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November231887
ND's first football game
Notre Dame would learn how to play and play their first game all in one day. The opponent should sound familiar as well.
Keywords: football, michigan, brother paul, intramurals, dining hall
April201888
ND plays first of two games in as many days
Notre Dame plays its second ever football game on campus as Michigan comes to town for a two game contest.
Keywords: football, michigan, brother paul
December61888
First football win
Four games into the start of its football career, Notre Dame would record its first win.
Keywords: football, harvard prep, michigan, win
November61909
ND's first win against Michigan
Notre Dame would prove it was no longer Michigan's little kid brother and they could play with the big boys.
Keywords: football, michigan, fielding yost, frank longman, fighting irish, catholics, father matthew walsh
November11913
The Forward Pass beats Army
Notre Dame showcases the forward pass on the national stage and makes itself known as a legitimate team.
Keywords: football, army, forward pass, jesse harper, amos alonzo stagg, dwight david eisenhower, university of chicago, knute rockne, gus dorais, michigan, penn state, texas, navy, catholics, joe pliska
November111916
George Gipp Kicks the Winner
George Gipp would ignore his coaches and take the game into his own hands.
Keywords: freshman football, george gipp, the gipper, western state normal, western michigan, frank thomas, alabama, bear bryant
September301922
Paul Castner runs them back
Paul Castner would do something in a game that no other Irish player has done except Rocket Ismail...twice.
Keywords: football, kalamazoo, paul castner, raghib rocket ismail, rice, michigan
October41924
Another Victory Against Western State
After a series of losses, the freshman pull off another win against Western State.
Keywords: freshman football, western state normal, western michigan, christie flanagan, john clipper smith, chile walsh, adam walsh
October121935
JV Football Through the '30s and '40s
While the varsity team took the accolades, the B and C squads would be part of some unusual contests.
Keywords: junior varsity football, buffalo, niagara university, ouachita university fighting baptists, michigan state, joe yonto, frank leahy, bill early, larry courte, jack connor, george connor
October91943
ND's Second Win Over Michigan Comes from the Longest Quarter
In a battle of #1 verse #2, Notre Dame would enter Michigan Stadium for the first time since 1909.
Keywords: football, michigan, one versus two, longest quarter, angelo bertelli
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
May151945
1st Lt George Murphy USMC
George Murphy was a starting end and team captain of Frank Leahy's 1942 Notre Dame team.
Keywords: football, george murphy, world war ii, frank leahy, okinawa, joe kuharich, hugh devore, ara parseghian, georgia tech, michigan, wisconsin, great lakes naval, tom creevy, john mcginnes, frank cusick, george birmingham, frank sullivan, bill hofer, bob mcbride, francis pieri
January71948
The Special AP Poll
In a debate following the 1948 Rose Bowl, the Associated Press holds a special poll to answer the question of who really was the best team.
Keywords: football, michigan, ap poll, rose bowl, southern cal
October221966
Early Domination for the Freshman
The Irish Freshman dominate against Pittsburgh early in the season.
Keywords: freshman football, pittsburgh, mike mccoy, bob olson, michigan state, vito rancancelli, parade all american, ed zeigler, don reid, tom nash
October291966
The Immovable Irish Defense
The Irish special teams would give up 7 points, but the defense would continue its season long stalwart effort.
Keywords: football, navy, ara parseghian, john pergine, mike mcgill, oklaoma, jim lynch, defense, special teams, purdue, northwestern, johnny ray, michigan state, rocky bleier
November181966
The Michigan State Undercard
The night before the famous 10-10 tie game of the century, the two freshman squads faced off in Spartan Stadium.
Keywords: freshman football, michigan state, ara parseghian, tom gores, nick furlong, larry schumacher, don reid, ed ziegler, bobby olson, mike mccoy, steve garvey, bubba smith
November191966
Game of the Century III: Michigan State
#1 Notre Dame would travel to #2 Michigan State for a matchup that had been circled on everyone's calendar.
Keywords: football, michigan state, ara parseghian, tie, one versus two, game of the century, purdue, southern cal, nick eddy, terry hanratty, coley obrien, joe azzaro, tom schoen
September301967
Hanratty slings it around
Terry Hanratty would throw the ball more than ever before. And more than anyone else since.
Keywords: football, purdue, terry hanratty, brady quinn, michigan state
November151969
The Michigan Rivalry Resumes
Nine years before the varsities met on the field, Notre Dame and Michigan's freshmen teams played at Notre Dame.
Keywords: michigan, freshman football, moose krause, georgia tech, observer, dan otoole, jim bulger, larry parker, mike webb, bengal bouts, willie townsend, tyrone robinson, mike creaneydennis gutowski, pat mcgraw, jim musuraca, eric bottcher, tom freistroffer, ken schlezes
January211973
Hockey beats MSU 13-5
The hockey team would find the net often inside the ACC and skate to a victory against Michigan State.
Keywords: hockey, michigan state, lefty smith, acc, athletic convocation center
March171975
President Ford speaks at the ACC
President Ford would speak on the campus of Notre Dame during the morning of St. Patrick's Day.
