The Notre Dame Fighting Irish is the official athletics program for the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. The name Notre Dame is instantly associated with rich history and tradition in college football, as the Irish first took the field in 1887 and do not associate with a conference in the NCAA. Notre Dame plays their home games at the iconic Notre Dame Stadium that seats over 80,000 noisy fans on game days.
Many college football fans across the nation widely consider Notre Dame as the most historic program in all of the land. Spanning three centuries now, the Fighting Irish have been home to some of the most iconic players and moments in college football history. Knute Rockne and Lou Holtz will forever go down as two of the greatest head coaches of all-time and legends like Paul Hornung, Joe Theismann, and Tim Brown have all called South Bend home. Notre Dame’s success on the field has been unparalleled, as the team has an all-time winning percentage of .733 and has won 11 national championships. The school has also turned out over 97 All-Americans, among those are Oakland Raiders defensive end Justin Tuck and Cincinnati Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert.
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- National Championships: 1924, 1929, 1930, 1943, 1946, 1947, 1949, 1966, 1973, 1977, 1988
- Heisman Trophy Winners: Angelo Bertelli, Johnny Lujack, Leon Hart, Johnny Lattner, Paul Hornung, John Huarte, Tim Brown
- Players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame: Curly Lambeau, John McNally, George Trafton, Wayne Millner, George Connor, Paul Hornung, Alan Page, Joe Montana, Nick Buoniconti, Dave Casper
Most popular Notre Dame Fighting Irish players: Lou Holtz
, Ara Parseghian
, Rudy Ruettiger