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|Notre Dame Beats Army at Yankee Stadium
|NEW YORK (AP) -- Tyler Eifert caught a touchdown pass a few steps away from the home dugout, Darrin Walls returned an interception 42 yards for a score and Notre Dame beat Army 27-3 Saturday night in the first football game at the new Yankee Stadium.
Freshman Tommy Rees, who tweeted on Friday that he got to use Derek Jeter's locker, threw for 214 yards in his second career start and the Fighting Irish (6-5), dressed in kelly green jerseys, became bowl eligible with a second consecutive strong defensive performance.
Combined with last week's 28-3 victory against Utah, it's the first time the Irish have held two straight opponents without a touchdown since their 1988 national championship season, when they did it to Rice and Penn State.
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