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1889 Notre Dame football
ConferenceIndependent
1889 record1–0
Head coachNo coach
Seasons
← 1888
1892 →
1889 college football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Princeton         10 0 0
Yale         15 1 0
Georgetown         5 1 0
Harvard         9 2 0
Virginia         4 2 0
USC         2 0 0
Notre Dame         1 0 0
North Carolina         1 1 0
Washington         0 1 0
Michigan         1 2 0
Columbia         2 7 2

The 1889 Notre Dame football team was an American football team that represented the University of Notre Dame in the 1889 college football season. The team had no coach and played only one game during the fall of 1889, a 9-0 victory over Northwestern at Evanston, Illinois, on November 14, 1889.[1] The victory over Northwestern was the first victory over another collegiate football team in the history of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish football program. It was also Notre Dame's first win against a future FBS football program. It wouldn't be until 1898, with a 5-0 win against Illinois, that this accomplishment would be replicated.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
November 14at NorthwesternEvanston, IL (rivalry)W 9–0
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