Adding up the numbers
Joe Meixell | Monday, November 3, 2008
211 — The number of receiving yards combined between Golden Tate (111) and Michael Floyd (100).
5 — The number of times the Irish have scored on their opening drive this season, including Saturday’s Brandon Walker field goal.
160 — The number of total plays in the game. Notre Dame ran 83, Pittsburgh 77.
22 — The number of touchdowns scored by Notre Dame freshmen and sophomores this year, out of a total of 27.
31 — The number of passes of at least 20 yards Jimmy Clausen has completed this season. He had 17 all last year.
7 — The number of consecutive field goals Brandon Walker had made before missing in the fourth overtime.
18:10 — The time it took Pittsburgh to earn its first first down of the game.
184 — The number of punts between Saturday’s blocked punt and the last one Notre Dame had blocked by Michigan State in 2005.