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1970 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
Cotton Bowl champion
Cotton Bowl Classic, W 24–11 vs. Texas
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
CoachesNo. 5
APNo. 2
1970 record10–1
Head coachAra Parseghian (7th season)
CaptainLarry DiNardo
CaptainTim Kelly
Home stadiumNotre Dame Stadium
Seasons
← 1969
1971 →
1970 NCAA University Division independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 2 Notre Dame         10 1 0
Villanova         9 2 0
No. 16 Air Force         9 3 0
No. 13 Georgia Tech         9 3 0
Boston College         8 2 0
No. 19 Houston         8 3 0
West Virginia         8 3 0
No. 17 Tulane         8 4 0
No. 18 Penn State         7 3 0
Temple         7 3 0
West Texas State         7 3 0
Cincinnati         7 4 0
Florida State         7 4 1
Virginia Tech         5 6 0
Syracuse         6 4 0
Dayton         5 4 1
Pittsburgh         5 5 0
Rutgers         5 5 0
Utah State         5 5 0
Colgate         5 6 0
[[{{{school}}}|Southern Miss]]         5 6 0
New Mexico State         4 6 0
Miami (FL)         3 8 0
Northern Illinois         3 7 0
Marshall         3 6 0
Buffalo         2 9 0
Navy         2 9 0
Army         1 9 1
Xavier         1 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1970 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame during the 1970 NCAA University Division football season.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 192:30 p.m.at NorthwesternNo. 6W 35–1450,049
September 261:30 p.m.PurdueNo. 6W 48–059,075
October 32:30 p.m.at Michigan StateNo. 4W 29–076,103
October 101:30 p.m.ArmyNo. 3
  • Notre Dame Stadium
  • South Bend, IN (rivalry)
W 51–1059,075
October 173:50 p.m.at No. 18 MissouriNo. 3ABCW 24–764,200
October 311:30 p.m.vs. NavyNo. 3W 56–745,226
November 71:30 p.m.PittsburghNo. 2
  • Notre Dame Stadium
  • South Bend, IN (rivalry)
W 46–1459,075
November 141:30 p.m.Georgia TechNo. 1
  • Notre Dame Stadium
  • South Bend, IN
W 10–759,075
November 211:30 p.m.No. 7 LSUNo. 2
  • Notre Dame Stadium
  • South Bend, IN
W 3–059,075
November 284:15 p.m.at USCNo. 4ABCL 28–3864,694
January 1, 19712:00 p.m.vs. No. 1 TexasNo. 6CBSW 24–1173,000

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RosterEdit

1970 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 22 Allan, DennyDenny Allan
FB 33 Barz, BillBill Barz Jr
TE Creaney, MikeMike Creaney
G 67 Dampeer, JohnJohn Dampeer
G 56 DiNardo, LarryLarry DiNardo
T 70 Gasseling, TomTom Gasseling
WR 44 Gatewood, TomTom Gatewood Jr
RB 12 Gulyas, EdEd Gulyas
T 73 Martin, MikeMike Martin
  Minnix, BobBob Minnix
C 50 Novakow, DanDan Novakow Jr
QB 7 Theismann, JoeJoe Theismann Sr
WR 80 Townsend, WillieWillie Townsend So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB 17 Crotty, MikeMike Crotty Jr
DB 23 Ellis, ClarenceClarence Ellis Jr
DB 5 Garner, TerryTerry Garner So
DT 72 Kadish, MikeMike Kadish Sr
LB 42 Kelly, TimTim Kelly
DT 75 Marx, GregGreg Marx Jr
LB 43 McHale, TomTom McHale
DB 1 Menie, TomTom Menie
LB 81 O'Malley, JimJim O'Malley So
DE 85 Patulski, WaltWalt Patulski Jr
LB 61 Webb, MikeMike Webb So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K Hempel, ScottScott Hempel
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Game summariesEdit

NorthwesternEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Notre Dame 14 14 7 0 35
Northwestern 0 14 0 0 14




PurdueEdit

Purdue Boilermakers at Notre Dame Fighting Irish
1 2 3 4 Total
Purdue 0 0 0 0

0

Notre Dame 10 14 7 17

48

at Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, Indiana

  • Date: September 26
  • Game weather: Rainy
  • Game attendance: 59,075
  • Box Score

Michigan StateEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
• Notre Dame 7 15 0 7 29
Michigan St 0 0 0 0 0

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ArmyEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Army 0 3 7 0 10
Notre Dame 21 9 14 7 51





MissouriEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Notre Dame 3 0 14 7 24
Missouri 0 0 7 0 7





NavyEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
• Notre Dame 7 28 7 14 56
Navy 7 0 0 0 7

[3]


PittsburghEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Pittsburgh 0 14 0 0 14
Notre Dame 7 18 6 15 46





Georgia TechEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Georgia Tech 0 0 7 0 7
Notre Dame 0 0 3 7 10





LSUEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
LSU 0 0 0 0 0
• Notre Dame 0 0 0 3 3


USCEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Notre Dame 7 3 7 7 24
USC 21 3 14 0 38





Cotton BowlEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. [1]
  2. "Irish Rout Michigan State." Palm Beach Post. 1970 Oct 4. Retrieved 2014-Dec-01.
  3. Ocala Star-Banner. 1970 November 1.
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