Loudest moment witnessed at Notre Dame Stadium
by Up the Irish (2017-03-13 13:28:45)
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For me, when Lake Dawson caught the game tying TD from Kevin McDougal against BC in '93. That was followed by the quietest moment as well.


Harry O's fg against Michigan and Mirer's 2 point
by Sjdomer  (2017-03-15 08:17:20)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

conversion against Penn State in '92 in the snow.


Golson's 2 point conversion against Pitt in 2012. *
by JWIrish  (2017-03-15 00:46:59)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post


'88 Miami several times *
by discNDav  (2017-03-14 14:49:51)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post


When they announced "free yo-cream" at the B&G game *
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The collective groan when the crowd notice Figthing.. *
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When they played Ozzie's crazy train
by SEE  (2017-03-14 23:01:53)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

for the 8 millionth pathetic time in the 2011 loss to SC

It was loud, like my old altec lansing's with a way too large amp were loud (and frayed)

I still can't get it out of my head.


I saw Ozzy a couple times. They have ruined Ozzy for me too *
by Moff  (2017-03-15 00:08:39)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post


Joe Perkowski's golden toe. *
by Odschool  (2017-03-14 09:15:40)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post


Rudy's tackle in '75 barely beating out green machine '77
by irish7478  (2017-03-14 08:12:21)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

Just kidding


93 FSU. Shumate's pick against UM '14 was loudest per capita *
by irishintheD  (2017-03-14 00:08:52)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post


Drowning out the FSU fans' tomahawk chop was awesome!!!! *
by jrdjr84  (2017-03-14 16:57:26)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post


Drowning out the FSU fans' tomahawk chop was awesome!!!! *
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Adrian Jarrell catch from Mirer vs Mich in 90
by JBrock18  (2017-03-13 23:49:00)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

USC 89 second half. FSU 93 two plays. Bryant Young sack on Ward and then Wooden batting pass down at end. I was 6 years old in 89, 7 in 90 and 10 in 93. Those were the days.


Enjoy history. Recruits love it.
by Jurassic  (2017-03-13 18:49:27)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

Because that's all we've got.


When Michigan lost to Appalachain State --
by InspectorClouseau  (2017-03-13 17:33:51)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

It was announced shortly before the Georgia Tech abortion in 2007.


My first game!
by shea  (2017-03-14 09:32:11)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

Probably the first ND game I ever watched, too.

My loudest after the video review went in our favor on the last play of Stanford, 2012.


Miami 1988. Green Machine 1977. *
by PabloFanque  (2017-03-13 17:32:36)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post


All moments below would have been better
by Stonebreaker9  (2017-03-13 17:15:54)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

With a tron urging those present to "GET LOUD!" Or "WOW!!!" Or "BUY YOUR NEXT FUCKING VEHICLE FROM GURLEY LEEP!"


Or a dome! Like the Hoosier Dome!
by domer4  (2017-03-13 17:47:14)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

Hey, 1984 Hoosier Dome was really loud - especially with ND on defense....


My first game as a student. I still have my commemorative
by Moff  (2017-03-13 17:50:37)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

Hoosier Dome inaugural game drinking cup.


Michigan 1988 was up there, considering they threatened the
by Moff  (2017-03-13 16:53:44)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

crowd with a penalty if we did not take it down a notch. (I can't hep but fee partially responsible). And that was just us making noise so the Michigan offense could not hear the snap count. No great play required to summon deafening noise back then.


The second half of '89 USC was the loudest sustained
by 88_92WSND  (2017-03-13 20:31:11)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

noise I remember. Miami 88 and 90 might have been louder at times, but I swear the air was vibrating during the last USC possession.


Didn't need a damn video board to say "Get Loud" either.
by BottleofRed  (2017-03-13 18:17:03)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

That was my first night game and I sat with my 10 year old cousin. Our grandfather was 6 rows in front of us and would turn around from time to time to make sure we were okay.


I dunno... BC fans were pretty loud...
by domer4  (2017-03-13 16:49:37)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

which begs the painful question of what was the loudest moment for a visiting team's fans at ND Stadium.

Has to be some play in Nebraska 2000.


Snow Bowl 1992: Mirer to Brooks for the win
by KnightlyRevue  (2017-03-13 15:47:02)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

I was in the stadium for Miami 1988, 1990 and also FSU in 1993. The snow bowl may not have been as loud but it was darn close.


Right before the noise, it felt like you could have heard a
by 88_92WSND  (2017-03-13 20:28:26)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

pin drop.


