1924 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team
|1924 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football|
Consensus national champion
|Head coach||Knute Rockne (7th year)|
|Offensive scheme||Notre Dame Box|
|Home stadium||Cartier Field|
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. The team was recognized as the consensus 1924 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. The 1925 Rose Bowl was Notre Dame's last bowl appearance until the 1969 season. The Fighting Irish played their home games at Cartier Field.
|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|
|Homecoming. All times are in Eastern Time.|
- 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 2015-Jul-12.