Notre Dame in BCS national championship game: Take our Fighting Irish football quiz

Notre Dame takes on the University of Alabama in the BCS National Championship Game Monday night in South Florida. Like the Crimson Tide, the Fighting Irish enjoy a rich football tradition. Test your knowledge of Notre Dame football history with our quiz.

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1. What year did Notre Dame start playing football?

Notre Dame's first football game took place in 1887, against Michigan. The Wolverines won, 8-0, in South Bend, Indiana.

Notre Dame's first football game took place in 1887, against Michigan. The Wolverines won, 8-0, in South Bend, Indiana.

Notre Dame's first football game took place in 1887, against Michigan. The Wolverines won, 8-0, in South Bend, Indiana.

Notre Dame's first football game took place in 1887, against Michigan. The Wolverines won, 8-0, in South Bend, Indiana.

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1882

 

1887

 

1890

 
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