Sept. 18, 1999

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                            Scoring Summary (Final)                     1999 University of Notre Dame Football            Michigan State vs Notre Dame (9/18/99 at Notre Dame, IN)
Michigan State vs. Notre Dame Date: 9/18/99 Site: Notre Dame, IN Stadium: Notre Dame Stadium Attendance: 80012
Score by Quarters 1 2 3 4 Score ----------------- -- -- -- -- ----- Michigan State...... 0 7 0 16 - 23 Notre Dame.......... 0 7 0 6 - 13


Scoring Summary:MSU - ND
2nd 14:49 MSU - Baker, Chris 8 yd pass from Burke, Bill (Edinger, Paul kick) 7 plays, 80 yards, TOP 1:587 - 0 00:09 ND - Brown, Bobby 14 yd pass from Jackson,Jarious (Sanson, Jim kick) 3 plays, 26 yards, TOP 0:227 - 7 4th 14:51 ND - Sanson, Jim 33 yd field goal 9 plays, 65 yards, TOP 4:267 - 10 09:42 MSU - Edinger, Paul 24 yd field goal 11 plays, 69 yards, TOP 5:0910 - 10 07:44 MSU - Edinger, Paul 33 yd field goal 6 plays, 16 yards, TOP 1:4113 - 10 05:44 ND - Sanson, Jim 34 yd field goal 5 plays, 43 yards, TOP 2:0013 - 13 05:11 MSU - Scott, Gari 80 yd pass from Burke, Bill (Edinger, Paul kick) 3 plays, 80 yards, TOP 0:3320 - 13 00:15 MSU - Edinger, Paul 31 yd field goal 9 plays, 72 yards, TOP 3:0123 - 13

Kickoff time: 1:36pm End of Game: 5:10pm Total elapsed time: 3:34 Officials: Referee: Steve Newman, Umpire: Tony Michalek, Linesman: Jim Mullendore, Line judge: Paul Engelberts, Back judge: John Langan, Field judge: Henry Armstead, Side judge: Tom Perrault Temperature: 74 Wind: W 12 Weather: Sunny


Team Statistics (Final) 1999 University of Notre Dame Football Michigan State vs Notre Dame (9/18/99 at Notre Dame, IN)
MSU ND
FIRST DOWNS................... 20 14 Rushing..................... 9 5 Passing..................... 11 9 Penalty..................... 0 0 Rushing Attempts.............. 39 36 Yards Gained Rushing.......... 177 131 Yards Lost Rushing............ 35 23 NET YARDS RUSHING............. 142 108 NET YARDS PASSING............. 291 245 Passes Attempted............ 37 27 Passes Completed............ 22 15 Had Intercepted............. 1 1 TOTAL OFFENSIVE PLAYS......... 76 63 TOTAL NET YARDS............... 433 353 Average Gain Per Play....... 5.7 5.6 Fumbles: Number-Lost.......... 1-1 4-4 Penalties: Number-Yards....... 4-34 4-18 Number of Punts-Yards......... 8-321 7-304 Average Per Punt............ 40.1 43.4 Punt Returns: Number-Yards.... 2-6 5-65 Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards. 2-45 6-153 Interceptions: Number-Yards... 1-0 1-0 Fumble Returns: Number-Yards.. 0-0 1-2 Miscellaneous Yards........... 0 0 Possession Time............... 32:49 27:11 Third-Down Conversions........ 6 of 17 4 of 15 Fourth-Down Conversions....... 0 of 0 0 of 0 Sacks By: Number-Yards........ 1-14 2-14


Individual Statistics (Final) 1999 University of Notre Dame Football Michigan State vs Notre Dame (9/18/99 at Notre Dame, IN)
Michigan State Notre Dame
Rushing No Gain Loss Net TD Lg Avg Rushing No Gain Loss Net TD Lg Avg -------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------- Clemons, Lloyd 22 127 1 126 0 42 5.7 Fisher, Tony 13 57 0 57 0 12 4.4 Duckett, T.J. 9 34 9 25 0 15 2.8 Driver, Tony 6 24 0 24 0 12 4.0 Flowers, L.J. 2 3 2 1 0 3 0.5 Jones, Julius 4 15 4 11 0 8 2.8 Burke, Bill 5 13 15 -2 0 12 -0.4 Goodspeed, Joey 3 11 2 9 0 6 3.0 Scott, Gari 1 0 8 -8 0 0 -8.0 Battle, Arnaz 1 5 0 5 0 5 5.0 Totals... 39 177 35 142 0 42 3.6 Lopienski, Tom 1 3 0 3 0 3 3.0 Jackson,Jarious 8 16 17 -1 0 6 -0.1 Totals... 36 131 23 108 0 12 3.0
Passing Att-Cmp-Int Yds TD Long Sck Passing Att-Cmp-Int Yds TD Long Sck ------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------- Burke, Bill 37-22-1 291 2 80 2 Jackson,Jarious 26-15-1 245 1 45 1 Totals... 37-22-1 291 2 80 2 Battle, Arnaz 1-0-0 0 0 0 0 Totals... 27-15-1 245 1 45 1
