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Per ESPN: Kyle Brindza kicked a 32-yard field goal as time expired, and Notre Dame upset No. 22 LSU 31-28 in a Music City Bowl shootout Tuesday.

Notre Dame (8-5) stopped a fake field goal just short of the goal line at the end of the first half and blocked a 40-yard field goal attempt by Trent Domingue early in the fourth quarter. The Fighting Irish got the ball with 5:41 left and never gave it back, driving 71 yards in 14 plays before Brindza finished off the win.

Coach Brian Kelly gave sophomore Malik Zaire his first career start, but he also played senior Everett Golson, using both quarterbacks on the winning drive.

LSU (8-5) lost for the first time this season to a team not from the Southeastern Conference's Western Division. Leonard Fournette ran for 143 yards and two touchdowns, and the freshman also returned a kickoff 100 yards for a score.

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Passing: A. Jennings (LSU) - 151 YDS, 1 TD
Rushing: L. Fournette (LSU) - 11 CAR, 143 YDS, 2 TD
Receiving: J. Diarse (LSU) - 2 REC, 76 YDS, 1 TD
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