Notre Dame fan: How the Fighting Irish got their name
Many ... Knute Rockne reinforced the image of "The Fighting Irish" with quotes like "Let's win one for the Gipper." Under Rockne, who coached the team from 1918 until he tragically died in a plane crash just after the 1930 season, Notre Dame won 105 games ...
Marking 100 years since epic Notre Dame-Army game
What did change quickly, though, was Notre Dame’s reputation. The victory proved Notre Dame was no passing fancy, and newly arrived immigrants from Europe, many ... Rockne in 1928 to ask his team to “win one for the Gipper.” Officials finally ended ...
Army-Notre Dame Stirs Yankee Stadium Ghosts
But the first college football game at the new Yankee Stadium is also the first Yankee Stadium game between Army and Notre Dame since 1969, and it has stirred ghosts from Knute Rockne ... won it in 1949. After the 1946 game, Army and Notre Dame did not ...
At USC and Notre Dame, They Take This Game Very Seriously
There are singular moments of individual glory, so many of them ... was on a train to Chicago along with the Notre Dame team, determined to convince Notre Dame Coach Knute Rockne that a series of games between USC and Notre Dame would be a good idea.
"Why Notre Dame WON'T Join a Conference"
Since the days of greats like The Four Horsemen, The Gipper, and Knute Rockne ... Also many of these games still have extensions for years to come. Current Head Coach Brian Kelly, is another reason why Notre Dame won't join a conference any time soon.