What It Means To Be Fighting Irish: Ara Parseghian And Notre Dame's Greatest Players

What It Means To Be Fighting Irish: Ara Parseghian And Notre Dame's Greatest Players

What It Means to Be Fighting Irish: Ara Parseghian and Notre Dame's Greatest Players

There’s nothing quite like wearing the blue and gold of Notre Dame football, and only the chosen few can comprehend the feelings of pride, loyalty, and honor that define the experience. What It Means to Be Fighting Irish captures those feelings through first-person accounts and recollections from legendary coach Ara Parseghian and the greatest players ever to wear the Notre Dame uniform.

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No institution—in the sports world or otherwise—evokes as much pride, passion, inspiration, and devotion as Notre Dame football. The legendary organization dates all the way back to 1887, and college football fans of all ages and allegiances are versed in the almost mythical lore that includes Rockne and Leahy, the Gipper and the Horsemen, the Golden Boy and the Golden Dome. Notre Dame football is truly bigger than the game itself, and only those privileged athletes who have strapped on the gold helmets can begin to understand why that is so.

Notre Dame’s undeniably rich tradition and on-field success over the past century are enough to separate it from other programs: 11 national titles, seven Heisman Trophy...

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