Photo: Notre Dame's “Pot of Gold” Letters Are Actually Dipped in Gold Powder

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Photo: Notre Dame's “Pot of Gold” Letters Are Actually Dipped in Gold Powder
Courtesy of @Jimbo_Slice76

Notre Dame's #PotOfGold recruiting campaign, while clearly ridiculous, has thus far been a success – at least in terms of publicity. The Irish have been sending 477 pieces of gold-themed mail to specific recruits in hopes that the over-the-top methodology will prove effective in landing their services. But today, we learned another little anecdote that's interesting – some of the letters are literally dipped in 24-carat gold powder. Jimmy Byrne, a 4-star offensive tackle from Ohio, tweeted out a photo today:

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