The excitement and thrills of college football game day action are standard with your purchase of Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Stanford Cardinal tickets. In New Year’s Day in 1925, Notre Dame-Stanford had their first meeting at the Rose Bowl where Notre Dame won 27-10 and earned their first national title. The two teams only played each other 3 more times before the modern series rivalry of Cardinal vs Fighting Irish was established in 1988. Excluding 1995 & 1996, the rivalry of Stanford-Notre Dame has played annually with the teams meeting at Stanford Stadium in odd-numbered years the weekend after Thanksgiving and on even-numbered years in October at Notre Dame Stadium.
The winner of the Stanford vs Notre Dame matchup is awarded the Legends Trophy, a Dublin Irish crystal bowl that was presented by the Notre Dame Club in 1989. As of 2016, Notre Dame has been in possession of the Legends Trophy for the longest streak of 7 wins between 2002-2008. The longest streak for the Stanford Cardinal was from 2009-2011 with 3 wins in a row.
The demand for Notre Dame vs Sanford tickets is so high and tickets sell quickly every season. The Notre Dame and Sanford Stadiums host one of the loudest CFB games that ensures an exciting experience for Cardinal and Fighting Irish teams and their fans. While demand for Stanford Cardinal vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish tickets is always high, TicketCity suppliers have a large inventory of Notre Dame-Stanford tickets, including some of the top seats at the lowest prices.
Saturday,October 15, 2016 at Notre Dame Stadium (South Bend, IN) Cardinal 17, Fighting Irish 10The turning point in the low scoring game between Stanford and Notre Dame came in the third quarter when Stanford’s Quenton Meeks scored the Cardinal’s first touchdown from a 50-yard interception return. After a stronger first half by Notre Dame scoring a touchdown and field goal, the Fighting Irish could not comeback in the second half giving Stanford the lead with a 17-10 Cardinal win. The 2016 matchup between the Fighting Irish vs Cardinal had an average ticket price of $180.
Saturday, November 28, 2015 at Stanford Stadium (Stanford, CA) Cardinal 38, Fighting Irish 36The Thanksgiving weekend game between Notre Dame-Stanford was a close and exciting game that came down to the last play when Stanford kicker Conrad Ukropina made a 45-yard field goal to gain a two-point lead and the win. The matchup was a playoff elimination game, resulting in No. 9 Stanford's hope for the playoffs alive. The strategy of each team was different with Notre Dame relying on big-play moves, while Stanford worked on efficiently moving the ball closer to the end zone. The final score of the 2015 Stanford vs Notre Dame game was 38-36, Stanford.
Saturday, October 4, 2014 at Notre Dame Stadium (South Bend, IN) Fighting Irish 17, Cardinal 14The matchup of Stanford vs. Notre Dame started with a slow start in the first half with the Cardinal scoring 1 touchdown in the 1st quarter, while the Fighting Irish gaining their first touchdown in the second quarter. Notre Dame took the lead early in the 4th with a field goal but with 3 minutes left Stanford scored a touchdown, putting the pressure on Notre Dame. ND quarterback Everett Golson performed well under pressure with 1 minute left throwing the last touchdown for the win with a final score of 17-14.