1924 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team
|1924 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football|
Consensus national champion
Rose Bowl champion
|Head coach||Knute Rockne (7th season)|
|Offensive scheme||Notre Dame Box|
|Home stadium||Cartier Field|
|1924 NCAA independents football records|
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 won all ten games, including a victory over Stanford in the Rose Bowl.
The team was recognized as the consensus national champion, receiving retroactive national championship honors from the Berryman QPRS system, Billingsley Report, Boand System, Dickinson System, College Football Researchers Association, Helms Athletic Foundation, Houlgate System, National Championship Foundation, Poling System, and Jeff Sagarin.
|October 4||Lombard||Cartier Field • Notre Dame, IN||W 40–0||8,000|
|October 11||Wabash||Cartier Field • Notre Dame, IN||W 34–0||10,000|
|October 18||at Army||Polo Grounds • New York, NY (rivalry)||W 13–7||55,000|
|October 25||at Princeton||Palmer Stadium • Princeton, NJ||W 12–0||40,000|
|November 1||Georgia Tech||Cartier Field • Notre Dame, IN||W 34–3||22,000|
|November 8||at Wisconsin||Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI||W 38–3||28,425|
|November 15||Nebraska||Cartier Field • Notre Dame, IN||W 34–6||22,000|
|November 22||at Northwestern||Municipal Grant Park Stadium • Chicago, IL (rivalry)||W 13–6||45,000|
|November 29||at Carnegie Tech||Forbes Field • Pittsburgh, PA||W 40–19||35,000|
|January 1, 1925||vs. Stanford||Rose Bowl • Pasadena, CA (Rose Bowl)||W 27–10||53,000|
|18||Jim Crowley||halfback||Green Bay, Wisconsin||East||5' 11"||160|
|5||Elmer Layden||fullback||Davenport, Iowa||Davenport||5' 11"||162|
|16||Don Miller||halfback||Defiance, Ohio||Defiance||5' 11"||160|
|32||Harry Stuhldreher||quarterback||Massillon, Ohio||Washington||5' 7"||151|
- National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 108. Retrieved January 8, 2016.
- 2014 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football media guide. Retrieved July 12, 2015.
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