Sunday October 4th, 2015

No. 6 Notre Dame could not complete a late comeback against No. 12 Clemson on Saturday, losing 24–22.

The Fighting Irish were losing for most of the game, falling into a 14–0 hole in the first half, and then a 21–3 deficit early in the second half.

In the fourth quarter, Notre Dame’s offense found some room to operate, scoring 19 points and setting up a crucial two-point conversion attempt with seven seconds left in the game. Losing by two, a successful attempt would have tied the game.

The Fighting Irish called a quarterback run, but DeShone Kizer was stuffed on the play.

Video: Clemson kicker forces fumble with huge hit

Kizer finished with 321 yards and two touchdowns passing, as well as 60 yards and a score rushing. Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson threw for 98 yards and two touchdowns, and ran for 93 yards and another score.

– Rohan Nadkarni

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