1932 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
1932 record7–2
Head coachHunk Anderson (2nd season)
CaptainPaul Host
Home stadiumNotre Dame Stadium
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Template:1932 college football independents records The 1932 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team was an American football team that represented the University of Notre Dame as an independent during the 1932 college football season. In its second season under head coach Hunk Anderson, the team compiled a 7–2 record and outscored opponents by a total of 255 to 31.[1] Paul Host was the team captain. The team played its home games at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana.


October 8HaskellW 73–08,369[2]
October 15Drake
  • Notre Dame Stadium
  • South Bend, IN
W 62–06,663[3]
October 22[[{{{school}}}|Carnegie Tech]]
  • Notre Dame Stadium
  • South Bend, IN
W 42–030,000[4]
October 29at PittsburghL 0–1260,000[5]
November 5at KansasW 24–617,818[6]
November 12Northwestern
  • Notre Dame Stadium
  • South Bend, IN (rivalry)
W 21–042,000[7]
November 19vs. NavyW 12–061,122[8]
November 26vs. ArmyW 21–080,000[9]
December 10at USCL 0–13100,000[10]


  1. "1932 Notre Dame Fighting Irish Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/notre-dame/1932-schedule.html. Retrieved June 25, 2019.
  2. Jack Ledden (October 9, 1932). "N.D. Wins First Game, 73 to 0: Haskell Fails To Halt Race Over Goal Line". The South Bend Tribune: pp. 1, 13. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/31810963/nd_wins_first_game_73_to_0_haskell/.
  3. Jack Ledden (October 16, 1932). "Notre Dame Crushes Drake, 62-0". The South Bend Tribune: p. 1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/33087025/notre_dame_crushes_drake_620/.
  4. Jack Ledden (October 23, 1932). "Notre Dame Crushes Carnegie, 42-0". The South Bend Tribune: p. 1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/33253557/notre_dame_crushes_carnegie_420/.
  5. Chester L. Smith (October 30, 1932). "Pitt Eleven Upsets Notre Dame, 12 To 0". The Pittsburgh Press: p. 1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/33251253/pitt_eleven_upsets_notre_dame_12_to_0/.
  6. Charles A. Grumich (November 6, 1932). "Kansas Routed By Notre Dame, 24-6". The South Bend Tribune: p. 1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/33253670/kansas_routed_by_notre_dame_246/.
  7. Harvey Woodruff (November 13, 1932). "Notre Dame Crushes Northwestern, 21-0". Chicago Tribune: p. II-1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/20970596/notre_dame_crushes_northwestern_210/.
  8. James L. Renick (November 20, 1932). "Notre Dame Sinks Navy Crew, 12-0". The South Bend Tribune: p. 1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/33253785/notre_dame_sinks_navy_crew_120/.
  9. Francis Wallace (November 27, 1932). "Nomads Capture Army, 21-0!". New York Daily News: p. 64. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/33248746/nomads_capture_army_210/.
  10. Braven Dyer (December 11, 1932). "Troy Grids Trim Irish; Notre Dame Loses 13-to-0 Game; Crowd of 100,000 Spectators Sees Trojan Eleven Score Impressive Victory". Los Angeles Times: pp. I-1, VIa-1. https://www.newspapers.com/image/380463866/.
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