Nov. 24, 2001

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  • Cardinal Kenneth Tolon II rushed for a career-high 133 yards tonight. (previous high was 100 yards against Arizona this season).
  • The last time Stanford held an opponent to less than 100 yards passing was Oct. 19, 1996 against Oregon State in Corvallis, Ore (OSU had 48 passing yards).
  • Stanford has won 10 of its last 12 games … The Cardinal have beaten the Irish in each of the last three game played at Stanford Stadium (1997, 1999, 2000).
  • Notre Dame leads the all-time series with Stanford 10-6.
  • Stanford is 18-7 in the month of November under Tyrone Willingham, including 3-1 this year.
  • Under Coach Willingham, Stanford is 20-4 when a RB gains over 100 yards.
  • Notre Dame’s Omar Jenkins’ 47 yard TD reception in the first quarter was his first career TD reception and longest catch of his career (previous high was 15 yards). The TD pass is only the fourth for the Irish this season.
  • Carlyle Holiday’s 47 yard pass completion in the first quarter in the longest of his career (previous high was 42 yard pass).
  • Nicholas Setta’s 23 yard field goal marked the 12th consecutive game he has kicked a FG, breaking the ND record of 11 straight set by John Carney in 1986.
  • The last time Stanford was held to three points or less in the first half: Oct. 7, 2000 at Notre Dame.
  • Tonight marks the fourth time this season a Notre Dame opponent has scored on the opening possession of the game (Nebraska, Michigan St., Texas A&M and Stanford).
  • Julius Jones’ 59-yard rush in the second quarter was the longest of his career. (Previous high was 56 yards against Michigan State in 2000)
  • Tonight’s game marks the second consecutive week ND’s Julius Jones has rushed for 100 yards. This is the sixth 100-yard rushing game of his career.
  • Notre Dame’s 178 rushing yards in the first half is the most rushing yards for the Irish in the first half this season (previous high was 176 vs. West Virginia).
  • Stanford’s 17 points tonight is its lowest point total for a game this season and its lowest since 2000 vs. OSU (6-38 loss on Oct. 14).
  • The 30 points scored by both teams tonight ties its lowest point total by Stanford and its opponent since last year’s Arizona game (27-3 L on Sept. 30).