Con 1:13 to go in the game, the Fighting Irish were down 29-24 and Coan was getting his finger popped back into place by a trainer. He then rushed back to the huddle appearing to be just fine and he threw the game-winning touchdown pass to tight end Michael Mayer.
Mayer scored and the crowd went wild. Notre Dame won the game 32-29.
Coan finished the game 21-for-33 with 239 passing yards and two touchdown passes. Notre Dame running back Kyren Williams rushed for 78 yards on 16 trasporta. Mayer finished with seven catches for 81 yard e due touchdown. Chris Tyree had two catches for 63 yard e un touchdown.
Toledo quarterback Carter Bradley was 17-for-27 with 213 cantieri di passaggio. Devin Maddox had nine catches for 135 yard. Bryant Koback rushed for 122 yards on 21 carries and had a touchdown while Dequan Finn had two rushes for 24 yard e un touchdown. Chris McDonald returned an interception for a touchdown.
No. 8 Notre Dame is now 2-0 to start the 2021 stagione. Toledo is 1-1.