South Bend (59,075)
Vagas Ferguson 34/155 yds (11th career 100 yd game)
ND: Rusty Lisch 1 yard run (Male kick)...opening possession of game, 16 plays/73 yds, Lisch QB sneak
ND: Ferguson 3 yard run (Male kick)...midway through quarter following fumble by Eddie Meyers after hit by John Hankerd and recovered by Tom Gibbons on Navy 30, Ferguson carried six straight times
Navy's deepest threat was to ND 38...shutout for first time since Pittsburgh 1976 (35 games)
- Palm Beach Post. 4 Nov 1979.