Receiving No. Yds TD Long Receiving No. Yds TD Long ----------------------------------- ----------------------------------- Baker, Chris 8 51 1 8 Nelson, Raki 6 117 0 45 Scott, Gari 4 110 1 80 Brown, Bobby 3 31 1 14 Burress,Plaxico 4 53 0 23 Hunter, Javin 2 84 0 43 McCoy, Ivory 3 58 0 30 Lopienski, Tom 2 6 0 5 Clemons, Lloyd 2 18 0 11 Johnson, Jay 1 7 0 7 Flowers, L.J. 1 1 0 1 Goodspeed, Joey 1 0 0 0 Totals... 22 291 2 80 Totals... 15 245 1 45
Punting No. Yds Avg Long In20 Punting No. Yds Avg Long In20 ----------------------------------------- ----------------------------------------- Jarrett, Craig 7 321 45.9 54 0 Hildbold, Joey 7 304 43.4 56 1 TM 1 0 0.0 0 0 Totals... 7 304 43.4 56 1 Totals... 8 321 40.1 54 0
Punts Kickoffs Intercept Punts Kickoffs Intercept All Returns No.Yds.Lg No.Yds.Lg No.Yds.Lg All Returns No. Yds.Lg No.Yds.Lg No.Yds.Lg --------------------------------------------- --------------------------------------------- Scott, Gari 2 6 5 1 19 19 0 0 0 Driver, Tony 0 0 0 3 101 41 0 0 0 Campbell, Amp 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Sapp, Gerome 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 Haygood, Herb 0 0 0 1 26 26 0 0 0 Jones, Julius 4 46 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals... 2 6 5 2 45 26 1 0 0 Howard,Terrance 0 0 0 3 52 23 0 0 0 Hebert, John. 1 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 TM 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals... 5 65 20 6 153 41 1 0 0
Field goal attempts Field goal attempts ---------------------------------------- ---------------------------------------- Edinger, Paul 4th 09:42 24 yds - Good Sanson, Jim 4th 14:51 33 yds - Good Edinger, Paul 4th 07:44 33 yds - Good Sanson, Jim 4th 05:44 34 yds - Good Edinger, Paul 4th 00:15 31 yds - Good


Defensive Statistics (Final) 1999 University of Notre Dame Football Michigan State vs Notre Dame (9/18/99 at Notre Dame, IN)
Michigan State ## Player UT AT Total ForLoss FF FR-Yd Intc BrUp Blkd Sack/Yds QH------------------------------------------------------------------------------35 Turner, T.J. 6 5 11 1-2 . . . . . / . 9 Morris, Arie 6 4 10 1-14 . . . 1 . 1/14 . 3 Campbell, Amp 4 2 6 . . . 1-0 2 . / . 91 Smith, Robaire 2 4 6 . . . . . . / . 15 Hill, Renaldo 4 1 5 . 1 1-0 . . . / . 98 Peterson,Julian 3 2 5 2-6 . . . 1 . / . 50 Thornhill, Josh 1 4 5 . . . . . . / . 32 Newsome, Rich 2 2 4 . . . . . . / . 95 Shaw, Josh 2 1 3 . . 1-0 . . . / . 80 Sayler, Jace . 3 3 . . . . . . / . 2 Haygood, Herb 2 . 2 . . . . . . / . 19 Suggs, DeMarco . 2 2 . . . . . . / . 23 Flowers, L.J. 1 . 1 . . . . . . / . 86 Scott, Gari 1 . 1 . . . . . . / . 8 Duckett, T.J. 1 . 1 . . . . . . / . 4 Burress,Plaxico 1 . 1 . 1 1-0 . . . / . 43 Wright, Thomas 1 . 1 . . . . . . / . 38 Young, Drew 1 . 1 . . . . . . / . 1 Edinger, Paul 1 . 1 . . . . . . / . 75 Myers, Nick . 1 1 . . 1-0 . . . / . 5 Guess, Lorenzo . 1 1 . . . . . . / . 31 Wright, Shawn . 1 1 . . . . . . / . 25 Austin, Mike . 1 1 . . . . . . / .
Notre Dame ## Player UT AT Total ForLoss FF FR-Yd Intc BrUp Blkd Sack/Yds QH------------------------------------------------------------------------------5 Sanders, A'Jani 5 7 12 2-9 . . . . . / . 51 Harrison, Tyreo 6 4 10 3-6 . . . 2 . / . 39 Denman, Anthony 6 3 9 3-12 1 . . . . 1/7 . 77 Williams, Brad 3 3 6 2-8 . . . . . 1/7 . 15 Jefferson,Cliff 3 3 6 . . . . . . / . 53 Bryant, Lamont 2 4 6 1-1 . . . . . / . 30 Boiman, Rocky 2 2 4 . . . . . . / . 10 Harper, Deveron 1 3 4 1-3 . . . . . / . 44 Irons, Grant 3 . 3 . . 1-2 . . . / . 1 Cooper, Deke 2 1 3 . . . . 1 . / . 41 Ferrer, Joe 2 1 3 . . . . . . / . 27 Beckstrom,Jason 2 . 2 . . . . . . / . 48 Hebert, John. 1 1 2 . . . . . 1 / . 95 Roberts, Ryan . 2 2 . . . . . . / . 29 Smith, Justin 1 . 1 . . . . 1 . / . 90 Legree, Lance 1 . 1 . . . . . . / . 94 Wisne, Andy . 1 1 . . . . . . / . 20 Sapp, Gerome . 1 1 . . . 1-0 . . / .


