Florida State Falls to No. 5 Notre Dame 42-26 in ACC Primetime Matchup
By Chuck Walsh, Florida State Seminoles // October 11, 2020
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SOUTH BEND, INDIANA (Seminoles.com) – Quarterback Jordan Travis threw for 204 yards and ran for a career-high 96 yards in the first start of his career, but No. 5 Notre Dame outscored Florida State by a 42-26 margin in the first meeting between the Seminoles and the Irish as members of the ACC at Notre Dame Stadium.
Florida State (1-3, 0-3, ACC) totaled three touchdowns by three different players, scored three touchdowns on four trips into the red zone and committed only one turnover.
Notre Dame (3-0, 2-0 ACC), which is playing as a member of a conference for the first time in the history of its program, won its second ACC game following a season-opening victory over Duke.
Travis completed 13-of-24 passes for 204 yards as he surpassed the 200 yard passing mark for the second consecutive week. His 96 yards rushing surpassed his previous career-high of 94 rushing yards against Boston College on Nov. 9, 2019.
Wide receiver Tamorrion Terry caught a season-high seven passes for a season-high 121 yards and his first touchdown of 2020. La’Damian Webb gained 59 yards on 13 carries and scored his third touchdown in the last two weeks.
Florida State’s defense held Notre Dame to seven points and 189 total yards (113 rushing and 76 passing) in the second half after surrendering 35 points and 365 total yards (240 rushing and 125 passing) in the first half.
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