Keywords: president ford, st patricks day, acc, athletic convocation center, father hesburgh, moose krause, dan devine, digger phelps, air force one, dick cheney, michigan
October11977
Dump Devine emerges
Joe Montana would not have his best day but football is a team game and they would find a way to win.
Keywords: football, michigan state, dan devine, joe montana, ara parseghian, bob golic, david mitchell, dave reeve
September151979
Blocked field goal leads to rule change
In a true Rudy story, a walk-on wins the game while the All-American changes NCAA rules forever.
Keywords: football, michigan, bob crable, joe montana, rusty lisch, chuck male, gerry faust
September211985
Tim Brown makes himself known
Tim Brown would put the Irish ahead for good and John Carney would show his leg that he would use for another 25 years.
Keywords: football, michigan state, gerry faust, tim brown, night game, john carney
September231985
Grotto catches fire over football weekend
Early in the morning, the Grotto could only handle so many prayers it seemed. But the football team won so it may have been worth it, or was it?
Keywords: grotto, michigan state, fire
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
September101988
Reggie Ho kicks Michigan around
A mostly unknown student from Hawaii would make a name for himself as he got Notre Dame's 1988 Championship season started off on the right foot.
Keywords: football, michigan, night game, reggie ho
November51988
Rocket lifts off at home
Raghib Ismail adds his name to the record books and makes a case for his new nickname, The Rocket.
Keywords: football, rice, raghib rocket ismail, paul castner, michigan, record, kalamazoo
March81989
First ND Softball game
The softball team would play its first game and win. Since then, the Irish have continued to win every year.
Keywords: softball, kentucky wesleyan, brian boulac, liz miller, deanna gumpf, big east, big east tournament, ncaa tournament, melissa cook stadium, ivy field, western michigan
September161989
Rocket lifts off in the Big House
Rocket Ismail would do something against Michigan that no opponent ever had done before.
Keywords: football, raghib rocket ismail, michigan, tony rice, lou holtz, one versus two
September121992
Reggie Brooks scores while unconscious
As long as you cross the goal line, it doesn't matter how you get there. Don't worry, he would be fine afterwards.
Keywords: football, michigan, reggie brooks, lou holtz, rick mirer, corwin brown, charlie weis, texas a&m, cotton bowl
January121999
Last game ND did not make any 3 point shots
If there ever was a metaphorical lid on the basket, the game at Connecticut may have had a physical deterrent on any three point shot.
Keywords: basketball, connecticut, john macleod, mike brey, yale, central michigan, miami, duke, indiana, syracuse, villanova, troy murphy, harold swanagan, california, old spice classic, ben hansbrough
September112001
9/11
Campus came together, stood as one on South Quad and brought everyone through the day.
Keywords: 9/11, father jenkins, monk malloy, purdue, michigan state, blue mass, muffet mcgraw, mike brey, south quad
September222001
First game post 9/11
The first game following 9/11 united all fans, Irish and Spartans.
Keywords: 9/11, football, michigan state, bob davie
September292001
The first 0-3 start
This is one of those bad records, for the first time in 114 seasons Notre Dame would start 0-3.
Keywords: football, bob davie, charlie weis, texas a&m, gerry faust, joe kuharich, nebraska, michigan state, oklahoma, missouri, purdue, hugh devore, southern cal, pittsburgh, ucla
May92002
Dan Devine passes away
After a long coaching career, Dan Devine passed away at the age of 82.
Keywords: dan devine, football, minnesota duluth, michigan state, arizona state, missouri, frank leahy, ara parseghian, father hesburgh, father joyce, national championship
September142002
Notre Dame - Michigan XXX
The 30th matchup between Notre Dame and Michigan would not be the cleanest game ever played, but all three components of the Irish team would contribute towards the win.
Keywords: football, michigan, carlyle holiday, nicholas setta, ryan grant, shane walton
September212002
What A Difference A Coach Makes
With a too-early-to-be-true comparison to Ara Parseghian, first year head coach Ty Willingham's team finds a way to win up in East Lansing.
Keywords: football, michigan state, ty willingham, carlyle holiday, ryan grant, arnaz battle, shane walton, gerome sapp, maurice stovall, pat dillingham, bob davie, megaphone trophy, sports illustrated
March212004
Hockey receive first NCAA invitation
The hockey team would be rewarded for their 20 win season with a place in the NCAA Tournament.
Keywords: hockey, ncaa tournament, minnesota, minnesota duluth, michigan state, dave poulin, don lucia
September202009
Golden Tate does a true leap of faith
Golden Tate found a new way to celebrate following what would be the game winning touchdown.
Keywords: football, michigan state, golden tate, michael floyd, jimmy clausen, jeff samardzija
October32009
Golden Tate flips over for overtime
Nick Tausch and Golden Tate would have record days as Notre Dame broke its own recent streak and continued a recent trend of late game heroics.
