Letter from Jack Swarbrick

Jack Swarbrick '76 | Oct. 3, 2013 | Notre Dame Athletics

The Notre Dame football team sings the Alma Mater after defeating Navy in Dublin on Sept 1 2012 / Matt Cashore

Dear Students,

In light of the discussion that has taken place since our game against Oklahoma on Saturday, I want to address concerns raised by some of you relating to confusion that surrounded the post-game playing of "Notre Dame Our Mother."

The tradition of the members of the football team standing with their classmates and singing the alma mater began during the 2006 season. Ever since, it has been a valued part of game day at Notre Dame, especially for our players who frequently cite its emotional impact when reflecting on their experience as a member of our football team.

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