Notre Dame being ranked second all time in victories is no accident. It's the result of the work of excellent head coaches.
Each program in the nation has a legendary head coach who is considered the "godfather" of the university's football team.
It's a different situation at Notre Dame.
The Irish have had a few men who can be considered to have earned that title.
Who are these men?
Follow along as we count down the six best head coaches in Notre Dame Football history.