View Events by Keyword: heisman


November41922
Castner Single-Handidly beats Indiana
Paul Castner would prove he was an all-around player and star in every aspect of the game.
Keywords: football, indiana, paul castner, cartier field, paul hornung, heisman
May211923
Ara Parseghian's Birthday
Happy Birthday Coach Parseghian!
Keywords: ara parseghian, football, world war ii, miami ohio, woody hayes, northwestern, national championship, heisman, john huarte
September191942
The T Formation is unveiled at home
In an underrated scrimmage Coach Leahy unveils the new T Formation, doing away with the Rockne Shift.
Keywords: football, wisconsin, harry stuhldreyer, four horsemen, frank leahy, knute rockne, t formation, chicago bears, angelo bertelli, johnny lujack, creighton miller, fred evans, georgia tech, heisman, jim mello, bill earley, bob linvingstone, bob dove, george murphy, lou rymkus, bob neff, bob mcbride, harry wright, tom brock, ray iannuccillo, emil sitko, george birmingham, jerry ford, jim flanigan, jim tharp, john pehar, joe signaigo, jim vugrin, art statuto, world war ii, tom creevey, john mcginnis, frank cusick, virgil turner
November271943
Champions & Heismans After A Loss
Despite losing their final game of the season, Notre Dame would still be declared the 1943 National Champions. Meanwhile, Angelo Bertelli would win the Heisman Trophy.
Keywords: football, great lakes naval training school, heisman, angelo bertelli, army, navy, iowa pre-flight, michigan, northwestern, georgia tech, purdue, johnny lujack, emil sitko, steve juzwik, pete kelly, mike romano, frank leahy, ara parseghian, leon hart
January81944
Lujack plays basketball too
Johnny Lujack played more than just football and today the basketball team would take on Kentucky.
Keywords: basketball, johnny lujack, kentucky, football, heisman, edward moose krause, marko todorovich, carl lloyd, leo kiler
September301944
With key personnel in the war, football continues
World War II takes its toll on the University's enrollment and on the football team's roster.
Keywords: football, pittsburgh, world war ii, great lakes, iowa pre-flight, frank leahy, ed mckeever, navy, angelo bertelli, heisman, marines, southeastern conference, bob kelly, zeke oconnor, tom guthrie, marty wendell, joe gasparella, george terlep
November91946
Game of the Century II: Army
With the team back to full strength following World War II, the Fighting Irish look to get even with the top ranked Army Cadets.
Keywords: football, army, tie, one versus two, game of the century, frank leahy, yankee stadium, world war ii, heisman, record, baseball stadium
October71950
Purdue plays the giant killer
#1 Notre Dame came into this game riding a 39 game unbeaten streak dating back to 1946 and put it all the line against unranked Purdue.
Keywords: football, purdue, streak, great lakes, hugh devore, yankee stadium, army, southern cal, frank leahy, game of the century, north carolina, class of 1950, leon hart, heisman
October51951
The first-ever night game
For the first time under the lights, Notre Dame would take the field. The change in kickoff time would have no affect on the Irish.
Keywords: football, night game, detroit, baseball stadium, gus dorias, loyola, boston college, knute rockne, army, frank leahy, indiana university, john petitbon, johnny lattner, ralph gugliemi, heisman
September261953
Oklahoma's last loss before the streak
Notre Dame would give Oklahoma a loss they would remember for four years.
Keywords: football, oklahoma, frank leahy, johnny lattner, heisman, ralph guglielmi, joe heap, neil worden, gugliemino, streak
December161953
Lattner wins Heisman
Johnny Lattner would cap his fantastic college career by becoming Notre Dame's fourth Heisman winner.
Keywords: football, johnny lattner, heisman, maxwell award, all american, vagas ferguson, air force, st joseph high school, denver university
January311954
Leahy's official resignation
Frank Leahy would end his coaching career with a 0.855 record, behind only Knute Rockne (0.881).
