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Notre Dame Football Game Notes

Oct. 25, 2011

Notre Dame-Navy -- UND.com Gameweek Central Page
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Game-8 Navy (2-5) at Notre Dame (4-3)

DATE

  • Saturday, October 29, 2011

TIME

  • 3:40 p.m. ET

SITE (CAPACITY)

  • Notre Dame Stadium (80,795); Notre Dame, Ind.

TELEVISION

  • NBC national telecast with Tom Hammond (play-by-play), Mike Mayock (analysis), Alex Flanagan (sideline), Rob Hyland (producer) and David Michaels (director).

RADIO

  • IMG College Sports is the exclusive national rights-holder for Irish football radio broadcasts. IMG College manages, produces and syndicates the Irish national football radio network. Notre Dame games will be broadcast by Don Criqui (play-by-play), former Irish great Allen Pinkett (analysis) and Jeff Jeffers (sideline). This broadcast can be heard live on both SIRIUS and XM Satellite Radio (channel 129).
  • All Notre Dame home games may be heard in South Bend on Sunny 101.5 FM and Newsradio 960 WSBT-AM.

TICKETS

  • Saturday is the 224th straight sellout at Notre Dame Stadium. Since 1966, every home game for the Irish has been a sellout except one - a 1973 Thanksgiving Day game vs. Air Force. Notre Dame has played in front of sellouts in 272 of its last 273 home games.

WEB SITES

  • Notre Dame (UND.com), Navy (NavySports.com)

POLLS

  • Neither Notre Dame nor Navy are ranked in either of this week's Associated Press or USA Today Coaches' polls, but the Irish are receiving votes in the AP poll.

REAL-TIME STATS

  • Live in-game statistics will be provided through CBS College Sports GameTracker via UND.com.

SERIES INFO

  • Notre Dame and Navy will play for the 85th straight year on Saturday, making it the longest continuous intersectional rivalry in the country. The Irish hold a 71-12-1 (.851) edge in the series. Notre Dame has won 44 of the last 47 meetings in the series, but the Midshipmen snapped a 43-game Irish winning streak in the series (NCAA record for longest streak against one opponent) in the 2007 meeting. Notre Dame and Navy have met every year since 1927. (more on the series on pages 36-40).

A VICTORY OVER NAVY...

  • Improves Notre Dame's overall record to 5-3 overall and 3-2 at home.
  • Give the Irish victories in 45 of the last 48 meetings with the Midshipmen.
  • Snaps Notre Dame's two-game losing streak to Navy at Notre Dame Stadium.
  • Gives the Irish a victory over Navy at Notre Dame Stadium for the first time since 2005.
  • Improves Notre Dame to 72-12-1 (.853) in the all-time series with Navy.
  • Improves the Irish to 27-5 (.844) in the all-time series with the Midshipmen at Notre Dame Stadium.
  • Improves the Irish to 58-6 (.906) all-time against unranked Navy (post 1936).
  • Improves Notre Dame to 24-3 (.889) all-time against the unranked Midshipmen (post 1936) at home.
  • Improves the unranked Irish (post 1936) to 18-6 (.750) all-time against Navy.
  • Improves unranked Notre Dame (post 1936) to 10-3 (.769) all-time against the Midshipmen at home.
  • Improves the unranked Irish (post 1936) to 17-4 (.810) all-time against unranked Navy (post 1936).
  • Improves unranked Notre Dame (post 1936) to 10-2 (.833) all-time against the unranked Midshipmen (post 1936) at home.
  • Improves Notre Dame's all-time record to 850-298-42 (.732).
  • Improves the all-time record for the Irish at home to 460-118-13 (.789).
  • Improves Notre Dame's all-time record at Notre Dame Stadium to 313-106-5 (.744).
  • Improves the Irish to 133-26-5 (.826) all-time against the Service Academies, including 45-10 (.818) at home.
  • Improves Kelly's record to 184-65-2 (.737) overall.
  • Improves Kelly's record to 66-30 (.688) in FBS games.
  • Improves Kelly's record to 56-18 (.757) over the last six seasons.
  • Improves Kelly's record to 1-1 (.500) all-time against Navy, including 1-0 (1.000) at home.
  • Improves Kelly's record to 3-1 (.750) all-time against the Service Academies, including 2-0 (1.000) at home.

A DEFEAT TO NAVY ...

  • Drops Notre Dame's overall record to 4-4 overall and 2-3 at home.
  • Give the Midshipmen three straight victories in the series for the first time in school history.
  • Extends Notre Dame's losing streak to Navy at Notre Dame Stadium to three games.
  • Drops Notre Dame to 71-13-1 (.841) in the all-time series with Navy.
  • Drops the Irish to 26-6 (.813) in the all-time series with the Midshipmen at Notre Dame Stadium.
  • Drops the Irish to 57-7 (.891) all-time against unranked Navy (post 1936).
  • Drops Notre Dame to 23-4 (.852) all-time against the unranked Midshipmen (post 1936) at home.
  • Drops the unranked Irish (post 1936) to 17-7 (.708) all-time against Navy.
  • Drops unranked Notre Dame (post 1936) to 9-4 (.692) all-time against the Midshipmen at home.
  • Drops the unranked Irish (post 1936) to 16-5 (.762) all-time against unranked Navy (post 1936).
  • Drops unranked Notre Dame (post 1936) to 9-3 (.750) all-time against the unranked Midshipmen (post 1936) at home.
  • Drops Notre Dame's all-time record to 849-299-42 (.731).
  • Drops the all-time record for the Irish at home to 459-119-13 (.788).
  • Drops Notre Dame's all-time record at Notre Dame Stadium to 312-107-5 (.742).
  • Drops the Irish to 132-27-5 (.820) all-time against the Service Academies, including 44-11 (.800) at home.
  • Drops Kelly's record to 183-66-2 (.733) overall.
  • Drops Kelly's record to 65-31 (.677) in FBS games.
  • Drops Kelly's record to 55-19 (.743) over the last six seasons.
  • Drops Kelly's record to 0-2 (.000) all-time against Navy, including 0-1 (.000) at home.
  • Drops Kelly's record to 2-2 (.500) all-time against the Service Academies, including 1-1 (.500) at home.

ON THIS DATE

  • Notre Dame has played 16 previous games in its history on Oct. 29. The Irish are 13-3 all-time on this date.

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