Drive Chart (Final) 1999 University of Notre Dame Football Michigan State vs Notre Dame (9/18/99 at Notre Dame, IN)
Drive Started Drive Ended Consumed Team Qtr Spot Time Obtained Spot Time How Lost Pl-Yds TOP
------------------------------------------------------------------------------MSU 1st M20 15:00 Kickoff M26 13:18 Punt 3-601:42 MSU 1st M20 11:51 Punt M38 09:40 Punt 6-18 02:11 MSU 1st M20 06:43 Punt M10 03:22 Punt 5--10 03:21 MSU 1st M20 01:47 Punt N00 14:49 *TOUCHDOWN 7-80 01:58 MSU 2nd M20 11:02 Punt M42 08:31 Punt 5-22 02:31 MSU 2nd M23 07:42 Fumble M36 04:57 Punt 6-13 02:45 MSU 2nd M30 03:56 Punt M14 02:37 Punt 3--16 01:19 MSU 2nd M10 02:28 Fumble M28 00:31 Fumble 5-18 01:57 MSU 2nd M39 00:09 Kickoff M39 00:00 Interception 1-0 00:09 MSU 3rd M20 10:37 Interception M29 08:50 Punt 3-9 01:47 MSU 3rd M20 06:55 Punt N48 04:17 Punt 5-32 02:38 MSU 4th M24 14:51 Kickoff N07 09:42 *FIELD GOAL 11-69 05:09 MSU 4th N31 09:25 Fumble N15 07:44 *FIELD GOAL 6-16 01:41 MSU 4th M20 05:44 Kickoff N00 05:11 *TOUCHDOWN 3-80 00:33 MSU 4th M15 03:08 Punt N13 00:07 *FIELD GOAL 9-72 03:01 MSU 4th N31 00:07 Fumble N32 00:00 End of half 1--1 00:07
ND 1st N24 13:18 Punt N29 11:51 Punt 3-5 01:27 ND 1st N33 09:40 Punt M37 06:43 Punt 8-30 02:57 ND 1st N50 03:22 Punt M48 01:47 Punt 3-2 01:35 ND 2nd N24 14:49 Kickoff M44 11:02 Punt 7-32 03:47 ND 2nd M23 08:31 Punt M22 07:42 Fumble 3-1 00:49 ND 2nd N29 04:57 Punt N37 03:56 Punt 3-8 01:01 ND 2nd N48 02:37 Punt M10 02:28 Fumble 1-42 00:09 ND 2nd M26 00:31 Fumble M00 00:09 *TOUCHDOWN 3-26 00:22 ND 2nd N23 00:00 Interception N23 15:00 End of half 0-0 00:00 ND 3rd N41 15:00 Kickoff M14 10:37 Interception 10-45 04:23 ND 3rd N37 08:50 Punt M45 06:55 Punt 4-18 01:55 ND 3rd N20 04:17 Punt M15 14:51 *FIELD GOAL 9-65 04:26 ND 4th N31 09:42 Kickoff N32 09:25 Fumble 1-1 00:17 ND 4th N40 07:44 Kickoff M17 05:44 *FIELD GOAL 5-43 02:00 ND 4th N19 05:11 Kickoff N45 03:08 Punt 5-26 02:03 ND 4th N31 00:15 Kickoff N31 00:07 Fumble 0-0 00:08
MSU 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd Qtr Qtr Qtr Qtr Half Half Total -------------------------------------------------------------------- Time of possession 09:01 08:52 04:25 10:31 17:53 14:56 32:49 3rd Down Conversions 1/4 2/5 0/2 3/6 3/9 3/8 6/17 Avg Field Position M20 M24 M20 M39 M22 M33 M27 4th Down Conversions 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0
ND 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd Qtr Qtr Qtr Qtr Half Half Total -------------------------------------------------------------------- Time of possession 05:59 06:08 10:35 04:29 12:07 15:04 27:11 3rd Down Conversions 1/4 1/4 2/4 0/3 2/8 2/7 4/15 Avg Field Position N35 N50 N32 N30 N44 N31 N39 4th Down Conversions 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0
. Drive Chart (By Quarter)
Drive Started Drive Ended Consumed Team Qtr Spot Time Obtained Spot Time How Lost Pl-Yds TOP
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MSU 1st M20 15:00 Kickoff M26 13:18 Punt 3-6 01:42 ND 1st N24 13:18 Punt N29 11:51 Punt 3-5 01:27 MSU 1st M20 11:51 Punt M38 09:40 Punt 6-18 02:11 ND 1st N33 09:40 Punt M37 06:43 Punt 8-30 02:57 MSU 1st M20 06:43 Punt M10 03:22 Punt 5--10 03:21 ND 1st N50 03:22 Punt M48 01:47 Punt 3-2 01:35 MSU 1st M20 01:47 Punt N00 14:49 *TOUCHDOWN 7-80 01:58
ND 2nd N24 14:49 Kickoff M44 11:02 Punt 7-32 03:47 MSU 2nd M20 11:02 Punt M42 08:31 Punt 5-22 02:31 ND 2nd M23 08:31 Punt M22 07:42 Fumble 3-1 00:49 MSU 2nd M23 07:42 Fumble M36 04:57 Punt 6-13 02:45 ND 2nd N29 04:57 Punt N37 03:56 Punt 3-8 01:01 MSU 2nd M30 03:56 Punt M14 02:37 Punt 3--16 01:19 ND 2nd N48 02:37 Punt M10 02:28 Fumble 1-42 00:09 MSU 2nd M10 02:28 Fumble M28 00:31 Fumble 5-18 01:57 ND 2nd M26 00:31 Fumble M00 00:09 *TOUCHDOWN 3-26 00:22 MSU 2nd M39 00:09 Kickoff M39 00:00 Interception 1-0 00:09 ND 2nd N23 00:00 Interception N23 15:00 End of half 0-0 00:00
ND 3rd N41 15:00 Kickoff M14 10:37 Interception 10-45 04:23 MSU 3rd M20 10:37 Interception M29 08:50 Punt 3-9 01:47 ND 3rd N37 08:50 Punt M45 06:55 Punt 4-18 01:55 MSU 3rd M20 06:55 Punt N48 04:17 Punt 5-32 02:38 ND 3rd N20 04:17 Punt M15 14:51 *FIELD GOAL 9-65 04:26
