SEASON IN REVIEW
University of Notre Dame
56 2019 CAMPING WORLD BOWL
GAME 4 SEPT. 28, 2019 NOTRE DAME 35, VIRGINIA 20 NOTRE DAME STADIUM
Behind a dominant defensive line that helped the Fighting Irish rack up eight
sacks and fi ve turnovers, No. 10 Notre Dame defeated No. 18 Virginia 35-20 at
Notre Dame Stadium.
DE Julian Okwara led the defense with 3.0 sacks, two quarterback hurries and
two forced fumbles, both of which led to Irish touchdowns. DL Khalid Kareem
added 2.5 sacks, while Adetekunbo Ogundeji recovered a fumble and returned
it 23 yards for a touchdown. TaRiq Bracy and Drew White led the Irish with seven
tackles apiece, while Alohi Gilman and Kyle Hamilton recorded interceptions.
Running back Tony Jones recorded a career-high 131 yards and three
touchdowns, marking Notre Dame’s season-best rushing performance. C’Bo
Flemister added 27 yards and a touchdown on the ground and the Irish fi nished
with 178 total rushing yards.
Quarterback Ian Book went 17-of-25 for 165 yards.
GAME 5 OCT. 5, 2019 NOTRE DAME 52, BOWLING GREEN 0 NOTRE DAME STADIUM
In a show of o ensive e ciency and defensive domination, ninth-ranked Notre
Dame shut out visiting Bowling Green 52-0 Saturday at Notre Dame Stadium.
It was the fi rst shutout by an Irish team since 2014 when the Irish defeated
Michigan 31-0. Notre Dame (4-1) outgained the Falcons (1-4) 575-228 and scored
six passing touchdowns,
Quarterback Ian Book fi nished 16-of-20 for 261 yards and fi ve touchdowns. Wide
receiver Chase Claypool snagged two of those scores and recorded 61 yards on
three catches, while Javon McKinley fi nished with a career-high 104 receiving
yards and touchdown. Tommy Tremble, Cole Kmet and Avery Davis also scored
for the Irish.
Running back Tony Jones recorded his second straight 100-yard rushing game,
fi nishing with 102 yards to lead the Irish rushing attack.
Safety Jalen Elliott led the defense with six total tackles and an interception,
while defensive end Julian Okwara added three tackles (two TFL), a sack and a
blocked fi eld goal.
GAME 6 OCT. 12, 2019 NOTRE DAME 30, USC 27 NOTRE DAME STADIUM
Ninth-ranked Notre Dame came alive in the second quarter with 17 points en
route to a 30-27 win over Southern Cal Saturday at Notre Dame Stadium.
Running back Tony Jones led the Irish rushing attack with a career-high 176
rushing yards on 25 carries. Jones recorded his third-straight 100-yard rushing
game and had 120 rushing yards in the fi rst half alone. Branden Lenzy also ripped
o a 51-yard touchdown, the longest rush of the season for the Irish.
Quarterback Ian Book fi nished 17-of-32 for 165 yards and two touchdowns (one
passing, one rushing).
Asmar Bilal led the defense with a career-high 11 total tackles, while defensive
end Khalid Kareem had seven tackles and a sack.