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    Sept. 28, 2013

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    • Notre Dame won the toss and elected to receive. Oklahoma defended the south goal to open the game.
    • Official kickoff was at 3:42 p.m. (ET) with a temperature of 79 degrees. The weather was partly cloudy with winds from the south at 14 mph.
    • The Irish collected 88 yards rushing in the first quarter against the Sooners. That is the most rushing yards by Notre Dame in any quarter this season.
    • Notre Dame had 220 yards rushing against Oklahoma, which is a season high for rushing yards in a game.
    • Notre Dame had won its past 15 contests when rushing for 200 yards or more in a contest. That streak came to an end against the Sooners as the Irish fell to Oklahoma while registering 220 yards rushing.
    • The Irish outrushed the Sooners in the contest, 220 - 212. Since the start of the 2005 season the Irish had won 45 of the past 47 games in which it outgained its opponents on the ground. Notre Dame has now won 45 of its past 48 games in which it has out-gained its opponents.

    The Loss to Oklahoma

    • Drops Notre Dame's record to 3-2 on the season.
    • Drops Notre Dame's record to 23-6 over its last 29 games overall and 23-4 over its last 27 regular season contests.
    • Drops Notre Dame's all-time record to 868-303-42 (.733).
    • Drops Notre Dame's all-time home record to 469-119-13 (.791).
    • Drops Notre Dame's all-time record at Notre Dame Stadium to 322-107-5 (.748).
    • Snaps Notre Dame's winning streak at Notre Dame Stadium at 10 games.
    • Drops Notre Dame's all-time record to 9-2-0 (.818) against Oklahoma.
    • Snaps Notre Dame's winning streak against Oklahoma at seven games.
    • Drops Notre Dame's all-time home record to 4-2 (.667) against Oklahoma.
    • Drops Notre Dame's all-time record at Notre Dame Stadium against Oklahoma to 4-2 (.667).
    • Drops Notre Dame's all-time record to 147-133-10 (.524) against ranked opponents.
    • Drops Notre Dame's all-time home record to 68-54-3 (.556) against ranked opponents.
    • Drops Notre Dame's all-time record to 7-2 (.778) against ranked Oklahoma.
    • Drops Notre Dame's all-time home record to 3-2 (.600) against ranked Oklahoma.
    • Drops Notre Dame's all-time record when ranked in the top 25 to 5-1 (.833) against Oklahoma.
    • Drops Notre Dame's all-time home record when ranked in the top 25 to 2-1 (.667) against Oklahoma.
    • Drops Notre Dame's all-time record when ranked in the top 25 to 5-1 (.833) against ranked Oklahoma.
    • Drops Notre Dame's all-time home record when ranked in the top 25 to 2-1 (.667) against ranked Oklahoma.
    • Drops Notre Dame's all-time record to 27-5-1 (.833) against Big 12 opponents.
    • Drops Notre Dame's all-time home record to 13-3-1 (.794) against Big 12 opponents.
    • Drops Notre Dame's all-time record at Notre Dame Stadium to 12-3-1 (.781) against Big 12 opponents.
    • Drops Brian Kelly's all-time record to 202-70-2 (.741).
    • Drops Brian Kelly's all-time record at Notre Dame to 31-13 (.696).
    • Drops Brian Kelly's all-time record in FBS games to 83-35 (.703).
    • Drops Brian Kelly's record since 2006 to 74-23 (.763).
    • Drops Brian Kelly's record since 2001 to 125-37 (.772).
    • Drops Brian Kelly's all-time record to 1-2 (.333) against Oklahoma.
    • Drops Brian Kelly's all-time home record to 0-1 (.000) against Oklahoma.
    • Drops Brian Kelly's all-time record to 1-2 (.333) against Big 12 opponents.
    • Drops Brian Kelly's all-time home record to 0-1 (.000) against Big 12 opponents.
    • Drops Brian Kelly's all-time record coming off a victory to 147-38-1 (.793).
    • Drops Brian Kelly's all-time September record to 62-30 (.674).

    George Atkinson

    • Broke away for an 80-yard touchdown run on the first Notre Dame possession of the second half. It was the longest run from scrimmage for the Irish since October 21, 2000 when Terrance Howard also had a rush of 80 yards at West Virginia. It was also Atkinson's longest career rush, besting his previous long of 56 yards (which came against Navy in 2011). The rush is tied for the 15th longest in Notre Dame history.
    • Set a career high for rushing yards in a game with 148 yards. His previous high was 123 yards against Miami last season.

    T.J. Jones

    • Hauled in a touchdown pass from Tommy Rees in the first quarter for this 13th career touchdown, which places him in sole possession of 10th place on the Notre Dame all-time career touchdown receptions list. It was his second consecutive game with a touchdown.

    Troy Niklas

    • With his 30-yard touchdown reception, Niklas recorded his third touchdown of the season. Of his 16 career receptions, four are for touchdowns.

    Tarean Folston

    • Rushed for a career long of 36 yards on the first Irish scoring drive in the first quarter. It was his 10th carry of the year.

    Tommy Rees

    • With his two touchdown passes in the game, Rees now has 44 career touchdown passes.

    Bennett Jackson

    • Notched two tackles for a loss against the Sooners, which is a career high for the senior captain.

    Captains

    • The captains for Notre Dame were Bennett Jackson (CB), TJ Jones (WR) and Zach Martin (OL).
    • The captains for Oklahoma were Corey Nelson (LB), Aaron Colvin (DB), Trey Millard (FB) and Gabe Ikard (OL).


     

     

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