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1981 Notre Dame Fighting Irish Schedule and Results

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Record: 5-6, .455 W-L% (76th of 137)
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Gerry Faust (5-6)

PS/G: 21.1 (66th of 137) ▪ PA/G: 14.5 (31st of 137)
SRS: 10.64 (27th of 137) ▪ SOS: 7.46 (15th of 137)

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 11/30 Final
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11 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 12, 1981 Sat (4) Notre Dame Louisiana State SEC W 27 9 1 0 0 W 1
2 Sep 19, 1981 Sat (1) Notre Dame @ (11) Michigan Big Ten L 7 25 1 1 0 L 1
3 Sep 26, 1981 Sat (13) Notre Dame @ Purdue Big Ten L 14 15 1 2 0 L 2
4 Oct 3, 1981 Sat Notre Dame Michigan State Big Ten W 20 7 2 2 0 W 1
5 Oct 10, 1981 Sat Notre Dame (20) Florida State Ind L 13 19 2 3 0 L 1
6 Oct 24, 1981 Sat Notre Dame (5) Southern California Pac-10 L 7 14 2 4 0 L 2
7 Oct 31, 1981 Sat Notre Dame Navy Ind W 38 0 3 4 0 W 1
8 Nov 7, 1981 Sat Notre Dame Georgia Tech Ind W 35 3 4 4 0 W 2
9 Nov 14, 1981 Sat Notre Dame @ Air Force WAC W 35 7 5 4 0 W 3
10 Nov 21, 1981 Sat Notre Dame @ (13) Penn State Ind L 21 24 5 5 0 L 1
11 Nov 27, 1981 Fri Notre Dame @ (9) Miami (FL) Ind L 15 37 5 6 0 L 2