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1988 Notre Dame Fighting Irish Schedule and Results

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Record: 12-0, 1.000 W-L% (1st of 105) ▪ Rank: 1st in Final AP Poll
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Lou Holtz (12-0)

PS/G: 32.8 (14th of 105) ▪ PA/G: 13.0 (3rd of 105)
SRS: 24.35 (1st of 105) ▪ SOS: 7.68 (2nd of 105)

Bowl Game: Won Fiesta Bowl 34-21 versus West Virginia

AP Poll Summary

Pre 8/30 9/6 9/13 9/20 9/27 10/4 10/11 10/18 10/25 11/1 11/8 11/15 11/22 11/29 12/6 Final
13 13 13 8 8 5 5 4 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 10, 1988 Sat (13) Notre Dame (9) Michigan Big Ten W 19 17 1 0 0 W 1
2 Sep 17, 1988 Sat (8) Notre Dame @ Michigan State Big Ten W 20 3 2 0 0 W 2
3 Sep 24, 1988 Sat (8) Notre Dame Purdue Big Ten W 52 7 3 0 0 W 3
4 Oct 1, 1988 Sat (5) Notre Dame Stanford Pac-10 W 42 14 4 0 0 W 4
5 Oct 8, 1988 Sat (5) Notre Dame @ Pittsburgh Ind W 30 20 5 0 0 W 5
6 Oct 15, 1988 Sat (4) Notre Dame (1) Miami (FL) Ind W 31 30 6 0 0 W 6
7 Oct 22, 1988 Sat (2) Notre Dame Air Force WAC W 41 13 7 0 0 W 7
8 Oct 29, 1988 Sat (2) Notre Dame @ Navy Ind W 22 7 8 0 0 W 8 Baltimore, MD
9 Nov 5, 1988 Sat (1) Notre Dame Rice SWC W 54 11 9 0 0 W 9
10 Nov 19, 1988 Sat (1) Notre Dame Penn State Ind W 21 3 10 0 0 W 10
11 Nov 26, 1988 Sat (1) Notre Dame @ (2) Southern California Pac-10 W 27 10 11 0 0 W 11
12 Jan 2, 1989 Mon (1) Notre Dame N (3) West Virginia Ind W 34 21 12 0 0 W 12 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)