception.
Panthers returner Maurice Ffrench scored on a 99-yard kickoff return for a touchdown.
Pittsburgh led 7-6 at halftime. Ollison scored on a nine-yard rushing touchdown.
Fighting Irish’s Justin Yoon made two first-half field goals.
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