ファイティングアイリッシュクォーターバックジャックコーンは、ケビンオースティンジュニアの手に美しいパスを落としました 4:48 残り半分. Austin caught the ball and appeared to fight for posssession with a Wisconsin defensive back as he landed in the end zone.
The sideline referee called it a touchdown. Replays showed there might have been some bobbling of the ball when Austin came down with it in the end zone.
それにもかかわらず, the referees confirmed the call on the field, sparking some debate on Twitter.
The score put Notre Dame up 10-3 and the Fighting Irish kept the lead at halftime.
Coan was 14-for-25 with 152 passing yards and the touchdown against a very tough Wisconsin defense. The team went into halftime with -2 rushing yards. Austin was leading with three catches for 49 ヤード.
Wisconsin struggled a bit to get things going despite a solid first drive of the game. Graham Mertz was 5-for-13 with 71 yards and an interception at the half. The team totaled 17 rushing yards and Clay Cundiff had one catch for 43 yards – the longest offensive play for the Badgers at that point.