MSU 4th M24 14:51 Kickoff N07 09:42 *FIELD GOAL 11-69 05:09 ND 4th N31 09:42 Kickoff N32 09:25 Fumble 1-1 00:17 MSU 4th N31 09:25 Fumble N15 07:44 *FIELD GOAL 6-16 01:41 ND 4th N40 07:44 Kickoff M17 05:44 *FIELD GOAL 5-43 02:00 MSU 4th M20 05:44 Kickoff N00 05:11 *TOUCHDOWN 3-80 00:33 ND 4th N19 05:11 Kickoff N45 03:08 Punt 5-26 02:03 MSU 4th M15 03:08 Punt N13 00:07 *FIELD GOAL 9-72 03:01 ND 4th N31 00:15 Kickoff N31 00:07 Fumble 0-0 00:08 MSU 4th N31 00:07 Fumble N32 00:00 End of half 1--1 00:07

Notre Dame vs. Michigan State  September 18, 1999First Quarter Play-by-PlayNotre Dame Stadium
D Y YL DESCRIPTION TACKLE Notre Dame wins the toss and defers until the second half. Michigan State will receive and Notre Dame will defend the South goal.
Sansons kickoff is fielded by Scott in the end zone for a touchback.
MICHIGAN STATE BALL 14:551 10 S20 Clemons is dropped at right tackle for no gain - Irons2 10 S20 Burke throws underneath the coverage to Scott for six - Boiman3 4 S26 After good protection, Burke finally scrambles left and overthrows Baker at midfield4 4 S26 Jarretts 50-yard punt is downed at the ND24
NOTRE DAME BALL 13:181 10 N24 Jackson keeps right on the option for two - Turner2 8 N26 Lopienski blasts through one tackle and lunges for three - Turner3 5 N29 Jackson rolls left and hits Nelson who is unable to make the catch at the ND41, but. . . PENALTY: NOTRE DAME (offensive pass interference), penalty declined4 5 N29 Hildbolds 56-yard punt is fielded by Scott at the S15, he returns five yards to the S20 where he is tackled by Jefferson
MICHIGAN STATE 11:511 10 S20 Burke rolls left under pressure from Irons and throws incomplete for Moss at S252 10 S20 Clemons bounces off of two tackles at the line and spins for five - Bryant3 5 S25 Burke drops straight back and hits Baker who drages a tackler beyond the first down marker and gains seven - Smith1 10 S32 Burke barely overthrows a diving Burress near midfield2 10 S32 Burkes pass intended for Burress is batted up and nearly intercepted by Harrison at the S383 10 S32 Burke dumps left to Baker for six - Jefferson4 10 S32 Jarretts 39-yard punt is fielded by Julius Jones at the ND23, he returns 10 yards to the ND33 where he is tackled by S. Wright
NOTRE DAME BALL 9:401 10 N33 Fisher picks his way up the middle for two - Turner2 8 N35 Jackson hits Brown over the middle for six - Omer3 2 N41 Jackson keeps right on the option for five - Campbell1 10 N46 Goodspeed up the middle for six - Turner2 4 S48 Jackson throws left for Nelson who gains 14 after Hill misses interception1 10 S34 Jackson gains two on the QB draw - Thornhill2 8 S32 Jackson throws in the right flat to Goodspeed who is dropped immediately for no gain - Peterson PENALTY: NOTRE DAME (illegal procedure), five yards3 13 S37 Jackson overthrows Brown over the middle4 13 S37 Hildbolds 37=yard punt bounces into the end zone for a touchback
MICHIGAN STATE BALL 6:431 10 S20 Clemons struggles left for two - Irons2 8 S22 Clemons slashes left for eight - Sanders1 10 S30 Clemons takes pitch right and fights for one - Sanders2 9 S31 Burke hits Scott in the numbers at the S36 but he drops the ball3 9 S31 Burke gets outside a blitzing Harper and finds Richardson for nine at the S40, but. . . PENALTY: MICHIGAN STATE (clipping), 19 yards3 28 S12 PENALTY: MICHIGAN STATE (illegal procedure), five yards3 33 S7 Flowers, on a draw, gains three - Ferrer 4 30 S10 Jarretts 42-yard punt is fielded by Julius Jones at the ND48, he returns two yards to midfield where he is tackled by Haygood
NOTRE DAME BALL 3:20 Battle at QB1 10 M Driver takes pitch right for one - Myers2 9 S49 Battle rolls left and overthrows a wide-open Lopienski at the S403 9 S49 PENALTY: NOTRE DAME (illegal procedure), four yards3 13 N47 Battle scrambles away from a heavy rush and is finally corralled after gaining five Hill4 8 S48 Hildbolds 48-yard punt bounces into the end zone for a touchback
MICHIGAN STATE BALL 1:471 10 S20 Duckett explodes over left tackle for 15 - Sanders1 10 S35 Duckett takes pitch left for nine - Jefferson2 1 S44 Duckett tip-toes over right guard for two - Sanders1 10 S46 After a play-action fake, Burke throws to McCoy, who makes the catch at the ND48, he rambles to the ND 30 before being forced out of bounds for a 24-yard gain1 10 N30 Clemons is trapped trying to turn the right corner for one-yard loss - Harrison2 11 N31

