John Heisler | September 19, 2016
They came back more than 80 strong Friday night.
These members of Notre Dame’s 1966 national championship football team returned to campus to celebrate the reality that it has been five decades since they earned that crown. They brought their wives, their kids, their grandkids, their friends—and they packed the Heritage Hall concourse on the second floor of the Joyce Center.
They laughed and kidded each other. As master of ceremonies Tom Weyer asked with a wink, “How many Notre Dame players from this team went to the pros? Is it 217?”