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 Notre Dame and UConn face off in the National Semifinal game of the 2013 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship at the New Orleans Arena on Sunday. UConn prevailed 83-65. (Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

 Notre Dame and UConn face off in the National Semifinal game of the 2013 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship at the New Orleans Arena on Sunday. UConn prevailed 83-65. (Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Notre Dame’s Johnny Lattner in action. Lattner won the 1953 Heisman Trophy despite not even leading Notre Dame in the key statistical categories. Instead, he was simply so productive across the board — 651 rushing yards, 204 receiving yards, 321 kick return yards on just eight returns, 103 punt return yards and four interceptions — and helped lead the Fighting Irish to a 9-0-1 record and a national title. The two-time Maxwell Award winner player just one season in the NFL before injuring his knee playing a game while on military service. (AP)

GALLERY: Top 10 Notre Dame Athletes of All Time

Notre Dame’s Johnny Lattner in action. Lattner won the 1953 Heisman Trophy despite not even leading Notre Dame in the key statistical categories. Instead, he was simply so productive across the board — 651 rushing yards, 204 receiving yards, 321 kick return yards on just eight returns, 103 punt return yards and four interceptions — and helped lead the Fighting Irish to a 9-0-1 record and a national title. The two-time Maxwell Award winner player just one season in the NFL before injuring his knee playing a game while on military service. (AP)GALLERY: Top 10 Notre Dame Athletes of All Time

Notre Dame broke out its new basketball uniforms at the 2013 Big East tournament, creating a wave of criticism. The outfits earned an instant place on SI.com’s list of ugliest uniforms in sports history. Here are the rest of our choices. (Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

GALLERY: Ugliest Uniforms in Sports History

Notre Dame broke out its new basketball uniforms at the 2013 Big East tournament, creating a wave of criticism. The outfits earned an instant place on SI.com’s list of ugliest uniforms in sports history. Here are the rest of our choices. (Chris Chambers/Getty Images)
GALLERY: Ugliest Uniforms in Sports History

Nick Saban gets a Gatorade bath after leading Alabama to its second consecutive national championship (and three of the last four) with a 42-14 victory over Notre Dame. (Gary Bogdon/SI)

GALLERY: Photos from the BCS National Championship
MANDEL: Saban’s Tide now a true dynasty
ANDERSON: Handing out BCS Championship awards

Nick Saban gets a Gatorade bath after leading Alabama to its second consecutive national championship (and three of the last four) with a 42-14 victory over Notre Dame. (Gary Bogdon/SI)
GALLERY: Photos from the BCS National ChampionshipMANDEL: Saban’s Tide now a true dynastyANDERSON: Handing out BCS Championship awards

This week’s Sports Illustrated cover features the return of Notre Dame football as the Fighting Irish reclaim the nation’s No. 1 spot. (David E. Klutho/SI)

This week’s Sports Illustrated cover features the return of Notre Dame football as the Fighting Irish reclaim the nation’s No. 1 spot. (David E. Klutho/SI)

Georgia RB Herschel Walker jumps over a pile of Notre Dame defenders during the 1981 Sugar Bowl. Walker was named the game’s MVP after scoring two touchdowns in a 17-10 victory. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)

GALLERY: Rare Photos of Herschel Walker

Georgia RB Herschel Walker jumps over a pile of Notre Dame defenders during the 1981 Sugar Bowl. Walker was named the game’s MVP after scoring two touchdowns in a 17-10 victory. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)
GALLERY: Rare Photos of Herschel Walker

Notre Dame quarterback Joe Theismann stands on the sidelines during a Oct. 1970 game against Missouri. As a starting quarterback for the Fighting Irish, Theismann compiled a 20–3–2 record while throwing for 4,411 yards and 31 touchdowns. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)

GALLERY: Classic Photos of Notre Dame Football
CFB OVERTIME: SEC back in control of BCS fate

Notre Dame quarterback Joe Theismann stands on the sidelines during a Oct. 1970 game against Missouri. As a starting quarterback for the Fighting Irish, Theismann compiled a 20–3–2 record while throwing for 4,411 yards and 31 touchdowns. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)
GALLERY: Classic Photos of Notre Dame FootballCFB OVERTIME: SEC back in control of BCS fate

