Recap - Cardinal Defeat Notre Dame 37-14
|Recap - Cardinal Defeat Notre Dame 37-14|
Notre Dame was unable to contain Stepfan Taylor on Saturday and the result was a 37-14 Week 4 loss against the Cardinal.
The Cardinal were a 4.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 59.5.
Andrew Luck completed 19 of 32 pass attempts for 238 yards for the Cardinal in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Fighting Irish defense.
Armando Allen rushed for 49 yards for Notre Dame, while Jonas Gray added 12 yards. Dayne Crist threw for 304 yards for the Fighting Irish, while receivers Michael Floyd and Theo Riddick had 110 and 71 yards respectively.
Notre Dame was outgained by Stanford 404-351 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 25-19 by the Cardinal.
Notre Dame lost the time of possession battle 36:25/23:35, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Stanford looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Oregon. Notre Dame will aim to get back on the winning track at Boston College.