1941 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team

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1941 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
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Conference Independent
Ranking
AP No. 3
1941 record 8–0–1
Head coach Frank Leahy (1st year)
Captain Paul Lillis
Home stadium Notre Dame Stadium
Seasons
« 1940 1942 »

The 1941 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame during the 1941 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 27 Arizona Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN W 38–7   19,567
October 4 Indiana Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN W 19–6   34,713
October 11 at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA W 20–0   28,986
October 18 at Carnegie Tech No. 8 Pittsburgh, PA W 16–0   17,208
October 25 Illinois No. 7 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN W 49–14   34,896
November 1 vs. No. 14 Army No. 6 Yankee StadiumBronx, NY (Rivalry) T 0–0   75,226
November 8 vs. No. 6 Navy No. 7 Municipal StadiumBaltimore, MD (Rivalry) W 20–13   62,074
November 15 at No. 8 Northwestern No. 5 Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL (Rivalry) W 7–6   46,211
November 22 USC No. 4 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN (Rivalry) W 20–18   54,967
daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

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