The spirit of Knute Rockne is smiling today as the University of Notre Dame and the University of Wisconsin are set to announce the resumption of a football rivalry whose roots date back to the founding of the game.
Today we invite you take a look back at what it was like in 1924 when Rockne’s Ramblers traveled by train to Madison to take on its Big 10 opponent. We have provided the following chapter from our first book, “Loyal Sons: The Story of The Four Horsemen and Notre Dame Football’s 1924 Champions.”
1924: A year unlike any other in Notre Dame football history, and Rockne’s first national championship team. Enjoy the read below.