Purdue 15-14

1 2 3 4 Total
Notre Dame 0 7 0 7 14
Purdue 0 0 7 8 15

West Lafayette (70,007)


1st Quarter

No Scoring

2nd Quarter

ND: Smith 1 yard run (Oliver kick)

3rd Quarter

PUR: Wally Jones 1 yard run (Anderson kick)

4th Quarter

ND: Phil Carter 30 yard run (Oliver kick), 2:57

PUR: Steve Bryant 7 yard pass from Scott Campbell (Campbell to Bryant pass), Jim Young said about going for two instead of the tie "I felt we would make it. You just have that feeling sometimes and I felt we had it."...Campbell completed passes of 33 (Eric Jordan) and 42 (Bryant) to Irish 1 with 39 secs left...Jones was thrown for six-yard loss and then two incompletions...found Bryant in left corner of end zone on fourth down

ND had one more chance but Tim Koegel was intercepted by Tim Seneff near midfield and PUR ran out the clock.



1st Downs: ND 13, PUR 17

Rushing: ND 46/190, PUR 49/148

Passing: ND 10/14, 161 INT, PUR 246

Return yds: ND 13, PUR 11

Sacks: ND 8/28, PUR 6/24

Punts: ND 6/36, PUR 5/37

Fumbles: ND 1/0, PUR 0

Penalties: ND 4/40, PUR 2/20

TOP: ND 30:50, PUR 29:10


PUR: Scott Campbell 11/24, 246 yds


  • Palm Beach Post. 27 Sept 1981.

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