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1984 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
Aloha Bowl, L 20–27 vs. SMU
ConferenceIndependent
1984 record7–5
Head coachGerry Faust (4th season)
Defensive coordinatorA. J. Christoff
CaptainMike Golic
CaptainJoe Johnson
CaptainLarry Williams
Home stadiumNotre Dame Stadium (c. 59,075, grass)
Seasons
← 1983
1985 →
1984 Division I-A independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5 Boston College           10 2 0
#11 South Carolina           10 2 0
Army           8 3 1
Rutgers           7 3 0
#17 Florida State           7 3 2
Virginia Tech           8 4 0
West Virginia           8 4 0
#18 Miami (FL)           8 5 0
Notre Dame           7 5 0
Southwestern Louisiana           6 5 0
Penn State           6 5 0
Syracuse           6 5 0
Temple           6 5 0
Memphis           5 5 1
Navy           4 6 1
Southern Miss           4 7 0
Pittsburgh           3 7 1
Tulane           3 8 0
Cincinnati           2 9 0
East Carolina           2 9 0
Louisville           2 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1984 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame in the 1984 college football season.[1] The team was coached by Gerry Faust and played its home games at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana.

RivalriesEdit

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 81:30 p.m.vs. PurdueNo. 8L 21–2360,672
September 151:00 p.m.at Michigan StateW 20–1776,919
September 222:30 p.m.ColoradoW 55–1459,075
September 293:50 p.m.at MissouriNo. 19ABCW 16–1370,915
October 67:45 p.m.No. 14 MiamiNo. 17
  • Notre Dame Stadium
  • Notre Dame, IN
ESPNL 13–3159,075
October 1312:20 p.m.Air Force
  • Notre Dame Stadium
  • Notre Dame, IN
ESPNL 7–2159,075
October 2012:20 p.m.No. 11 South Carolina
  • Notre Dame Stadium
  • Notre Dame, IN
ESPNL 32–3659,075
October 273:50 p.m.at No. 6 LSUABCW 30–2278,033
November 312:10 p.m.at NavyESPNW 18–1761,795
November 1712:20 p.m.Penn State
  • Notre Dame Stadium
  • Notre Dame, IN
ESPNW 44–759,075
November 243:40 p.m.at No. 14 USCCBSW 19–766,342
December 298:00 p.m.vs. No. 10 SMUNo. 17ESPNL 20–2741,777

Game summariesEdit

PurdueEdit

Michigan StateEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
• Notre Dame 0 3 7 14 24
Michigan St 17 0 3 0 20

[2]

South CarolinaEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
• South Carolina 7 7 0 22 36
Notre Dame 0 17 9 6 32

ND: Third straight home loss (first time since 1956) [3]


NavyEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Notre Dame 7 0 0 11 18
Navy 0 7 7 3 17

RosterEdit

1984 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 2 Andrysiak, TerryTerry Andrysiak Fr
QB 7 Beuerlein, SteveSteve Beuerlein So
TE 82 Bavaro, MarkMark Bavaro Sr
WR 81 Brown, TimTim Brown Fr
WR 24 Howard, JoeJoe Howard Sr
G 75 Williams, LarryLarry Williams Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB 13 Cummings, PatPat Cummings Sr
LB 58 Furjanic, TonyTony Furjanic Jr
DE 78 Gann, MikeMike Gann Sr
LB 55 Golic, MikeMike Golic Sr
SS 27 Johnson, JoeJoe Johnson Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 18 Carney, JohnJohn Carney So
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Team players drafted into the NFLEdit

Awards and honorsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Notre Dame Yearly Results (1980-1984)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/n/notre_dame/1980-1984_yearly_results.php. Retrieved July 26, 2015.
  2. Gainesville Sun. 1984 Sept 16.
  3. Eugene Register-Guard. 1984 Oct 21. Retrieved 2016-Sep-11.
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