FIRST QUARTER SCORE: NOTRE DAME 0, MICHIGAN STATE 0

D Y YL DESCRIPTION TACKLE 2 11 N31 With good protection, Burke throws deep left to Burress for 23 - Cooper1 Goal N8 After a play-action fake, Burke throws left to Baker at the goal line for the TD (14:49) Edinger, with Burke holding, Converts PAT SCORE: MICHIGAN STATE 7, NOTRE DAME ) SCORING DRIVE: 80 yards, 7 plays, 4 first downs, no third-down attempts, 1:58 elapsed
Edingers kickoff is fielded by Driver at the ND4, he returns to the ND 24 where he is tackled by Duckett
NOTRE DAME BALL 14:401 10 N24 Jackson at QB On a counter play, Fisher breaks right for 12 - Morris1 10 N36 Fisher pounds into the middle for four - Tuner2 6 N40 Fisher runs right, then turns up for five - Newsome3 1 N45 Jackson avoids the rush, rolls left and hits Johnson for seven before stepping out of bounds1 10 S48 Fisher is tripped up after one-yard gain - R. Smith2 9 S47 Jackson locks in on Nelson in the right flat, allowing MSUs Campbell to step in front and nearly intercept the ball with a wide-open field in front of him3 9 S47 Jackson hits Nelson who lunges but falls just short of the first down after an eight-yard gain - Morris4 1 S39 PENALTY: NOTRE DAME (delay of game), five yards4 6 S44 Hildbolds 44-yard punt bounces into the end zone for a touchback
MICHIGAN STATE BALL 11:021 10 S20 Clemons sweeps right for 11 - Sanders1 10 S31 Clemons bursts up the middle for 12 - Cooper1 10 S43 Duckett is hit immediately after taking the handoff, losing three - Harrison2 13 S40 Duckett up the middle for two - Williams3 11 S42 Burke throws over the middle for Baker who is unable to make the catch when hit by Smith4 11 S42 Jarretts punt is blocked by Hebert and recovered by NDs Driver at the MSU28, he returns five yards to the MSU23 before stepping out of bounds
NOTRE DAME BALL 8: 311 10 S25 Driver up the middle for four - Sayler2 6 S19 Jackson rolls right under heavy pressure from Turner and throws for Givens at the S2, the ball is broken up by a diving Morris3 6 S19 Jackson initially gets good protection, then gets hit from behind by MSUs Peterson and fumbles, the ball is recovered by MSUs Shaw at the MSU 23
MICHIGAN STATE BALL 7:421 10 S23 Burke rolls left away from heavy pressure and throws incomplete behind Scott at the S312 10 S23 Clemons fights up the middle for three - Denman3 7 S26 Burke throws flare right to Clemons who gets a block from Jensen and gains 11 - Beckstrom1 10 S37 Flowers is dropped for a two-yard loss - Denman2 12 S35 Burke throws screen right to Flowers who ducks two tacklers and gains one - Bryant3 11 S36 Burke hits Scott in midstride on the timing pass, but Cooper yanks the ball out of Scotts hands, incomplete at the ND364 11 S36 Jarretts 49-yard punt is fielded on one bounce by Julius Jones at the ND15, he escapes two tacklers and returns the ball 14 yards to the ND29 where he is tackled by Flowers
NOTRE DAME BALL 4:571 10 N29 Julius Jones spins away from a tackler behind the line and bursts left for eight - Morris2 2 N37 Jackson rolls right and nearly has his pass intended for Goodspeed intercepted by Peterson in the right flat3 2 N37 Lopienski drops Jacksons pass in the right flat4 2 N37 Hildbolds 34-yard punt is fielded by Scott at the MSU29, he returns one yard to the MSU30 where he is tackled by Denman
MICHIGAN STATE BALL 3:561 10 S30 Duckett takes pitch right and is swarmed at the right corner for one-yard loss - Weaver2 11 S29 Scott, on a reverse, dances away from several tacklers before being hit by Sanders for an eight-yard loss3 19 S21 TIMEOUT: NOTRE DAME (first), 2:55 Williams collapses the pocket and sacks Burke for seven-yard loss TIMEOUT: NOTRE DAME (second), 2:454 26 S14 Jarretts 39-yard punt is fair caught by Julius Jones at the ND48
NOTRE DAME BALL 2:371 10 N48 After a play-action fake, Jackson underthrows Hunter deep down the middle, Hunter comes back and makes the catch but Hill strips the ball out of his bands and recovers the ball in midair at the MSU10
