Chicago, IL (Sports Network) - Cierre Wood and George Atkinson III ran all
over a shaky Hurricanes defense on Saturday as No. 9 Notre Dame dominated
Miami-Florida, 41-3, at Soldier Field.
Wood ran for 118 yards and two touchdowns on 18 carries, while Atkinson ended
his night with 123 yards and a touchdown on just 10 carries for the Fighting
Irish (5-0), who have won the first five games of the season for the first
time since beginning the 2002 campaign 8-0.
Cam McDaniel and Theo Riddick each added a rushing touchdown in the victory as
the Irish racked up 376 yards on the ground.
Everett Golson was benched to start the game due to a violation of team rules,
but entered on the team's second offensive series. He threw for 186 yards on
17-of-22 passing and ran for 51 yards on six carries as Notre Dame remained
perfect at Soldier Field in program history with a 10-0-2 record.
Stephen Morris threw for 201 yards on 18-of-35 passing for the Hurricanes
(4-2), who had their three-game winning streak snapped. Jake Wieclaw accounted
for the only Miami points with a 28-yard field goal.
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