Notre Dame continues its bid for Brian Kelly’s third College Football Playoff look on Saturday in opposition to what is probably going the Fighting Irish’s hardest check of the 2021 season to this point: No. 18 Wisconsin.
The Badgers could have suffered a season-opening loss to Penn State — a workforce now ranked No. 6 nationally within the AP Top 25 ballot — however they managed to bounce again properly for a 34-7 win over Eastern Michigan. The Badgers adopted with a Week 3 bye to prep for No. 12 Notre Dame, a workforce that has but to reside as much as its rating this season.
The Fighting Irish are 3-0 this season, however none of their wins has achieved a lot to engender confidence on this workforce. They wanted extra time and a misfire by Florida State coach Mike Norvell to beat the nonetheless winless Seminoles. They adopted up per week later with a subpar efficiency in opposition to Toledo, needing a last-minute touchdown from quarterback Jack Coan to beat Toledo. The Irish put their “best” recreation collectively in opposition to Purdue in Week 3, however they nonetheless solely received by a remaining rating of 27-14.
Speaking of Coan, Saturday’s recreation vs. Wisconsin will likely be a homecoming of kinds for the Wisconsin switch. He already looks like he is on tempo to match his greatest season for the Badgers, throwing for 828 yards and eight touchdowns to only two interceptions. He’ll must have an enormous recreation in opposition to the Badgers’ protection, which leads the nation by permitting solely 33.0 yards per recreation on the bottom.
Sporting News is monitoring reside scoring updates and highlights from Notre Dame vs. Wisconsin on Saturday afternoon. Follow beneath for full outcomes from the Week 4 faculty soccer recreation.
Notre Dame vs. Wisconsin rating
Notre Dame vs. Wisconsin reside updates, highlights from Week 4
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Final: Notre Dame 41, Wisconsin 13
3:52 p.m.: A pair runs finish it: Notre Dame wins 41-13, making Kelly the winningest coach in Notre Dame history (106 wins).
3:49 p.m.: INTERCEPTION RETURN FOR TOUCHDOWN, NOTRE DAME. Mertz’s go is tipped within the air and this time Drew White takes it the space. Notre Dame has scored 31 within the fourth quarter to make it 41-13 with 54 seconds left.
3:44 p.m.: INTERCEPTION RETURN FOR TOUCHDOWN, NOTRE DAME. Mertz’s third interception of the sport is probably the most devastating. Notre Dame Linebacker Jack Kiser undercuts the route and takes it 69 yards for the rating to make it 34-13 Notre Dame with 2:13 left within the recreation.
3:43 p.m.: Hamilton known as for go interference in opposition to Wisconsin’s Jack Dunn. That provides Wisconsin a recent set of downs at its 48.
3:42 p.m.: Mertz hits Pryor for a 10-yard acquire out to the Wisconsin 36.
3:39 p.m.: FIELD GOAL, NOTRE DAME. Doerer knocks it via from 37 yards out to offer the Fighting Irish a two-touchdown lead. Wisconsin can come again however does not have a number of time (3:10) left to mount a comeback.
3:38 p.m.: Timeout, Wisconsin (3:15).
3:38 p.m.: Notre Dame will get nothing on third-and-6. Field aim unit popping out.
3:35 p.m.: Timeout, Notre Dame (3:20).
3:34 p.m.: INTERCEPTION, NOTRE DAME. Hart makes his second interception of the day after a misthrow by Mertz. He will get a pleasant return to the Wisconsin 23 with 4:55 left … that might be recreation.
3:33 p.m.: Mertz finds Davis within the zone for a 16-yard acquire on first down.
3:32 p.m.: Wisconsin fair-catches the ball on the 14-yard line, however is given 15 further yards after an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty in opposition to Brian Kelly.
3:31 p.m.: Timeout, Wisconsin (5:27).
3:30 p.m.: Pyne drops again to throw however does not see anybody open, so tries to run. He’s held up within the pocket and at last taken down for a 3-yard loss by Wisconsin’s Jack Sanborn.
3:29 p.m.: Notre Dame takes over at its 34 following the missed subject aim.
3:27 p.m.: MISSED FIELD GOAL, WISCONSIN. Larsh had the leg on a 52-yard subject aim, however missed broad left. It stays 24-13 midway via the fourth quarter.
3:26 p.m.: Mertz’s third-down go is incomplete. Badgers must 10 to realize with 7:34 left within the recreation, however they will try a subject aim as an alternative.
3:24 p.m.: Wisconsin will get three first downs on its ensuing drive and is now on the Notre Dame 34 following a 19-yard go from Mertz to Danny Davis III.
3:16 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, NOTRE DAME. Pyne makes one other massive throw, this time a 16-yard landing reference to Austin. That makesit 24-13 Notre Dame with 9:34 left within the recreation.
