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Notre Dame avoided an upset against Virginia with a late touchdown pass.

By SI Wire
September 12, 2015

Notre Dame avoided an upset against Virginia on Saturday thanks to a late touchdown pass from DeShone Kizer to Will Fuller.

Kizer entered the game after an injury to starter Malik Zaire. After a 13-play, 80-yard drive put the Cavaliers ahead 27-26, the No. 9 Fighting Irish responded with an eight-play drive culminating in the touchdown pass with 12 seconds left.

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Kizer finished the game completing eight of 12 passes for 92 yards and two touchdowns. Zaire had thrown for 115 yards and a score before leaving the game.

Virginia quarterback Matt Johns played well in the near-upset. He threw for 289 yards and two touchdowns.

Ohio State replaces Cardale Jones with J.T. Barrett in second quarter

Notre Dame will face Georgia Tech at home next week.

– Rohan Nadkarni

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