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1957 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
CoachesNo. 9
APNo. 10
1957 record7–3
Head coachTerry Brennan (4th season)
CaptainDick Prendergast
CaptainEd Sullivan
Home stadiumNotre Dame Stadium (c. 59,075, grass)
Seasons
← 1956
1958 →
1957 NCAA University Division independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 5 Navy         9 1 1
No. 10 Notre Dame         7 3 0
No. 18 Army         7 2 0
Drake         7 2 0
Penn State         6 3 0
Detroit         6 3 0
Dayton         6 3 1
Oklahoma State         6 3 1
Boston University         5 3 0
Holy Cross         5 3 1
Syracuse         5 3 1
Pacific (CA)         5 3 2
Rutgers         5 4 0
Miami (FL)         5 4 1
Florida State         4 6 0
Pittsburgh         4 6 0
Air Force         3 6 1
Colgate         3 6 0
Villanova         3 6 0
San Jose State         3 7 0
Texas Tech         2 8 0
Marquette         0 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1957 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame during the 1957 NCAA University Division football season. Notre Dame's 7–0 victory over Oklahoma snapped the Sooners' NCAA record 47-game winning streak.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 28at PurdueW 12–052,108
October 5IndianaNo. 16W 26–054,026
October 12vs. No. 10 ArmyNo. 12W 23–2195,000
October 26PittsburghNo. 7
  • Notre Dame Stadium
  • South Bend, IN (rivalry)
W 13–758,775
November 2No. 16 NavyNo. 5
  • Notre Dame Stadium
  • South Bend, IN (rivalry)
L 6–2058,922
November 9at No. 4 Michigan StateNo. 15L 6–3475,391
November 16at No. 2 OklahomaW 7–063,170
November 23No. 8 IowaNo. 9
  • Notre Dame Stadium
  • South Bend, IN
L 13–2158,734
November 30USCNo. 12
W 40–1254,793
December 7at SMUNo. 12W 54–2151,000
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Team players drafted into the NFLEdit

The following players were drafted into professional football following the season.

Player Position Round Pick Franchise
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ReferencesEdit

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