Notre Dame Vs. USF Score: Fighting Irish Finally Score; Bulls Still Lead, 23-7

After an interminable weather delay, Notre Dame finally put its first points on the board with a 24-yard touchdown reception by Michael Floyd in the third quarter. But the quarterback who threw that wasn't Dayne Crist; rather, Tommy Rees started under center for the Fighting Irish. Rees has gone 10-of-14 for 140 yards.

However, the Bulls put up a touchdown in the fourth quarter for the 23-7 lead. The Bulls were on the one-yard line when an illegal substitution moved them back five yards. Quarterback B.J. Daniels threw an incompletion on third down, but that play was overturned as a result of a pass interference call. Daniels found Evan Landi for the two-yard touchdown and the 16-point lead.

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