#6 Notre Dame Beats #24 Virginia Tech on Road 45-23

The Irish remain undefeated. #6-ranked Notre Dame steamrolled into Virginia and came out with a 45-23 win over #24 Virginia Tech.

Up 17-16 at halftime, Notre Dame looked to be in for a tight game. That was until the second half came around. The Irish scored 28 unanswered points, claiming a big 38-16 lead. Virginia Tech finally ended the drought, too little, too late. Notre Dame would win easily on the road 45-23.

QB Ian Book had another nice game. Book completed 25/35 passes for 271 yards and 2 touchdowns. WR Miles Boykin caught both TD’s, finishing with 8 receptions for 117 yards. RB Dexter Williams made his presence known Saturday night. Williams rushed 17 times for a whopping 178 yards and 3 touchdowns.

Notre Dame’s defense was led by Julian Love with 7 tackles, a fumble recovery return for a touchdown, and an interception. Te’von Coney also had a nice performance with 9 tackles, including 1.5 for loss.

Kicker Justin Yoon broke the all-time Notre Dame scoring record with 9 points on Saturday. Yoon now has 322 points and counting.

Up Next for the Irish

Notre Dame returns home next Saturday to face Pittsburgh at 2:30 PM ET on NBC.

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