3:14 p.m.: Pyne finds Mayer throughout the center for a 23- acquire right down to the Wisconsin 12. Notre Dame goes backward on the following play as Williams is tackled for a 4-yard loss.
3:11 p.m.: Timeout, Notre Dame (10:45).
3:10 p.m.: Pyne completely zips a ball to the sideline for a third-down conversion to Austin. Big play for the Fighting Irish.
3:06 p.m.: Good information and unhealthy for Notre Dame: Coan is on the sideline along with his helmet on, so it seems his harm is not overly severe. But in keeping with the Fox telecast, his day remains to be achieved. It’s as much as Pyne to take Notre Dame the remainder of the way in which.
3:03 p.m.: FUMBLE RECOVERY, NOTRE DAME. And now the Notre Dame protection makes an enormous play! Jayson Ademilola strip-sacks Mertz, and Notre Dame recovers it on the Wisconsin 46. Wisconsin’s Jack Nelson known as for a face masks, however Notre Dame declines the penalty.
3 p.m.: Uh-oh. Devin Chandler jumps out of bounds (a la Najee Harris) however takes a late hit out of bounds by Notre Dame’s TaRiq Bracy. That provides Wisconsin the ball at its 47-yard line.
2:56 p.m.: KICKOFF RETURN FOR TOUCHDOWN, NOTRE DAME. Chris Tyree has the longest play of the day, and it could not have come at a greater time for Notre Dame: His 98-yard kickoff return for landing provides the Fighting Irish the lead again, making it 17-13 Notre Dame with 14:01 remaining.
2:53 p.m.: FIELD GOAL, WISCONSIN. Again, the Fighting Irish solely bend. They maintain Larsh to a 27-yard subject aim after forcing an incompletion on third down. It’s 13-10 Wisconsin with 14:14 left within the recreation.
2:52 p.m.: Wisconsin has it second-and-goal fro the Notre Dame 11.
Third quarter: Notre Dame 10, Wisconsin 10
2:51 p.m.: Third-string quarterback Drew Pyne had a pair good throws to start out the drive, but it surely ends in a punt. On the following drive, he is strip-sacked to offer Wisconsin the ball on the Notre Dame 39.
2:32 p.m.: Nice transfer by Notre Dame linebacker Bo Bauer to slash via the offensive line and bat a Mertz go into the filth. Badgers punt on fourth-and-2 right down to the 11.
2:26 p.m.: Bad information for Notre Dame; they cannot convert on third-and-20 following a false begin, and Coan limps off the sphere. He could have been harm on the earlier sack.
2:24 p.m.: There’s a fifth sack on Coan, once more with only a four-man rush by Wisconsin. Second-and-15 from the 20 upcoming.
2:19 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, WISCONSIN. Mertz will get his first landing of the season with an 8-yard strike to Pryor. That knots it up at 10-10 with 9:53 left within the quarter.
2:17 p.m.: False begin makes it first-and-15 from the 26, however Mertz will get all of it again with a 16-yard reference to Pryor. It’s first-and-10 from the 11, and Notre Dame wants an enormous cease right here.
2:16 p.m.: And there’s the offensive spark Wisconsin wanted: Mellusi rushed for 35 yards right down to the Notre Dame 21. That’s the largest speeding play by both offense by a big margin all day.
2:12 p.m.: Wisconsin appears to be like prefer it’ll take over at its 44.
2:12 p.m.: Coan completes a go to the Wisconsin bench on third down; that must be who he was throwing to, as a result of there wasn’t a participant within the neighborhood, from both workforce. Punt upcoming.
2:10 p.m.: Notre Dame takes the ball over after the touchback. Coan airs it out on first down however overthrows his receiver. Second down.
2:06 p.m.: Wisconsin’s drive stalls simply wanting its 40. Punt upcoming.
2:03 p.m.: That’s a false begin for Wisconsin to start out the second half. Not splendid.
Halftime: Notre Dame 10, Wisconsin 3
1:41 p.m.: Halftime stats between Notre Dame and Wisconsin:
First downs: Notre Dame 12; Wisconsin 3
Total yards: Notre Dame 150; Wisconsin 88
Third down: Notre Dame 4 of 10 (1 for 1 on fourth down); Wisconsin 0 for six (0 for 1 on fourth down)
Passing: Notre Dame 14 of 25, 152 yards, 1 landing; Wisconsin 5 of 14, 31 yards, 1 interception
Rushing: Notre Dame 19 rushes for minus-2 yards; Wisconsin 11 rushes for 17 yards
Penalties: Notre Dame 3 for 25; Wisconsin 2 for 13
Turnovers: Notre Dame 0; Wisconsin 1
Time of possession: Notre Dame 19:41; Wisconsin 10:19
1:40 p.m.: Nope. They take a knee and head into the locker room with a 10-3 lead.
