Notre Dame-Stanford Stats and Scoring Summary

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STANFORD 38, NOTRE DAME 36

Nov. 28, 2015

At Stanford Stadium; Palo Alto, Calif.

Notre Dame 7 13 9 7 — 36

Stanford 14 7 7 10 — 38

FIRST QUARTER

• Stanford 7, Notre Dame 0

Score: Remound Wright 1 pass from Kevin Hogan (Conrad Ukropina kick) at 9:29.

Drive: 75 yards, 11 plays, 4 first downs, 5:31 elapsed following the opening kickoff.

Key plays: Austin Hooper 5 pass from Hogan on 3rd-and-5; Trenton Irwin 16 pass from Hogan; Dalton Schultz 22 pass from Hogan to the ND 1-yard line.

• Notre Dame 7, Stanford 7

Score: C.J. Sanders 93 kickoff return (Justin Yoon kick) at 9:18.

• Stanford 14, Notre Dame 7

Score: Devon Cajuste 6 pass from Hogan (Ukropina kick) at 1:54.

Drive: 78 yards, 12 plays, 4 first downs, 7:24 elapsed following ND kickoff.

Key plays: Michael Rector 31 pass from Hogan on 3rd-and-9; Christian McCaffrey 10 run on 3rd-and-5.

SECOND QUARTER

• Stanford 14, Notre Dame 10

Score: Yoon 26 field goal at 12:26.

Drive: 70 yards, 10 plays, 4 first downs, 4:12 elapsed following Stanford kickoff.

Key plays: Will Fuller 22 pass from DeShone Kizer; Josh Adams 15 run.

• Stanford 14, Notre Dame 13

Score: Yoon 25 field goal at 5:02.

Drive: 84 yards, 11 plays, 5 first downs, 4:19 elapsed following a Stanford punt.

Key plays: Torii Hunter Jr. 20 pass from Kizer; Hunter 13 run to the Stanford 13.

• Notre Dame 20, Stanford 14

Score: Fuller 73 pass from Kizer at 2:15.

Drive: 73 yards, 1 play, 1 first down, 0:08 elapsed following a Stanford punt.

• Stanford 21, Notre Dame 20

Score: Rector 14 pass from Hogan (Ukropina kick) at 0:48.

Drive: 75 yards, 4 plays, 4 first downs, 1:27 following ND kickoff.

Key play: Cajuste 38 pass from Hogan.

THIRD QUARTER

• Notre Dame 23, Stanford 21

Score: Yoon 29 field goal at 11:03.

Drive: 73 yards, 11 plays, 4 first downs, 4:54 following Stanford kickoff.

Key plays: Adams 22 pass from Kizer; Adams 19 run.

• Stanford 28, Notre Dame 23

Score: Wright 1 run (Ukropina kick) at 6:58.

Drive: 76 yards, 7 plays, 2 first downs, 4:05 elapsed following ND kickoff.

Key plays: ND 15-yard facemask penalty; Cajuste 42 pass from Hogan.

• Notre Dame 29, Stanford 28

Score: Adams 62 run (pass failed) at 5:24.

Drive: 76 yards, 5 plays, 3 first downs, 1:34 elapsed following Stanford kickoff.

Key play: Kizer 4 run on 3rd-and-1.

FOURTH QUARTER

• Stanford 35, Notre Dame 29

Score: Austin Hooper 10 pass from Hogan (Ukropina kick) at 14:55.

Drive: 74 yards, 10 plays, 4 first downs, 5:29 elapsed following ND kickoff.

Key plays: ND 15-yard pass-interference penalty; Bryce Love 21 run on a reverse.

• Notre Dame 36, Stanford 35

Score: Kizer 2 run (Yoon kick) at 0:30.

Drive: 88 yards, 15 plays, 6 first downs, 6:18 elapsed following Stanford punt.

Key plays: Corey Robinson 22 pass from Kizer; Adams 6 run on 4th-and-1.

• Stanford 38. Notre Dame 36

Score: Ukropina 45 field goal at 0:00.

Drive: 45 yards, 5 plays, 2 first downs, 0:25 elapsed following ND kickoff.

Key plays: ND 15-yard facemask penalty; Cajuste 27 pass from Hogan.

GAME DATA

Kickoff Weather: Clear and 58 degrees with winds out of the north/northwest at 14 miles per hour.

Officials: Referee Duane Heydt, umpire Jim Hyson, head linesman Arthur Hardin, line judge Robert Basset, side judge George Liotus, field judge Kip Johnson, back judge Paul Vargo, center judge Jim Eckl — ACC crew.

Attendance: 51,424.

TEAM STATS

ND STANFORD

FIRST DOWNS 24 22

Rushing 14 8

Passing 10 10

Penalty 0 4

RUSHING YARDAGE 299 153

Yards Gained 304 166

Yards Lost 5 13

Attempts 35 43

Average per rush 8.5 3.6

PASSING YARDAGE 234 269

Comp-Att-Int 13-25-0 17-21-0

Average per catch 18.0 15.8

TOTAL OFFENSE 533 422

Total Plays 60 64

Average per play 8.9 6.6

RETURN YARDS 190 137

Int. Returns: #yards 0-0 0-0

Kickoff Returns 6-182 6-131

Punt Returns 2-8 1-6

FUMBLES-LOST 1-1 0-0

PENALTIES-YARDS 6-65 1-5

PUNTS-YARDS 2-103 4-181

Average per punt 51.5 45.2

TIME OF POSS 24:01 35:59

3RD-DOWN CNV 3-of-9 8-of-12

4TH-DOWN CNV 1-of-1 0-of-0

SACKS-BY YARDS 1-7 0-0

INDIVIDUAL STATS

NOTRE DAME

• RUSHING: Josh Adams 18 carries, 168 yards, 1 touchdown, long 62; DeShone Kizer 16-128, 1 touchdown, long 48; Dexter Williams 1-3.