Keywords: football, washington, golden tate, tyrone willingham, tulane, drake, depauw, pittsburgh, navy, michigan state, nick tausch, jimmy clausen, armando allen, record, robert hughes, overtime, charlie weis
September82012
Irish return to native soil
In the 125th Home Opener, Notre Dame would shake off the jet lag and take care of Purdue - improving to 2-0.
Keywords: football, purdue, dublin, tommy rees, everett golson, navy, kyle brindza, nick tausch, troy niklas, davarius daniels, theo riddick, tyler eifert, tj jones, brian kelly, bennett jackson, michigan state, 125th season
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
September212012
The Michigan Pep Rally
The pep rally would be about more than pumping up the team and students, but instead coming together as one student body and playing inspired football.
Keywords: pep rally, michigan, manti teo, prince shembo, hesburgh library, michigan state, leis, bike seat, brian kelly
September222012
Wear a Lei for Manti
Notre Dame and Michigan met under the lights for a second year in a row. There would be no last minute heroics this year as Notre Dame dominated on defense.
Keywords: football, michigan, night game, denard robinson, lei, everett golson, prince shembo, stephon tuitt, nicky baratti, tommy rees, manti teo, bennett jackson, keivarae russell, robby toma, stanford, oklahoma, southern cal
October272012
The Irish Storm Norman
Looking to match the 2002 opening streak, Notre Dame traveled to historic Norman in a battle between two of college football's legendary teams.
Keywords: football, oklahoma, bob stoops, george atkinson, gameday, landry jones, everett golson, blake bell, tommy rees, tyler eifert, john goodman, chris brown, dan fox, manti teo, prince shembo, band, louis nix, purdue, michigan state, michigan, miami, stanford, brigham young
August312013
Brian Kelly's 200th Win as head coach
After what felt like an eternal off season (despite being the shortest ever), Notre Dame takes the field once again for their first ever meeting with Temple.
Keywords: football, brian kelly, temple, tommy rees, everett golson, amir carlisle, davaris daniels, tj jones, grand valley state, central michigan, cincinnati, troy niklas
September72013
Under the Lights II
Notre Dame would be the visitor for Michigan's second ever night game. A record setting crowd would be on hand to witness the game between these two regional rivals.
Keywords: football, michigan, jack swarbrick, tommy rees, tj jones, everett golson, tyler eifert, amir carlisle, george atkinson iii
September142013
Coming Back in West Lafayette
For the second time in two years, Notre Dame would come back from a double digit deficit to win the game. Quick quiz: which game did ND win in 2012 after trailing by 10+?
Keywords: football, purdue, michigan, tommy rees, amir carlisle, cam mcdaniel, davaris daniels, bennett jackson
September212013
The Pass Interference Game
In the 77th meeting between ND and MSU, Notre Dame would emerge victorious. It would be a frustrating game but another game would be decided by less than a field goal.
Keywords: football, michigan state, tommy rees, michigan, kyle brindza, davaris daniels, tj jones, corey robinson, matthias farley, cam mcdaniel, bob davie
September282013
Boomer Sooner goes the dynamite
With the stadium calling for a "Green Out", Oklahoma would notch their second ever victory against Notre Dame. Coincidentally, both wins would come in South Bend. Here's our take on what worked and what didn't.
Keywords: football, oklahoma, andrew hendrix, tommy rees, brian kelly, george atkinson iii, amir carlisle, davaris daniels, troy niklas, tj jones, corey robinson, tarean folston, ben koyack, purdue, michigan, michigan state, arizona state, everett golson, southern cal, stanford, brady quinn, kansas state
October52013
Kicking the Record
Notre Dame would improve to 3-0 all-time against Arizona State and 5-0 all-time in Shamrock Series games after the victory in "Jerry World".
Keywords: football, arizona state, shamrock series, texas, dallas cowboys, cowboys stadium, kyle brindza, dave reeve, pittsburgh, michigan, record, field goal, air force, southern cal, tommy rees, ben koyack, tj jones, bennett jackson, matthias farley, dan fox
August302014
The ProdiGolson Returns
With Golson returning, the offense has a new element again and Golson carries the team with him.
Keywords: football, rice, everett golson, grass, artificial turf, cody riggs, ben koyack, dayne crist, brian kelly, will fuller, kyle brindza, amir carlisle, greg bryant, paul hornung, jarious jackson, malik zaire, tarean folston, oklahoma, michigan
September62014
Shutting it down and shutting them out
In the last scheduled game between the top two winningest programs, Notre Dame would walk off victorious.
Keywords: football, michigan, night game, texas, navy, iowa, oklahoma, nebraska, ohio state, cam mcdaniel, corey robinson, amir carlisle, everett golson, will fuller, max redfield, cody riggs, kyle brindza, malik zaire, elijah shumate, brian kelly, brian van gorder
October42014
Weathering the Storm to Survive
On a day that saw half of the top ten lose, Notre Dame would come back in the final minutes to stay undefeated.
Keywords: football, stanford, cole luke, everett golson, kyle brindza, chris brown, drue tranquill, utah, manti teo, michigan, hunter smith, brian kelly, john carneey, ben koyack, ucla