MICHIGAN STATE BALL 2:281 10 S10 Clemons runs wide right for four - Legree2 6 S14 Clemons tries the right side for one - Wisne3 5 S15 Burke throws left to Burress who gains eight before being shoved out of bounds by Beckstrom1 10 S23 Clemons up the middle for two - Bryant2 8 S25 TIMEOUT: MICHIGAN STATE (0:40) Clemons starts up the middle and fumbles when hit by Denman, the ball pops into the air and is recovered by NDs Irons at the MSU28, he returns two yards to the MSU26 where he is tackled by Clemons
NOTRE DAME BALL 0:311 10 S26 Jackson throws left to Brown for 11 - Turner1 10 S15 Jackson throws in the right flat to Lopienski for one - Morris2 9 S14 TIMEOUT: NOTRE DAME (third), 0:14 Jackson, beating a full blitz, throws in the right corner of the end zone to Brown, who separates nicely from Campbell, for the TD (0:09) Sanson, with Caputo holding, converts PAT SCORE: NOTRE DAME 7, MICHIGAN STATE 7 SCORING DRIVE: 26 yards, 3 plays, two first downs, 0-0 in third down conversions, 0:22 elapsed
Sansons kickoff is fielded by Haygood at the MSU13, he returns 26 yards to the MSU39 where he is tackled by Hebert
MICHIGAN STATE BALL 0:041 10 S39 Burkes pass intended for Burress is intercepted by Sapp at the ND23 where he is tackled I by Burress
HALFTIME SCORE: NOTRE DAME 7, MICHIGAN STATE 7
Notre Dame vs. Michigan State September 18, 1999Third Quarter Play-by-PlayNotre Dame Stadium
D Y YL DESCRIPTION TACKLE
Notre Dame will receive. Michigan State will defend the South goal. Edingers kickoff is fielded by Driver three yards deep in the end zone, he returns down the left sideline, breaking a tackle at the ND30 before being run out of bounds by Burress at the ND41
NOTRE DAME BALL 14:491 10 N41 Fisher takes pitch right for five - Morris2 5 N46 Fisher takes pitch left, avoids a tackler at the corner and gains four - R. Smith3 1 M After play-action fake, Jackson hits Lopienski in the left flat for five - Campbell1 10 S45 Fisher powers right for seven - Newsome2 3 S38 Goodspeed up the middle for five - Shaw1 10 S33 Jackson is smothered before he can set up to pass for 14-yard loss - Morris2 24 S47 Jackson throws deep left for Nelson, who comes back for the underthrown pass and beats MSUs Hill to the ball for a 32-yard catch1 10 S15 Fisher pounds up the middle for three - Austin2 7 S12 Goodspeed takes option pitch right and is buried by four tacklers, losing two - Turner3 9 S14 Jackson throws fake intended for Brown in the corner of the end zone, but MSUs Campbell makes the interception for the touchback
MICHIGAN STATE BALL 10:371 10 S20 Burke hits Baker in the right flat for five - Harper2 5 S25 Clemons picks his way over right guard for three - Harrison3 2 S28 Duckett takes pitch right and is turned back at the corner by Harper for a three-yard loss4 5 S25 Jarretts 40-yard punt is fielded by Julius Jones at the ND35, he returns nine yards to the ND44, but. . . PENALTY: NOTRE DAME (running into the kicker), four yards4 1 S29 Jarretts 54-yard punt is fielded by Julius Jones at the ND17, he returns 20 yards to the ND37 where he is tackled by Suggs
NOTRE DAME BALL 8:501 10 N37 Driver takes option pitch right for 12 - Turner1 10 N49 Driver fights up the middle for six - R. Smith2 4 S45 Peterson forces Jackson to pitch quickly to Driver who fails to gain - R. Smith3 4 S45 Under heavy pressure, Jackson belatedly spots Holloway who juggles the ball out of bounds incomplete at the MSU204 4 S45 Hildbolds 45-yard punt bounces into the end zone for the touchback
MICHIGAN STATE BALL 6:551 10 S20 Burke hits Burress over the middle for 15 - Boiman1 10 S35 Burke throws left to Scott under the coverage, he zig zags past three tacklers for a 17-yard gain - Jefferson1 10 N48 After a little time, Burke is smothered by a late-blitzing Denman for a seven-yard loss2 17 S45 PENALTY: MICHIGAN STATE (illegal procedure), five yards2 22 S40 Burke underthrows Burress incomplete at the ND443 22 S40 After good protection, Burke tucks the ball away and scrambles for 12 - Williams4 12 N48 Jarretts 48-yard punt bounces into the end zone for a touchback
