1958 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team

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1958 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
NotreDameFightingIrish.svg
Conference Independent
Ranking
Coaches No. 14
AP No. 17
1958 record 6–4
Head coach Terry Brennan (5th year)
Captain Al Ecuyer
Captain Chuck Puntillo
Home stadium Notre Dame Stadium (c. 59,075, grass)
Seasons
« 1957 1959 »

The 1958 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame during the 1958 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 27 Indiana No. 5 Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN W 18–0   49,347
October 4 at No. 17 SMU No. 7 Cotton BowlDallas (Fair Park), TX W 14–6   61,500
October 11 No. 3 Army No. 4 Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN (Rivalry) L 2–14   60,564
October 18 Duke No. 12 Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN W 9–7   59,068
October 25 No. 15 Purdue No. 11 Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN (Shillelagh Trophy) L 22–29   59,563
November 1 vs. No. 15 Navy Memorial StadiumBaltimore, MD (Rivalry) W 40–20   57,773
November 8 at Pittsburgh No. 14 Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA L 26–29   55,330
November 15 No. 11 North Carolina Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN W 34–24   56,839
November 22 at No. 6 Iowa No. 15 Iowa StadiumIowa City, IA L 21–31   58,230
November 29 at USC No. 18 LA Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA (Jeweled Shillelagh) W 20–13   66,903
#Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

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Game summaries[edit]

Indiana[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Indiana 0 0 0 0 0
• Notre Dame 0 6 0 12 18

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Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://cfreference.net/cfr/school.s?id=143&season=1958
  2. ^ "Injured Ace Sparks Win." Palm Beach Post. 1958 Sept 27.