1938 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team

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1938 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
Conference Independent
Ranking
AP No. 5
1938 record 8–1
Head coach Elmer Layden (5th season)
Captain Jim McGoldrick
Home stadium Notre Dame Stadium
Seasons
← 1937
1939 →
1938 NCAA independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 18 Villanova         8 0 1
No. 9 Holy Cross         8 1 0
No. 5 Notre Dame         8 1 0
No. 8 Pittsburgh         8 2 0
Army         7 2 0
No. 6 Carnegie Tech         7 2 0
No. 20 Dartmouth         7 2 0
Boston College         6 1 2
No. 15 Fordham         6 1 2
St. Mary's (CA)         6 2 0
Navy         4 3 2
Penn State         3 4 1
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1938 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame during the 1938 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
October 1 Kansas Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN W 52–0   25,615
October 8 at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA W 14–6   26,533
October 15 Illinois Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN W 14–6   29,142
October 22 No. 13 Carnegie Tech No. 5 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN W 7–0   25,934
October 29 vs. Army No. 7 Yankee StadiumBronx, NY (Rivalry) W 19–7   76,338
November 5 vs. Navy No. 4 Municipal StadiumBaltimore, MD (Rivalry) W 15–0   58,271
November 12 No. 12 Minnesota No. 2 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN W 19–0   55,245
November 19 at No. 16 Northwestern No. 1 Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL (Rivalry) W 9–7   46,348
December 3 at No. 8 USC No. 1 Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA (Rivalry) L 0–13   97,146
daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

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