COL FB: Notre Dame 37, Arizona State 34

Oct. 6, 2013 at 12:15 AM
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ARLINGTON, Texas, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Notre Dame's Tommy Rees threw three touchdown passes Saturday and the Fighting Irish used two late interceptions to edge No. 24 Arizona State 37-34.

Kyle Brindza kicked a go-ahead, 25-yard field goal with 3:03 left, putting Notre Dame ahead at 30-27 after Rees led the Fighting Irish (4-2) on a 10-play, 56-yard drive.

Mathias Farley picked off ASU's Taylor Kelly on the next series and Dan Fox later sealed the victory with an interception and 14-yard return for a score with 1:16 left.

Rees completed 17-of-38 passes for 279 yards.

Prince Shembo keyed Notre Dame's defensive effort with three sacks.

T.J. Jones hauled down eight passes for 135 yards and a score for the Irish.

The Sun Devils (3-2) lost despite a 362-yard, three-touchdown performance from Kelly, who surrendered the two late pick-offs on 33-of-47 efficiency.

Jaelen Strong made eight grabs for 136 yards and a TD for ASU.

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