It wasn't long after our return from that trip that Navy initiated conversations with the hopes of bringing this matchup back to Dublin. Chet and his staff at Navy deserve a ton of credit for making this a reality. The support and enthusiasm for the game in Ireland is magnificent with the complete support from the Prime Minister and the Irish government agencies.
We are looking forward to a great matchup in a country that knows no bounds for hospitality.
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They'll do the same again on Saturday. GoIrish pic. Major games such as this one showcase Ireland as a location for international events and tournaments and put our world-leading hospitality and tourism sector front and center. I look forward to the first game of the series with the return of Notre Dame vs Navy in August ; I have no doubt it will.
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The Navy-Notre Dame rivalry is the longest continuous intersectional rivalry in college football with the two schools having met every year since The 90th meeting between the two schools will take place on Saturday, Oct. Kickoff is set for 8 p. ET and will be seen nationally on CBS.
Aer Lingus was unveiled as the title sponsor for the series and all five games will be played in Aviva Stadium, starting with the Navy-Notre Dame game. The games will be organized by Irish American Events Ltd. Have you been to Ireland to see Notre Dame play? Let us know about the experience in the comments section, below.
As a linebacker, he was second on the team in interceptions 3 , and although there aren't tackle figures available, he made several key stops, including three at the goal line to preserve a victory vs.
Additionally, he set an NCAA record that season by scoring 43 points in a single game vs. Theories abound for Brown's poor showing in the balloting. Some say it reflected the low esteem in which Syracuse and Eastern football was held.
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Some say it was an indictment of SU's schedule, which was weaker than Notre Dame's. With him, we became a bowl team back in a time where there were only four or five bowls.
Others believe racial prejudice played a significant role. But, in , Jim Brown had the wrong skin color.
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Dick Schapp agreed with that assessment. He was an assistant sports editor at Newsweek at the time and cast his first-place vote for Brown.
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Times had changed. Allen's Heisman was the eighth in a row for a black running back. In the Hornung election, many criticized the voters' infatuation with Irish football. Similar complaints were lodged 31 years later. Like Hornung, Brown was a superb all-around player, though his primary position was wide receiver.
That year, for a Notre Dame team that went , he caught 39 passes for yards and three touchdowns, rushed 34 times for yards and one score, and returned three punts for touchdowns.
McPherson, meanwhile, played at the most influential position on the field -- quarterback -- and he guided the Orangemen to an record, an improvement of six wins from the year before. He also led the nation in passing efficiency, completing 56 percent of his throws for 2, yards and 22 touchdowns. He was picked off just 11 times. He also rushed for yards and five touchdowns, and he even caught a seven-yard touchdown pass.
Great for the Guys! Revisit Old Notre Dame Stadium. Lou Holtz. Ara Parseghian. George Gipp. Win One for the Gipper. The Notre Dame Victory March. Notre Dame Hits the National. Frank Leahy. Team Walk to Stadium. The Four Horsemen. The Miami Game. The Florida State Game. The Epic Confrontation.