Notre Dame Football History

Notre Dame 1930 National Championship Team

Notre Dame’s 1930 National Championship

The Irish had won it all in ’29, and unlike ’24, there were many key veterans returning for the 1930 campaign. All-Americas Carideo and Schwartz were returning, joined in the ...
Knute Rockne coached Notre Dame to a national championship in 1929.

Notre Dame’s 1929 National Championship

As the never-ending off-season finally draws close to ending, we continue to look back at great moments in Notre Dame football history to get everyone through the final few weeks ...
Four Horsemen of Notre Dame

Notre Dame’s Four Horsemen

Notre Dame’s preeminence in the history of college football is no accident. But it has been accelerated by the confluence of great coaching, great players and fertile circumstance. If the yang ...
Joe Montana - Notre Dame #3

The History of the #3 Jersey for Notre Dame Football

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.

Irish History: Notre Dame Ends Oklahoma’s Streak

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 ...

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 Look Back: Notre Dame – Miami Rivalry

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 ...

Irish History: Notre Dame Upsets #1 Miami ’88

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 ...

Documentary Profiles Infamous Chapter in ‘SC-ND History

For each copy of the Echoes Awakened DVD that is sold, a contribution will be made to the Ara Parseghian Medical Research Foundation in support of the fight to find ...

Irish Stewed: The Spoilermakers

I have a confession to make: I don’t hate Purdue. Both my sisters attended the school, as well as at least a dozen of my high school friends. I still ...

Resurrection: The Miracle Season that Saved Notre Dame

The following is an excerpt from best selling author Jim Dent’s latest book – “Resurrection: The Miracle Season That Saved Notre Dame.”  The book chronicles Ara Parseghian’s first season as ...

Breaking Down Michigan State’s Streak

Much has been made about Michigan State’s six game winning streak inside Notre Dame this week.  The Spartans have made Notre Dame Stadium a second home since Lou Holtz left ...

The Centennial Celebration You Don’t Know About

On November 23, 1887, there were 38 states. Grover Cleveland was president, the first Democrat to hold the office since before the Civil War. The population of Los Angeles was ...

Touchdown Jesus & The Nation’s Largest College Library

In the early 60’s, Father Theodore Martin Hesburgh was committed to moving Notre Dame to the top echelon of American universities, not just best in class of the Catholic schools. ...

Notre Dame College Football Hall of Fame Inductees