University of Norte Dame
The fighting Irish
Before the leprechaun was the mascot for Norte dame it was a series of Irish terrier dogs. The Norte Dame mascot became their mascot in 1965.
1. In September,1999 Irish ranked 3rd in sporting news survey
2. March 2001 softball and baseball broadcasted live on the internet
3. March 22, 2005 NCAA fencing champs
4. June 19, 2008, Norte dame nbc extend football contract through 2015
5. January 22, 2010 Beth Rex was named director of football administration