NOTRE DAME BALL 4:171 10 N20 Julius Jones up the middle for seven - Morris2 7 N27 After good protection, Jackson gets away from Peterson in the backfield and scrambles for six - Turner1 10 N33 Julius Jones breaks one tackle five yards deep in the backfield but is dropped for a four-yard loss by Peterson2 14 N29 PENALTY: MICHIGAN STATE (offsides), five yards2 9 N34 Julius Jones takes option pitch left for no gain - Hill3 9 N34 Jackson scrambles away from a blitzing S. Wright and throws deep for Nelson who beats Campbell to the ball for a 45-yard gain1 10 S21 Fisher lunges right for one - Newsome2 9 S20 Fisher over right guard for five - Shaw3 4 S15

THIRD QUARTER SCORE: NOTRE DAME 7, MICHIGAN STATE 7 Notre Dame vs. Michigan State September 18, 1999Fourth Quarter Play-by-PlayNotre Dame Stadium
D Y YL DESCRIPTION TACKLE
3 4 S15 Jackson rolls left and throws incomplete for Brown, well-covered by Hill at the MSU114 4 S15 Sanson, with Caputo holding, converts 33-yard field goal attempt (14:51) SCORE: NOTRE DAME 10, MICHIGAN STATE 7 SCORING DRIVE: 65 yards, 9 plays, 2 first downs, 1-2 in third-down conversions, 4:26 elapsed
Sansons kickoff is fielded by Scott at the MSU5, he returns 19 yards to the MSU24 where he is tackled by Sapp
MICHIGAN STATE BALL 14:411 10 S24 Burke rolls left and hits Burress along the left sideline for seven2 3 S31 Clemons takes pitch left and struggles for one - Harrison3 2 S32 With good protection, Burke finds Baker for four - Harrison1 10 S36 Burke hits Baker in the left flat for seven - Boiman2 3 S43 Duckett bounces off several tacklers up the middle for six - Sanders1 10 S49 Burke hits Baker in the left flat for seven - Denman2 3 N44 Burke rolls left and hits a wide-open McCoy who scampers for 30 - Sanders1 10 N14 With MSU picking up the blitz, Burke hits Scott for seven - Bryant2 3 N7 Clemons fights up the middle for two - Irons3 1 N5 Harrison penetrates into the backfield and stands Duckett straight up for a two-yard loss4 3 N7 Edinger, with Burke holding, converts 24-yard field goal attempt (9:42) SCORE: NOTRE DAME 10, MICHIGAN STATE 10 SCORING DRIVE: 69 yards, 11 plays, 3 first downs, 1-2 in third-down conversions, 5:09 elapsed
Edingers kickoff is fielded by Howard at the ND8, he returns 23 yards to the ND31 where He is tackled by T. Wright
NOTRE DAME BALL 9:321 10 N31 The ball comes loose as Jackson attempts to handoff to Lopienski the ball is recovered by MSUs Myers at the ND31
MICHIGAN STATE BALL 9:251 10 N31 Burke, with good protection, throws flare left to Clemons who breaks tackles from Ferrer and Sanders to gain seven - Ferrer2 3 N24 Clemons bursts up the middle for nine - Roberts1 10 N15 After getting good protection, Burke is finally flushed right, he throws deep for Baker in the corner of the end zone but the pass is broken up - Cooper2 10 N15 Burke overthrows Burress on a timing pattern in the left corner of the end zone3 10 N15 Burke is forced to throw quickly and overthrows McCoy in the back of the end zone4 10 N15 Edinger, with Burke holding, converts 33-yard field goal (7:44) SCORE: MICHIGAN STATE 13, NOTRE DAME 10 SCORING DRIVE: 16 yards, 6 plays, 1 first down, 0-1 in third-down conversions, 1:41 elapsed Edingers kickoff is fielded by Driver at the goal line, he bursts through a hole in the kick Coverage where the last tackler, Edinger, tackles him by the ankles at the ND40
NOTRE DAME BALL 7:321 10 N40 After a play-action fake, Jackson gets great protection and throws deep down the middle for Hunter who has to wait for the ball at the MSU20, he makes the catch and is tackled at the MSU18 for a 42-yard gain - Peterson1 10 S18 Driver is hammered by R. Smith after a one-yard gain D Y YL DESCRIPTION TACKLE2 9 S17 Jackson, on a quarterback draw, picks his way back to the line of scrimmage for no gain - Shaw3 9 S17 Jackson throws in the left corner of the end zone, the ball is pried out of his hands at the last second by Hill, incomplete4 9 S17 Sanson, with Caputo holding, converts 34-yard field goal (5:44) SCORE: NOTRE DAME 13, MICHIGAN STATE 13 SCORING DRIVE: 43 yards, 5 plays, 1 first down, 0-1 in third-down conversions, 2:00 elapsed Sansons kickoff sails through the end zone for a touchback.
