Notre Dame History Archive
It seems that the number “3,” that number of Ruthian power and strength, has always been the number of the “chosen one” at Notre Dame.
With Notre Dame set to travel to Norman, Oklahoma to take on the Sooners this weekend for the first time since 1966, we will stroll down memory lane today with a look back at one of Notre Dame’s most famous wins – the 1957 victory over Oklahoma in Norman that ended the Sooners record long [...]
With ESPN set to broadcast live from Notre Dame’s campus on Saturday for this weekend’s showdown wit #17 Stanford, we take a look back at Notre Dame’s history of playing in contests where ESPN has set up shop. Overall, Notre Dame has been in contests in front of the Gameday crew 20 times since the [...]
Growing up in a Methodist family and wanting to become a minister, Marv Russell’s early path did not seem to include a later stop as a football player at Notre Dame. A young man who dealt with adversity many times and at one point was diagnosed with dyslexia, Russell put his strong work ethic and determination to good [...]
With Notre Dame and Miami set to square off in this year’s edition of the Shamrock Series this weekend in Chicago, today we’ll take a look back at the history of the Notre Dame – Miami rivalry. Irish, Hurricanes Split First Meetings Notre Dame and Miami met for the first time in 1950 when the [...]
This excerpt from Always Fighting Irish by John Heisler is printed with the permission of Triumph Books / www.triumphbooks.com/AlwaysFightingIrish The edges of the seats in Notre Dame Stadium may be worn thin, but the Stadium’s magic remains alive and well. The same could be said for Notre Dame’s football program. That was the end result when Pat Terrell batted away [...]