Doerer makes late FG, No. 14 Irish beat Hokies 32-29
Virginia Tech drops to 3-2 on the season.
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Jonathan Doerer kicked a 48-yard field goal with 17 seconds remaining, capping a dramatic rally to give No. 14 Notre Dame a 32-29 victory over Virginia Tech on Saturday night.
The Fighting Irish tied the game at 29 on Jack Coan’s 4-yard pass to Avery Davis and a two-point conversion completion to Kevin Austin with 2:26 left.
After forcing the Hokies to punt, Coan drove them 45 yards in seven plays and Doerer split the uprights, sparing the Fighting Irish a second straight loss. Virginia Tech had gone ahead 29-21 with 3:55 to play.
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