And It Came To Pass

Gus Dorais to Knute Rockne became Notre Dame's original game-breakers.


A Travel Party

Notre Dame's trip to Army in 1913 was an expedition unto itself.


1913: The Program Changer

Notre Dame's football legacy took root 100 years ago.

A consensus All-America pick in 1913, the first-ever at Notre Dame . . . only four-year starter at quarterback for Notre Dame for 70 years until Blair Kiel in 1980 . . . duo of Dorais to Knute Rockne is credited with making the forward pass popular after 1913 Army upset . . . first recorded pass to Rockne was in 1911 win vs. Ohio Northern . . . led Notre Dame to three consecutive undefeated seasons . . . still holds all-time Notre Dame individual record for most field goals attempted in a single game with seven (making three) vs. Texas in 1913 . . . coached from 1914 until 1942 . . . inducted into National Football Foundation Hall of Fame as a coach in 1954.

Gus Dorais
Gus  Dorais

Chippewa Falls, WI

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 145


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