1926 Football Team
1926 Football Team
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On November 28, 1926, the 7-2 Carnegie Tech football team shutout Knute Rockne's undefeated Notre Dame Fighting Irish 19-0 at Forbes Field. The Irish were confident, so much so that Rockne bypassed the trip to Pittsburgh to scout the Army-Navy encounter in Chicago. It was a move Rockne would regret, as it was the only loss for the Irish that season and only the second time they allowed a touchdown. The game was ranked the fourth-greatest upset in college football history by ESPN. All seven of Tech’s wins in 1926 came by way of shutouts, as the defense allowed only 23 points all season.