Vol. 1 No. 2

Joe Theismann

Reflections will feature excerpts from books with stories and memoirs about Notre Dame.

The following is an excerpt from Joe Theismann and Dan Kindred's book Theismann. Joe was one of Notre Dame's all-time great quarterbacks. He still holds many passing and total yardage records for the Irish.

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Irish Legends will feature monthly excerpts from Out of Bounds, the anecdotal history of Notre Dame football. They are reprinted here with the permission of authors Larry Weaver and Mike Bonifer.

This month's excerpt from Out Of Bounds will feature more stories of Notre Dame's early football history; including Louis "Red" Salmon, Notre Dame's first All American, a description of the period pigskin, and early punting techniques...

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Shenanigans will feature humorous stories from the gridiron and campus.

This edition of Shenanigans will feature a couple of anecdotes, and two strips from Molarity, Michael Molinelli's popular campus
cartoon from the late 70s and early 80s

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Campus Life will feature inspirational stories from the past and present about the spirit of the Notre Dame community.

Edward Fisher was a teacher, journalist and film maker at Notre Dame. In this excerpt from his wonderful book Notre Dame Remembered (Notre Dame Press) he gives a moving tribute to one of his favorite teachers, John M. Cooney.

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Letters from the Notre Dame family. We welcome you to send letters about your experiences and reminiscences about Notre Dame. If you would like to contribute a story for any of the headings on this page please use the email link letters@irishlegends.com for your submission.

We've reprinted two of the many interesting letters we've received in the last month. The first is Andy Budzinski's heart-felt memoir
as the Leprechaun during the week of the '93 Florida State game. Next is James Ferlmann's ('83) fascinating story of how the student's
traditional "waving of the arms" to the 1812 Overture originated.

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Vol.1 No. 1 September 1998