1936 Scholastic Article

Feb 07, 2015

Rockne--A Prophet--How About It Men!...

At a pep meeting in 1923 the great Rockne derided the critics of football in their clamor about over-emphasis.  He said that if things were to go their way, by 1937 the game between Northwestern and Notre Dame would be distinguished by serving tea between the halves. At one of the following games two teams, dressed as panty waists, put on a skit at the intermission. They played touch and when the whistle blew, one of the carts from the old Brownson dining room was rolled out on the gridiron and tea was served to the participants.

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