I heard it loud and clear in one of the stadium restrooms. *
by ProV1x  (2017-03-13 16:02:58)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post


2012 ND Stanford
by sirket  (2017-03-13 15:43:45)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post




By decade.....
by brnd  (2017-03-13 15:37:28)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

2010s: 2014 Pick 6 vs Michigan that made it (temporarily) 37-0
2000s: 2005 Punt return by Zibby vs USC
1990s: 1993 Wooden knocks down Ward's pass to secure win over #1 FSU
1980s: 1988 Terrell knocks down 2 point attempt vs #1 Miami
1970s: 1973 Penick's 85 yard TD run vs USC

Olson can fill in the rest.


I would throw in Tim Brown's second punt return v MSU '87 *
by a59075  (2017-03-13 22:40:00)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post


Let's go to the video tape.
by Moff  (2017-03-14 16:54:44)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post



And linked is the kick return for a TD first time he touched the ball in the NFL:


Thank you for that. We were sitting in the student section
by a59075  (2017-03-15 05:47:10)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

Somehow, having graduated in 1984 (the details are unclear to me now...) it was total bedlam all across the stadium, not just the students. People were jumping and hugging each other. Just a frenzy.


what is most impressive about that second return
by jt  (2017-03-14 21:06:42)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

is that Holtz had a block attempt called (sent either 9 or 10) and Tim was supposed to fair catch because nobody would be there to block for him. That's why he is surrounded by MSU guys at the start but once he got past the first wave nobody was there until the kicker and he juked him out of his shoes.

I still think that he is the best I have ever seen at ND; perhaps Rocket would have been if he had stayed for one final year and of course he was great too.


And they didn't call a return because he was winded
by Moff  (2017-03-15 00:19:00)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

and taking advantage of the oxygen tank right before they ran him back out there. But, while you see a chance, take it.

It was all about the cleats though. Before those returns, he was not happy with his footing. (If it was 20 years ago I could have told you exactly when we changed them). IIRC, he was wearing the plastic-tipped cleats, and we swapped them with metal-tipped ones while he sat on the bench. (This gave me something to do while the towels dried). I stand by our decision.

I think he had the better lateral juke moves versus Rocket. He has commented that its unforgivable to allow a kicker to tackle a return man.


Tim could make a fake at full speed. Rocket didn't
by btd  (2017-03-18 22:15:34)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

need to make fakes because he was more of a RB and just ran through tackles. Both had about the same speed. Brown was really the best I have ever seen (live or on TV) at making a fake literally at full speed. Most will slow down to make a move and that often gets them past that person, but caught from behind.


My ears rang for hours
by Southwest Irish  (2017-03-13 19:30:21)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

U$C in 1973 and 2005. Both were classics.


1960's - Nick Eddy's 95 yd. kickoff return vs Purdue, 1966.
by FrMiceli  (2017-03-13 17:18:34)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

Especially dramatic because it came right after Leroy Keyes' 94 yd. fumble return. He would definitely be one of the 4 or 5 greatest opposing players, by the way.


A magic moment. He caught the ball right in front ...
by Barney68  (2017-03-13 20:42:05)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

of the Student Section if my memory does not betray me. A beautiful, bright, clear September day.


I have to disagree on your 2000s pick.
by IrishJosh24  (2017-03-13 15:55:54)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

I agree on your game selection, but not the play. I can't find a play-by-play quickly, so I'll have to go off the top of my head.

I think the third-down-and-9 play with around 25 seconds left (?) was the loudest I've ever experienced the Stadium. It was the play before the infamous 4th-and-9 conversion on a pass that sailed just past Ambrose Wooden's shoulder. I believe Leinart was about to throw the ball on the third down play and one of our defenders made contact, resulting in the pass going right into the ground a few feet ahead of Leinart. The sound building up to that hit and exploding when the pass fell incomplete was deafening. It was fantastic.


you might be thinking of 2nd down
by brnd  (2017-03-13 16:10:28)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

Laws sacked Leinart to make it 3rd and 20.
Leinart then completed a pass to make it 4th and 9.

The sack by Laws is certainly a contender, as is Quinn's TD run to give ND the lead with 2 minutes to go.


That could well be it.
by IrishJosh24  (2017-03-14 13:29:16)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

I just remember seeing Leinhart get hit and thinking it was the loudest sound I'd ever heard in my entire life.

Another contender from that same game, to be honest, is probably the team coming out of the tunnel with green jerseys on after warmups.


