Game Day: Notre Dame Football: The Greatest Games, Players, Coaches and Teams in the Glorious Tradition of Fighting Irish Football

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Whether rediscovering the best team moments, or initiating into the histories and traditions of Fighting Irish fandom, this book about the University of Notre Dame football team is both a useful resource and cherishable memorabilia. Packed with anecdotes of the players, explanations about the beginnings of rivalries and traditions, detailed histories about the greatest players and moments in the school’s history, lists of the most successful seasons, recaps of the most exciting games ever played, and year-by-year...

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Overview

Whether rediscovering the best team moments, or initiating into the histories and traditions of Fighting Irish fandom, this book about the University of Notre Dame football team is both a useful resource and cherishable memorabilia. Packed with anecdotes of the players, explanations about the beginnings of rivalries and traditions, detailed histories about the greatest players and moments in the school’s history, lists of the most successful seasons, recaps of the most exciting games ever played, and year-by-year statistics, this collectible book is the primary source for anyone eager to be an expert regarding anything about the Fighting Irish. The book captures the essence of what it means to be a true Notre Dame fan: more national championships than any program, seven Heisman Trophy winners, blue and gold (and sometimes green), the House That Rockne Built, the Golden Dome, Touchdown Jesus, Ara, “The Victory March,” pep rallies in the JACC, gold dust, Fair Catch Corby, the Irish Guard, “Notre Dame, Our Mother,” and the Four Horsemen.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781572438811
  • Publisher: Triumph Books
  • Publication date: 8/28/2006
  • Series: Game Day Series
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 660,204
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Athlon Sports is a publisher of preseason, single-title sports annuals, covering professional and college athletics and distributed throughout North America and Europe. Founded in 1967, they are now the largest sports magazine in the U.S., and have won Publisher of the Year, Magazine of the Year, and an Emmy Award. They are based primarily in Nashville, Tennessee. Mike Golic is the cohost of the ESPN Radio show Mike and Mike in the Morning, and is an analyst for the ESPN and ESPN2 studio programming of professional and collegiate football. He is a former captain of the University of Notre Dame football team, and was drafted into the NFL with the Houston Oilers. He had a nine-year professional career, which included seasons playing for the Philadelphia Eagles and Miami Dolphins. He lives in Avon, Connecticut.

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