1992 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team

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1992 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
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Cotton Bowl Classic champions
Conference Independent
Ranking
Coaches No. 4
AP No. 4
1992 record 10–1–1
Head coach Lou Holtz (7th year)
Captain Demetrius DuBose
Captain Rick Mirer
Home stadium Notre Dame Stadium (c. 59,075, grass)
Seasons
« 1991 1993 »
1992 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4 Notre Dame         10 1 1
Southern Miss         7 4 0
Penn State         7 5 0
Memphis         6 5 0
Army         5 6 0
East Carolina         5 6 0
Louisiana Tech         5 6 0
Louisville         5 6 0
Northern Illinois         5 6 0
Tulsa         4 7 0
Cincinnati         3 8 0
Arkansas State         2 9 0
Southwestern Louisiana         2 9 0
Tulane         2 9 0
Navy         1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1992 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame in the 1992 college football season.[1] The team was coached by Lou Holtz and played its home games at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana.

Rivalries[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 3:30 p.m. at Northwestern* No. 3 Soldier FieldChicago, IL (Rivalry) ABC W 42–7   64,877
September 12 1:30 p.m. No. 5 Michigan* No. 3 Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN (Rivalry) NBC T 17–17   59,075
September 19 3:30 p.m. at Michigan State* No. 7 Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI (Megaphone Trophy) ABC W 52–31   76,188
September 26 1:30 p.m. Purdue* No. 6 Notre Dame Stadium • Notre Dame, IN (Shillelagh Trophy) NBC W 48–0   59,075
October 3 1:30 p.m. No. 19 Stanford* No. 7 Notre Dame Stadium • Notre Dame, IN (Legends Trophy) NBC L 16–33   59,075
October 10 7:45 p.m. at Pittsburgh* No. 14 Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA ESPN W 52–21   52,155
October 24 1:30 p.m. Brigham Young* No. 10 Notre Dame Stadium • Notre Dame, IN NBC W 42–16   59,075
October 31 1:00 p.m. vs. Navy* No. 10 Giants StadiumEast Rutherford, NJ (Rivalry) W 38–7   58,769
November 7 1:30 p.m. No. 9 Boston College* No. 8 Notre Dame Stadium • Notre Dame, IN (Holy War) NBC W 54–7   59,075
November 14 1:30 p.m. No. 21 Penn State* No. 8 Notre Dame Stadium • Notre Dame, IN NBC W 17–16   59,075
November 28 8:00 p.m. at No. 23 Southern California* No. 5 Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA (Jeweled Shillelagh) ABC W 31–23   90,063
January 1 1:00 p.m. vs. No. 3 Texas A&M* No. 5 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Cotton Bowl Classic) NBC W 28–3   71,615
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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Game notes[edit]

Penn State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Penn State 6 0 0 10 16
Notre Dame 3 3 3 8 17

Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Notre Dame Yearly Results (1990-1994)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 26, 2015. 
  2. ^ Notre Dame | 1992 | College Football Reference