1970 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team

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1970 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
Cotton Bowl Champions
Cotton Bowl, W 24–11 vs. Texas
Conference Independent
Ranking
Coaches No. 5
AP No. 2
1970 record 10–1
Head coach Ara Parseghian (7th year)
Captain Larry DiNardo
Captain Tim Kelly
Home stadium Notre Dame Stadium
Seasons
« 1969 1971 »

The 1970 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame during the 1970 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 19 2:30pm at Northwestern No. 6 Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL (Rivalry) W 35–14   50,049
September 26 1:30pm Purdue No. 6 Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN (Shillelagh Trophy) W 48–0   59,075
October 3 2:30pm at Michigan State No. 4 Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI (Megaphone Trophy) W 29–0   76,103
October 10 1:30pm Army No. 3 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN (Rivalry) W 51–10   59,075
October 17 3:50pm at No. 18 Missouri No. 3 Memorial StadiumColumbia, MO ABC W 24–7   64,200
October 31 1:30pm vs. Navy No. 3 John F. Kennedy StadiumPhiladelphia, PA (Rivalry) W 56–7   45,226
November 7 1:30pm Pittsburgh No. 2 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN W 46–14   59,075
November 14 1:30pm Georgia Tech No. 1 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN W 10–7   59,075
November 21 1:30pm No. 7 LSU No. 2 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN W 3–0   59,075
November 28 4:15pm at USC No. 4 Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA (Jeweled Shillelagh) ABC L 28–38   64,694
January 1 2:00pm vs. No. 1 Texas No. 6 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Cotton Bowl) CBS W 24–11   73,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Game notes[edit]

Purdue[edit]

Michigan State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Notre Dame 7 15 0 7 29
Michigan St 0 0 0 0 0
  • Joe Theismann 12/17, 147 Yds, 13 Rush, 107 Yds
  • First Notre Dame game on artificial turf
  • First Notre Dame win in East Lansing

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Navy[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Notre Dame 7 21 7 14 49
Navy 7 0 0 0 7

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References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ Eugene Register-Guard. 1970 Sept 27. Retrieved 2014-Dec-01.
  3. ^ "Irish Rout Michigan State." Palm Beach Post. 1970 Oct 4. Retrieved 2014-Dec-01.
  4. ^ Ocala Star-Banner. 1970 November 1.