1995 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team

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1995 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
Notre Dame Fighting Irish logo.svg
Orange Bowl, L 26–31 vs. Florida State
Conference Independent
Ranking
Coaches No. 13
AP No. 11
1995 record 9–3
Head coach Lou Holtz (10th season)
Defensive coordinator Bob Davie
Captain Paul Grasmanis
Captain Derrick Mayes
Captain Shawn Wooden
Captain Dusty Ziegler
Home stadium Notre Dame Stadium (c. 59,075, grass)
Seasons
← 1994
1996 →
1995 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
East Carolina         9 3 0
No. 11 Notre Dame         9 3 0
Louisville         7 4 0
Cincinnati         6 5 0
Southern Miss         6 5 0
Army         5 5 1
Navy         5 6 0
Tulsa         4 7 0
Memphis         3 8 0
Northeast Louisiana         2 9 0
North Texas         2 9 0
Tulane         2 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1995 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame in the 1995 college football season.[1] The team was coached by Lou Holtz and played its home games at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 2 2:30 p.m. Northwestern No. 8 Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, Indiana (Rivalry) NBC L 15–17   59,075
September 9 3:30 p.m. at Purdue Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, Indiana (Shillelagh Trophy) ABC W 35–28   70,569
September 16 2:30 p.m. Vanderbilt No. 24 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, Indiana NBC W 41–0   59,075
September 23 12:30 p.m. No. 10 Texas No. 21 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, Indiana NBC W 55–27   59,075
September 30 3:30 p.m. at No. 6 Ohio State No. 14 Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio ABC L 26–45   95,537
October 7 3:30 p.m. at No. 15 Washington No. 23 Husky StadiumSeattle, WA ABC W 29–21   74,023
October 14 12:00 PM at Army No. 21 Giants StadiumEast Rutherford, New Jersey (Rivalry) ABC W 28–27   74,218
October 21 2:30 p.m. No. 5 USC No. 22 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, Indiana (Jeweled Shillelagh) NBC W 38–10   59,075
October 28 4:00 p.m. Boston College No. 15 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, Indiana (Holy War) NBC W 20–10   59,075
November 4 1:30 p.m. Navy No. 10 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, Indiana (Rivalry) NBC W 35–17   59,075
November 18 7:45 p.m. at Air Force No. 10 Falcon StadiumColorado Springs, Colorado ESPN W 44–14   54,482
January 1, 1996 8:00 p.m. vs. No. 8 Florida State No. 9 Orange BowlMiami (Orange Bowl) CBS L 26–31   72,198
#Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

Game summaries[edit]

Army[edit]

#17 Notre Dame at Army
1 2 3 4 Total
Notre Dame 14 7 7 0 28
Army 7 0 7 13 27

[2]

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Notre Dame Yearly Results (1995-1999)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved July 26, 2015. 
  2. ^ Gainesville Sun. 1995 Oct 15.