He threw two scoring passes to help the Fighting Irish gain a 14-3 halftime lead.
Notre Dame never trailed and improved to 5-1 for the season.
Darius Walker ran for one touchdown on 25 carries for 154 yards; Jeff Samardzija; Rhema McKnight; and John Carlson all caught touchdown passes; McKnight made five receptions for 62 yards; while Samardzija had seven catches for 50 yards for the Fighting Irish.
Trent Edwards, who was sacked five times, was 7-of-13 for only 70 yards; fullback Anthony Kimble threw a 57-yard touchdown pass to Kelton Lynn in the fourth quarter; and back-up quarterback T.C. Ostrander threw an interception for the still winless Cardinal (0-6, 0-3 Pac-10).
Stanford has lost its last five games against the Irish.
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