1929 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team
The 1929 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame during the 1929 college football season. Led by twelfth-year head coach Knute Rockne, the independent Irish won all nine games and outscored its opponents 145 to 38, with four shutouts.
|1929 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football|
|Head coach||Knute Rockne (12th season)|
|Assistant coach||Tom Lieb|
|Offensive scheme||Notre Dame Box|
|Captain||John B. Law|
|Home stadium||Soldier Field (Chicago)|
|1929 NCAA independents football records|
When Rockne fell ill, Tom Lieb became de facto head coach. Notre Dame was selected as the national champion by Billingsley Report, Boand System, Dickinson System, Dunkel System, College Football Researchers Association, Helms Athletic Foundation, National Championship Foundation, Poling System, and Jeff Sagarin's ELO-Chess system.
|October 5||at Indiana||W 14–0||16,111|
|October 12||vs. Navy||W 14–7||64,681|
|October 19||Wisconsin||W 19–0||90,000|
|October 26||at Carnegie Tech||W 7–0||66,000|
|November 2||at Georgia Tech||W 26–6||22,000|
|November 9||Drake||W 19–7||50,000|
|November 16||USC||W 13–12||112,912|
|November 23||at Northwestern||W 26–6||50,000|
|November 30||vs. Army||W 7–0||79,408|
- "Rockne's double keeps Ramblers in front". Reading Eagle. (Pennsylvania). Associated Press. November 25, 1929. p. 14.
- National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 109. Retrieved January 8, 2016.
- 2014 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football media guide. Retrieved 2015-Jul-12.
- 2014 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football supplement. Retrieved 2015-Jul-12.
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