By-The-Numbers: Notre Dame

By-The-Numbers is back and bigger than ever! The only problem about that is that the numbers are literally bigger than ever - for the other team. With Notre Dame riding high and the Washington Huskies are on a bit of a swoon. But that's the beauty of By-The-Numbers! The digits change every week.

Matchup Page


WASHINGTON VS. NOTRE DAME

Sat, Oct 3, 2009 at 12:30 PM PT
TV: NBC
Notre Dame Stadium
Field: Grass

WASHINGTON

NOTRE DAME
Overall Record 2-2(.500) 3-1(.750)
Location Record 0-1(.000) on the road 2-0(1.000) at home
Scoring/G: PF&PA(Rank) 23.8(84) 25.3(74) 31.5(40) 22.3(50)
Yardage/G: YF&YA(Rank) 358.8(70) 379.3(83) 455.0(15) 389.8(94)
Rushing/G: YF&YA(Rank) 108.3(94) 195.8(106) 158.0(54) 130.5(57)
Passing/G: YF&YA(Rank) 250.5(38) 183.5(76)* 297.0(14) 259.3(82)*
Turnover Margin(Rank) 0.3(56) 1.3(13)
AP Poll NR NR
Coaches Poll NR NR
Sagarin Rating 48(74.56) 32(79.12)
Schedule/Results 2-2(.500) 3-1(.750)
09/05/09 LSU (L 23-31) Sat 09/05/2009 NEVADA (W 35-0)
09/12/09 Idaho (W 42-23) Sat 09/12/2009 At @ Michigan (L 34-38)
09/19/09 Southern California (W 16-13) Sat 09/19/2009 MICHIGAN ST. (W 33-30)
09/26/09 At Stanford (L 14-34) Sat 09/26/2009 At @ Purdue (W 24-21)
10/03/09 At Notre Dame (NP) Sat 10/03/2009 WASHINGTON (NP)
10/10/09 Arizona (NP) Sat 10/10/2009 B-Y-E (NP)
10/17/09 At Arizona St. (NP) Sat 10/17/2009 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (NP)
10/24/09 Oregon (NP) Sat 10/24/2009 BOSTON COLLEGE (NP)
11/01/09 B*Y*E (NP) Sat 10/31/2009 WASHINGTON ST. (NP)
11/07/09 At UCLA (NP) Sat 11/07/2009 NAVY (NP)
11/14/09 At Oregon St. (NP) Sat 11/14/2009 At @ Pittsburgh (NP)
11/28/09 Washington St. (NP) Sat 11/21/2009 CONNECTICUT (NP)
12/05/09 California (NP) Sat 11/28/2009 At @ Stanford (NP)
11/29/08 BYE (NP) 11/29/08 BYE (NP)
12/06/08 At California (NP) 12/06/08 Washington (NP)
Last Meeting
2008
Notre Dame 33
Washington 7
* Rank shown is for pass efficiency defense.
Stats appearing in BLUE are the better of the 2 teams.

More Statistics

Statistic WASHINGTON NOTRE DAME Diff TY-LY
  UW OPP DIFF ND OPP DIFF UW-ND UW
Pts / G 23.8 25.3 -1.5 31.5 22.3 9.3 -7.8 10.5
Yds / G 358.8 379.3 -20.5 455.0 389.8 65.3 -96.3 95.6
Rushing Yds / G 108.3 195.8 -87.5 158.0 130.5 27.5 -49.8 8.9
Passing Yds / G 250.5 183.5 67.0 297.0 259.3 37.8 -46.5 86.7
Yds / Play 5.4 6.6 -1.2 6.4 6.1 0.3 -1.1 1.3
Rushing Yds / Car 3.3 5.8 -2.5 4.2 4.4 -0.2 -0.9 0.4
Passing Yds / Att 7.4 7.7 -0.4 9.0 7.5 1.5 -1.6 5.4
Passing Yds / Cmp 12.7 12.9 -0.2 13.8 12.3 1.5 -1.1 1.3
Passing Cmp % 58.1 60.0 -1.9 65.2 60.9 4.3 -7.1 10.8
Punt Return Avg 18.5 10.2 8.3 11.0 24.5 -13.5 7.5 13.0
Yds / 7 Pts 105.7 105.1 -0.6 101.1 122.6 21.5 -4.6 33.3
Plays / 7 Pts 19.7 15.9 -3.8 15.7 20.1 4.4 -4.0 -14.8
Rushing Play % 49.3 58.7 -9.4 53.4 46.1 7.3 -4.1 -4.1
Passing Play % 50.7 41.3 9.4 46.6 53.9 -7.3 4.1 4.1
Plays/Game 67.0 57.5 9.5 70.8 64.0 6.8 0.0 1.6
Turnovers / G 1.8 1.0 -0.8 1.3 1.5 0.3 -0.5 0.3
Fumbles / G 1.0 0.5 -0.5 0.8 0.3 -0.5 -0.3 0.8
Intercept / G 0.8 0.5 -0.3 0.5 1.3 0.8 -0.3 -0.5
Penalties: No/G 2.0 1.0 -1.0 7.3 7.3 0.0 5.3 -5.3
Penalties: Yards/G 16.3 10.0 -6.3 62.8 62.5 -0.3 46.5 -50.6
A positive(+) differential (DIFF) means that a team is better than its year-to-date opponents for a given statistic while a
negative(-) differential (shown in red) means that it is worse. Blue in last year's column means current year is better in given statistic.

Top Players

WASHINGTON
Rank Category Player Value
21 Total Offense Jake Locker 269
25 Field Goals Erik Folk 1.5
31 Punting (Min. 3.6 Punts/Game) Will Mahan 42.73
32 Tackles Donald Butler 9.5
47 Rushing Chris Polk 79
64 Passing Efficiency (Min. 15 Att./Game) Jake Locker 130.12
69 Receptions Per Game James Johnson 4.75
82 Tackles For Loss Donald Butler 1.13
88 Kickoff Returns (Min. 1.2 Ret./Game) Quinton Richardson 21.80
98 Scoring Erik Folk 7.25
NOTRE DAME
Rank Category Player Value
4 Passing Efficiency (Min. 15 Att./Game) Jimmy Clausen 172.86
7 Receiving Yards Per Game Michael Floyd 119.33
10 Interceptions Kyle McCarthy 0.75
17 Tackles For Loss Darius Fleming 1.75
18 Total Offense Jimmy Clausen 277.25
21 Scoring Michael Floyd 10.00
29 Receiving Yards Per Game Golden Tate 89.50
32 Receptions Per Game Golden Tate 6.00
38 Rushing Armando Allen 81.50
39 Tackles Kyle McCarthy 9.25
41 Field Goals Nick Tausch 1.25
50 Kickoff Returns (Min. 1.2 Ret./Game) Theo Riddick 24.90
63 All-Purpose Runners Michael Floyd 119.33
71 All-Purpose Runners Golden Tate 114.25
87 Receptions Per Game Michael Floyd 4.33
100 Receptions Per Game Kyle Rudolph 4.25

Team Profiles

Category WASHINGTON NOTRE DAME
Average height 6'1" 6'2"
Average weight 230lb 239lb
%Seniors(including 5th years) 14% 23%
Average Experience 1.76 1.39
%In-state 44% 7%
Top states WA-46 IL-8
CA-38 OH-8
HI-6 FL-8
Total Players 105 83
RTN Offensive Starters 7 9
RTN Defensive Starters 6 6
RTN Lettermen 30 44
Lost Lettermen 23 20

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