1975 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team

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1975 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
Coaches#17
1975 record8–3
Head coachDan Devine (1st year)
Offensive coordinatorMerv Johnson (1st year)
CaptainEd Bauer
CaptainJim Stock
Home stadiumNotre Dame Stadium
Seasons
« 19741976 »
 
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1975 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
Coaches#17
1975 record8–3
Head coachDan Devine (1st year)
Offensive coordinatorMerv Johnson (1st year)
CaptainEd Bauer
CaptainJim Stock
Home stadiumNotre Dame Stadium
Seasons
« 19741976 »

The 1975 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame during the 1975 college football season. It was Dan Devine's first year as head coach, taking over for the retired Ara Parseghian.

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponent#Rank#SiteTVResultAttendance
September 15Nightvs. Boston College#9Schaefer StadiumFoxboro, MA (Holy War)ABCW 17–3  61,501
September 20at Purdue#9Ross-Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN (Shillelagh Trophy)W 17–0  69,795
September 27Northwestern#7Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, INW 31–7  59,075
October 4Michigan State#8Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN (Megaphone Trophy)L 3–10  59,075
October 11at North Carolina#15Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NCW 21–14  49,500
October 18at Air Force#15Falcon StadiumColorado Springs, COW 31–30  43,204
October 25#3 USC#14Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, IN (Jeweled Shillelagh)ABCL 17–24  59,075
November 1Navy#15Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, INW 31–10  59,075
November 8Georgia Tech#12Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, INW 24–3  59,075
November 15Pittsburgh#9Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PAL 20–34  56,480
November 22Nightat Miami (FL)Orange BowlMiami, FLW 32–9  24,944
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Personnel[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

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Game notes[edit]

Boston College[edit]

1234Total
Notre Dame037717
Boston College03003

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Purdue[edit]

1234Total
Notre Dame3001417
Purdue00000

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North Carolina[edit]

1234Total
Notre Dame0002121
North Carolina0014014

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011 Notre Dame football media guide.
  2. ^ 2011 Notre Dame football media supplement.
  3. ^ "Notre Dame Stops Boston College in Opener." Palm Beach Post. 1975 Sept 16.
  4. ^ "Interception Return Lifts Irish." Palm Beach Post. 1975 Sept 21.
  5. ^ "Irish Turn Back Tar Heels, 21-14." Eugene Register-Guard. 1975 Oct 12.