1945 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team

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1945 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
Conference Independent
Ranking
AP No. 9
1945 record 7–2–1
Head coach Hugh Devore (1st season)
Captain Frank Dancewicz
Home stadium Notre Dame Stadium
Seasons
← 1944
1946 →
1945 NCAA independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 9 Notre Dame         7 2 1
Penn State         5 3 0
Drexel         2 5 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1945 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame during the 1945 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 29 Illinois Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN W 7–0   41,569
October 6 at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA W 40–7   30,157
October 13 Dartmouth No. 3 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN W 34–0   34,645
October 20 at Pittsburgh No. 3 Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA W 39–9   57,542
October 27 Iowa No. 2 Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN W 56–0   42,841
November 3 vs. No. 3 Navy No. 2 Municipal StadiumCleveland, OH (Rivalry) T 6–6   82,020
November 10 vs. No. 1 Army No. 2 Yankee StadiumBronx, NY (Rivalry) L 0–48   74,621
November 17 at Northwestern No. 7 Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL (Rivalry) W 12–7   46,294
November 24 at Tulane No. 5 Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA W 32–6   51,368
December 1 at Great Lakes Navy No. 5 North Chicago, IL L 7–39   23,000
daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

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