• PASSING: DeShone Kizer 13 completions, 25 attempts, 234 yards, 1 touchdown, long 73

• RECEIVING: Will Fuller 6 receptions, 136 yards, 1 touchdown, long 73; Torii Hunter Jr. 2-33, long 20; Corey Robinson 2-30, long 22; Josh Adams 2-28, long 22; Chris Brown 1-7.

• PUNTING: Tyler Newsome 2 punts, 103 yards, 51.5 avg., long 52

• FIELD GOALS: Justin Yoon 3-3 (made 26 yards, 25 yards, 29 yards)

• KICKOFF RETURNS: C.J. Sanders 6-182, 1 touchdown, long 93

• PUNT RETURNS: C.J. Sanders 2-8, long 5

• INTERCEPTIONS: None.

• FUMBLE RETURNS: None.

• TACKLES: Jaylon Smith 15; Elijah Shumate 10; Max Redfield 10; Romeo Okwara 8; Joe Schmidt 5; Isaac Rochell 3; Greer Martini 3; Jarrett Grace 3; Devin Butler 3; Sheldon Day 2; Cole Luke 2; Matthias Farley 2; Nyles Morgan 1; Andrew Trumbetti 1; Jerry Tillery 1; Tyler Newsome 1.

• TACKLES FOR LOSSES: Greer Martini 1.5-8; Jaylon Smith 1-1; Elijah Shumate 1-1; Romeo Okwara 1-1; Isaac Rochell .5-1.

• SACKS: Greer Martini 1-7.

STANFORD

• RUSHING: Christian McCaffrey 27 carries, 94 yards, long 11; Bryce Love 3-33, long 21; Kevin Hogan 8-18, long 8; Remound Wright 4-9, 1 touchdown, long 5.

• PASSING: Kevin Hogan 17 completions, 21 attempts, 269 yards, 4 touchdowns, long 42

• RECEIVING: Devon Cajuste 5 catches, 125 yards, 1 touchdowns, long 42; Michael Rector 3-51, 1 touchdown, long 31; Austin Hooper 3-27, 1 touchdown, long 12; Christian McCaffrey 3-19, long 14; Dalton Schultz 1-22; Trenton Irwin 1-16; Remound Wright 1-1, 1 touchdown; Bryce Love 1-8.

• PUNTING: Alex Robinson 4 punts, 181 yards, 45.2 avg., long 55

• FIELD GOALS: Conrad Ukropina 1-1 (made 45)

• KICKOFF RETURNS: Christian McCaffrey 5-109, long 26; Bryce Love 1-22.

• PUNT RETURNS: Christian McCaffrey 1-6.

• INTERCEPTIONS: None.

• FUMBLE RETURNS: Solomon Thomas 1-0.

• TACKLES: Blake Martinez 12; Kevin Palma 6; Alameen Murphy 5; Kodi Whitfield 5; Brennan Scarlett 4; Dallas Lloyd 4; Peter Kalambayi 3; Brandon Simmons 2; Aziz Shittu 3; Terrence Alexander 2; Mike Tyler 2; Kevin Anderson 2; Joey Alfieri 1; Noor Davis 1; Solomon Thomas 1; Craig Jones 1; Ben Edwards 1; Mustafa Branch 1.

• TACKLES FOR LOSSES: Solomon Thomas .5-2; Kevin Anderson .5-2; Kevin Palma .5-1; Aziz Shittu .5-0.

• SACKS: None.

ND Lineups

OFFENSE

Wide Receiver: Chris Brown

Wide Receiver: Amir Carlisle

Left Tackle: Ronnie Stanley

Left Guard: Quenton Nelson

Center: Nick Martin

Right Guard: Steve Elmer

Right Tackle: Mike McGlinchey

Tight End: Alizé Jones

Quarterback: DeShone Kizer

Running Back: Josh Adams

Wide Receiver: Will Fuller

DEFENSE

Defensive End: Isaac Rochell

Nose Guard: Jerry Tillery

Defensive Tackle: Sheldon Day

Defensive End: Romeo Okwara

Strongside Linebacker: Greer Martini

Middle Linebacker: Joe Schmidt

Weakside Linebacker: Jaylon Smith

Cornerback: Devin Butler

Free Safety: Max Redfield

Strong Safety: Elijah Shumate

Cornerback: Cole Luke

SPECIAL TEAMS

Placekicker: Justin Yoon

Holder: DeShone Kizer

Long Snapper: Scott Daly

Punter: Tyler Newsome

Kickoffs: Tyler Newsome

Punt Returns: C.J. Sanders

Kickoff Returns: C.J. Sanders, Josh Adams

Notre Dame's C.J. Sanders (9) runs 93 yards for a touchdown on a kickoff return as Standford's Ben Edwards gives chase, Saturday night in Palo Alto, Calif. (SBT Photo/ROBERT FRANKLIN)