View Events by Keyword: southern cal


November271926
Rockne skips the football game
Confident in his team's ability, Coach Rockne decides to stay in Chicago instead of traveling with the team.
Keywords: football, knute rockne, carnegie tech, army, navy, southern cal, beloit
December41926
The First ND-USC Game
The week before ND got shut out by Carnegie Tech. This week they would take it out on USC.
Keywords: football, southern cal, knute rockne, art parisien, johnny niemiec, boston university
November251927
Rockne with the Babe and Lou
At a dinner the night before the Southern Cal game, Knute Rockne would be among many famous athletes and coaches.
Keywords: football, knute rockne, babe ruth, lou gehrig, southern cal, soldier field, glenn pop warner, yale, stanford
November171928
Rockne's only loss at home
Notre Dame would play its final home game at Cartier Field with construction set to begin on the new Notre Dame Stadium the next season.
Keywords: football, knute rockne, loss, carnegie tech, gipper, gipp, henry mcglew, wabash, southern cal
December141930
New York Giants verse Rockne's All-Stars at the Polo Grounds
In what would be the last game Knute Rockne coached a Notre Dame team, his All-Stars played the New York Giants for charity.
Keywords: football, knute rockne, polo grounds, four horsemen, nfl, southern cal, seven mules, harry stuhldreher, jim crowley, elmer layden, don miller, adam walsh, joe bach, rip miller, noble kizer, ed hunsinger, jack chevigny, jack cannon, john law, tim moynihan, ted twomey, joe vezie, john gebert, jack elder, bucky oconnor, frank carideo, hunk anderson, glenn carberry
November101934
The final loss on the season
Notre Dame would control the ball but be unable to score.
Keywords: football, navy, elmer layden, army, southern cal
December81934
Getting the other important win - Southern Cal
Elmer Layden would not show any favoritism and finally play his younger brother, in a victory of Southern Cal.
Keywords: football, southern cal, elmer layden, mike layden, george melinovich, hunk anderson, william shakespeare, wayne millner, joe sullivan
January61937
Lou Holtz's birthday
Lou Holtz had 100 wins at Notre Dame and a national championship. Today is his birthday.
Keywords: lou holtz, espn, kent state, iowa, william and mary, connecticut, south carolina, ohio state, tangerine bowl, southern conference, north carolina state, new york jets, arkansas, minnesota, gerry faust, play like a champion today, southern cal, west virginia, fiesta bowl, orange bowl, miami, florida state, sugar bowl, rose bowl, cotton bowl, knute rockne, football
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
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
November281953
Win One for the Hammer
Just following orders from Coach Leahy got one student manager thrown out of the game.
Keywords: football, southern cal, manager, iowa, maryland, joe heap, johnny lattner, paul reynolds, oklahoma, frank leahy, forgotten fou, dan hammer
November291958
Terry Brennan's Last Game
Terry Brennan would cherish the victory at Southern Cal, as it would be his last on the Irish sidelines.
Keywords: football, southern cal, nick pietrosante, bob williams, monty stickles, norm odyniec, jim crotty, terry brennan, myron pottios
November281959
The Final USC Game at ND in November
Weather and losing played a factor in Southern Cal requesting the games at Notre Dame be moved from November.
Keywords: football, southern cal, joe kuharich, gary gray
November261960
The Daryle Lamonica Show
California-native Quarterback Daryle Lamonica would do it all against Southern Cal.
Keywords: football, southern cal, daryle lamonica, john mckay, george haffner, murphy, buoniconti, california
October141961
John McKay struggles against ND
Southern Cal would come to South Bend under second year head coach John McKay.
Keywords: football, southern cal, john mckay, daryle lamonica, jim kelly, angelo dabiero
December11962
Joe Kuraich's last game
The annual ND-USC matchup would look a little different in 1962. But it would lead to Ara's arrival two years later.
Keywords: football, southern cal, daryle lamonica, frank budka, joe kuharich
October121963
First of Two Wins on the Season
A late kick would be the difference maker for the Irish.
Keywords: football, southern cal, hugh devore, ken ivan
October261963
Stanford's First Victory
After beating Southern Cal and UCLA in the prior two games, Notre Dame looked for their third consecutive win over a school in California (guess the title gives away the outcome however).
