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1964 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
CoachesNo. 3
APNo. 3
1964 record9–1
Head coachAra Parseghian (1st season)
CaptainJim Carroll
Home stadiumNotre Dame Stadium
(c. 59,075, grass)
Seasons
← 1963
1965 →
1964 NCAA University Division independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 3 Notre Dame         9 1 0
Florida State         9 1 1
Colgate         7 2 0
Georgia Tech         7 3 0
Syracuse         7 4 0
Villanova         6 2 0
Boston College         6 3 0
Rutgers         6 3 0
[[{{{school}}}|Southern Miss]]         6 3 0
New Mexico State         6 4 0
Penn State         6 4 0
Memphis State         5 4 0
Utah State         5 4 1
Holy Cross         5 5 0
Buffalo         4 4 1
Colorado State         5 6 0
Air Force         4 5 1
Miami (FL)         4 5 1
Xavier         4 5 1
Army         4 6 0
Idaho         4 6 0
West Texas State         4 6 0
San Jose State         4 6 0
Pittsburgh         3 5 2
Navy         3 6 1
Dayton         3 7 0
Detroit         3 7 0
Boston University         2 7 0
Houston         2 6 1
Pacific (CA)         1 9 0
Texas Western         0 8 2
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1964 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame during the 1964 NCAA University Division football season. John Huarte was the sixth Notre Dame player to win the Heisman Trophy. They were crowned national champions by the National football Foundation at the end of the season.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 26at WisconsinW 31–764,398
October 3PurdueNo. 9W 34–1559,611
October 10at Air ForceNo. 6W 34–744,384
October 17UCLANo. 4
  • Notre Dame Stadium
  • South Bend, IN
W 24–058,335
October 24StanfordNo. 2
  • Notre Dame Stadium
  • South Bend, IN (rivalry)
W 28–656,721
October 31vs. NavyNo. 2W 40–066,752
November 7at PittsburghNo. 1W 17–1556,628
November 14Michigan StateNo. 1
W 34–759,265
November 21IowaNo. 1
  • Notre Dame Stadium
  • South Bend, IN
W 28–059,135
November 28at USCNo. 1L 17–2083,840
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Source: [2]

PersonnelEdit

1964 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
HB Eddy, NickNick Eddy
QB Huarte, JohnJohn Huarte Sr
HB Kantor, JoeJoe Kantor
E Snow, JackJack Snow Sr
HB Wolski, BillBill Wolski
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB Carroll, JimJim Carroll (C) Sr
DB Carey, TonyTony Carey
DB Longo, TomTom Longo
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K Ivan, KenKen Ivan
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches
  • John Ray (DL)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

Game summariesEdit

WisconsinEdit

Notre Dame Fighting Irish (0–0) at Wisconsin Badgers (0–0)
1 2 3 4 Total
Notre Dame 3 10 0 18

31

Wisconsin 0 0 7 0

7

at Camp Randall StadiumMadison, Wisconsin

In Ara Parseghian's coaching debut for Notre Dame, the players carried Parseghian off the field while the Irish fans in attendance chanted "We're number one" following the victory.

UCLAEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
UCLA 0 0 0 0 0
• Notre Dame 6 6 12 0 24

[3]


Awards and honorsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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