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2012 Notre Dame Fighting Irish Stats

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Record: 12-1, .923 W-L% (3rd of 124) ▪ Rank: 4th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Brian Kelly (12-1)

PS/G: 25.8 (80th of 124) ▪ PA/G: 12.8 (2nd of 124)
SRS: 16.98 (6th of 124) ▪ SOS: 6.14 (8th of 124)

Bowl Game: Lost BCS Championship 42-14 versus Alabama

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing Total Offense First Downs Penalties Turnovers
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg Pass Rush Pen Tot No. Yds Fum Int Tot
Offense 13 17.4 29.8 58.2 222.8 1.1 38.9 189.4 4.9 1.8 68.8 412.2 6.0 10.5 9.8 1.3 21.6 5.5 42.3 0.5 0.6 1.2
Defense 13 20.1 33.4 60.1 199.8 0.8 30.5 105.7 3.5 0.3 63.8 305.5 4.8 10.1 5.7 1.2 17.0 5.2 41.8 0.5 1.2 1.8
Difference -2.7 -3.6 -1.9 +23.0 +0.3 +8.4 +83.7 +1.4 +1.5 +5.0 +106.7 +1.2 +0.4 +4.1 +0.1 +4.6 +0.3 +0.5 0.0 -0.6 -0.6

Passing

Stats include bowl game
Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Everett Golson 187 318 58.8 2405 7.6 7.5 12 6 131.0
2 Tommy Rees 34 59 57.6 436 7.4 6.5 2 2 124.1
3 Andrew Hendrix 5 7 71.4 55 7.9 7.9 0 0 137.4
4 John Goodman 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

Stats include bowl game
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Theo Riddick 190 917 4.8 5 36 370 10.3 2 226 1287 5.7 7
2 Cierre Wood 114 742 6.5 4 5 25 5.0 0 119 767 6.4 4
3 Everett Golson 94 298 3.2 6 94 298 3.2 6
4 George Atkinson III 51 361 7.1 5 2 4 2.0 0 53 365 6.9 5
5 Cam McDaniel 23 125 5.4 1 2 41 20.5 0 25 166 6.6 1
6 Andrew Hendrix 8 41 5.1 0 8 41 5.1 0
7 Robby Toma 4 28 7.0 1 24 252 10.5 0 28 280 10.0 1
8 Tommy Rees 4 -13 -3.3 1 4 -13 -3.3 1
9 TJ Jones 1 8 8.0 0 50 649 13.0 4 51 657 12.9 4
10 T.J. Jones 1 8 8.0 0 50 649 13.0 4 51 657 12.9 4
11 Davonte' Neal 1 7 7.0 0 1 -5 -5.0 0 2 2 1.0 0
12 Ben Turk 1 -16 -16.0 0 1 -16 -16.0 0
13 Tyler Eifert 50 685 13.7 4 50 685 13.7 4
14 Davaris Daniels 31 490 15.8 0 31 490 15.8 0
15 John Goodman 7 159 22.7 3 7 159 22.7 3
16 Daniel Smith 7 47 6.7 0 7 47 6.7 0
17 Troy Niklas 5 75 15.0 1 5 75 15.0 1
18 Ben Koyack 3 39 13.0 0 3 39 13.0 0
19 Chris Brown 2 56 28.0 0 2 56 28.0 0
20 Justin Ferguson 1 9 9.0 0 1 9 9.0 0

Defense & Fumbles

Stats include bowl game
Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Manti Te'O 55 58 113 5.5 1.5 7 35 5.0 0 11 1 8 0 0
2 Zeke Motta 39 38 77 2.0 0.0 3
3 Bennett Jackson 45 20 65 1.5 0.0 4 57 14.3 0 8
4 Dan Fox 30 33 63 2.0 1.0 2
5 Keivarae Russell 37 21 58 2.0 0.5 2 31 15.5 0 4
6 Prince Shembo 22 29 51 10.5 7.5 1
7 Louis Nix III 20 30 50 7.5 2.0 5 1
8 Matthias Farley 23 26 49 2.0 0.0 1 49 49.0 0 1
9 Carlo Calabrese 19 30 49 3.0 0.0 1
10 Stephon Tuitt 24 23 47 13.0 12.0 1 1 77 1 3
11 Kapron Lewis-Moore 17 23 40 8.5 6.0 2 2
12 Danny Spond 17 22 39 1.0 0.0 1 0 0.0 0 4
13 Sheldon Day 13 10 23 3.5 2.0 1
14 Ishaq Williams 11 11 22 3.5 0.0 1 1
15 Jarrett Grace 7 5 12 0.0 0.0
16 Tony Springmann 4 7 11 2.0 1.0
17 Ben Councell 5 5 10 0.0 0.0
18 Kendall Moore 2 8 10 0.0 0.0
19 Elijah Shumate 7 2 9 0.0 0.0 3
20 Nicky Baratti 5 3 8 0.0 0.0 1 0 0.0 0 0
21 Dan McCarthy 5 3 8 0.0 0.0
22 Jamoris Slaughter 4 4 8 0.0 0.0 1
23 Romeo Okwara 4 3 7 1.5 0.0 1
24 Chris Salvi 3 3 6 0.0 0.0
25 Joe Schmidt 2 4 6 0.0 0.0
26 Josh Atkinson 5 0 5 0.0 0.0
27 Connor Cavalaris 1 4 5 0.0 0.0
28 Cam McDaniel 5 0 5 0.0 0.0
29 Kona Schwenke 1 4 5 1.0 0.5
30 Jalen Brown 2 1 3 0.0 0.0 1
31 Kyle Brindza 2 0 2 0.0 0.0
32 Jordan Cowart 0 1 1 0.0 0.0
33 Tyler Eifert 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
34 Anthony Rabasa 0 1 1 0.0 0.0
35 Theo Riddick 1 0 1 0.0 0.0
36 Daniel Smith 1 0 1 0.0 0.0

Kick & Punt Returns

Stats include bowl game
Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 George Atkinson III 22 441 20.0 0
2 Cam McDaniel 7 135 19.3 0
3 Jarrett Grace 1 12 12.0 0
4 Davonte' Neal 21 46 2.2 0

Kicking & Punting

Stats include bowl game
Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Kyle Brindza 28 29 96.6 23 31 74.2 97
2 Nick Tausch 5 6 83.3 1 1 100.0 8
3 Ben Turk 53 2161 40.8

Scoring

Stats include bowl game
Touchdowns Kicking
Rk Player Rush Rec Int FR PR KR Oth Tot XPM FGM 2PM Sfty Pts
1 T.J. Jones 4 4 24
2 Stephon Tuitt 1 1 6