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Irish Traditions: Interhall Football

November 15, 2012Comments (4)

Irish Traditions: Interhall Football

There’s nothing better to do on a Sunday than watch some really intense college football action. Wait, what? No, that wasn’t a mistake. At the University of Notre Dame, football lasts all weekend, as attention shifts from the Irish to the Big Red, the Dawgs, the Ramblers and more on Sundays in Interhall Football action. [...]


Irish Traditions: Dillon Hall Pep Rally

November 1, 2012Comments (5)

Irish Traditions: Dillon Hall Pep Rally

There are a lot of pep rallies held at Notre Dame, but one in particular stands out each and every year: the Dillon Hall Pep Rally. The Dillon Hall Pep Rally began approximately 40 years ago. It is traditionally held the Thursday before the first home game (although from 2009-11 the pep rally was moved from its [...]


Irish Traditions: Notre Dame Player Walk

October 25, 2012Comments (0)

Irish Traditions: Notre Dame Player Walk

One of the most anticipated events on Notre Dame’s campus on a football weekend is the walk the players take on Saturday morning, following Mass, to the stadium. The original football walk consisted of the Notre Dame football team stoically walking out of the Basilica after Mass, and making their way through “God Quad”, moving onward from [...]


Where Are They Now: Marv Russell

October 10, 2012Comments (7)

Where Are They Now: Marv Russell

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 [...]


Irish Traditions: Midnight Drummer’s Circle

September 27, 2012Comments (9)

Irish Traditions: Midnight Drummer's Circle

One of the best things about Notre Dame football traditions is that they happen at all times of the day – and night. In fact, one of the biggest events, and a huge fan favorite, occurs at midnight — The Midnight Drummer’s Circle. At a time when you’d think most visitors to campus would be back in [...]


Where Are They Now: Pete Bercich

September 20, 2012Comments (1)

Where Are They Now: Pete Bercich

This is article is provided courtesy of Lisa Kelly at No Coast Bias.  Be sure to check out the rest of her “Where Are They Now” series which catches up with Irish players from past years. Pete Bercich, the son of a former NFL player, had one dream as a kid growing up in Joliet, Ill. [...]


Irish Traditions: Trumpets Under the Dome

September 19, 2012Comments (4)

Irish Traditions: Trumpets Under the Dome

This is my new series featuring the background on some of the most storied Notre Dame traditions. Some will be well-known fan-favorites, and others will seem a little more obscure. For all of them though, there is great Notre Dame history involved, and I look forward to helping share that history; I hope you enjoy it! My first [...]


Notre Dame Football: A Fan’s Guide

September 7, 2012Comments (12)

Notre Dame Football: A Fan's Guide

Headed back to Notre Dame for a football weekend this fall? I have put together a list of must see things to do when headed back to campus. Hope you enjoy, and feel free to leave a comment … what are your favorite things to do/places to go? Let’s start out with food. A weekend [...]


Where Are They Now: Shawn Wooden

September 6, 2012Comments (2)

Where Are They Now: Shawn Wooden

This is article is provided courtesy of Lisa Kelly at No Coast Bias.  Be sure to check out the rest of her “Where Are They Now” series which catches up with Irish players from past years. For someone who wanted an Ivy League education more than playing college football, Shawn Wooden’s successful nine-year NFL career [...]


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