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Notre Dame = pop culture powerhouse
Notre who? If you're under age 30, you might be wondering why everyone is fussing over the Fighting Irish's return to the top of the college football heap. They haven't won a national championship since Ronald Reagan was president.
But with the 2012 Irish ready to meet Alabama in the BCS National Championship on Monday in Miami, Notre Dame Nation is back in full force. So RedEye presents a pop culture primer on the Golden Domers.
Sources: nd.edu, espn.com, fox28.com, aceshowbiz.com, imdb.com
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January 2, 2013