1920 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team

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1920 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
National champion (Billingsley)
Co-national champion (Davis)
Conference Independent
1920 record 9–0
Head coach Knute Rockne (3rd year)
Offensive scheme Notre Dame Box
Base defense 7–2–2
Captain Frank Coughlin
Home stadium Cartier Field
Seasons
« 1919 1921 »

The 1920 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame during the 1920 college football season.[1] The team was selected retroactively as the 1920 national champion by the Billingsley Report and as a co-national champion by Parke H. Davis.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site Result Attendance
October 2 Kalamazoo Cartier FieldSouth Bend, IN W 39–0   5,000
October 9 Western State Cartier Field • South Bend, IN W 42–0   3,500
October 16 at Nebraska Nebraska FieldLincoln, NE W 16–7   9,000
October 23 Valparaiso Cartier Field • South Bend, IN W 28–3   8,000
October 30 at Army The PlainWest Point, NY (Rivalry) W 27–17   10,000
November 6 Purdue Cartier Field • South Bend, IN W 28–0   12,000
November 13 vs. Indiana Indianapolis, IN W 13–10   14,000
November 20 at Northwestern Northwestern FieldEvanston, IL (Rivalry) W 33–7   20,000
November 25 at Michigan Agricultural East Lansing, MI (Rivalry) W 25–0   8,000

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.archives.nd.edu/Football/Football-1920.pdf
  2. ^ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 108. Retrieved January 8, 2016. 
  3. ^ "1920 Notre Dame Fighting Irish". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. 
  4. ^ "Notre Dame Football :: UND.COM :: The Official Site of Notre Dame Athletics". und.com.