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Belt Game Record:  10-10-0

Belt Championships:  3    Last Held Belt: 1/1/1991

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Games

Opponent

Date

Score

Belt

Record

Notre Dame

Coach

#6 Southern Cal

10/27/1973

23-14

1-0

Ara Parseghian

Navy

11/3/1973

44-7

2-0

Ara Parseghian

@ #20 Pittsburgh

11/10/1973

31-10

3-0

Ara Parseghian

Air Force

11/22/1973

48-15

4-0

Ara Parseghian

@ Miami, FLA

12/1/1973

44-0

5-0

Ara Parseghian

vs #1 Alabama -

Sugar Bowl

12/31/1973

24-23

6-0

Ara Parseghian

@ Georgia Tech

9/9/1974

31-7

7-0

Ara Parseghian

@ Northwestern

9/21/1974

49-3

8-0

Ara Parseghian

Purdue

9/28/1974

20-31

8-1

Ara Parseghian

@ #3 Southern Cal

11/27/1976

13-17

8-2

Dan Devine

@ #3 Southern Cal

11/25/1978

25-27

8-3

Dan Devine

#4 Southern Cal

10/20/1979

23-42

8-4

Dan Devine

@ #2 Alabama

10/4/1986

10-28

8-5

Lou Holtz

#2 Penn State

11/15/1986

19-24

8-6

Lou Holtz

#10 Alabama

11/14/1987

37-6

9-6

Lou Holtz

@ Penn State

11/21/1987

20-21

9-7

Lou Holtz

@ #18 Southern Cal

11/24/1990

10-6

10-7

Lou Holtz

vs #1 Colorado -

Orange Bowl

1/1/1991

9-10

10-8

Lou Holtz

@ #1 Southern Cal

11/27/2004

10-41

10-9

Ty Willingham

#1 Southern Cal

10/15/2005

31-34

10-10

Charlie Weis

vs Conference

vs Conference W L T PCT
Independents 5 2 0 .714
Southeast 2 1 0 .667
Big Ten 1 1 0 .500
Pacific 12/Pacific 10/Pacific 8 2 5 0 .286
Big Eight 0 1 0 .000

Belt Career Leaders

Rushing Leaders Yrs Yds
Wayne Bullock 1973-74 715
Art Best 1973 424
Eric Penick 1973 383
Tom Clements 1973-74 314
Vagas Ferguson 1976-79 266

 

Passing Leaders Yrs Yds
Tom Clements 1973-74 1,159

Rusty Lisch

1976-79

406

Steve Beuerlein

1986 377
Brady Quinn 2004-05 369
Joe Montana 1978 358

 

Receiving Leaders Yrs Yds
Pete Demmerle 1973-74 606
Tim Brown 1986-87 346
Kris Haines 1976-78 226
Dave Casper 1973 174
Robin Weber 1973-74 173

 

 

Scoring Leaders Yrs Pts
Wayne Bullock 1973-74 72
Bob Thomas 1973 46
Eric Penick 1973 36
Pete Demmerle 1973-74 32
Al Samuel 1973-74 18
Vagas Ferguson 1976-79 18
Tim Brown 1986 18
Tony Rice 1987 18

 

Single Belt Game Leaders

Rushing Leaders Date Opp Yds
Vagas Ferguson 10/20/1979 Southern Cal 185
Wayne Bullock 11/10/1973 Pittsburgh 167
Mark Green 11/14/1987 Alabama 149
Art Best

11/22/1973

Air Force 125
Eric Penick

10/27/1973

Southern Cal 118

 

Passing Leaders Date Opp Yds
Joe Montana 11/25/1978 Southern Cal 358
Steve Beuerlein 11/15/1986 Penn State 311
Rusty Lisch 10/20/1979 Southern Cal 286
Tom Clements 9/28/1974 Purdue 264
Brady Quinn

10/15/2005

Southern Cal 264

 

Receiving Leaders Date Opp Yds
Kris Haines 11/25/1978 Southern Cal 179
Tony Hunter 10/20/1979 Southern Cal 131
Pete Demmerle 9/28/1974 Purdue 121
Milt Jackson 11/15/1986 Penn State 118
Tim Brown 11/14/1987 Alabama 114

 

 

Scoring Leaders Date Opp Pts
Wayne Bullock 11/10/1973 Pittsburgh 24
Ted Gradel 11/14/1987 Alabama 13
Eric Penick 11/22/1973 Air Force 12
Bob Thomas 11/22/1973 Air Force 12
Wayne Bullock 12/1/1973 Miami, FLA 12
Pete Demmerle 12/1/1973 Miami, FLA 12
Wayne Bullock 9/9/1974 Georgia Tech 12
Wayne Bullock 9/28/1974 Purdue 12
Vagas Ferguson 10/20/1979 Southern Cal 12
Tim Brown 11/15/1986 Penn State 12
Tony Rice 11/21/1987 Penn State 12

Longest TD Run Date Opp Yds
Eric Penick 10/27/1973 Southern Cal 85
Ron Goodman 9/21/1974 Northwestern 62
Eric Penick 11/3/1973 Navy 20
Eric Penick 12/31/1973 Alabama 12
Wayne Bullock 11/10/1973 Pittsburgh 11
Mark McLane 9/21/1974 Northwestern 11

