Knute Rockne

Knute Rockne (1888-1931)



Knute Kenneth Rockne ( March 4, 1888 – March 31, 1931) was a Norwegian-American football player and coach, at the University of Notre Dame.

Rockne is regarded as one of the greatest coaches in college football history. His biography at the College Football Hall of Fame identifies him as "without question, American football's most-renowned coach." Rockne helped to popularize the forward pass and made the Notre Dame Fighting Irish a major factor in college football.

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