The 13-year-old lion was not only a tourist favorite, but also, a research animal. The beloved lion was being studied by the Oxford University Conservation Unit.
Notre Dame, one of the most storied programs in college football history, is rebuilding its mystique.
The Fighting Irish are on the cusp of their first national championship since 1988.
Notre Dame needs a win over the USC Trojans tomorrow to earn a berth in January’s Bowl Championship Series championship game.
Watch Knute Rockne’s famous speech at halftime of the 1928 Notre Dame-Army game. The Irish came back from a 6-0 deficit and won 12-6:
Watch the trailer for the 1940 film “Knute Rockne, All American”: