Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • ND405
    • 496OSU
  • Turnovers

    • ND2
    • 1OSU
  • Possession

    NDOSU
    32:4527:15
  • 1st Downs

    • ND24
    • 27OSU

Game Information

State Farm Stadium
Coverage: ESPN
  • Glendale, AZ
  • Line: OSU -3.5
  • Over/Under: 58
Attendance: 71,123
100%
Capacity: 65,000
1/1/2016 Associated Press

Fiesta Bowl: Elliott's 4 TDs spur Ohio St. past ND

Ezekiel Elliott ran for 149 yards and matched a Fiesta Bowl record with four touchdowns, sparking No. 7 Ohio State's prolific offense in a 44-28 win over Notre Dame on Friday.

Scoring Summary

1234T
Notre Dame0147728
Ohio State14147944
first QuarterNDOSU
TD
9:53
Ezekiel Elliott 2 Yd Run (Sean Nuernberger Kick)
9 plays, 80 yards, 3:01
07
play
Ohio State pushes into end zone (0:32)

Ezekiel Elliott fights for 2 yards and the score to give Ohio State the early lead. (0:32)

TD
7:41
Michael Thomas 15 Yd pass from J.T. Barrett (Sean Nuernberger Kick)
3 plays, 43 yards, 0:45
014
play
Ohio State making it look easy (0:38)

J.T. Barrett finds Michael Thomas for the 15-yard touchdown gives Ohio State 14-0 lead over Notre Dame. (0:38)

second QuarterNDOSU
TD
7:34
Josh Adams 3 Yd Run (Justin Yoon Kick)
13 plays, 70 yards, 5:38
714
play
J. Adams run for 3 yds for a TD, (J. Yoon KICK) (0:36)

Josh Adams run for 3 yds for a TD (Justin Yoon KICK) (0:36)

TD
4:55
Ezekiel Elliott 1 Yd Run (Sean Nuernberger Kick)
11 plays, 62 yards, 2:39
721
play
E. Elliott run for 1 yd for a TD, (S. Nuernberger KICK) (0:30)

Ezekiel Elliott run for 1 yd for a TD (Sean Nuernberger KICK) (0:30)

TD
1:48
Ezekiel Elliott 1 Yd Run (Sean Nuernberger Kick)
6 plays, 63 yards, 2:04
728
play
Elliott's third TD opens up Ohio State lead (0:29)

Ohio State opens up a 21 point lead after Ezekiel Elliott's third touchdown of the day. (0:29)

TD
0:29
DeShone Kizer 1 Yd Run (Justin Yoon Kick)
9 plays, 75 yards, 1:19
1428
play
Kizer calls his own number to keep Irish alive (0:13)

Deshone Kizer runs the ball in to cut into Ohio State's lead before the half. (0:13)

third QuarterNDOSU
TD
8:58
Chris Brown 4 Yd pass from DeShone Kizer (Justin Yoon Kick)
7 plays, 58 yards, 2:54
2128
play
Kizer fade pass finds Brown (0:43)

DeShone Kizer finds Chris Brown in the end zone and pulls Notre Dame within a touchdown of Ohio State. (0:43)

TD
6:37
Ezekiel Elliott 47 Yd Run (Sean Nuernberger Kick)
6 plays, 75 yards, 2:21
2135
play
Elliott finds a crease for 47-yard TD (0:39)

Ezekiel Elliott scores his fourth rushing touchdown of the day and put Ohio State back up by 14. (0:39)

fourth QuarterNDOSU
FG
12:10
Sean Nuernberger 37 Yd Field Goal
10 plays, 44 yards, 4:14
2138
play
S. Nuernberger 37 yd FG GOOD (0:20)

Sean Nuernberger 37 yd FG GOOD (0:20)

TD
11:27
Will Fuller 81 Yd pass from DeShone Kizer (Justin Yoon Kick)
2 plays, 83 yards, 0:43
2838
play
Will Fuller scores on 81-yard TD (0:47)

DeShone Kizer hits Will Fuller for the huge Notre Dame score. (0:47)

FG
6:09
Sean Nuernberger 38 Yd Field Goal
13 plays, 42 yards, 5:18
2841
play
S. Nuernberger 38 yd FG GOOD (0:24)

Sean Nuernberger 38 yd FG GOOD (0:24)

FG
2:42
Sean Nuernberger 35 Yd Field Goal
4 plays, 5 yards, 1:36
2844
play
S. Nuernberger 35 yd FG GOOD (0:20)

Sean Nuernberger 35 yd FG GOOD (0:20)

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