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1985 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
ConferenceIndependent
1985 record5–6
Head coachGerry Faust (5th season)
Defensive coordinatorA. J. Christoff
CaptainTony Furjanic
CaptainMike Larkin
CaptainAllen Pinkett
CaptainTim Scannell
Home stadiumNotre Dame Stadium (c. 59,075, grass)
Seasons
← 1984
1986 →
1985 Division I-A independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 3 Penn State           11 1 0
No. 9 Miami (FL)           10 2 0
Army           9 3 0
No. 15 Florida State           9 3 0
West Virginia           7 3 1
Southern Miss           7 4 0
Syracuse           7 5 0
Virginia Tech           6 5 0
Pittsburgh           5 5 1
Cincinnati           5 6 0
Notre Dame           5 6 0
South Carolina           5 6 0
Southwestern Louisiana           4 7 0
Navy           4 7 0
Temple           4 7 0
Boston College           4 8 0
Memphis           2 7 2
Rutgers           2 8 1
East Carolina           2 9 0
Louisville           2 9 0
Tulane           1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1985 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team represented the University of Notre Dame in the 1985 NCAA Division I-A football season.[1] The team was coached by Gerry Faust and played its home games at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 142:30 p.m.at MichiganNo. 13CBSL 12–20105,523
September 217:30 p.m.Michigan StateESPNW 27–1059,075
September 2812:00 p.m.at PurdueTBSL 17–3569,338
October 53:30 p.m.at No. 17 Air ForceABCL 15–2152,123
October 1912:00 p.m.No. 19 Army
  • Notre Dame Stadium
  • Notre Dame, IN (rivalry)
United States, WGNW 24–1059,075
October 262:00 p.m.USC
W 37–359,075
November 23:30 p.m.Navy
  • Notre Dame Stadium
  • Notre Dame, IN (rivalry)
ABCW 41–1759,075
November 912:00 p.m.Mississippi
  • Notre Dame Stadium
  • Notre Dame, IN
USA, WGNW 37–1459,075
November 163:30 p.m.at No. 1 Penn StateABCL 6–3684,000
November 2312:00 p.m.No. 17 LSU
  • Notre Dame Stadium
  • Notre Dame, IN
USA, WGNL 7–1059,075
November 303:30 p.m.at No. 4 MiamiCBSL 7–5849,236

Game summariesEdit

ArmyEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Army 0 7 3 0 10
Notre Dame 14 0 7 3 24

[2]

USCEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
USC 0 0 3 0 3
Notre Dame 14 13 3 7 37

Ole MissEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Ole Miss 0 0 0 14 14
Notre Dame 3 14 14 7 38
  • Date: November 9
  • Location: Notre Dame Stadium • South Bend, Indiana

[3]

RosterEdit

1985 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 2 Andrysiak, TerryTerry Andrysiak So
QB 7 Beuerlein, SteveSteve Beuerlein Jr
WR 81 Brown, TimTim Brown So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 48 Figaro, CedricCedric Figaro So
LB 58 Furjanic, TonyTony Furjanic Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 18 Carney, JohnJohn Carney Jr
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

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