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Irish, Cardinal Renew Rivalry With Top-Eight Showdown

WHO: #7/7 Stanford (4-0) vs. #8/8 Notre Dame (4-0)
WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 29 | 7:30 p.m. ET
WHERE: Notre Dame Stadium | Notre Dame, IN
WATCH: NBC (Mike Tirico, Doug Flutie & Kathryn Tappen) | | NBC Sports Live Extra App
LISTEN: Notre Dame Radio Network (Paul Burmeister, Ryan Harris & Jack Nolan) | 101.5 FM & 960 AM (South Bend) | SiriusXM 129 | Find Your Station

  • Notre Dame gained 566 yards of total offense last Saturday in a 56-27 win at Wake Forest. The Irish gained 325 yards passing and 241 net yards rushing against the Demon Deacons.
  • Saturday marks the 35th game ever contested at Notre Dame Stadium between top-10 foes. Notre Dame owns a 22-11-1 (.662) mark in home matchups of two teams ranked in the top 10 since 1936.
  • Ian Book’s 13.0 yards per completion at Wake Forest were the most by an Irish QB with at least 25 completions in a game since Jimmy Clausen (13.44 yards per completion) against Michigan in 2009.
  • Saturday’s game marked the most Irish receivers to notch at least one catch (10) in the same game since a 44-6 win over Army in 2016 (11).
  • Julian Love leads all Notre Dame players with nine official pass breakups this season.
  • Jafar Armstrong needed just eight carries to rush for a career-high 98 yards and two touchdowns at Wake Forest last Saturday.
  • Notre Dame is one of only seven teams nationally that remains undefeated after week four that has exclusively played FBS competition.
  • Tony Jones Jr. scored his sixth career rushing touchdown during the rout of Wake Forest in Winston-Salem.
  • A win over Stanford would give Notre Dame not only possession of the Legends Trophy, but officially all five of the competitive trophies for the first time since 2012.
  • Notre Dame raced out to its fourth 4-0 start under head coach Brian Kelly with its 56-27 win at Wake Forest last Saturday.
  • Nationally, Notre Dame, Alabama and Ohio State are the only FBS undefeateds to have won at least three games against Power Five competition (ACC, SEC, Big Ten, Big 12 and Pac-12) after four weeks.
  • Jafar Armstrong notched his second multi-touchdown game of the season by scoring from one and 30 yards out against Wake Forest.
  • Notre Dame has scored four different rushing touchdowns from one-yard out this season. Jafar Armstrong has two, while Tony Jones Jr. and Ian Book each have one.
  • Notre Dame has not had an empty seat for a home game since 1973. The 265-game sellout streak is the second-longest in NCAA history.