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Notre Dame History

All of our great and glorious tales of Notre Dame's prestigious past - the good and the bad.

Looking back at Notre Dame Football’s 1938 CHAMPIONSHIP season

A championship year

What date in Notre Dame football history do you obsess over?

It’s more than just one game for me — but one date

Throwback Thursday: Notre Dame VS USC, 1927

Always first. Always fair. Always complete.

Looking back at Notre Dame’s 1920 football season

It has not been by good luck at all, but in virtue of sheer superiority that the great machine of 1920 has credited itself as being the best team in the business this year.

Throwback Thursday: Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football - The 1919 Season

The Season’s Undefeated Champs

Looking back at Notre Dame VS USC, 1988

They wanted to win...

Looking back at Notre Dame VS Michigan State in 1977

"To Err is Human ... Forgive Us Devine"

What is the most interesting decade in Notre Dame Football history?

To the bottom of the barrel

Throwback Thursday: Notre Dame VS USC, 1973

"Eric Penick made an 85 yard sweep to open the second half ... and the place went beserk." ~Frank Pomarico

Throwback Thursday: Notre Dame Fighting Irish VS Purdue, 1966

Friday, Hanratty Slept Well

Featured Fanshot

Happy Birthday Rock!

Knute Rockne is an American icon.

Aaron Taylor shares Notre Dame recruiting letters from Lou Holtz

Pretty cool piece of paper was actually a key to the future

Throwback Thursday: Notre Dame VS SMU, 1949

"Notre Dame met their match in Rote and Southern Methodist but fought back in champion style to a hard-earned victory."— Paul Neville, South Bend Tribune

Throwback Thursday: Former Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football Player, Tracy Graham

‘The Biggest Hurdle is Being Let in the Room:’

Throwback Thursday: Notre Dame Fighting Irish VS Nebraska, 1947

The game heralded as a battle of beefy lines turned into a romping revue for scampering halfbacks as stubborn Nebraska succumbed before Notre Dame’s concentrated land and air attack.