1927 Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football Team
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1927 Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football Team
1927 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
National champion (Houlgate)
ConferenceIndependent
1927 record7-1-1
Head coach
Offensive schemeNotre Dame Box
Base defense7–2–2
CaptainJohn Smith
Home stadiumCartier Field
Seasons
← 1926
1928 →
1927 Midwestern college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Notre Dame         7 2 1
Detroit         7 2 0
Ball Teachers         5 2 1
Marquette         6 3 0
Haskell         5 3 1
Butler         4 3 1
John Carroll         3 2 3
Saint Louis         5 5 0
Lombard         4 4 0
Loyola (IL)         4 4 0
Michigan State         4 5 0
Northern Illinois State         1 4 1
Kent State         1 5 1
Valparaiso         1 5 0

The 1927 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame during the 1927 college football season. Although most selectors have named either Illinois or Georgia as the 1927 national champion, Notre Dame was retroactively named as the national champion by one selector, the Houlgate System.[1]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 1CoeW 28-710,000[2]
October 8at DetroitW 20-028,000[3]
October 15vs. NavyW 19-645,101[4]
October 22at IndianaW 19-616,000[5]
October 29Georgia Tech
  • Cartier Field
  • South Bend, IN
W 26-717,000[6]
November 5Minnesota
  • Cartier Field
  • South Bend, IN
T 7-725,000[7]
November 12vs. ArmyL 0-1865,678[8]
November 19at DrakeW 32-08,412[9]
November 26vs. USCW 7-6120,000  [10]

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References

  1. ^ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 108. Retrieved 2016.
  2. ^ "Rockne Marks Up First Win by 26-7 Count". Quad-City Times. 1927-10-02. p. 25. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "NOTRE DAME LICKS DETROIT TEAM, 20-0". The Gazette. 1927-10-09. p. 10. Retrieved .
  4. ^ "NOTRE DAME SINKS NAVY IN 19-6 TILT". The Des Moines Register. 1927-10-16. p. 9. Retrieved .
  5. ^ "INDIANA LOSES TO NOTRE DAME". The Richmond Item. 1927-10-23. p. 13. Retrieved .
  6. ^ "ROCKNE'S MEN HAVE NICE TIME". The Star Press. 1927-10-30. p. 11. Retrieved .
  7. ^ "FUMBLES LEAD TO TOUCHDOWNS AND 7-7 SCORE". The South Bend Tribune. 1927-11-06. p. 1. Retrieved .
  8. ^ "IRISH CRUSHED WITH MODERN ATTACK BEFORE 76,000 FANS". The Gazette. 1927-11-13. p. 9. Retrieved .
  9. ^ "Rockne Classes Bulldogs Like His Own Against Army". The Des Moines Register. 1927-11-20. p. 23. Retrieved .
  10. ^ "RAY DAHMAN SCORES ALL 7 POINTS TO WIN FOR FIGHTING IRISH OVER COAST CHAMPS". The Morning Call. 1927-11-27. p. 11. Retrieved .
  11. ^ 2014 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football media guide. Retrieved 2015-Jul-12.

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