This panorama, taken by James Blakeway, features the Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team playing on their home turf at Notre Dame Stadium against long-time rival USC. The Notre Dame – USC rivalry has been played annually since 1926, except for a brief repose from 1943 to 1945, and is regarded as the greatest intersectional series in college football. The annual winner is awarded the coveted Jeweled Shillelagh, a war club adorned with emerald-emblazoned clovers signifying Fighting Irish victories and ruby-emblazoned Trojan warrior heads for Trojan wins. The University of Notre Dame, established in 1842, is located in Notre Dame, an unincorporated community north of the city of South Bend, Indiana.
This panorama features the Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team playing on their home turf at Notre Dame Stadium for a win over the Navy Midshipmen with a final score of 56-14. Notre Dame holds the NCAA record for most consecutive wins over one opponent beating Navy 43 times in a row. The Notre Dame football team plays its home games on Notre Dame's campus at Notre Dame Stadium, with a seating capacity of 80,795. The University officially adopted "Fighting Irish" as the Notre Dame nickname in 1927. The University of Notre Dame was established in 1842 and is located in Notre Dame, an unincorporated community north of the city of South Bend, Indiana.
At home in Notre Dame Stadium, and under the lights, the Notre Dame Fightin' Irish®, the most storied program in the history of college football, commemorated 125 years since their first game against the Michigan Wolverines in 1887. In over a century of football, the Irish have defined the gold standard. A truly national program, unparalleled in its success, the Irish boast eleven National Championships, seven Heisman Trophy winners, 96 Consensus All-Americans...and counting.
This panorama, taken by Christopher Gjevre, captures the Notre Dame Fightin' Irish® defeating their oldest hockey rival, the Michigan Wolverines, on White Out Night at Compton Family Ice Arena. The two teams first met during the 1921-22 season and have played each other over 130 times. Since ice hockey was first established at Notre Dame in 1912, the program has greatly evolved. Today, in its fifth decade at the Division I level and playing in the NCAA as a member of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA), the Irish™ have earned multiple NCAA Tournament and Frozen Four appearances. Starting in the 2013-14 season, Notre Dame will join Hockey East.
This panorama, taken by Christopher Gjevre, captures the thrilling finale of the longest regular-season game in the storied history of the BIG EAST Conference between the Notre Dame Fightin' Irish® and the Louisville Cardinals in a matchup between two top-25 programs. The Fightin' Irish® and Cardinals have been known for their overtime battles, but this meeting was one for the record books. The game was decided in five overtimes before Notre Dame earned a sensational 104-101 victory. This game marked the sixth time in the last eight meetings that these two programs played past regulation. It was truly a memorable night at the Purcell Pavilion.
This panorama, taken by James Simmons, captures the Notre Dame Fightin’ Irish® men’s basketball team playing their first game as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). Notre Dame’s debut in the ACC resulted in an impressive win over No. 7 ranked Duke, for a final score of 79-77. This was the fifth-straight time the Irish beat a Top 10 team at home and the first loss in an ACC opener for the Blue Devils in seven seasons. Purcell Pavilion, with its intimate environment, was the perfect backdrop for this historic game and has provided a home court advantage to men's and women's basketball and volleyball teams since its dedication in October 2009.
This panorama, taken by Christopher Gjevre, spotlights the Notre Dame Fightin’ Irish® hosting the Michigan Wolverines in the much anticipated matchup between these two teams. Notre Dame celebrated a 31-0 victory in front of a sellout crowd of 80,795 fans. The shutout was the first in the series for the Irish, securing a 10-9-1 all-time record over the Wolverines in Notre Dame Stadium. The Notre Dame-Michigan series began on November 23 1887, Notre Dame's very first football game. After Notre Dame beat Michigan for the first time in 1909, the Wolverines refused to play the Irish on a regular basis until 1978. The game photographed here marked the last one to be played between the two teams.
University of Notre Dame Fightin' Irish Panoramic Pictures
Participating in 23 NCAA Division I intercollegiate sports, University of Notre Dame Fightin' Irish panoramic pictures capture one of the famous and most successful universities as a whole for the strength of its athletics programs. The Fighting Irish is one of the few schools where all its teams play in NCAA Division I, and one of only fifteen U.S. schools with a football team playing independently of a conference. As of 2013, the athletics programs of Notre Dame have recorded 27 national championships, making these Notre Dame panoramic images the pride for any fan of the Fighting Irish to proudly display and enjoy year-round.
The most successful of athletics programs are captured in Notre Dame football panoramic pictures. This football program is famous for producing 7 Heisman Trophy winners, and 96 consensus and 32 unanimous All-Americans, which is more than any other college in U.S. history. These Notre Dame Fighting Irish panoramas celebrate over 125 years of victories through panoramic photos from Notre Dame Stadium, the home turf of Notre Dame football where over 80,000 dedicated fans can watch every one of their team's home victories. All of the great moments of Fighting Irish football are celebrated in these Notre Dame panoramas, such as the 125 Year Celebration Game against the Michigan Wolverines.
Ice hockey and basketball are also two of the top athletics programs captured in Notre Dame panoramic photography. All of the excitement from the arena at Purcell Pavilion can be seen in Notre Dame basketball panoramas, such as the record-setting five-overtime win of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish against the Louisville Cardinals. Men's hockey Fighting Irish panoramas can also be enjoyed year-round in exciting photos from Compton Family Center, where the Fighting Irish have taken numerous conference championships for their fans.
The University of Notre Dame is home to some of the most celebrated teams in college sports history, and these Fighting Irish panoramic images are sure to delight any fan passionate about Notre Dame sports. These exclusive, officially licensed images bring you into the middle of all the excitement that is a Fighting Irish game from the school's famous venues. You can see all of the game action, as well as feel the electricity in the air as thousands of fans cheer on the Fighting Irish to victory.