1940 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team

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1940 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
Conference Independent
1940 record 7–2
Head coach Elmer Layden (7th season)
Captain Milt Piepul
Home stadium Notre Dame Stadium
Seasons
← 1939
1941 →
1940 NCAA independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 5 Boston College         11 0 0
No. 12 Fordham         7 2 0
Penn State         6 1 1
Notre Dame         7 2 0
Navy         6 2 1
Villanova         4 5 0
Pittsburgh         3 4 1
Miami (FL)         3 7 0
Army         1 7 1
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1940 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame during the 1940 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
October 5 Pacific (CA) Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN W 25–7   22,670
October 12 Georgia Tech Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN W 26–20   32,492
October 19 Carnegie Tech No. 6 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN W 61–0   29,515
October 26 at Illinois No. 2 Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL W 26–0   68,578
November 2 vs. Army No. 2 Yankee StadiumBronx, NY (rivalry) W 7–0   75,474
November 9 vs. Navy No. 7 Municipal StadiumBaltimore, MD (rivalry) W 13–7   61,579
November 16 Iowa No. 7 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN L 0–7   45,960
November 23 at No. 10 Northwestern No. 14 Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL (rivalry) L 0–20   46,273
December 7 at USC Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA (rivalry) W 10–6   85,808
#Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

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