MICHIGAN STATE BALL 5:391 10 S20 After two pump fakes, Burke throws left into heavy traffic for McCoy, the pass is broken up by Harrison and bounces into the air where NDs Denman gets his hands on it but is unable to maintain possession2 10 S20 Burkes pass down the middle goes in and out of the hands of Burress and then in and out of the hands of NDs Jefferson, incomplete3 10 S20 Burke throws in the left flat to a wide-open Scott who stays in bounds along the left sideline after Coopers hit and races 80 yards down the sideline for the TD (5:11) Edinger, with Burke holding, converts PAT SCORE: MICHIGAN STATE 20, NOTRE DAME 13 SCORING DRIVE: 80 yards, 3 plays, 1 first down, 1-1 in third-down conversions, 0:33 elapsed
Edingers kickoff is dropped and picked up by Howard at the ND10, he returns nine yards to the ND19 where he is tackled by Haygood
NOTRE DAME BALL 5:031 10 N19 Fisher up the middle for six - Guess2 4 N25 Jackson throws left to Nelson who is brought down by the ankles by Hill after an 11-yard gain1 10 N36 Jackson throws right to Nelson who is knocked out of bounds by Campbell after gaining 72 3 N43 Fisher slips after running over left tackle for two3 1 N45 Jackson rolls right and throws to Johnson but the pass is broken up by Campbell at midfield4 1 N45 Hildbolds 40-yard punt is fair caught by Scott at the MSU15
MICHIGAN STATE BALL 3:081 10 S15 Clemons gets away from Harrison in the backfield and rambles left for 16 - Cooper1 10 S31 Clemons picks his way right for one - Harrison TIMEOUT: NOTRE DAME (first), 2:372 9 S32 Burke rolls left and hits Baker who gains seven and falls down just inside the out of bounds line to keep the clock running3 2 S39 TIMEOUT: NOTRE DAME (second), 2:26 Burke rolls away from Irons and finds McCoy on his knees for a four-yard gain1 10 S43 Clemons bursts through a gaping hole in the left side and is finally run out of bounds at the ND15 after a 42-yard gain1 10 N15 Clemons picks his way left for one - Williams TIMEOUT: NOTRE DAME 9third), 1:432 9 N14 Clemons tries the right side for no gain - Denman3 9 N14 TIMEOUT: MICHIGAN STATE (first), 1:01 Burke sneaks for one - Harrison4 8 N13 Edinger, with Burke holding, converts 31-yard field goal attempt (0:15) SCORE: MICHIGAN STATE 23, NOTRE DAME 13 SCORING DRIVE: 72 yards, 9 plays, 3 first downs, 1-2 in third-down conversions, 2:53 elapsed Edingers kickoff bouncing kickoff is fielded by Howard at the ND11, he returns 20 yards to the ND31 where he fumbles when tackled by Burress, the ball is recovered by Burress at the ND31
MICHIGAN STATE BALL 0:071 10 N31 Burke downs the ball as time expires

FINAL SCORE: MICHIGAN STATE 23, NOTRE DAME 13
SubstitutionsNotre Dame vs. Michigan StateSeptember 18, 1999                    Notre Dame                                  Michigan StateOFFENSE
SE 88 Brown, 21 Hunter, 11 J. Johnson SE 4 Burress, 7 Richardson TE 87 Holloway TE 85 McCoyTE 86 O'Leary LT 74 Peko LT 78 Black LG 70 Sucura LG 55 J. Jones, 72 Scarola, 67 Gillis C 64 Jensen C 64 Merandi RG 71 Mason RG 69 Gandy RT 76 Robinson-Randall RT 76 Teasdale, 63 Curtain TE 83 Baker, 88 Rance QB 7 J. Jackson, 3 Battle Fl 86 Scott, 2 Haygood TB 25 Driver, 12 Fisher, 22 J. Jones QB 16 Burke FB 36 Lopinski*, 45 Goodspeed FB 49 Moss*FL 9 Nelson, 6 Givens TB 36 Clemons, 8 Duckett, 23 Flowers
DEFENSELE 44 Irons LE 75 Myers, 89 Thompson LT 98 Weaver LT 95 Shaw, 80 Sayler RT 77 B. Williams, 90 Legree RT 66 Thomas RE 53 Bryant , 95 Roberts RE 91 R. Smith OLB 30 Boiman, 41 Ferrer SAM 98 Peterson ILB 51 T. Harrion MIK 35 Turner, 25 AustinILB 39 Denman , 2 Pierre-Antoine WIL 50 Thornhill, 31 Wright LCB 15 Jefferson, 26 Lafayette LCB 3 Campbell RCB10 Harper, 28 Dykes, 27 Beckstrom RCB 15 Hill FS 1 Cooper, 20 Sapp FS 32 Newsome, 5 Guess SS 5 Sanders, 29 J. Smith SS 9 Morris
SPECIAL TEAMS PK 19 Sanson PK 1 Edinger KO 19 Sanson KO 1 Edinger HLD 49 Caputo HLD 16 Burke SNP 86 O'Leary SNP 52 Neal PR 22 J. Jones PR 86 Scott KR 6 Givens, 25 Driver KR 86 Scott P 17 Hilldbold P 12 Jarrett Specialists: 23 Yura, Specialists: 11 P. Wilson, 19 Suggs, 24 R. Brown 28 D. Dykes, 29 J. Smith, 32 Howard, 38 Young, 39 Franklin, 43 Wright, 84 Rainko42 Walton 48 Hebert, 56 Crowther, 62 Robin, 68 Brennan (* - The Fullbacks for both Notre Dame and Michigan State did not start.)