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Notre Dame's Kyle Brindza, rear, follows through on a field goal as Ben Koyack (18) and Alex Welch (82) block during the second half of the Pinstripe Bowl NCAA college football game against Rutgers Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at Yankee Stadium in New York. Brindza kicked five field goals and Notre Dame won the game 29-16. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) (AP)

Notre Dame's DaVaris Daniels (10) stiff-arms Rutgers's Johnathan Aiken (26) during the second half of the Pinstripe Bowl NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at Yankee Stadium in New York. Notre Dame won the game 29-16. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) (AP)

New York Yankees president Randy Levine, left, presents Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly with the trophy as Yankees chief operating officer Lonn Trost, second from right, and Rev. John I Jenkins, President of the University of Notre Dame, right, look on after the Pinstripe Bowl NCAA college football game against Rutgers Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at Yankee Stadium in New York. Notre Dame won the game 29-16. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) (AP)
Notre Dame-Rutgers scoring summary, game statistics

Posted on Dec. 28, 2013 at 12:00 a.m. | Updated on Dec. 28, 2013 at 5:24 p.m.

Notre Dame 29, Rutgers 16

Rutgers 10 3 0 3

Notre Dame 10 3 3 13

Game Scoring Summary

First Quarter

Notre Dame: Kyle Brindza 21 field goal, 10:05. Key play: Tommy Rees 20-yard pass to CJ Prosise on opening play of the game. Drive: 14 plays, 71 yards, 4:55.

Score: Notre Dame 3, Rutgers 0.

Rutgers: Kyle Federico 36 field goal, 8:00. Key play: Rutgers recover fumble at the Notre Dame 21 on punt return. Drive: 4 plays, 2 yards, :56.

Score: Notre Dame 3, Rutgers 3.

Notre Dame: TJ Jones 8 run; Brindza kick, 4:30. Key play: Rees 22-yard pass to Jones to set up Jones’s go-ahead touchdown run. Drive: 7 plays, 62 yards, 3:30.

Score: Notre Dame 10, Rutgers 3.

Rutgers: Brandon Coleman 14 pass from Chas Dodd; Federico kick, 1:51. Key play: Dodd’s 51-yard pass to Coleman. Drive: 5 plays, 75 yards, 2:39.

Score: Notre Dame 10, Rutgers 10. Second Quarter

Notre Dame: Brindza 38 field goal, 12:59. Key play: Kendall Moore interception to give Notre Dame the ball at the Rutgers 22. Drive: 4 plays, 1 yard, :58.

Score: Notre Dame 13, Rutgers 10.

Rutgers: Federico 18 field goal, 8:35. Key play: Dodd 19-yard scramble on third-and-10. Drive: 12 plays, 63 yards, 4:15.

Score: Notre Dame 13, Rutgers 13.

Third Quarter

Notre Dame: Brindza 26 field goal, 6:03. Key play: Brown 11- and 12- yard catches from Rees on third down to keep Notre Dame drive alive. Drive: 15 plays, 71 yards, 7:17.

Score: Notre Dame 16, Rutgers 13.

Fourth Quarter

Notre Dame: Brindza 25 field goal, 12:46. Key play: Rees 26-yard pass to Troy Niklas to move Notre Dame to the 6-yard line. Drive: 15 plays, 90 yards, 6:27.

Score: Notre Dame 19, Rutgers 13.

Rutgers: Federico 47 field goal, 8:57. Key play: Janarion Grant 44-yard kickoff return. Drive: 8 plays, 15 yards, 3:49. Score: Notre Dame 19, Rutgers 16.

Notre Dame: Folston 3 run, 3:38. Key play: Rees 28-yard pass to Niklas. Drive: 10 plays, 79 yards, 5:19.

Score: Notre Dame 26, Rutgers 16.

Notre Dame: Brindza 49 field goal, 2:28. Key play: Dan Fox interception on the Rutgers 36-yard line. Drive: 4 plays, 4 yards, :59.

Final: Notre Dame 29, Rutgers 16.

A—47,122.

Team Statistics

Rut ND

First downs 16 31

Rushes-yards 26-80 43-175

Passing 156 319

Comp-Att-Int 10-29-4 27-47-0

Return Yards 0 (-6)

Punts-Avg. 3-46.3 2-29.5

Fumbles-Lost 0-0 1-1

Penalties-Yards 3-33 8-69

Time of Possession 21:44 38:16

Individual Statistics

Rushing

Rutgers: James 10-48, Dodd 10-24, Huggins 2-7, Goodwin 3-3, Team 1-(minus 2).

Notre Dame: McDaniel 17-80, Folston 17-73, T.Jones 4-16, Rees 2-6, Carlisle 1-3, Fuller 1-3, Daniels 1-(minus 6).

Passing

Rutgers: Dodd 10-28-3-156, Goodwin 0-1-1-0.

Notre Dame: Rees 27-47-0-319.

Receiving

Rutgers: Kroft 3-43, Coleman 2-65, James 2-22, Peele 2-3, Pratt 1-23.

Notre Dame: T.Jones 5-66, C.Brown 5-54, Niklas 4-76, McDaniel 3-29, Daniels 3-25, Folston 3-21, Prosise 2-25, Koyack 1-13, Robinson 1-10.

Tackles

Rutgers: Lorenzo Waters 12 (7 solos, 5 assists), Quentin Gause 9 (5-4), Gareef Glashen 7 (4-3).

Notre Dame: Carlo Calabrese 7 (4-3), Jaylon Smith 6 (3-3), Bennett Jackson 5 (5-0), Dan Fox 5 (2-3).

Interceptions

Rutgers: None.

Notre Dame: Austin Collinsworth, Fox, KeiVarea Russell, Kendall Moore.

2013 Schedule

Aug. 31: Temple W, 28-6

Sept. 7: at Michigan L, 41-30

Sept. 14: at Purdue W, 31-24

Sept. 21: Michigan St. W, 17-13

Sept. 28: Oklahoma L, 35-21

Oct. 5: vs. Arizona St. W, 37-34

Oct. 19: USC W, 14-10

Oct. 26: at Air Force W, 45-10

Nov. 2: Navy, W, 38-34

Nov. 9: at Pitt L, 28-21

Nov. 23: BYU W, 23-13

Nov. 30: at Stanford L, 27-20

Dec. 28: vs. Rutgers W, 29-16