1994 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team

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1994 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
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Fiesta Bowl, L 24–41 vs. Colorado
Conference Independent
1994 record 6–5–1
Head coach Lou Holtz (9th year)
Defensive coordinator Bob Davie
Captain Lee Becton
Captain Justin Goheen
Captain Brian Hamilton
Captain Ryan Leahy
Home stadium Notre Dame Stadium (c. 59,075, grass)
Seasons
← 1993
1995 →
1994 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
East Carolina         7 5 0
Louisville         6 5 0
Memphis         6 5 0
Southern Miss         6 5 0
Notre Dame         6 5 1
Army         4 7 0
Northeast Louisiana         3 8 0
Navy         3 8 0
Tulsa         3 8 0
Cincinnati         2 8 1
Tulane         1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1994 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame in the 1994 NCAA Division I-A 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 3 8:00 p.m. at Northwestern* No. 4 Soldier FieldChicago, IL (Rivalry) ABC W 42–15   66,946
September 10 2:30 p.m. No. 5 Michigan* No. 4 Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN (Rivalry) NBC L 24–26   59,075
September 17 3:30 p.m. at Michigan State* No. 9 Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI (Megaphone Trophy) ABC W 21–20   74,183
September 24 2:30 p.m. Purdue* No. 9 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN (Shillelagh Trophy) NBC W 39–21   59,075
October 1 2:30 p.m. Stanford* No. 7 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN (Legends Trophy) NBC W 33–15   59,075
October 8 12:00 p.m. at Boston College* No. 7 Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA (Holy War) ABC L 11–30   44,500
October 15 2:30 p.m. No. 25 BYU* No. 16 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN NBC L 14–21   59,075
October 29 2:30 p.m. Navy* Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN (Rivalry) NBC W 58–21   59,075
November 12 12:00 p.m. vs. No. 6 Florida State* Citrus BowlOrlando, FL ABC L 16–23   72,868
November 19 1:30 p.m. Air Force* Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN NBC W 42–30   59,075
November 26 8:00 p.m. at No. 17 USC* Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA (Jeweled Shillelagh) ABC T 17–17   90,217
January 2, 1995 4:30 p.m. vs. No. 5 Colorado* Sun Devil StadiumTempe, AZ (Fiesta Bowl) NBC L 24–41   73,968
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Notre Dame Yearly Results (1990–1994)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 26, 2015.