1924 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team

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1924 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
National Champions
Rose Bowl, W 27–10 vs. Stanford
Conference Independent
1924 record 10–0
Head coach Knute Rockne (7th year)
Offensive scheme Notre Dame Box
Base defense 7–2–2
Home stadium Cartier Field
« 1923 1925 »

The 1924 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame in the 1924 college football season. Coached by Knute Rockne and featuring the "Four Horsemen" backfield of Harry Stuhldreher, Don Miller, Jim Crowley, and Elmer Layden, Notre Dame completed an undefeated, 10–0 season with a victory over Stanford in the Rose Bowl, and were recognized as national champions. It would be Notre Dame's last bowl appearance until the 1969 season. The Fighting Irish played their home games at Cartier Field.


Date Time Opponent Site Result Attendance
October 4, 1924 Lombard Cartier FieldNotre Dame, IN W 40–0    
October 11, 1924 Wabash Cartier Field • Notre Dame, IN W 34–0    
October 18, 1924 at Army Polo GroundsNew York, NY W 13–7    
October 25, 1924 at Princeton Palmer StadiumPrinceton, NJ W 12–0    
November 1, 1924 Georgia Tech Cartier Field • Notre Dame, IN W 34–3    
November 8, 1924 at Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI W 38–3    
November 15, 1924 Nebraska Cartier Field • Notre Dame, IN W 34–6    
November 22, 1924 at Northwestern Municipal Grant Park StadiumChicago, IL W 13–6   35,000
November 29, 1924 at Carnegie Tech Forbes FieldPittsburgh, PA W 40–19    
January 1, 1925 vs. Stanford Rose BowlPasadena, CA (Rose Bowl) W 27–10   53,000
daggerHomecoming. All times are in Eastern Time.