It was pretty darn loud for Quinn's TD run. *
by G.K.Chesterton  (2017-03-13 19:24:45)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post


Great list. Also when students brought out the Trojan Horse *
by Dillon301  (2017-03-13 15:47:39)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post


Mike Gillette missing his FG for Michigan in 88.
by Otter  (2017-03-13 15:34:47)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

This is second behind the entire Miami game later that year. The ND-Miami game in 1988 was the loudest event I've ever been at. People screamed and yelled for three hours straight.


It was wonderful.
by mkovac  (2017-03-14 19:16:44)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

I really, really don't like having to witness an opponent with the ball and one second on the clock with them within striking distance.

When Gillette hit the kick, I didn't know if it was good or not, but I was on the Michigan side of the field around the 50 and Chris Zorich turned around and with the ball in the air, looking like it was good, Zorich put his hands up in victory and then the ball drifted wide right by about a foot.

To this day, I have no idea how he was the first person in the stadium to know it was no good.

But, it was glorious.

I remember it being a nice, warm evening, and enjoying the look of the brand new Michigan uniforms and helmets. They were all dressed up for the prom, so to speak and I considered it a high honor that they showed up in new gear. The Musco lights gleamed on their Dartmouth helmets and the pants did actually have a "Maize" look to them.

But, in many ways it was a frustrating game for ND's offense: no offensive td's. A Ricky Watters punt return for 6, a Reggie Ho extra point to make it 7 for ND and then 4 field goals for Reggie.

The next week, ND didn't get it's first offensive td of the year until the 2nd Qtr against MSU, if I recall correctly.

But we won, and that's what makes the memory.

As the conductor on an Irish train to Killarney said to a young, married German couple in the same car as I, "Memories are sweeter than dreams."


Harry O; close second when the green jerseys emerged in '77 *
by Chuck84  (2017-03-13 15:28:59)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post


UM 27, ND 26, God 3
by cousin eddie  (2017-03-13 23:28:35)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

Harry O was the loudest single MOMENT for me. If you listen to Tony Roberts' call, the eruption of noise was unbelievable. Certainly other games that I've attended had sustained noise, such as the Green Jersey game, but no moment as loud as that kick. As the Detroit press described it, the final score was:

Michigan 27
Notre Dane 26
God 3


I'll second both of those
by Denver Jim  (2017-03-13 17:46:31)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

and place '88 Miami close to the green game. But Harry's kick was the loudest single roar I have experienced in that stadium.


Concur on Harry O
by BeijingIrish  (2017-03-13 16:19:10)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

USC 2005 close if not tied. I missed USC 1977 and UM 1988.


Probably when Mikey from Goonies ran onto the field
by closesttodome  (2017-03-13 15:28:57)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

at halftime of the BC game in 1993.

Although 2005 USC was a close second. I actually rushed the field and had to be herded back.


Pretty loud when the players showed up in the green
by 1978Irish  (2017-03-13 15:12:24)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

jerseys vs USC in 1977.


Easy: 4th quarter USC 2005.
by PWK2  (2017-03-13 15:10:32)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

Probably the best game I've ever attended, save beating UCLA in 1974.


Yes, for post renovation...Pre-reno '88 Miami. *
by ND8486  (2017-03-13 15:26:29)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post


Yep to both.
by beattherush  (2017-03-13 16:10:11)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

Harry Oliver was close, though.


assuming low flyover of 4 jets doesn't count. *
by ND8486  (2017-03-13 15:27:54)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post


Pre-game Pitt 2012. *
by G.K.Chesterton  (2017-03-13 16:14:39)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post


The Squirrel's touchdown against Boston College *
by Saxattack29  (2017-03-13 15:08:07)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post


Crazy Train in the 3rd Q of the Southern Cal beatdown *
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Which one? *
by pmcdnd96  (2017-03-13 15:04:38)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post


Rocket's kickoff return v. Miami in 1990
by Shifty  (2017-03-13 14:38:58)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post



I also remember it being really loud when Irv Smith dragged half the Indiana defense into the end zone.


Joey Getherall punt return to tie Nebraska, 2000 (link)
by Room 303 Alumni  (2017-03-13 14:33:35)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post


I still think during OT against Nebraska in 2000..
by NDFaninMadTown  (2017-03-15 12:04:00)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

when Eric Crouch converted to his TE in OT, was the loudest I've ever heard the stadium.

It also exploded that day during Getherall and Julius Jones' kick returns.

Despite the rumors of it being half full of Husker fans, ND fans who were at the stadium, were the loud ND fans.

I would also say the 88 Miami game, the 1982 Michigan game (first under the lights), the 1988 Michigan game when Watters returned a punt for a TD 81 yards. 4th and 9 when converted by Leinart and Jarrett.

