Scout’s Notebook: Stanford Notre Dame 09/25/10
Written By: Tyler Oberly
Stanford came into South Bend with the nation’s top-ranked run defense and showed why, as they held the Irish to only 44 rushing yards on the day. The bright point statistically for Notre Dame came through quarterback Dayne Crist, who was able to throw for over 300 yards, connecting to star wide out Michael Floyd eight times for 110 yards.
Crist looked uncomfortable in the pocket all game against the Cardinal defense, as he was sacked three times and threw one interception for a touchdown. Two sacks came from linebacker Shayne Skov, who also forced a fumble and racked up eight tackles. OLB Chase Thomas introduced himself to Crist as well, hitting him three times and registering seven tackles. Senior two-way player Owen Marecic put the game away when he intercepted Crist and