1954 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team
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|1954 Notre Dame Fighting Irish football|
|Head coach||Terry Brennan (1st season)|
|Home stadium||Notre Dame Stadium (c. 59,075, grass)|
|1954 NCAA independents football records|
|No. 4 Notre Dame||–||9||–||1||–||0|
|No. 20 Penn State||–||7||–||2||–||0|
|Rankings from AP Poll|
- Notre Dame beat Michigan State to claim the Megaphone Trophy.
- Notre Dame lost to Purdue in the battle for the Shillelagh Trophy.
- Notre Dame beat USC to claim the Jeweled Shillelagh.
|September 25||No. 4 Texas||No. 2||W 21–0||57,594|
|October 2||No. 19 Purdue||No. 1||L 14–27||58,250|
|October 9||at Pittsburgh||No. 8||W 33–0||60,114|
|October 16||Michigan State||No. 8||W 20–19||57,238|
|October 30||vs. No. 15 Navy||No. 6||W 6–0||60,000|
|November 6||at Penn||No. 5||W 42–7||61,189|
|November 13||North Carolina||No. 5||W 42–13||55,410|
|November 20||at No. 19 Iowa||No. 4||W 34–18||56,576|
|November 27||No. 17 USC||No. 4||W 23–17||56,438|
|December 4||at SMU||No. 4||W 26–14||75,501|
Team players drafted into the NFL
The following players were drafted into professional football following the season.
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