Irish Break Out Offensively in 62-27 Win

Fighting Irish Athletics | September 28, 2015 

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Notre Dame punter Tyler Newsome pinned back Massachusetts, and returner C.J. Sanders got the sixth-ranked Fighting Irish going.
 
After Newsome placed a 52-yard punt on the Massachusetts 1, the Fighting Irish defense held the Minutemen to a yard on three plays and Sanders answered with a 50-yard punt return that helped spark Notre Dame to the 62-27 victory Saturday.
 
Sanders cut at the 35 to avoid two Minutemen and made another cut at the 10 before racing into the end zone with 3:21 left in the first half to give the Irish a 28-20 lead.
 
''The special team work was outstanding,'' said Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly, pointing out Sanders especially. ''He's a very shifty runner. He's got great vision. It was a big play. It gave us momentum, certainly.''

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