Notre Dame is back on top. The Fighting Irish trampled Wake Forest 30-0 and jumped to No. 1 in the latest AP College Football Poll. Cierre Wood (pictured) rushed for 150 yards, including a 68-yard touchdown, on 11 carries. Losses by Oregon and Kansas State allowed Notre Dame to jump two spots to the top of the rankings. (Robin Alam/Icon SMI)

GALLERY: College Football Top 25 Review
MANDEL: Stunning upsets throw BCS into chaos

Notre Dame is back on top. The Fighting Irish trampled Wake Forest 30-0 and jumped to No. 1 in the latest AP College Football Poll. Cierre Wood (pictured) rushed for 150 yards, including a 68-yard touchdown, on 11 carries. Losses by Oregon and Kansas State allowed Notre Dame to jump two spots to the top of the rankings. (Robin Alam/Icon SMI)
GALLERY: College Football Top 25 ReviewMANDEL: Stunning upsets throw BCS into chaos

The Notre Dame defense stands strong after stopping a Stanford drive during the first half of Saturday’s 20-13 victory over the Cardinal. SI.com named Fighting Irish linebacker Manti Te’o to his midseason All-American team. See who else made the cut. (Robin Alam/Icon SMI)

STAPLES: SI.com’s 2012 All-America Team
VIDEO: The best of college football’s first half
CRYSTAL BALL: SI.com’s picks on bowls, Heisman and more

The Notre Dame defense stands strong after stopping a Stanford drive during the first half of Saturday’s 20-13 victory over the Cardinal. SI.com named Fighting Irish linebacker Manti Te’o to his midseason All-American team. See who else made the cut. (Robin Alam/Icon SMI)
STAPLES: SI.com’s 2012 All-America TeamVIDEO: The best of college football’s first halfCRYSTAL BALL: SI.com’s picks on bowls, Heisman and more

Notre Dame quarterback Joe Montana attempts a pass during the 1978 Cotton Bowl against Texas. The Fighting Irish are one of college football’s most popular teams, want to continue playing as an independent, but will that be possible in the NCAA’s proposed postseason? SI’s Andy Staples tackles this question in his latest piece.

STAPLES: What postseason reform means for Notre Dame

Notre Dame quarterback Joe Montana attempts a pass during the 1978 Cotton Bowl against Texas. The Fighting Irish are one of college football’s most popular teams, want to continue playing as an independent, but will that be possible in the NCAA’s proposed postseason? SI’s Andy Staples tackles this question in his latest piece.
STAPLES: What postseason reform means for Notre Dame

Tim Brown poses in front of the Golden Dome on the campus of Notre Dame. The receiver won the 1987 Heisman Trophy. Who win win this year? Find out on Saturday. (Lane Stewart/SI)

PODCAST: The Heisman Pundit handicaps the 2011 trophy race
McCARTNEY: Baylor’s Griffin tops the last Heisman watch

Tim Brown poses in front of the Golden Dome on the campus of Notre Dame. The receiver won the 1987 Heisman Trophy. Who win win this year? Find out on Saturday. (Lane Stewart/SI)
PODCAST: The Heisman Pundit handicaps the 2011 trophy raceMcCARTNEY: Baylor’s Griffin tops the last Heisman watch

Florida State defensive back Deion Sanders returns an interception during a 1986 game against Miami. Sanders’ Seminoles will take on Notre Dame in the Champs Sports Bowl on Dec. 29. (John Biever/SI)

MANDEL: BCS title game rematch headlines bowl rankings
STAPLES: Human polls that led to LSU-Alabama rematch
MANDEL: LSU-Alabama winner will be true national champs

Florida State defensive back Deion Sanders returns an interception during a 1986 game against Miami. Sanders’ Seminoles will take on Notre Dame in the Champs Sports Bowl on Dec. 29. (John Biever/SI)
MANDEL: BCS title game rematch headlines bowl rankingsSTAPLES: Human polls that led to LSU-Alabama rematchMANDEL: LSU-Alabama winner will be true national champs