Drive Charting: Scoring Bursts vs. Purdue

Brian Fremeau | Sept. 16, 2013 | Strong and True“Beyond The Box Score With Brian Fremeau” is a weekly series that takes you inside the stats with in-depth analysis through numbers and graphics. Fremeau, a 1999 graduate of Notre Dame, is a longtime writer for ESPN Insider, Football Outsiders and his personal graphical analysis website,


Notre Dame defeated Purdue 31-24 on Saturday night, a comeback victory that was sparked by an explosive sequence early in the fourth quarter and then iced away with a power running game over the final 7 minutes and 22 seconds of regulation. After falling behind by 10 points early, the Irish rallied to its first double-digit comeback victory on the road since a win over Michigan State in 2006. Tommy Rees threw for 309 yards and two touchdowns, his third straight 300 yard passing game.

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