1:40 p.m.: There’s a 5-yard punt from Wisconsin, giving the Fighting Irish the ball simply inside their 30 with 19 seconds left. Will Kelly try to get the workforce in subject aim vary?
1:39 p.m.: Timeout, Notre Dame (0:27).
1:38 p.m.: Near catastrophe for Wisconsin. Mertz bobbles a low snap, tries to get the primary down and fumbles within the act of being tackled. Tight finish Jake Ferguson jumps on it, giving the Badgers the prospect to no less than punt it away.
1:37 p.m.: Timeout, Wisconsin (0:34).
1:36 p.m.: Timeout, Wisconsin (1:21).
1:35 p.m.: Offside on Notre Dame will get the Badgers a little bit respiration room.
1:34 p.m.: Wow, Jay Bramblett simply punted it 73 yards all the way in which right down to the Wisconsin 9. The Wisconsin receiver misplaced the ball within the solar and it bounced an honest methods, however nonetheless.
1:33 p.m.: There’s one other sack on Coan, this one from linebacker Nick Herbig. Notre Dame is compelled to punt on fourth-and-14 from its 19.
1:31 p.m.: Kelly dials up a deep go on first-and-10, however Hicks makes an excellent play on the ball to bat it away.
1:30 p.m.: Mertz had Chimere Dike broad open down however overthrew him into the sideline. Tough break. Notre Dame takes over close to its 25-yard-line after the punt; there’s 3:46 left within the quarter.
1:29 p.m.: Timeout, Wisconsin (4:03).
1:26 p.m.: Devin Chandler will get into Notre Dame territory, but it surely’s negated by a block within the again. Wisconsin’s heading again to its 31 after the good return.
1:21 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, NOTRE DAME. The assessment does not take lengthy to substantiate it is a landing. Austin caught the ball and took a number of steps earlier than dropping the ball on the bottom. He had already crossed the aircraft into the tip zone, so no situation there. That makes it 10-3 Notre Dame with 4:48 left within the half.
1:20 p.m.: Coan hits Austin for what appears to be like like a 36-yard landing, which is what it is known as on the sphere. But fairly good protection by Wisconsin’s Faion Hicks knocks the ball unfastened as Austin hits the bottom.
1:18 p.m.: Coan to Chris Tyree for six yards and a primary down on the Notre Dame 31.
1:15 p.m.: Wisconsin’s Leo Chenel will get an interception off a tipped ball, but it surely’s negated by a go interference name by Noah Burks negates the turnover. Wisconsin now has the ball at Wisconsin’s 48.
1:11 p.m.: INTERCEPTION, NOTRE DAME. And there’s the primary turnover of the sport! Cam Hart cuts a route and picks off a Mertz go at Notre Dame’s 49.
1:10 p.m.: Wisconsin has it first down from its 41 after the 15-yard penalty.
1:08 p.m.: Notre Dame appears to be like to carry Wisconsin to a three-and-out, however there are a number of flags on the play. Wisconsin declines a go interference penalty on Notre Dame, however accepts a roughing-the-passer penalty in opposition to security Kyle Hamilton. That’s the primary penalty of the sport for both workforce.
1:02 p.m.: FIELD GOAL, NOTRE DAME. Doerer makes up for his earlier miss with a 51-yard subject aim to knot it up at 3-3 with 8:44 remaining within the half.
1:01 p.m.: Notre Dame cannot lengthen the drive once more. Wisconsin will get to Coan on a four-man rush, with C.J. Goetz getting the 3-yard sack.
12:59 p.m.: Coan will get the primary down on third-and-1 with a QB sneak. First-and-10 from the 30.
12:57 p.m.: Williams knifes his means via the protection for a 2-yard acquire. Notre Dame will get a recent set of downs on the Wisconsin 41.
12:56 p.m.: Notre Dame’s offense comes out after the timeout.
12:53 p.m.: Timeout, Notre Dame (11:44).
12:52 p.m.: Coan completes a 9-yard go on third-and-10. Decision time upcoming from the 43.
12:51 p.m.: Coan had a receiver downfield however under-throws him; that makes it second-and-10 from the Notre Dame 48.
12:49 p.m.: Coan to Austin for six yards on third-and-2. Notre Dame will get a recent set of downs at its 35.
First quarter: Wisconsin 3, Notre Dame 0
12:43 p.m.: TURNOVER ON DOWNS, WISCONSIN. Great stand by Notre Dame there; Mertz had a receiver open for the primary down on third-and-3, however did not throw the ball in time. The Badgers choose to go for it on fourth-and-1 and are stuffed for no acquire. Irish take over from their 21.
12:40 p.m.: One play later, Mertz places it on the cash for a 43-yard acquire to tight finish Clay Cundiff, who makes the over-the-shoulder catch. Badgers driving on the 30.
