1940 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team

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

1940 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
ConferenceIndependent
1940 record7–2
Head coachElmer Layden (7th season)
CaptainMilt Piepul
Home stadiumNotre Dame Stadium
1940 NCAA independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 5 Boston College         11 0 0
No. 17 Hardin–Simmons         9 0 0
Penn State         6 1 1
No. 12 Fordham         7 2 0
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

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
October 5Pacific (CA)W 25–722,670
October 12Georgia Tech
  • Notre Dame Stadium
  • South Bend, IN
W 26–2032,492
October 19Carnegie TechNo. 6
  • Notre Dame Stadium
  • South Bend, IN
W 61–029,515
October 26at IllinoisNo. 2W 26–068,578
November 2vs. ArmyNo. 2W 7–075,474
November 9vs. NavyNo. 7W 13–761,579
November 16IowaNo. 7
  • Notre Dame Stadium
  • South Bend, IN
L 0–745,960
November 23at No. 10 NorthwesternNo. 14L 0–2046,273
December 7at USCW 10–685,808
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Source:[1]

References

  1. ^ https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/notre-dame/1940-schedule.html
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