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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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