Notre Dame snatches late victory over LSU in Citrus Bowl

Notre Dame snatches late victory over LSU in Citrus Bowl

Notre Dame snatches late victory over LSU in Citrus Bowl

Guice finished with 98 yards on 21 carries, while Etling was 19 of 33 for 229 yards and two touchdowns. Book 18-yard pass to Miles Boykin to the LSU 29. On fourth down, LSU fullback Tory Carter was called for illegal motion, forcing a fourth-down field goal attempt by Connor Culp that went wide right with 7:45 left. Jack Gonsoulin's extra point was good for a 7-3 lead with 11:37 to go in the third quarter. DRIVE: 5-43-2:16. KEY PLAYS: Drive set up after LSU long snapper Blake Ferguson recovers a fumble at the Notre Dame 43 when a punt bounces off the leg of Notre Dame's Isaiah Robertson.

Feature Performer: Despite often facing duress, Etling completed 4-of-6 passes in the quarter for 64 yards, highlighted by the touchdown to Guice.

After a Yoon 49-yard field goal brought Notre Dame within one, Guice extended the lead to 14-6 less than four minutes into the fourth on a 2-yard pass from Etling. DRIVE: 5-18-2:20. KEY PLAY: On the first play of the drive, Book runs for 15 yards to the LSU 34.

Gonsoulin had put LSU ahead 17-14 on a 17-yard field with 2:03 left after a shovel pass to Guice on third down from the three-yard line was stopped inches short of the goal line.

NOTRE DAME: Michael Young 6 pass from Book at 7:49 (Book two-point pass). The same could have been said against LSU as he completed just 3-of-8 passes for 52 yards and he ran for another 38. On third-and-19, Book connects with Boykin on a 29-yard pass to the Tigers 19.

Notre Dame got on the board first when Justin Yoon made a 46-yard field goal with four seconds remaining in the second quarter. The Tigers drove 75 yards in 12 plays for the score.

No, the 2017 regular season didn't end the way Notre Dame had hoped. Book, who entered the game in the second quarter, was 14 of 19 for 164 yards with two touchdowns and an interception.

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