1919 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team

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1919 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
Co-national champion (NCF, Davis)
Conference Independent
1919 record 9–0
Head coach Knute Rockne (2nd season)
Offensive scheme Single-wing
Base defense 7–2–2
Captain Leonard Bahan
Home stadium Cartier Field
Uniform
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Seasons
← 1918
1920 →
1919 NCAA independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Centre         9 0 0
Notre Dame         9 0 0
Harvard         9 0 1
Navy         7 1 0
Penn State         7 1 0
Dartmouth         6 1 1
West Virginia         8 2 0
Wash. & Jeff.         6 2 0
Syracuse         8 3 0
Penn         6 2 1
Pittsburgh         6 2 1
Army         6 3 0
USC         4 1 0
Yale         5 3 0
Villanova         5 3 1
Montana         2 3 2
Idaho         2 3 0
SBUC         2 6 0

The 1919 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame during the 1919 college football season, led by second-year head coach Knute Rockne. The team won all nine games and was selected retroactively as a co-national champion by the National Championship Foundation and Parke H. Davis.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
October 4 Kalamazoo Cartier FieldSouth Bend, IN W 14–0   5,000
October 11 at Mount Union Cartier Field • South Bend, IN W 60–7   4,000
October 18 at Nebraska Nebraska FieldLincoln, NE W 14–9   10,000
October 25 Western State Cartier Field • South Bend, IN W 53–0   2,500
November 1 vs. Indiana Washington ParkIndianapolis, IN W 16–3   5,000
November 8 at Army The PlainWest Point, NY (Rivalry) W 12–9   8,000
November 15 at Michigan Agricultural Cartier Field • South Bend, IN (Rivalry) W 13–0   5,000
November 22 at Purdue Stuart FieldWest Lafayette, IN (Rivalry) W 33–13   7,000
November 27 at Morningside Sioux City, IA W 14–6   10,000

Source:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 108. Retrieved January 4, 2016. 
  2. ^ https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/notre-dame/1919-schedule.html

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