Fighting Irish Athletics | August 11, 2015
Maybe it's because Pittsburgh is an easy two-hour drive from Canton, Ohio.
Maybe it's because the Pittsburgh Steelers were matched against the Minnesota Vikings Sunday night in the annual NFL Hall of Fame opening preseason game.
Maybe it was because of Jerome Bettis.
More likely all three of those factors helped create what might have been confused for a Pittsburgh Steeler pep rally/love fest Saturday night as a pair of former University of Notre Dame all-stars officially were enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in ceremonies at Tom Benson Memorial Stadium.