Another underrated loud game was 1998 Michigan game, when ND throttled Tom Brady and the defending national champs, 36-20. Lot of loud moments in that game.


That's probably mine.
by vitadulcedospes  (2017-03-14 14:02:05)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

And the stadium was only 70% ND fans, so the noise-per-fan ratio was particularly remarkable. Julius Jones had a kickoff return TD in that game, too.

Julius Jones also had a punt return TD against BC that year that I remember being particularly chaotic and loud.


2nd to end of FSU '93 for me. *
by Newt  (2017-03-14 10:37:56)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post


Pat Terrell knocking down Steve Walsh's 2 pt conversion pass
by Father Nieuwland  (2017-03-13 14:30:46)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

Aided because of the loud crowd noise as Miami lined up and through the snap, then a vocal explosion when he batted the attempt down.


Ditto *
by El Kabong  (2017-03-13 15:26:33)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post


Yep, that was it for me....
by Marine Domer  (2017-03-13 15:05:59)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

although the Zibby punt return, the sack right before that USC game fell apart, and the knockdown of the pass attempt by FSU at the end of the game in 1993 are all up there.


When the wind stopped and Harry O split the uprights *
by Dillon301  (2017-03-13 14:30:28)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post


Trevor Laws sacking Leinart on 2nd down of the final drive
by DawsonMayes871  (2017-03-13 14:14:00)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

It was so loud that it didn't even seem like there was yelling. Just was like a piece of paper crinkling in my ear as if my brain was short-circuiting.

That was the first moment where I think the entire stadium in unison went "Holy Shit, this is going to happen."


Oh, God, this depresses me... (link)
by dillon05  (2017-03-13 23:36:56)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post


The booing was pretty loud when Davie went for OT vs. Neb *
by 105Marquette  (2017-03-13 14:09:52)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post


Eric Penick for 85 yards vs USC in 1973
by Kayo  (2017-03-13 14:07:05)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

Also the best game week I ever experienced. Pictures of Anthony Davis were taped on sidewalks around campus, and students organized into single file lines as we approached them so that everyone could take a turn stomping on them.

The Penick run had the effect of a jet approaching when one is close enough to the runway for it to be really loud. It starts as the roar of the engines, and the closer it gets the louder it gets. The stadium crowd had that same sound effect as Penick crossed each stripe on the field.


I know who has that football :) *
by discNDav  (2017-03-14 14:52:38)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post


I agree...it was fricking awesome...best moment as a student *
by EmilT76  (2017-03-13 23:58:31)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post


As Penick headed towards the student-section end zone
by RJD  (2017-03-13 20:08:31)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

and immortality in Irish football lore, the crowd rose like a giant wave...

Hey, wouldn't that be a fun way to cheer?

[Nice blocks by the boys from Brooklyn and the late Art Best]


Manor 76 & I (and n other Morrissey-ites) were in...
by Kbyrnes  (2017-03-14 16:31:30)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

...the soph section watching Penick run right towards us; if I could hook up my mind's-eye video to an hdmi or usb cable, I'd post it here!


I was in the senior section perhaps among my Stanford
by RJD  (2017-03-14 18:10:43)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

boys except most of us had been moved off campus to make room for the ladies.

T'was a sight far better than any HDMI cable can produce.


Also a nice block by future Sugar Bowl hero Robin Weber,
by Manor76  (2017-03-14 08:28:29)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

who lined up on the left side of the two tight end formation.


Yes...without a doubt!!! *
by Hickster  (2017-03-13 19:14:01)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post


This is the correct response
by Tanderagee  (2017-03-13 16:22:07)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

You could hear and feel the crowd roar as Penick cleared the corner and it grew louder with every one of those 85 yards down the field.

Miami '88 and USC 2005 are also top 5.


You captured it perfectly
by Tiger Stadium  (2017-03-13 15:32:21)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

Only 11 years old the time, but that moment cemented my love for Notre Dame. Still get chills as he breaks through that October gloom.


The week before when Wooden batted down Ward's pass *
by ccfond  (2017-03-13 14:04:01)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post


Shark's TD against UCLA
by hollownd  (2017-03-13 13:53:52)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

I remember that game being completely dead the entire time and then one giant explosion at the end. I agree though on both the BC go ahead TD and the Zibby punt return. I would also throw in from that USC game, the sack by Trevor Laws, I believe, to put USC in third and long on their final possession.


