Sean O'Shea by Sean O'Shea
Notre Dame seniors likely to set record for living through worst football team ever
Posted on Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at 03:31 PM
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If you are a senior at Notre Dame this year you will likely live through the worst Fighting Irish teams in history matched only by the 1964 graduating class.
That's what the Charlie Weiss, (pictured), reign means to you as well as year one of Brian Kelly and it serves as a stinging reminder of how far the mighty have fallen.
In a letter to the school's newspaper, Matthew McManus, a senior at Notre Dame, told it like it is.
"The senior class is on the brink of an achievement that has never been accomplished. Assuming (and this is a big assumption) that the football team beats Tulsa this weekend, the game against Utah will be our chance to break the record of most losses in a four-year period, previously owned by the Class of 1964.
"When we get steamrolled by Utah on Nov. 13, we will officially be the losingest class in Notre Dame History. That day will also be Senior Day, a day that the senior class is allowed on the field at the end of the game. The senior class should not walk onto the field, but storm the field in celebration of its four seasons as spectators in the student section. The senior class should show its thanks and appreciation for a record-breaking four seasons by storming the field at the closing of the loss to Utah on Nov. 13."
Somewhere Knute Rockne and Pat Leahy are turning in their graves.