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Football Game Notes: Nov. 19 Game vs. Boston College

Nov. 15, 2011

Complete Game Notes in PDF Packet

DATE

  • Saturday, November 19, 2011
TIME
  • 4:09 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 225th 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 273 of its last 274 home games.
Websites
  • Notre Dame (UND.com), Boston College (BCEagles.com)
POLLS
  • Notre Dame is ranked No. 24 this week in the Associated Press poll and No. 25 in the USA Today Coaches' poll. Boston College is unranked in both polls.
Real-Time Stats
  • Live in-game statistics will be provided through CBS College Sports GameTracker via UND.com.
SERIES INFO
  • Notre Dame and Boston College will meet for the 21st time on Saturday with the Irish holding a 11-9 advantage in the series. This will be the 12th meeting in Notre Dame, with the Irish holding a slight 6-5 lead. (more on the series on pages 43-46).
A VICTORY OVER BOSTON COLLEGE...
  • Improves Notre Dame's overall record to 8-3 (.727) overall and 4-2 (.667) inside Notre Dame Stadium.
  • Gives the Irish a four-game winning streak for the second time this season.
  • Gives Notre Dame a victory for the eighth time in nine games and 12th time in 15 games.
  • Gives the Irish victories in three consecutive years over Boston College for the first time since 1995-97.
  • Improves Notre Dame's all-time record in home finales to 93-24-4 (.785).
  • Improves the all-time record for the Irish in home finales inside Notre Dame Stadium to 62-19-1 (.762).
  • Improves Notre Dame's all-time record to 853-298-42 (.733).
  • Improves the all-time record for the Irish in South Bend to 461-118-13 (.790).
  • Improves Notre Dame's all-time record in Notre Dame Stadium to 314-106-5 (.745).
  • Improves the all-time record for the Irish against Boston College to 12-9 (.571).
  • Improves Notre Dame's all-time record against the Eagles in Notre Dame Stadium to 7-5 (.583).
  • Improves the all-time record for Irish against the ACC to 81-31-2 (.719).
  • Improves the all-time record for the Irish against ACC in South Bend to 45-12 (.789).
  • Improves Notre Dame's all-time record against ACC in Notre Dame Stadium to 41-12 (.774).
  • Improves the Irish to 10-6 (.625) all-time against unranked Boston College.
  • Improves Notre Dame to 6-2 (.750) all-time against the unranked Eagles at home.
  • Improves the ranked Irish to 8-4 (.667) all-time against Boston College.
  • Improves ranked Notre Dame to 5-3 (.625) all-time against the Eagles at home.
  • Improves the ranked Irish to 7-3 (.700) all-time against unranked Boston College.
  • Improves ranked Notre Dame to 4-2 (.667) all-time against the unranked Eagles at home.
  • Improves Kelly's record to 187-65-2 (.740) overall.
  • Improves Kelly's record to 69-30 (.697) in FBS games.
  • Improves Kelly's record to 59-18 (.766) over the last six seasons.
  • Improves Kelly's record to 110-32 (.775) since 2001.
  • Improves Kelly's record to 5-2 (.714) all-time against the ACC and 4-0 (1.000) as head coach at Notre Dame.
  • Improves Kelly's record to 54-13 (.806) all-time in the month of November.
  • Extends Kelly's winning streak in the month of November to 14 games.
A DEFEAT TO BOSTON COLLEGE...
  • Drops Notre Dame's overall record to 7-4 (.636) overall and 3-3 (.500) inside Notre Dame Stadium.
  • Denies the Irish a four-game winning streak for the second time this season.
  • Denies Notre Dame a victory for the eighth time in nine games and 12th time in 15 games.
  • Denies the Irish victories in three consecutive years over Boston College for the first time since 1995-97.
  • Drops Notre Dame's all-time record in home finales to 92-25-4 (.777).
  • Drops the all-time record for the Irish in home finales inside Notre Dame Stadium to 61-20-1 (.750).
  • Drops Notre Dame's all-time record to 852-299-42 (.732).
  • Drops the all-time record for the Irish in South Bend to 460-119-13 (.788).
  • Drops Notre Dame's all-time record in Notre Dame Stadium to 313-107-5 (.742).
  • Drops the all-time record for the Irish against Boston College to 11-10 (.524).
  • Drops Notre Dame's all-time record against the Eagles in Notre Dame Stadium to 6-6 (.500).
  • Drops the all-time record for Irish against the ACC to 80-32-2 (.711).
  • Drops the all-time record for the Irish against ACC in South Bend to 44-13 (.772).
  • Drops Notre Dame's all-time record against ACC in Notre Dame Stadium to 40-13 (.755).
  • Drops the Irish to 9-7 (.563) all-time against unranked Boston College.
  • Drops Notre Dame to 5-3 (.625) all-time against the unranked Eagles at home.
  • Drops the ranked Irish to 7-5 (.583) all-time against Boston College.
  • Drops ranked Notre Dame to 4-4 (.500) all-time against the Eagles at home.
  • Drops the ranked Irish to 6-4 (.600) all-time against unranked Boston College.
  • Drops ranked Notre Dame to 3-3 (.500) all-time against the unranked Eagles at home.
  • Drops Kelly's record to 186-66-2 (.736) overall.
  • Drops Kelly's record to 68-31 (.687) in FBS games.
  • Drops Kelly's record to 58-19 (.753) over the last six seasons.
  • Drops Kelly's record to 109-33 (.768) since 2001.
  • Drops Kelly's record to 4-3 (.571) all-time against the ACC and 3-1 (.750) as head coach at Notre Dame.
  • Drops Kelly's record to 53-14 (.791) all-time in the month of November.
  • Snaps Kelly's winning streak in the month of November at 13 games.
NOTRE DAME IN NOVEMBER
  • Notre Dame is 314-121-27 (.709) all-time during the month.
  • The Irish are 145-44-7 (.758) in November home games.
  • Notre Dame is 116-65-16 (.629) in November road games.
  • The Irish are 53-12-4 (.797) in November neutral games.
  • Notre Dame is 97-37-2 (.721) in November games at Notre Dame Stadium.
  • Notre Dame has won five straight games in the month of November. The five-game winning streak comes directly on the heels of a six-game losing streak in the month of November (Irish lost eight of its last nine November games before Kelly's arrival in 2010).
ON THIS DATE
  • Notre Dame has played 16 previous games in its history on Nov. 19. The Irish are 13-2-1 all-time on this date.
  • 1910: Notre Dame registers the program's 100th all-time victory in a 47-0 rout of Ohio Northern.
  • 1955: Paul Hornung's 28-yard field goal with 2:15 to play gives Notre Dame a 17-14 win over Iowa.
  • 1966: The famous 10-10 tie against Michigan State. One of the three or four games with a legitimate claim to the moniker "Game of the Century."

 

 

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