Tennessee State takes it on the chin in South Bend

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The Tennessee State football team fell 56-3 to Notre Dame on the road Saturday afternoon.

The win improved ND to 2-0 on the season while TSU dropped to 0-1.

Deveon Bryant led all TSU rushers with 29 yards in the contest, picking up 4.8 yards per carry. Jalen Rouse also added 28 yards on the ground.

Da’Shon Davis hauled in one catch for 22 yards.

Sammy Taylor showed finished with one fumble recovery. How It Happened

After Notre Dame jumped out to a 7-0 lead, Tennessee State responded with 2:44 left in the first quarter to narrow the margin to 7-3 on a James Lowery 38-yard field goal. TSU would not score again in the game and Notre Dame tacked on 49 more points to finish off the scoring.Game Notes

» Notre Dame outgained Tennessee State 557-156 in the contest.
» Tennessee State tallied 3 points in the first quarter, accounting for 100% of their total score.
» Tennessee State converted 4 of 14 third downs while Notre Dame was successful on 9 of 11.
» Jeremiah Josephs led TSU with nine tackles.
» Tennessee State went 1-for-1 on fourth down, converting on 100 percent of attempts.
» Sam Hartman led the UND passing attack, completing 14 of his 17 attempts for 194 yards and two touchdowns.
» Audric Estime led the Notre Dame rushing attack with 116 yards and one touchdown.

The Tigers will be back in action next Saturday as they will take on Arkansas-Pine Bluff in the Southern Heritage Classic. 

Next Game:
vs. Arkansas - Pine Bluff
9/9/2023 | 6:00 PM
WNSR —  560 AM, 95.9 FM (Nashville), 107.9 FM (Smyrna)

Team Statistics

Game StatsTSUUND
Total Yards156557
Pass Yards67336
Rushing Yards89221
Penalty Yards5-454-36
1st Downs1226
3rd Downs4-149-11
4th Downs1-10-0
UND09:17 – UND – Love,Jeremiyah 36 yd run (Shrader,Spencer kick), 10 plays, 75 yards, TOP 05:4307
TSU02:44 – TSU – Lowery,James 38 yd field goal 15 plays, 55 yards, TOP 06:3337
UND12:22 – UND – Hartman,Sam 5 yd run (Shrader,Spencer kick), 8 plays, 80 yards, TOP 04:16314
UND09:41 – UND – Tyree,Chris 24 yd pass from Hartman,Sam (Shrader,Spencer kick) 4 plays, 57 yards, TOP 02:01321
UND05:17 – UND – Estime,Audric 5 yd run (Shrader,Spencer kick), 8 plays, 53 yards, TOP 02:55328
UND00:15 – UND – Staes,Holden 4 yd pass from Hartman,Sam (Shrader,Spencer kick) 6 plays, 80 yards, TOP 00:38335
UND01:06 – UND – Price,Jadarian 40 yd pass from Angeli,Steve (Shrader,Spencer kick) 7 plays, 82 yards, TOP 03:28342
UND00:19 – UND – Lewis,Clarence 33 yd interception (Shrader,Spencer kick)349
UND07:43 – UND – Payne,Gi’Bran 42 yd pass from Angeli,Steve (Yoakam,Zac kick) 7 plays, 87 yards, TOP 03:34

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