1939 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team

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1939 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
APNo. 13
1939 record7–2
Head coachElmer Layden (6th season)
CaptainJohnny Kelly
Home stadiumNotre Dame Stadium
Seasons
← 1938
1940 →
1939 NCAA independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 11 Boston College         9 2 0
No. 13 Notre Dame         7 2 0
No. 17 Fordham         6 2 0
Villanova         6 2 0
Penn State         5 1 2
Pittsburgh         5 4 0
Army         3 4 2
Navy         3 5 1
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1939 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame during the 1939 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 30 Purdue Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN (rivalry) W 3–0   31,341
October 7 Georgia Tech Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN W 17–14   17,322
October 14 SMU Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN W 20–19   29,730
October 21 vs. Navy No. 2 Municipal StadiumCleveland, OH (rivalry) W 14–7   78,257
October 28 at Carnegie Tech No. 2 Pittsburgh, PA W 7–6   61,420
November 4 vs. Army No. 4 Yankee StadiumBronx, NY (rivalry) W 14–0   75,632
November 16 at Iowa No. 3 Iowa StadiumIowa City, IA L 6–7   42,380
November 18 Northwestern No. 9 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN (rivalry) W 7–0   49,204
November 25 No. 4 USC No. 7 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN (rivalry) L 12–20   54,799
daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1939 Notre Dame Fighting Irish Schedule and Results | College Football at Sports-Reference.com". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2015-10-08.