 

Longest TD Pass Date Opp Yds
Tom Clements to Pete Demmerle 9/28/1974 Purdue 29
Cliff Brown to Pete Demmerle 11/22/1973 Air Force 22
Tom Clements to Pete Demmerle 12/1/1973 Miami, FLA 21
Rusty Lisch to Vagas Ferguson 11/27/1976 Southern Cal 17
Tom Clements to Dave Casper 11/22/1973 Air Force 14
Tom Clements to Robin Weber 9/21/1974 Northwestern 14

 

Longest FG Date Opp Yds
Bob Thomas 12/1/1973 Miami, FLA 47
Bob Thomas 11/22/1973 Air Force 36
Bob Thomas 10/27/1973 Southern Cal 32
Bob Thomas 10/27/1973 Southern Cal 32
Bob Thomas 10/27/1973 Southern Cal 32
Bob Thomas 11/22/1973 Air Force 32

 

Longest Return for TD Date Opp Yds
Eric Penick (kickoff) 12/31/1973 Alabama 93
       
       
       
       

Team Belt Game Records

Rushing Yards

(Opponent)

Date

Total

Miami, FLA 12/1/1973 448
Navy

11/3/1973

447
Air Force 11/22/1973 414
Northwestern

9/21/1974

396
Alabama 11/14/1987 348

 

Passing Yards

(Opponent)

Date

Total

Southern Cal 11/25/1978 358
Penn State 11/15/1986 311
Southern Cal 10/20/1979 286
Purdue 9/28/1974 264
Southern Cal

10/15/2005

264

 

Total Yards

(Opponent)

Date

Total

Northwestern

9/21/1974

610
Miami, FLA 12/1/1973 574
Navy

11/3/1973

540
Southern Cal 10/20/1979 535
Air Force 11/22/1973 527

Opponent Leaders

Rushing Leaders Date Team Yds
Charles White 10/20/1979 Southern Cal 261
Blair Thomas 11/21/1987 Penn State 214
Tony Dorsett

11/10/1973

Pittsburgh 209
Charles White

11/25/1978

Southern Cal 205
Bobby Humphrey 11/14/1987 Alabama 94

 

Passing Leaders Date Team Yds
Matt Leinart 11/27/2004 Southern Cal 400
Paul McDonald 10/20/1979 Southern Cal 311
Matt Leinart 10/15/2005 Southern Cal 301
Paul McDonald

11/25/1978

Southern Cal 281
Todd Marinovich

11/24/1990

Southern Cal 273

 

Receiving Leaders Date Team Yds
Dan Garcia 10/20/1979 Southern Cal 149
Randy Simmrin

11/27/1976

Southern Cal 121
Frank Murphy 11/22/1973 Air Force 107
Calvin Sweeney

11/25/1978

Southern Cal 105
Dwayne Jarrett 11/27/2004 Southern Cal 102

 

 

Scoring Leaders Date Team Pts
Charles White 10/20/1979 Southern Cal 24
Al Bell

10/4/1986

Alabama 12
John Greene 11/21/1987 Penn State 12
Dwayne Jarrett 11/27/2004 Southern Cal 12
Ryan Killen 11/27/2004 Southern Cal 11

Longest TD Run Against Date Team Yds
Pete Gross 9/28/1974 Purdue 52
David Reiner 11/22/1973 Air Force 18
Randy Billingsley 12/31/1973 Alabama 6
Mike Northington 9/28/1974 Purdue 6
Wilbur Jackson 12/31/1973 Alabama 5

 

Longest TD Pass Against Date Team Yds
Vince Evans to Randy Simmrin 11/27/1976 Southern Cal 63
Pat Haden to Lynn Swann 10/27/1973 Southern Cal 27
Allen Glenny to Larry Van Loan 11/3/1973 Navy 25
Mike Stock to Richard Todd 12/31/1973 Alabama 25
Rich Haynie to Alvin Bready 11/22/1973 Air Force 21

 

Longest FG Against Date Team Yds
Dave Lawson 11/22/1973 Air Force 51
Steve Schmidt 9/28/1974 Purdue 47
Glen Walker 11/27/1976 Southern Cal 46
Bill Davis 12/31/1973 Alabama 39
Carson Long 11/10/1973 Pittsburgh 35

 

Longest Return for TD Against Date Team Yds
Bob Mannella (int) 9/28/1974 Purdue 21
       
       
       
       

Defensive Records

Rushing Yards

(Opponent)

Date

Total

Southern Cal

11/24/1990

29
Miami, FLA 12/1/1973 38
Southern Cal

10/27/1973

68
Northwestern

9/21/1974

75
Navy

11/3/1973

77

 

Passing Yards

(Opponent)

Date

Total

Georgia Tech 9/9/1974 31
Penn State 11/21/1987 40
Alabama 11/14/1987 50
Northwestern

9/21/1974

57
Purdue 9/28/1974 106

 

Total Yards

(Opponent)

Date

Total

Northwestern

9/21/1974

132
Miami, FLA 12/1/1973 168
Georgia Tech 9/9/1974 174
Alabama 11/14/1987 185
Navy

11/3/1973

196
 
 

 

 

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