As a salute to Memorial Day, numerous Notre Dame athletes and alumni served in the armed forces in both World War I and World War II. Today, the 18 football players who sacrificed their lives for our freedom are remembered.
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.
October 26, 1963: 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).
November 3, 1945: The Only Tie Verse Navy The 1945 Notre Dame-Navy game was probably the strangest game in the series - who played for which team; the 'incident' regarding ND back Elmer Angsman; and the controversial final moments.