1957 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team

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1957 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
NotreDameFightingIrish.svg
Conference Independent
Ranking
Coaches No. 9
AP No. 10
1957 record 7–3
Head coach Terry Brennan (4th year)
Captain Dick Prendergast
Captain Ed Sullivan
Home stadium Notre Dame Stadium (c. 59,075, grass)
Seasons
« 1956 1958 »

The 1957 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame during the 1957 college football season. Notre Dame's 7–0 victory over Oklahoma snapped the Sooners' NCAA record 47-game winning streak.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 28 at Purdue Ross-Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN (Shillelagh Trophy) W 12–0   52,108
October 5 Indiana No. 16 Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN W 26–0   54,026
October 12 vs. No. 10 Army No. 12 Municipal StadiumPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania (Rivalry) W 23–21   95,000
October 26 Pittsburgh No. 7 Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, Indiana W 13–7   58,775
November 2 No. 16 Navy No. 5 Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN (Rivalry) L 6–20   58,922
November 9 at No. 4 Michigan State No. 15 Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI (Megaphone Trophy) L 6–34   75,391
November 16 at No. 2 Oklahoma Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK W 7–0   63,170
November 23 No. 8 Iowa No. 9 Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN L 13–21   58,734
November 30 USC No. 12 Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN (Jeweled Shillelagh) W 40–12   54,793
December 7 at SMU No. 12 Cotton BowlDallas (Fair Park), TX W 54–21   51,000
#Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

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Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

The following players were drafted into professional football following the season.

Player Position Round Pick Franchise

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