1971 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team

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1971 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
Conference Independent
Ranking
Coaches No. 15
AP No. 13
1971 record 8–2
Head coach Ara Parseghian (8th year)
Captain Tom Gatewood
Captain Walt Patulski
Home stadium Notre Dame Stadium
Seasons
« 1970 1972 »

The 1971 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame during the 1971 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 18 1:30pm Northwestern No. 2 Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN (Rivalry) W 50–7   59,075
September 25 1:30pm at Purdue No. 2 Ross-Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN (Shillelagh Trophy) W 8–7   69,765
October 2 12:50pm Michigan State No. 4 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN (Megaphone Trophy) ABC W 14–2   59,075
October 9 7:15pm at Miami No. 9 Orange BowlMiami, FL W 17–0   66,039
October 16 1:30pm North Carolina No. 7 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN W 16–0   59,075
October 23 1:30pm USC No. 6 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN (Jeweled Shillelagh) L 14–28   59,075
October 30 1:30pm Navy No. 12 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN (Rivalry) W 21–0   59,075
November 6 1:00pm at Pittsburgh No. 8 Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA W 56–7   55,528
November 13 1:30pm Tulane No. 8 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN W 21–7   59,075
November 20 8:05pm at No. 14 LSU No. 7 Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA ABC L 8–28   66,936
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern.

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Game notes[edit]

Purdue[edit]

Notre Dame at Purdue
1 2 3 4 Total
Notre Dame 0 0 0 8 8
Purdue 0 7 0 0 7

[2]

Navy[edit]

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

[3]

LSU[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Notre Dame 0 0 0 8 8
LSU 7 7 7 7 28


References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011 Notre Dame football media guide.
  2. ^ "Notre Dame Edges Past Purdue." Ocala Star-Banner. 1971 Sept 26.
  3. ^ "Notre Dame Rips Middies, 21-0." Palm Beach Post. 1971 Oct 31.