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By the numbers…ND vs. Georgia Tech

Will Fuller has scored at least one touchdown in 13 of Notre Dame’s last 15 games. He’s totaled 19 TDs during that span, including five games of two or more scores.

35--Number of football games between Notre Dame and Georgia Tech with today’s clash in Notre Dame Stadium. Only Navy (87), USC (86), Purdue (86), Michigan State (77), Pittsburgh (69), Army (50), Northwestern (48) and Michigan (42) have played the Irish more.
 
6--Number of FBS teams that did not have a turnover through the first two weeks of the season – Notre Dame, West Virginia, Boston College, USC, Toledo and LSU. (Note: Boston College turned it over Friday night against Florida State.)

9--Streak of Notre Dame quarterbacks that won their starting debut from 1985-98. Notre Dame’s current streak is four -- Dayne Crist, Tommy Rees, Everett Golson and Malik Zaire. DeShone Kizer will try to become the fifth today against Georgia Tech.

30--Georgia Tech’s winning margin the last time the Irish played the Yellow Jackets, who claimed the 2007 season-opener, 33-3. It is the largest home-opening loss in Notre Dame history.

0--Points scored in the first quarter by Notre Dame’s first two opponents of the 2015 season. Georgia Tech has scored on its first possession in seven of its last nine games.

10--Consecutive games in which Georgia Tech has thrown at least one touchdown pass.

3--Consecutive games in which Notre Dame has thrown at least one touchdown pass.

5--Number of FBS teams that have had more wide receivers drafted than Georgia Tech since 2009 – USC, LSU, Oklahoma, Georgia and Ohio State.

19--Number of pass-receiving touchdowns scored by Will Fuller in the last 15 games.

13--Number of games – out of the last 15 – that Fuller has scored at least one touchdown.

5--Number of times in the last 12 games that Fuller has scored at least two touchdowns. (Note: Fuller scored three against Northwestern last season.)

1--Number of Georgia Tech road losses last season in six trips. The lone setback came at North Carolina. Among the Yellow Jackets’ five road victories were Virginia Tech and Georgia.

18--Consecutive years Georgia Tech has played in a bowl game, which is the nation’s second-longest streak behind Virginia Tech’s 22.

30--Yards of freshman C.J. Sanders’ third-quarter punt return last week against Virginia, which is the second longest by a Notre Dame player since Michael Floyd’s 41-yarder vs. Florida State in the 2011 Champs Sports Bowl. The longest since Floyd’s return was Greg Bryant’s 61-yarder vs. Louisville last November.

7--Number of C.J. Prosise running plays of 15 yards or more through the first two games.

13-Number of Prosise runs out of 37 that have resulted in a gain of two yards or less.


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