Same here
by Mark_It_Zero  (2017-03-13 15:48:27)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

That game was incredibly boring to watch. The stadium atmosphere was dead. It didn't help that the game was at the end of fall break. Obviously, the majority of students returned for the game, but the student section was not completely full. That game was a strange experience because it was both the quietest and loudest I have heard ND stadium. After Shark scored, there was a mosh pit in the student section for about 20-30 minutes. It was completely dead before that.


For me it was Zbikowski's punt return TD against USC in '05
by dentonfreeman  (2017-03-13 13:35:51)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

Whole stadium erupted as he powered his way into the end zone.


Mine too
by gordonbombay  (2017-03-14 11:07:08)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

I remember saying "Go, Zibby, go" as he caught the ball, and I kept yelling it the whole return, only by the time he got to about the 15 I stopped being able to hear myself.

I also ended up like 3 rows above my own seat after the immediate delirium of the post-TD celebration.


Agreed *
by Stonebreaker9  (2017-03-13 17:05:02)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post


was watching at Bellagio Sports Book
by ColoNDFan  (2017-03-13 16:00:02)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

People were lined up all the way out the door way, it went pretty nuts as well.


This or Pat Terrell's tip in the '88 Miami game *
by NDFlyer  (2017-03-13 15:01:48)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post


T. Brown's 2nd consecutive punt return for TD was up there *
by Moff  (2017-03-13 15:03:32)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post


Agreed along with the 86 PSU game, my first, the end of that
by bhamr  (2017-03-14 16:38:24)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

game was incredibly loud. The 88 Michigan game missed field goal as well.


That place would have erupted if we had knocked off the
by Moff  (2017-03-14 17:16:13)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

eventual National Champs. We were 4-5 after that loss, I thin. After the game, Paterno asked Holtz to come over and speak to his team. Paterno told his team that, despite our record, they had just beaten one of the best teams in the country..


Agreed
by Molly Maguires  (2017-03-13 15:39:12)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

I was very young but remember that vividly.


That was a fun night. Not bad against the eventual Rose Bowl
by Moff  (2017-03-13 16:51:01)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

champs.


The tailgating was amazing.
by JC_90_94  (2017-03-13 17:32:46)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

The backstop on Green Field was buzzing. So were we.


Lucky dog. I was cruising back and forth from the Stadium
by Moff  (2017-03-13 17:49:01)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

to the Jamison Inn in my bitchin' Mercury Monarch. We had the basement of the hotel for the team to hang out in all day to avoid the distraction of you rowdy tailgaters.


I was watching that game at a bar.
by Porpoiseboy  (2017-03-13 14:41:01)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

And it is still the loudest I have ever heard ND Stadium.


Forgot to mention...
by Porpoiseboy  (2017-03-13 17:02:22)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

Fuck Southern Cal!


Last game I did, or ever will, lose my mind cheering at ND.
by yodadame  (2017-03-13 14:37:00)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

My wife and I were in the top row. At one point I let out a scream that made the couple in front of us turn around and say, "We thought you jumped!"

Of course the close games I witnessed after that were Syracuse 2008, FSU 2009, and the get used to it games in 2010 against Michigan and Tulsa. Worth screaming for different reasons.


This and the above Shark TD. People were tackling each
by athlete37  (2017-03-13 14:17:00)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

other in the student section for both. It was also very loud after the sack against USC leading up to Jarrett's big catch two plays later on fourth down.


I ended several rows from my seat after the punt return.
by knott06  (2017-03-13 22:17:24)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

It was as if the whole student section lunged 3 rows toward the field on that play. What a game, what a horrible ending. My roommate's comment was he wished football never existed. I've never seen him so mad before or since.

Also have to agree with above poster that next closest thing I saw in person was Shark's TD against UCLA. The student section went absolutely nuts.


Great atmosphere. Best game of the Weis era
by SEE  (2017-03-13 14:01:32)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

And it was a loss


AKA the good game from the Weis era *
by Kayo  (2017-03-13 14:07:48)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post


2006 Penn State was pretty good / satisfying *
by baerga  (2017-03-13 14:46:34)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post


AKA the "Paycheck" game. Weis turned that game into
by otters92  (2017-03-13 14:18:15)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

at least $20 million from us. And more from KU and UF.


to be fair, by making the BCS in 2005....
by brnd  (2017-03-13 16:28:31)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

.....ND made about $15 million.
The next year the rules were changed such that ND could only make $4.5 million for a BCS appearance.
Thus, Weis secured ND around $19.5 million in bowl money in his first two years.

Dr. White handled both the crazy Weis extension and the revised ND bowl payout rules.


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