Late drive secures shaky win for Notre Dame - NBC Sports

Late drive secures shaky win for Notre Dame
Rees struggles early before leading the Irish to an 85 yard scoring drive in the 4th quarter.
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PITTSBURGH, PA - SEPTEMBER 24: Andrew Taglianetti #41 of the Pittsburgh Panthers hits Tommy Rees #11 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and causes a fumble during the game on September 24, 2011 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)
September 24, 2011, 4:09 pm

Notre Dame quarterback Tommy Rees struggled throughout the first three quarters before leading an 85-yard scoring drive in the 4th capped by a TD pass to Tyler Eifert, putting the Irish ahead 15-12. That would be enough to secure the win for an Irish offense that hadn't found the end zone since a 79-yard Jonas Gray touchdown run in the 1st quarter.

The win improved the Irish to 2-2, while the loss dropped Pitt to 2-2.



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