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Rockne, Knute Kenneth

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Born: 1888 AD
Died: 1931 AD, at 43 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Football Coach

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US (Norwegian-born) football player and coach

 

1893 - He settled with his parents in Chicago.

 

1914-1918 - Assistant football coach for University of Notre Dame.

 

1918-1931 - Head football coach for University of Notre Dame 1918-1931.

 

1928 - Delivered "Win one for the Gipper" speech at halftime during game against Army at Yankee Stadium, rallying Notre Dame from 0-6 deficit to 12-6 victory.

 

Died in airplane crash.


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