1971 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team

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1971 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
Conference Independent
Ranking
Coaches #15
AP #13
1971 record 8–2
Head coach Ara Parseghian
Captain Tom Gatewood
Captain Walt Patulski
Home stadium Notre Dame Stadium
Seasons
« 1970 1972 »

The 1971 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame during the 1971 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 18 Northwestern #2 Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN W 50–7   59,075
September 25 at Purdue #2 Ross-Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN (Shillelagh Trophy) W 8–7   69,765
October 4 Michigan State #4 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN (Megaphone Trophy) W 14–2   59,075
October 7 at Miami (FL) #9 Orange BowlMiami, FL W 17–0   66,039
October 16 North Carolina #7 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN W 16–0   59,075
October 23 USC #6 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN (Jeweled Shillelagh) L 14–28   59,075
October 30 Navy #12 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN W 21–0   59,075
November 6 at Pittsburgh #8 Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA W 56–7   55,528
November 13 Tulane #8 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN W 21–7   59,075
November 20 at #14 LSU #7 Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA L 8–28   66,936
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Game notes[edit]

Purdue[edit]

Notre Dame at Purdue
1 2 3 4 Total
Notre Dame 0 0 0 8 8
Purdue 0 7 0 0 7

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Navy[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Navy 0 0 0 0 0
Notre Dame 7 14 0 0 21

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011 Notre Dame football media guide.
  2. ^ "Notre Dame Edges Past Purdue." Ocala Star-Banner. 1971 Sept 26.
  3. ^ "Notre Dame Rips Middies, 21-0." Palm Beach Post. 1971 Oct 31.