Keywords: football, frank leahy, smu, father hesburgh, father joyce, father ned joyce, knute rockne, angelo bertelli, johnny lujack, leon hart, johnny lattner, paul hornung, heisman
November161957
Oklahoma's 47 game win-streak ends
In a battle of David verse Goliath, Notre Dame went down to Norman looking to end Oklahoma's 47 game winning streak.
Keywords: football, oklahoma, terry brennan, dick lynch, paul hornung, heisman, bob williams, streak
October311964
The Streak Begins
John Huarte would beat Navy, win the Heisman, and begin a 43 year victorious streak.
Keywords: football, navy, john haurte, nick eddy, jack snow, heisman, record
November171967
Joe Thiesmann Leads the Freshman
Joe Theismann would give his arm a workout bringing the team to victory on a day when both team's kickers would have trouble.
Keywords: freshman football, pittsburgh, joe theismann, tom eaton, ernie jackson, tony capers, terry hanratty, jim seymour, bob wack, denny allan, craig stark, ron johnson, jim sheahan, mike kondrla, jim wright
November301968
The highest rated ABC game
The past two games looked at Notre Dame setting records and making record comebacks. Today's game set a record not on the field, but in homes around the country.
Keywords: football, southern cal, ara parseghian, terry hanratty, joe theismann, oklahoma, purdue, texas, cotton bowl, coley obrien, scott hempel, bob gladieux, ron dushney
October181969
Did Dewey Clip?
For the second year in a row, the ND-SC game ended in a tie.
Keywords: football, southern cal, joe theismann, dewey poskon, scott hempel, ara parseghian
November11969
A Record Setting Offensive Day
Notre Dame would set many offensive records that still stand today in their shutout over Navy.
Keywords: football, navy, joe theismann, tom gatewood, bill etter, tulane, record, drake
November71970
A Long Touchdown Pass to the Tight End
#2 Notre Dame would not have a problem against Pittsburgh and would air it out to the tight end.
Keywords: football, pittsburgh, joe theismann, mike creaney
November281970
Theismann sets passing record in loss
"Theismann for Heisman" rung in the air as Joe Theismann set Notre Dame passing records.
Keywords: football, southern cal, joe theismann, record, lsum ohio state, nebraska, texas, cotton bowl
January111971
Joe Theismann on cover of SI
After a record setting season and dismantling of the nation's top team, Joe Theismann is featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated.
Keywords: football, sports illustrated, joe theismann, texas, cotton bowl, southern cal, nebraska, tom gatewood
September191987
Tim Brown starts the Heisman campaign
In a bizarre night contest at home, Notre Dame blows past Michigan State and boosts Tim Brown's Heisman campaign.
Keywords: football, michigan state, tim brown, night game, heisman, ted gradel, lou holtz
May12008
Holtz elected to College Football HOF
Lou Holtz was one of the best coaches at Notre Dame but Notre Dame was just one stop among Holtz's career.
Keywords: lou holtz, football, hall of fame, iowa, william and mary, connecticut, south carolina, ohio state, nc state, arkansas, minnesota, national championship, heisman
April132012
History of the Old Timers Game
The first guest post in the series: the history of the Old Timers game which would lead to the modern Blue-Gold game.
Keywords: football, blue gold game, old timers game, knute rockne, ara parseghian, world war ii, johnny obrien, win one for the gipper, four horsemen, elmer layden, johnny lujack, ralph guglielmi, bill early, paul hornung, coley obrien, jim seymour, terry hanratty, gus cifelli, johnny lattner, leon hart, pete duranko, paul hornung, monty stickles, red mack, paul snow, jack snow, dan shannon, dick lynch, nick pietrosante, sandy bonvechio, george izo, jim kelly, joe theismann, william shakespeare, don elster, scholastic
September152012
Onward to Victory - Te'o Edition
In the first true road game of the season, Notre Dame would take down a Top 10 opponent for the first time in seven years.
Keywords: football, michigan state, brian kelly, everett golson, manti teo, john goodman, george atkinson, leveon bell, central michigan, heisman