12:40 p.m.: Heads-up play by Mertz, who will get a shuffle go off to Chez Mellusi within the act of being sacked. That’s a acquire of 4 yards.
12:38 p.m.: Nothing doing for the Irish. They have a three-and-out and are compelled to play the battle of subject place. Wisconsin takes over at its 23.
12:33 p.m.: Notre Dame’s protection does its job, forcing a three-and-out on Wisconsin’s ensuing drive. The Irish take over at their 41 after the punt.
12:29 p.m.: MISSED FIELD GOAL, NOTRE DAME. Jonathan Doerer cannot get the Fighting Irish on the board. He misses broad proper from 39 yards out, three performs after Notre Dame had first-and-goal from the ten.
12:28 p.m.: Oof. Coan is taken down within the backfield for the third time. He journeys over his personal deal with, Josh Lugg, and loses 9 yards to the Wisconsin 21. No sack, although the protection is getting stress on him.
12:27 p.m.: Near catastrophe for Notre Dame: Williams is bottled up within the backfield and fumbles the ball. He jumps again on it, however now the Irish face second-and-goal from the 13.
12:26 p.m.: Another first-down completion: Coan connects with tight finish Michael Mayer for six yards on third down, right down to the ten.
12:24 p.m.: There’s a run; Kyren Williams will get 6 yards, right down to the 15, in opposition to the softened Wisconsin entrance.
12:23 p.m.: There’s two extra first down completions by Coan; he hits Joe Wilkins Jr. for a 18-yard acquire to the 37, then Braden Lenzy for an additional 16 yards to the 21. That’s eight straight passes on this drive.
12:20 p.m.: Timeout, Notre Dame (9:33).
12:18 p.m.: Coan delivers a strike to the sideline on third-and-5 to get a brand new set of downs; he hits Kevin Austin for 7 yards to get out to the Notre Dame 45.
12:16 p.m.: Coan stands within the pocket on second down and hits Avery Davis for a 20-yard acquire. Good response after getting sacked twice early. Notre Dame has a brand new set of downs on the 33.
12:16 p.m.: Wisconsin dials up one other blitz and will get Coan once more for an additional 7-yard loss. Notre Dame has it second-and-17 from its 13.
12:15 p.m.: Notre Dame takes over at its 20 following the kickoff.
12:12 p.m.: FIELD GOAL, WISCONSIN. Notre Dame’s protection bends, however does not break. They maintain the Badgers to a 37-yard subject aim from Collin Larsh. It’s 3-0 Wisconsin with 11:48 remaining within the first quarter.
12:09 p.m.: Wisconsin will get the ball on the Notre Dame 45; Graham Mertz completes his first go to Kendric Pryor for 22 yards, and the Badgers are already knocking on Notre Dame’s door.
12:07 p.m.: Not an excellent begin for Notre Dame, which will get the ball first: Coan is sacked for a lack of 7 on second down, then almost throws an interception on third-and-15. That’s a three-and-out, and Wisconsin’s activate offense is up subsequent.
How to look at Notre Dame vs. Wisconsin
- TV channel (nationwide): Fox
- Live stream: Fox Sports App, fuboTV
Notre Dame vs. Wisconsin will likely be broadcast nationally on Fox beginning at midday ET. Fox’s Big Noon Kickoff and ESPN’s College GameDay will each be reside forward of kickoff in Chicago. Gus Johnson and Joel Klatt will name the sport from the sales space whereas Jenny Taft acts as a sideline reporter.
Notre Dame soccer schedule 2021
|Sept. 6||Notre Dame 41, Florida State 38|
|Sept. 11||Notre Dame 32, Toledo 29|
|Sept. 18||Notre Dame 27, Purdue 13|
|Sept. 25||vs. No. 18 Wisconsin (Chicago)|
|Oct. 2||vs. No. 8 Cincinnati|
|Oct. 9||at Virginia Tech|
|Oct. 23||vs. USC|
|Oct. 30||vs. No. 21 North Carolina|
|Nov. 6||vs. Navy|
|Nov. 13||at Virginia|
|Nov. 20||vs. Georgia Tech|
|Nov. 27||at Stanford|
Wisconsin soccer schedule 2021
|Sept. 4||Penn State 16, Wisconsin 10|
|Sept. 11||Wisconsin 34, Eastern Michigan 7|
|Sept. 25||vs. No. 12 Notre Dame (Chicago)|
|Oct. 2||vs. No. 19 Michigan|
|Oct. 9||at Illinois|
|Oct. 16||vs. Army|
|Oct. 23||at Purdue|
|Oct. 30||vs. No. 5 Iowa|
|Nov. 6||at Rutgers|
|Nov. 13||vs. Northwestern|
|Nov. 20||vs. Nebraska|
|Nov. 27||at Minnesota|