Notre Dame football is steeped in tradition like no other program in college football. Names like Gipp, Rocket, Theismann, Montana and Rudy are forever etched into the lore that makes the school so unique and special.
Today we examine the 25 most beloved figures in school history. This isn't necessarily a compilation of "the greatest," it's those that hold a special place in Irish fans' hearts because of the unique way in which they contributed to the fabric of Notre Dame's illustrious history. Most can be identified with a single name like Lou, Brady or Ghost.
Come along for the ride and then let the debates begin!