1912 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team

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1912 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
Conference Independent
1912 record 7–0
Head coach John L. Marks (2nd season)
Captain Gus Dorais
Home stadium Cartier Field
Seasons
← 1911
1913 →
1912 NCAA independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Penn State         8 0 0
Notre Dame         7 0 0
Washington         6 0 0
Carlisle         12 1 1
Maryland         6 1 1
Dartmouth         7 2 0
Navy         6 3 0
Army         5 3 0
Montana         4 3 0
Idaho         2 2 0
Oregon Agricultural         3 4 0
Washington State         2 3 0
Oregon         2 5 0
Pittsburgh         3 6 0

The 1912 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame during the 1912 college football season.

On October 5, in one of the easiest victories in Notre Dame history, junior quarterback Gus Dorais led the Irish to a 116–7 rout of St. Viator in the season-opener.[1] Second year coach John L. Marks guided Notre Dame to another undefeated season in 1912, following up a 6–0–2 record in 1911 with a 7–0 mark.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 5 St. Viator Cartier FieldSouth Bend, IN W 116–7  
October 12 at Adrian Cartier Field • South Bend, IN W 74–7  
October 19 at Morris Harvey Cartier Field • South Bend, IN W 39–0  
October 26 vs. Wabash Cartier Field • South Bend, IN W 41–6  
November 2 at Pittsburgh Forbes FieldPittsburgh, PA W 3–0  
November 9 at Saint Louis St. Louis, MO W 47–7  
November 12 vs. Marquette Comiskey ParkChicago, IL W 69–0  

Source:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "October Calendar". On this date in Notre Dame Football History. Irish Legends. Archived from the original on 23 July 2011. Retrieved 19 October 2012. October 5: 1912: In one of the easiest victories in Notre Dame history, junior quarterback Gus Dorais leads the Irish to a 116-7 rout of St. Viator in the season-opener. Second year coach John L. Marks would again guide Notre Dame to an undefeated season in 1912, following up a 6-0-2 record in 1911 with a 7-0-7 mark. 
  2. ^ http://www.und.com/sports/m-footbl/archive/nd-m-footbl-sched-1912.html