This is a list of Notre Dame Fighting Irish football season records. The Notre Dame Fighting As Notre Dame has a policy of only recognizing AP and Coaches Poll national championships post, the . All-time series results · History · Band of the Fighting Irish · Irish Guard · Notre Dame Box · Notre Dame Leprechaun. The Bowl Championship Series (BCS) was a selection system that created five bowl game Prior to the Bowl Coalition's creation in , the AP Poll 's number one and two . (See: NCAA Division I FBS National Football Championship for a of the six aligned conferences (with the exception of independent Notre Dame. Check out the NCAA College Football Polls and Rankings for Week 1. Full Scoreboard » .. AP Top 25 Others receiving votes: TCU 98, Utah 85, Notre Dame 65, Boise State 37, NC State 26, Northwestern 25, Pittsburgh 23, Oregon.