Keywords: football, stanford, four horsemen, southern cal, ucla, hugh devore, frank budka, denis szot, john huarte, dave pivec
October231965
Remember USC
A year later, Notre Dame would get the revenge it so badly wanted the year before. Though the team would have to wait another year for what had been taken away.
Keywords: football, southern cal, ara parseghian, larry conjar, dome, nick eddy, bill zloch, bill wolski
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
October141967
Turnovers plague the Irish
Notre Dame would turn the ball over nine times and lose for the last time in 1967.
Keywords: football, southern cal, oj simpson, terry hanratty, coley obrien, bob belden, frank dancewicz, army
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
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
October221977
The Green Jersey Game
Dan Devine schemes a motivational ploy with the help of Digger Phelps for the Irish to take down the Trojans. Needless to say it worked.
Keywords: football, southern cal, dan devine, mississippi, digger phelps, joe montana, chicken soup game, snow bowl, green jersey game, miami
January11979
The Chicken Soup Game
In an unseasonably cold game, Montana would need to fight off hypothermia to win the Cotton Bowl.
Keywords: football, cotton bowl, houston, chicken soup game, joe montana, southern cal, dan devine, comeback kid, kris haines, joe unis
October211983
Cap'n Crunch Eating Contest
After Notre Dame students locked arms in the dining hall demanding more Cap'n Crunch, they got more than they ever expected.
Keywords: capn crunch, contest, lee broussard, dining hall, southern cal
October61984
Jimmy Johnson comes to town
Jimmy Johnson ushers in the new era at Miami. Unfortunately Notre Dame stood in the way.
Keywords: football, miami, night game, gerry faust, southern cal, band
November291986
Brown and Carney come back against USC
Down 17 points with 12 minutes to go, Notre Dame was not ready to quit as Tim Brown led the way and John Carney gave the Irish a needed lift.
Keywords: football, southern cal, tim brown, skip holtz, lou holtz, john carney, steve beuerlein, braxston banks, milt jackson
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
October152005
The Bush Push
Despite the game, a Notre Dame student got some good press.
Keywords: football, southern cal, game day, brady quinn, tom zbikowski
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
September292012
Shamrock Series Preview: ND v Miami
As we prepare for next week's game against Miami in Soldier Field, lets take a look back at the history of each.
Keywords: football, soldier field, miami, knute rockne, ara parseghian, dan devine, gerry faust, terry brennan, lou holtz, sun bowl, jimmy johnson, tokyo, orange bowl, great lakes, southern cal, northwestern
October132012
GameDay in the Rain
As College GameDay returns to South Bend, Notre Dame and Stanford play a thriller through the rain and overtime.
Keywords: football, gameday, stanford, southern cal, vince vaughn, lee corso, everett golson, bennett jackson, mathius farley, stephon tuitt, tyler eifert, tommy rees, davaris daniels, theo riddick, tj jones, kyle brindza
November182012
God Made Notre Dame #1
For the first time in 18 years, Notre Dame football is number one.
Keywords: football, number one, southern cal, ricky watters, tony brooks, anthony barr, president clinton, meat loaf, ara parseghian
November242012
Conquest in the Coliseum
Looking to close out the regular season undefeated, the only obstacle left in the way was hated rival Southern Cal.
Keywords: football, southern cal, everett golson, matt barkley, theo riddick, kyle brindza, dave reeve, manti teo, max wittek, record, bcs national championship game
November252012
WE'RE GOING TO MIAMI
Notre Dame is 12-0 and heading to the BCS Championship Game. 12-0.
Keywords: football, number one, southern cal, miami
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
May102014
2014 NFL Draft Rounds 4-7
Three more Notre Dame players would be drafted to bring the total to eight players, the most since 1994.
Keywords: nfl draft, prince shembo, bennett jackson, tj jones, atlanta falcons, new york giants, detroit lions, zeke motta, golden tate, southern cal, texas, louisiana state, alabama, george atkinson, carlo calabrese, dan fox, mike golic jr, tommy rees, kona schwenke, oakland raiders, cleveland browns, new orleans saints, washington redskins, kansas city chiefs