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1968 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
CoachesNo. 8
APNo. 5
1968 record7–2–1
Head coachAra Parseghian (5th season)
CaptainGeorge Kunz
CaptainBob Olson
Home stadiumNotre Dame Stadium (c. 59,075, grass)
Seasons
← 1967
1969 →
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The 1968 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame during the 1968 NCAA University Division football season. They were led by fifth-year head coach Ara Parseghian and competed as an independent. The Irish finished with a final record of 7–2–1. In their final game of the season, they played No. 2 USC to a 21–21 tie.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 212:30 p.m.No. 5 OklahomaNo. 3W 45–2159,075
September 282:00 p.m.No. 1 PurdueNo. 2
ABCL 22–3759,075
October 52:30 p.m.at IowaNo. 5W 51–2858,043
October 122:30 p.m.NorthwesternNo. 5
  • Notre Dame Stadium
  • South Bend, IN (rivalry)
W 27–759,075
October 192:30 p.m.IllinoisNo. 6
  • Notre Dame Stadium
  • South Bend, IN
W 58–859,075
October 261:30 p.m.at Michigan StateNo. 5ABCL 17–2177,339
November 21:30 p.m.vs. NavyNo. 12W 45–1463,738
November 91:30 p.m.PittsburghNo. 12
  • Notre Dame Stadium
  • South Bend, IN (rivalry)
W 56–759,075
November 161:30 p.m.Georgia TechNo. 9
  • Notre Dame Stadium
  • South Bend, IN
W 34–659,075
November 304:30 p.m.at No. 2 USCNo. 9ABCT 21–2182,659

[1]

Game summariesEdit

OklahomaEdit

[2]

by Quarter1234 Total
Oklahoma 14 0 0 7 21
Notre Dame 7 14 14 10 45


RosterEdit

1968 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 2 Belden, BobBob Belden Sr
T 64 Brennan, TerryTerry Brennan Jr
RB 20 Gladieux, BobBob Gladieux Sr
QB 5 Hanratty, TerryTerry Hanratty Sr
G 75 Kuechenberg, BobBob Kuechenberg Sr
T 78 Kunz, GeorgeGeorge Kunz Sr
C 54 Oriard, MikeMike Oriard Jr
WR 85 Seymour, JimJim Seymour Sr
QB 7 Theismann, JoeJoe Theismann So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 47 Lavin, JohnJohn Lavin Sr
DT 77 McCoy, MikeMike McCoy Jr
LB 36 Olson, BobBob Olson Sr
LB 49 Stenger, BrianBrian Stenger Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. [1]
  2. Ocala Star-Banner. 1968 Sept 22.
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