1948 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team

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1948 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
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Conference Independent
Ranking
AP No. 2
1948 record 9–0–1
Head coach Frank Leahy (3rd year of 2nd stint; 6th overall year)
Captain Bill Fischer
Home stadium Notre Dame Stadium
Seasons
« 1947 1949 »

The 1948 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame during the 1948 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 25 Purdue Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN (Rivalry) W 28–27   59,343
October 2 at Pittsburgh Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA W 40–0   64,000
October 9 Michigan State No. 1 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN (Rivalry) W 26–7   58,126
October 16 Nebraska No. 2 Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE W 44–13   38,000
October 23 at Iowa No. 2 Iowa StadiumIowa City, IA W 27–12   53,000
October 30 vs. Navy No. 2 Memorial StadiumBaltimore, MD (Rivalry) W 41–7   63,314
November 6 at Indiana No. 1 Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN W 42–6   34,000
November 13 No. 8 Northwestern No. 2 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN (Rivalry) W 12–7   59,305
November 27 Washington No. 2 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN W 46–0   50,609
December 4 at USC No. 2 Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA (Rivalry) T 14–14   100,571
daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

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