No. 5 Notre Dame beats Stanford 45-14, awaits playoff fate


              Notre Dame's Justin Ademilola (9) celebrates with teammates after recovering a Stanford fumble during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Stanford, Calif., Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)
            
              Notre Dame's Kyren Williams, right, runs against Stanford's Lance Keneley , left, during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Stanford, Calif., Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)
            
              Stanford coach David Shaw stands on the field against during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against Notre Dame in Stanford, Calif., Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)
            
              Notre Dame's George Takacs (85) makes a touchdown reception against Stanford's Kendall Williamson (21) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Stanford, Calif., Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)
            
              Notre Dame's George Takacs (85) celebrates with Michael Mayer (87) after catching a touchdown pass against Stanford during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Stanford, Calif., Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)
            
              Notre Dame quarterback Jack Coan prepares to throw a pass against Stanford during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Stanford, Calif., Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)
No. 5 Notre Dame beats Stanford 45-14, awaits playoff fate