1982 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team

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1982 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
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Conference Independent
1982 record 6-4-1
Head coach Gerry Faust
Offensive coordinator Tom Lichtenberg
Defensive coordinator Jim Johnson
MVP Dave Duerson
Captain Phil Carter
Captain Dave Duerson
Captain Mark Zavagnin
Home stadium Notre Dame Stadium (c. 59,075, grass)
Seasons
« 1981 1983 »
1982 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Penn State           11 1 0
#13 Florida State           9 3 0
#10 Pittsburgh           9 3 0
#19 West Virginia           9 3 0
Boston College           8 3 1
Southwestern Louisiana           7 3 1
East Carolina           7 4 0
Miami           7 4 0
Southern Miss           7 4 0
Virginia Tech           7 4 0
Notre Dame           6 4 1
Cincinnati           6 5 0
Georgia Tech           6 5 0
Navy           6 5 0
Louisville           5 6 0
Rutgers           5 6 0
Army           4 7 0
South Carolina           4 7 0
Temple           4 7 0
Tulane           4 7 0
William & Mary           3 8 0
North Texas           2 9 0
Syracuse           2 9 0
Memphis           1 10 0
Richmond           0 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1982 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame during the 1982 college football season.

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

  • Head Coach: Gerry Faust
  • Assistants: Greg Blache (DL), Brian Boulac (Ast HC), Jim Higgins (OL), Ron Hudson (WR), Jim Johnson (DC), George Kelly (LB), Tom Lichtenberg (OC/Recruiting Coordinator), Jay Robertson (DT), Carl Selmer (OL), Ross Stephenson (Volunteer/Scouting)

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Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 18 9:00 p.m. #10 Michigan #20 Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN ABC W 23–17   59,075
September 25 2:30 p.m. Purdue #10 Notre Dame Stadium • Notre Dame, IN W 28–14   59,075
October 2 1:00 p.m. at Michigan State #11 Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI W 11–3   77,119
October 9 2:30 p.m. #17 Miami #10 Notre Dame Stadium • Notre Dame, IN W 16–14   59,075
October 16 2:30 p.m. Arizona #9 Notre Dame Stadium • Notre Dame, IN L 13–16   59,075
October 23 4:30 p.m. at Oregon #15 Autzen StadiumEugene, OR T 13–13   40,381
October 30 1:00 p.m. vs. Navy Giants StadiumEast Rutherford, NJ W 27–10   72,201
November 6 12:00 p.m. at #1 Pittsburgh Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA ESPN W 31–16   60,162
November 13 3:45 p.m. #5 Penn State #13 Notre Dame Stadium • Notre Dame, IN ABC L 14–24   59,075
November 20 3:30 p.m. at Air Force #18 Falcon StadiumColorado Springs, CO L 17–30   46,712
November 27 3:45 p.m. at #17 USC Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA CBS L 13–17   76,459
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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Game notes[edit]

Michigan[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Michigan 0 0 7 10 17
Notre Dame 3 10 10 0 23

The first night game played at Notre Dame Stadium.


Purdue[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Purdue 0 14 0 0 14
Notre Dame 7 7 7 7 28
  • Date: September 25
  • Location: Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, Indiana

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Michigan State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Notre Dame 2 9 0 0 11
Michigan St 0 0 3 0 3

Notre Dame's first victory in a game without scoring a touchdown since 1970 versus LSU.[4]

Miami (FL)[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Miami 0 0 7 7 14
• Notre Dame 0 7 3 6 16
  • Date: October 9
  • Location: Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, Indiana
  • Game attendance: 59,075

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Arizona[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Arizona 0 0 6 10 16
Notre Dame 10 0 0 3 13
  • Date: October 16
  • Location: Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, Indiana
  • Game attendance: 59,075

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Oregon[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Notre Dame 7 0 3 3 13
Oregon 3 0 3 7 13

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Navy[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Notre Dame 0 13 14 0 27
Navy 0 0 2 8 10

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Statistics[edit]

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Awards[edit]

  • S Dave Duerson - 1st Team All-American (College & Pro Football Newsweekly, Football News, Football Writers Association of America)
  • TE Tony Hunter - 1st Team All-American (Newspaper Enterprise Association)
  • K Mike Johnston - 3rd Team All-American (Football News)
  • LB Mark Zavagnin - 2nd Team All-American (Football News), 3rd Team All-American (Associated Press)

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Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2012 Notre Dame football media supplement.
  2. ^ http://cfreference.net/cfr/school.s?id=143&season=1982
  3. ^ Palm Beach Post. 1982 Sept 26.
  4. ^ Gainesville Sun. 1982 Oct 3.
  5. ^ Klinkenburg, Marty (October 11, 1982). "Hurricanes–Irish Game at a Glance". The Miami News. p. 4C. 
  6. ^ "Arizona's Last-play Field Goal Beats Notre Dame". Eugene Register-Guard. Associated Press. October 17, 1982. p. 7C. 
  7. ^ Kayfes, David (October 24, 1982). "Irish Eyes Were Not Smiling After the 13-13 Standoff". Eugene Register-Guard. p. 4E. 
  8. ^ "Notre Dame's offense back on even Kiel, 27-10." Eugene Register-Guard. 1982 Oct 31.
  9. ^ 2012 Notre Dame football media guide.
  10. ^ 2012 Notre Dame football media guide.