1968 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team

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1968 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
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Conference Independent
Ranking
Coaches No. 8
AP No. 5
1968 record 7–2–1
Head coach Ara Parseghian (5th year)
Captain George Kunz
Captain Bob Olson
Home stadium Notre Dame Stadium (c. 59,075, grass)
Seasons
« 1967 1969 »
1968 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Penn State         11 0 0
Rutgers         8 2 0
West Texas A&M         8 2 0
#5 Notre Dame         7 2 1
Florida State         8 3 0
Air Force         7 3 0
Army         7 3 0
Buffalo         7 3 0
#18 Houston         6 2 2
Tampa         7 3 0
Utah State         7 3 0
Boston College         7 3 0
Virginia Tech         7 4 0
Pacific         6 4 0
Syracuse         6 4 0
Villanova         6 4 0
Xavier         6 4 0
Colgate         5 5 0
Dayton         5 5 0
Idaho         5 5 0
Miami (FL)         5 5 0
New Mexico State         5 5 0
Georgia Tech         4 6 0
Southern Miss         4 6 0
Holy Cross         3 6 1
San Jose State         3 7 0
Navy         2 8 0
Northern Illinois         2 8 0
Tulane         2 8 0
Pittsburgh         1 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1968 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame during the 1968 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 21 2:30 pm No. 5 Oklahoma No. 3 Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN W 45–21   59,075
September 28 2:00 pm No. 1 Purdue No. 2 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN (Shillelagh Trophy) ABC L 22–37   59,075
October 5 2:30 pm at Iowa No. 5 Iowa StadiumIowa City, IA W 51–28   58,043
October 12 2:30 pm Northwestern No. 5 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN (Rivalry) W 27–7   59,075
October 19 2:30 pm Illinois No. 6 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN W 58–8   59,075
October 26 1:30 pm at Michigan State No. 5 Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI (Megaphone Trophy) ABC L 17–21   77,339
November 2 1:30 pm vs. Navy No. 12 John F. Kennedy StadiumPhiladelphia, PA (Rivalry) W 45–14   63,738
November 9 1:30 pm Pittsburgh No. 12 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN W 56–7   59,075
November 16 1:30 pm Georgia Tech No. 9 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN W 34–6   59,075
November 30 4:30 pm at No. 2 USC No. 9 Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA (Jeweled Shillelagh) ABC T 21–21   82,659
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Game notes[edit]

Oklahoma[edit]

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1 2 3 4 Total
Oklahoma 14 0 0 7 21
Notre Dame 7 14 14 10 45

Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ Ocala Star-Banner. 1968 Sept 22.